New products of the week 12.22.2014

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Dell and CloudBerry.


New products of the week

Our roundup of intriguing new products. Read how to submit an entry to Network World's products of the week slideshow.

122214potw aerohive

Aerohive’s AP1130

Key features:  The new Aerohive 802.11ac AP1130 provides highly resilient network access and further reduces obstacles to 802.11ac adoption by offering Gigabit Wi-Fi beyond the constraints of the office walls and delivering on the market requirement to be always on and always connected, regardless of location and condition. More info.

122214potw nebula

Nebula Cosmos 1.3

Key features: The Nebula Cosmos enterprise edition system software enables fast and secure deployment, management, and monitoring of enterprise-grade OpenStack private clouds, providing the fastest path OpenStack. More info.

122214potw skyfence

Skyfence Cloud Gateway v3.6

Key features: This new version of the Skyfence Cloud Gateway introduces new capabilities that protect data in SaaS apps regardless of whether they are accessed from a mobile browser or a native mobile app, protecting across both managed and BYOD devices. The new version also provides geo-fencing and an IT executive level reporting dashboard. More info.

122214potw startech

4-Bay Thunderbolt 2 RAID Enclosure

Key features: Enables users to create an external four-drive RAID array while harnessing the immense bandwidth of Thunderbolt 2 for seamless performance. At nearly twice the speed of Thunderbolt, Thunderbolt 2 eliminates data bottlenecks between the RAID enclosure and host workstation, which is especially valuable to users who routinely work with large external files. More info.

122214potw tigertext


Key features: TigerText’s is a real-time mobile messaging app with new analytics, workplace texting and encrypted messaging capabilities to keep communications safe, enabling the enterprise to work more securely. More info.

122214potw 1e

Shopping 5.1

Key features: New release of 1E’s app store for the enterprise, Shopping, has enhanced security via integration with Microsoft SCCM 2012 Role-Based Access Control Compatibility and Touch Device Support for mobile users. More info.

122214potw wti

Out-of-Band Switched PDU with Built-In ATS

Key features: An economic solution for remote, out-of-band power reboot management. Includes eight switched outlets, dual power inlets and built-in automatic power transfer switch.  Available in 200-240 VAC and 100-125 VAC configurations. More info.

122214potw bonitasoft 2

Bonita BPM 6.4

Key features – Bonita BPM 6.4 is an advanced software suite, with new features including AngularJS support, application page templating, and deep APIs to create highly customized, efficient business process-based web applications. More info.

122214potw cloudberry

CloudBerry Backup 4.0

Key features: CloudBerry Backup 4.0 enables backup to any cloud. New in 4.0: Block-level backups for faster performance, plus significant enhancements to bare metal backups and Microsoft SQL backups. More info.

122214potw dell

Dell SonicPoint AC Series wireless access points

Key features: Combines high-performance 802.11ac wireless capabilities with leading SonicWALL next-generation firewall for comprehensive network security at a lower cost of ownership for small to midsized organizations. More info.

122214potw panterra

Unified Business Analytics

Key features: PanTerra’s Unified Business Analytics combines analytics capabilities across Unified Communications and content management to monitor, react to and adjust business processes in real-time across business sectors. More info.

122214potw alerxo


Pricing: $49/mo for 10 users; $99/mo for 20 users; $199/mo for 50 users; $499/mo for 100 users; $10,000/year for unlimited user and for self-hosted

Key features: Communifire is a social business platform that encourages engagement and participation, whether used as a company intranet, knowledge base, customer support portal, or a public or semi-public community of enthusiasts. More info.

122214potw ubersmith

Ubersmith 3.2

Key features: The newest release of Ubersmith’s infrastructure automation and management platform offers more advanced billing capabilities, greater visibility into device connections, custom triggers for support tickets and enhanced API functionality. More info.

122214potw libscore


Key features: Libscore scans the top million sites on the web to collect stats on JavaScript library usage. More info.

122214potw vectra

Vectra Networks X-series platform

Key features: A combination of dynamic community threat analysis and real-time detection of cyber attacks to put an organization’s key assets at the center of real-time investigations of insider and targeted threats. More info.

122214potw acronis

Acronis Backup as a Service version 3 (Acronis BaaS 3.0)

Key features: A pay-for-use model that provides complete customer data protection in both cloud and local data center environments. It enables comprehensive customer data protection without large upfront investments, creating new revenue streams for partners. More info.

122214potw mavenlink

Mavenlink Premier

Key features: Global Gantt: Mavenlink’s Global Gantt Dashboard is a real-time portfolio view of project progress and financial health. Compare project plans against contract dates, filter by region, client to isolate and access off-track projects.
Time & Expense Approvals: Administrators can now require time and expenses to be approved before they’re available for invoicing. This review helps maintain billing accuracy so customers can confidently invoice and get paid faster. More info.

122214potw apigee

Apigee Edge

Key features: Apigee Edge now provides businesses with visibility across the digital value chain, with tools to understand and optimize API programs, including customized reporting, and business, operational and app performance metrics. More info.

122214potw harmonie


Key features: Collage for iPad consolidates enterprise cloud services (initially Office 365, Salesforce and Yammer) into a single-screen workstream, eliminating information overload and improving productivity through contextual filtering and automatic topic matching. More info.

122214potw purestorage

FlashStack CI

Pricing: Pricing is set by channel vendors, but a FlashArray405 with:

  • 5.5 TB raw capacity
  • VMware vSphere/ESX software
  • Cisco UCS 5108 Chassis
  • Two Cisco 2208 Fabric Extenders
  • Two Cisco 6248 Fabric Interconnects
  • Two Cisco Nexus 5548 switches

Would cost about $250,000. Reference architecture and design guidelines for FlashStack are free.

Key features: FlashStack is a new line of converged infrastructure solutions comprised of Cisco’s UCS Blade Servers, VMware vSphere 5, Horizon View 6.0, comprehensive reference architectures, design/sizing guidelines and channel-led support. More info.