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Microstate Corporation announced that its thin-client, cross-platform web server based on Java technology is now available as open-source software, freely accessible over the Internet. Named Hamilton, Microstate's server technology is integrated software that includes most of the infrastructure required by any thin-client application. Companies can easily deploy and maintain large-scale applications over networks regardless of the desktop platform.

Contact: Microstate Corporation, 11166 Main Street, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030, Phone: 800-684-5197, Fax: 703-591-1790, E-mail:, URL:

Cat5 Reach

Raritan Computer, Inc. announced its new Cat5 Reach, enabling a user to access a PC (CPU) in a clean, secure area from any remote location within 650 feet. KVM signals will transmit over a single, standard install Category 5 UTP cable. Similar to PC-Reach and PC-Reach Plus, Cat5 Reach is a transmitter and receiver pair that lowers the costs of installing and maintaining long-distance keyboard, monitor and mouse access to stand-alone PCs or multiple computers connected to Raritan's KVM switch products. Suggested retail price is $545 US.

Contact: Raritan Computer, 400 Cottontail Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873, Phone: 800-724-8090, Fax: 732-764-8887, E-mail:, URL:

TclPro 1.1

Scriptics announced the release of TclPro 1.1 with added support for Linux and SGI platforms. Available for free evaluation download, the evaluation copy is a fully functioning version with a 30-day license key. Support is for Red Hat Linux 5.0 or later on the Intel platform. Scriptics believes the release will work for any distribution that uses the glibc libraries, including the latest Caldera and S.u.S.E. releases. The single-user price for TclPro is $1000 US, or $1200 US when bundled with TclPro Update Service.

Contact: Scriptics Corporation, 2275 East Bayshore Rd., Suite 101, Palo Alto, CA 94303, Phone: 650-843-6900, Fax: 650-843-6909, E-mail:, URL:

Wingz Professional 3.0 for Linux

Investment Intelligence Systems Group (IISG) announced the release of Wingz and Wingz Professional version 3.0 for Linux as freeware. The Wingz suite is comprised of three products: Wingz Professional, Wingz and the HyperSheet Runtime. Wingz Professional is a multi-platform, visual programming environment allowing developers to create customized graphical applications for data analysis and presentation. Wide-scale deployment of the standard programs or custom applications bundled with the HyperSheet Runtime are subject to licensing fees. The products can be freely downloaded from

Contact: IISC, 8400 W. 110th St., Suite 305, Overland Park, KS 66210, Phone: 913-663-4472, Fax: 913-663-4473, E-mail:, URL:

WordPerfect 8 for Linux

Corel Corporation announced the availability of a multilingual download version of Corel WordPerfect 8 for Linux (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish or Dutch). The free evaluation includes only the application. A shrinkwrapped version of the multilingual Corel WordPerfect for Linux Personal Edition has a retail price of $69.99 US. A multilingual Server Edition of Corel WordPerfect 8 for Linux is also available from the VAR channel and corporate resellers for a retail price of $495 US for the full version and $249 US for the upgrade.

Contact: Corel Corporation, 1600 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1Z 8R7, Canada, Phone: 800-772-6735 (outside North America, +353-1-706-3912), Fax: 613-761-9176, URL:


MathSoft, Inc. introduced NUOPT for S-PLUS, an optimization software package for data analysts, researchers and quantitative financial analysts. Key features and benefits of NUOPT for S-PLUS include efficiency and robustness, integration with S-PLUS and a wide range of applications. List price is $9995 US for UNIX and Linux. NUOPT for S-PLUS was developed by Mathematical Systems, Inc., 10F Four Seasons Bldg., Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0022, Japan.

Contact: MathSoft, 101 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142, Phone: 800-569-0123, Fax: 617-577-8829, URL: