New Products

High Speed Intelligent Multi-port Card, TEAMate Server Software, SPATCH Alphanumeric Paging Software Upgrades and more.
High Speed Intelligent Multi-port Card

Cyclades Corporation announced its next generation of high performance intelligent PCI multi-port card—CYCLOM-8Zo. This card has a 32-bit RISC processor, PCI bus and RS232 serial channels and built-in surge protection. CYCLOM-8Zo is able to sustain baud rates of 460Kbps full duplex simultaneously on all 8 channels with low CPU overhead. It is available with octopus cable for $695 (special promotional price of $421 to ISPs).

Contact: Cyclades Corporation, 41934 Christy Street, Fremont, CA 94538, Phone: 510-770-9727, Fax: 510-770-0355, E-mail:,

TEAMate Server Software

MMB Development announced TEAMate Server Software, a package of the 9 most popular out-of-the-box web applications available for Linux at a price of $895. The nine applications included are Chat, Forums, Classified Ads, Mail, Catalogs, Maps, Event Calendars, User Home Pages and Server Content Indexing. Included in the package are TEAMate's web, VT100 and GUI interfaces.

Contact: MMB Development Corporation, 904 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, Phone: 800-832-6022, Fax: 310-318-2162, E-mail:,

SPATCH Alphanumeric Paging Software Upgrades

The Hyde Company has announced several upgrades to its base SPATCH alphanumeric paging software for Unix, includes Linux. With SPATCH users can send text messages to an alphanumeric pager, an application, an operating system or an e-mail system. One, Version 3 of it ISP solution to give ISPs the ability to offer an e-mail forwarding service to their clients has been released. Two, SPATCH-XL has been released for use by companies that need multiple modems to send alpha pages (supports 2 to 256 modems). Three, PagePage has been released to allow alphanumeric paging on an Intranet and works in any Intranet/Internet environment. Four, Echelon Page has been released to enhance the abilities of the SPATCH command line interface which allows users to send messages about system alarms and events to a pager. SPATCH base package starts at $199 for single user.

Contact: The Hyde Company, P.O. Box 900190, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, Phone: 770-495-0718, Fax: 770-476-7626, E-Mail:,

New Linux Books and Software

O'Reilly & Associates announces several new offerings for the Linux enthusiasts. Linux Multimedia Guide by Jeff Tranter is the first guide for developing multimedia applications using the Linux operating system. The second editions of Running Linux by Matt Welsh and Lar Kaufman and the Running Linux Companion CD-ROM (Red Hat Software) together provide everything one needs to install and use Linux on a PC. O'Reilly also added Linux in a Nutshell by Jessica Hekman to its Nutshell reference series. For pricing contact O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.

Contact: O'Reilly & associates, Inc., 103 Morris Street, Suite A, Sebastopol, CA 95472, Phone: 800-998-9938, Fax: 707-829-0104, E-mail:

Accelerated-X Server for Linux

WorkGroup Solutions, Inc. announced the release of Version 2.1 of Accelerated-X Server for Linux. Accelerated-X is the fastest, easiest to install and most compatible Xserver available. It contains a full Linux port of the X Windows X11R6.1 Graphics Engine, support more graphics boards than ever before, and is CDE-read (Common Desktop Environment) and capable. Accelerated-X Version 2.1 was developed by X Inside, and greatly improves graphics speed. It is available for $99.

Contact: WorkGroup Solutions, Inc., Department WEX016, P.O. Box 460190, Aurora CO 80046-0190, Phone: 800-234-7813, Fax: 303-699-2703, E-mail:,

Red Hat Linux 4.0

Red Hat Software announced today the availability of Red Hat Linux 4.0. Red Hat Linux version 4.0 features many substantial improvements. These include more hardware support, simplified installation, dramatic performance improvements, and many more. The most important new feature is Red Hat Linux can now be used on Sun Microsystems SPARC and compatible computers, in addition to Digital Alpha, and Intel compatible PC platforms. Red Hat Linux 4.0 for Intel compatible computers is available for only $49.95. Red Hat Linux 4.0 for SPARC and Alpha editions are available immediately ready-to-install from CD-ROM for only $99.95 per copy.

Contact: Red Hat Software, Inc., 3203 Yorktown Rd, Suite 123, Durham, NC 27713, Phone: 800-454-5502, Fax: 919-572-6726, E-mail:,