TurboLinux released TurboCluster Server, the industry's first high-availability clustering software solution for enterprise and the first clustering application available and scalable for web servers on Intel and Alpha architecture platforms. TurboCluster Server automatically detects failure in hardware, operating system, web server or router software and switches traffic around the damaged machine. Administration tools let users dynamically add cluster nodes and balance loads among the different servers in the cluster. TurboCluster Server has a suggested list price of $995 US for two nodes and $1995 US for three or more nodes.
Contact: TurboLinux, 2000 Sierra Point Parkway, Suite 702, Brisbane, CA 94005, 650-244-7777, 650-244-7766 (fax), firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.turbolinux.com/.
designed to allow businesses to provide web access to their existing database applications via the Internet, intranet and extranet. It enables businesses to publish their database information on the Web securely, flexibly and without the need for complex programming. Unify WebNow! supports Linux and other leading server platforms, as well as all major databases. The WebNow! Development Kit is $8,000 US per developer, which includes Unify's VISION AppServer Enterprise Server. WebNow! Quick Start is $13,000 US, which includes one development kit and five days of consulting.
Contact: Unify Corporation, 100 Century Center Court, Suite 302, San Jose, CA 95112, 408-451-2000, 408-451-2007 (fax), email@example.com, http://www.unify.com/.
VERITAS Software announced its Linux backup support initiative to provide a storage management solution for the growing Linux user base. With VERITAS Backup Exec and VERITAS NetBackup, Linux servers and workstations are fully protected. VERITAS plans to support Caldera OpenLinux and TurboLinux this year. VERITAS Backup Exec for NetWare currently supports the Red Hat and SuSE distributions. VERITAS NetBackup provides advanced, database-aware solutions for all leading databases such as Oracle, DB2, Informix, Sybase and Microsoft SQL Server. VERITAS Backup Exec for NetWare has a U.S. suggested retail price of $1,395 (multi-server version). Linux support pricing starts at $200 with VERITAS NetBackup.
Contact: VERITAS Software Corporation, 1600 Plymouth Street, Mountain View, CA 94043, 650-335-8000, 650-335-8050 (fax), firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.veritas.com/.
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