INTERNETpro Small Enterprise Server 2012 was created for virtual private networking (VPN) that coordinates with dynamic IP addressing. For use with e-commerce and telecommunications, the 2012 includes VPN with advanced encryption, firewall, web server, e-mail server, built-in routing, WAN connectivity with multiple options, web caching, proxy server, URL blocking and dynamic content screening. The 2012 has an 8GB hard drive and 450MHz CPU to support up to 150 concurrent users.
Contact: Internet Appliance, Inc., 40515 Encyclopedia Circle, Fremont, California 94538, 510-413-1068, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.internetappliance.com/.
ProcureMind 1.6, from Mindflow Technologies, is software for formulating and tracking purchasing strategies designed to take the place of spreadsheets. Capabilities for entering, viewing and manipulating data in a variety of formats are provided in one product. Improvements to the component programs, ProcureStrat, ProcureSave and Smartsourcing Desktop in version 1.6, include multiline optimization for bidding analysis. A sampling of analysis capabilities include multi-item bundling efficiencies, supplier relationship management and increased sourcing productivity.
Contact: Mindflow Technologies, Inc., 6504 International Parkway, Suite 2400, Plano, Texas 75093, 972-930-9988, email@example.com, http://www.mindflow.com/.
MSC.Linux is a new distribution offered by MSC.Software Corporation that combines PCs into clusters, enabling them to address engineering problems usually handled by supercomputers. Features of the Web-based distribution include substantial memory, high-performance data transfer and cluster tools. MSC.Linux is aimed at the product-design market to enable increased time-to-market efficiency. The beta release is available for download from the web site (http://www.mscsoftware.com/).
Contact: MSC.Software Corporation, 815 Colorado Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90041, 323-258-9111, http://www.mscsoftware.com/.
Practical books for the most technical people on the planet. Newly available books include:
- Agile Product Development by Ted Schmidt
- Improve Business Processes with an Enterprise Job Scheduler by Mike Diehl
- Finding Your Way: Mapping Your Network to Improve Manageability by Bill Childers
- DIY Commerce Site by Reven Lerner
Plus many more.