Networking & Storage
Canon Europa and Equitrac Corp. have released PageRouter C.1. The print server helps users off-load print workloads from Windows NT/2000 file servers, distributing jobs among multiple units and rerouting jobs when printers fail.
Information: Reader Response no. 242.
FTP Navigator 6.01, from Vista Inc., is a local computer and remote server access device that offers directory synchronization, a full range of keys and options to monitor command line control, and manual input of FTP commands.
Information: Reader Response no. 243.
The Covad DSL JumpStart Install Kit, from Covad Communications, walks users through the three steps of self-installing a DSL connection: 1) attaching DSL blockers to telephones, 2) connecting the DSL modem to the computer, and 3) installing software that automatically connects the computer to the Internet.
Information: Reader Response no. 244.
T-Rex, from CaminoSoft Corp., conserves memory by providing a repository for seldom-used files. When combined with platform-specific server migration agents, such as Novell NetWare or Microsoft NT/Windows 2000, it monitors the status of its file system cache.
Information: Reader Response no. 245.
Micro Solutions, Inc. has introduced its 8x8x32 backpack triple play CD-rewriter, for creating data CDs, music CDs, and file or drive backups. The external, plug-and-play drive incorporates USB port, parallel port, and PC Card connections.
Information: Reader Response no. 246.
Tandberg Data Inc.'s Tandberg SDLT220 tape drive offers 110 GB of native storage capacity and a transfer rate of 11 MB per second.
Information: Reader Response no. 247.
MaxOptix Corp. has unveiled its StreamIT, a tape RAID device suitable for storage area network-based serverless backups. Combining its PowerStream RAID controller for removable storage, and Sony's AIT-2 drive technology, the plug-and-play StreamIT reaches transfer rates of more than 2,200 MB per minute.
Information: Reader Response no. 248.
The PowerElf Internet Server, from Greencomputer.com, includes a packet filter firewall; virtual private network for remote networking via Internet, Web and e-mail servers; a DHCP server; and more.
Information: Reader Response no. 249.
Imagine LAN, Inc. says its ConfigSafe Complete Recovery 4.0 for Windows NT/2000 helps users recover an ailing system by identifying and removing malfunctioning components.
Information: Reader Response no. 250.
Microtest Inc. has debuted: 1) MicroMapper is a handheld cable tester; 2) MicroNetBlink identifies network ports and cables in wiring closets; 3) MicroProbe can trace cables through floors/ceilings, and locate network jacks.
Information: Reader Response no. 270.
CD Builder, from SilverlakeTech.com, indexes documents and places the documents, the associated database, and the PC Data Finder search module on a CD.
Information: Reader Response no. 271.
Nokia's IP530 Network Security Platform integrates Check Point Software Technologies' VPN-1/FireWall-1 software to verify that networks are secure, scalable and reliable.
Information: Reader Response no. 272.
Verbatim Corp. says its Media/Data Conversion Service converts most media or data to most storage technology or file systems, and facilitates hardware and software upgrades.
Information: Reader Response no. 273.