N.A. Software Ltd. introduced their new FortranPlus Explorer pack. FortranPlus Version 2 provides full Fortran95 language, Fortran2000 extensions, OpenGL graphics compatibility and backwards compatibility extensions. The Explorer pack includes the full Version 2 compiler, GUI-based source level debugger and on-line documentation. Introductory single user prices for the Explorer pack, PC Linux version, are <\#163>95 pounds sterling/$150 US including VAT and shipping. Prices apply to PC (Intel processor or compatible) versions only. Multiple licenses are available.
Contact: N.A. Software Ltd., 62 Roscoe Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 9DW, United Kingdom, +44-0-151-709-4738, +44-0-51-709-5645 (fax), email@example.com, http://www.nasoftware.co.uk/.
LAND-5 Corporation now provides an assortment of fault-tolerant disk RAID arrays and network-attached storage solutions for Linux resellers, developers and integrators. The “plug and play” ICEbox RAID and JBOD storage systems offer economical solutions for on-line mission-critical environments. The ICEbox DS 2000, a compact rack-mountable disk RAID storage system, performs parallel reads and writes on up to eighteen spindles and is scalable to several terabytes of on-line storage. For high-speed archiving, the ICEbox TA 2000, a high-performance tape RAID array can hold up to 1.6 terabytes of RAID 3 storage. The ICEbox NAS 1000 combines disk and tape technologies in the same chassis with up to 180GB of native storage or 144GB of RAID 5 disk storage with local tape backup. Disk RAID arrays can be purchased from $8,364 US, tape RAID arrays from $18,000 US, JBOD configurations start under $6,000 US, and network attached storage solutions are priced from $7,000 US.
Contact: LAND-5 Corporation, 9747 Business Park Avenue, San Diego, CA 92131, 888-226-6544 (toll-free), 858-566-3611 (fax), firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.land-5.com/.
Interstar Technologies premiered its Fax Messaging solution, designed to allow one to send and receive faxes securely and accurately from a desktop. LightningFAX is a robust and reliable application for networks and is easy to install, configure, use and manage. It is a cross-platform solution which takes advantage of existing TCP/IP protocols, allowing leveraging of hardware and software across multiple platforms and throughout an organization. Version 6.5.1 includes the ability to run on a Linux platform. Contact Interstar for price quotes.
Contact: Interstar Technologies Inc., 5835 Verdun Avenue, Suite 302, Montréal, Quebec H4H 1M1, Canada, 514-766-1668, 514-766-1439 (fax), email@example.com, http://www.faxserver.com/.
Omnicentrix Corporation released the OmniServer, a two-tier, multi-platform development and deployment environment combining the ease of BASIC programming with the rapid deployment capabilities of Java. The server software includes drag-and-drop form design, integrated database support and familiar language syntax assistants. OmniServer consists of a client and a server component; the server is a fully cross-platform solution and runs on Linux. It will run in any Java 1.1.6-enabled browser; one need not know Java to write programs. Supported DBMS systems include Oracle, Sybase and SQL Server. A free demo is available at the web site; contact Omnicentric for pricing.
Contact: Omnicentrix Corporation, 198 Broadway, Suite 400, New York, NY 10038, 212-577-6664, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.omnicentrix.com/.
Sangoma Technologies announced its new PCI-based S514 card, with significant performance improvements over the ISA-based S508, particularly in the area of bus throughput. The card is available in two versions: a dual-port version with one main 4Mbps port and one auxiliary 512kbps port (both ports fully support RS232 and V.35/X.21/EIA530), and a quad port version with two sets of interfaces as described above. North American retail prices including main-port cabling are $599 US for the S5141 with one CPU and a dual port card, $859 US for the S5142, with a dual CPU Quad port card. Drivers will initially be available for Linux, supporting frame relay and Cisco HDLC.
Contact: Sangoma Technologies Inc., 1001 Denison Street, Suite 101, Markham, Ontario L3R 2Z6, Canada, 905-474-1990, 905-474-9223 (fax), email@example.com, www.sangoma.com/news.htm.
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