Products of the Week

Our round-up of intriguing new products from Avaya, Aruba, CA among others.

Products of the Week

Our round-up of intriguing new products from Avaya, Aruba, CA among others.

QualysGuard PCI 4.0

Key features: PCI 4.0 helps merchants better scope their PCI efforts upfront and provides the necessary workflows to connect them with leading PCI DSS solutions in order to complete the SAQ and furnish evidence of compliance. More info.

Avaya\'s IP Office Release 5

Key features: The new IP Office software supports failover if one of the units dies, another unit at another site can pick up its duties routing calls and delivering voice mail. The new release also supports more call center reporting to track how well agents perform, how many calls are arriving, waiting and lost. IP Office now supports Web access to Avaya One-x Portal, an application that allows end users to manage calls. IP Office is now available on just one platform, the IP Office 500 System. Two other smaller devices have been discontinued.

L-1-Identity Solutions 4G V-Station Extreme

Key features: Designed for access control in the rain, sleet, snow and desert conditions. This IP 65 rated solution is built to perform in moderate to the most extreme outdoor conditions. Fake Fingerprint/Anti-Spoofing capabilities are integrated into the system and a wide temperate range is supported for sub-zero climates to the hottest desert. (-25 to +70 C). More info.

L-1-Identity Solutions 4G PIV-TWIC Station

Key features: Designed from the ground up to meet the access control needs of government organizations and ports. The device is built on L-1's new 4G platform incorporating innovative and powerful capabilities and is ready for future expansion as the security industry continues to evolve. More info.

L-1-Identity Solutions 4G PIV-TWIC Station Extreme

Key features: Rugged and built to operate in the most extreme conditions – IP 65 rated and designed to meet the access control needs for ports, military bases and airports. Fake fingerprint/antispoofing capabilities are integrated into the system and a wide temperate range is supported for operating in subzero climates to the hottest desert. (-25 to +70 C) The device has been designed to meet PIV and TWIC requirements. More info.

Tipping Point 110 and 330

Key features: Scaled for deployment in smaller settings than earlier Tipping Point devices. The company says it is trying to give customers intrusion-prevention systems that fit in a wide variety of settings, from small offices to the gaps between internal security zones to zones secured between two firewalls at the network perimeter.

AXIS P5534 PTZ Dome Network Camera

Key features: Offers HDTV-quality video and 18x zoom for indoor surveillance applications. Its IP51-rated protection against dust and dripping water, make it ideal for use at airports, train stations, warehouses, shops and schools. More info.

AXIS P8221 Network I/O Audio Module

Key features: AXIS P8221 Network I/O Audio Module provides eight configurable input/output (I/O) ports and audio capabilities to a network video system that either does not have such support or require additional support. More info.

AXIS P7701 Video Decoder

Key features: The AXIS P7701 Video Decoder provides a simple monitoring solution by enabling analog or digital monitors/projectors to connect to and display live video from Axis network cameras and video encoders. More info.

Seagate Technology Barracuda XT

Key features: This new 3.5-inch desktop hard drive is designed for gaming, digital video and other storage-intensive desktop applications. The drive is 7,200 RPM with 2TB of storage and a SATA 6Gbps interface. More info.

Related story: Seagate claims first 6Gbit/sec, 2TB SATA hard drive

MaxiScale Flex Software

Key features: Storage software platform is designed for the demanding file-serving needs of Internet-facing applications, such as online advertising, social networks and software-as-a-service. Flex runs on commodity hardware, such as 2TB SATA drives, and is supposed to provide dramatic reduction in space and power requirements. More info.

Related story: Start-up unveils storage platform for large-scale Web applications

Aruba AP-105

Key features: Two-radio 802.11n access point; Aruba holds down costs by using two pairs of antennas instead of three, one instead of two gigabit Ethernet ports, only existing 802.3af PoE, and a slower CPU. Data rate for each radio up to 300Mbps. Vendor claims it's the lowest list price for an enterprise 802.11n product of this type. More info.

Related story: Aruba's low-priced 11n gear for branches, small business

Brocade DCX Backbone

Key features: Brocade is expanding its DCX Backbone product line with two new blades: the FX8-24 Extension Blade, which is "designed to connect two or more data centers to enhance business continuity and disaster recovery"; and the FCoE 10-24 Blade, which "provides Fibre Channel over Ethernet capabilities for server I/O consolidation in the data center." More info.

F-Secure Internet Security 2010

Key features: F-Secure Internet Security 2010, with Windows 7 support, offers 70% less memory consumption, 60% faster scanning speeds, a task-focused user interface, and new features to automate and enhance consumers' online safety. More info.

CA Database Management r12 for DB2 for z/OS

Key features: Uses the automation installation and maintenance functions of CA's Mainframe 2.0 technology, leveraging CA Mainframe Software Manager Services, including the Product Acquisition Service, which helps simplify software retrieval, and the Software Installation Service, which utilizes an intuitive GUI and Installation Wizard for software implementation. More info.

Related story: CA ties management suites to Amazon's cloud

ManageEngine IT360

Key features: Provides a central management console through which the health, availability and performance of heterogeneous computing environments can be monitored, including Windows, Linux and Unix file servers, application servers, LAN and WAN segments, ERP systems, databases, mail servers, Java transactions and other Web-based services. More info.

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Paessler Router Traffic Grapher) 7.2

Key features: Ensures the availability of network components while also measuring traffic and usage; includes a Windows GUI; and supports Amazon EC2 CloudWatch sensor, Data Line Quality Sensor (VoIP Sensor), sFlow and NetFlow 9. More info.

Related story: Product updates

SolarWinds Orion IP SLA Manager

Key features: Allows IT managers to monitor WAN performance by tracking key edge-to-edge router performance statistics through IP SLA technology; and identifies which devices on the network support IP SLA technology and sets up operations. More info.

Related story: SolarWinds offers free Cisco IP SLA monitoring tool

AXIS T8412 Installation Display

Key features: A battery-powered handheld device that greatly simplifies the field installation of Axis network cameras and analog cameras. It connects directly to a camera and displays live video at the installation site. More info.

Intelliden NetNovo

Key features: Network automation software that includes: multiple management modes to support a range of network skills and roles from a certified expert engineer to a novice operator; support for regulatory mandates and security policies; and network compliance tracking through a weighted score. More info.

Related story: Why NCCM is more important than ever

Vasco DIGIPASS CertiID

Key features: DIGIPASS CertiID is a client-based software suite combining OTP and PKI-technology to lock computers, encrypt files and disks and to sign e-mail and data transactions. It addresses specific needs for authentication in banks, enterprises and governments. More info.

OpTier Experience Manager

Key features: Passively monitors traffic between client machines and servers to determine response time and other performance issues that could be impacting the end-user experience. More info.

Related story: OpTier stops faulty transactions from slowing business apps