During the LinuxWorld Expo in Tokyo in May 2001, Arco Computer Products introduced DupLinux, an IDE RAID controller utility with background rebuilding and hot-pluggable drive capabilities. Designed to work with Arco's DupliDisk II IDE RAID 1 controller, users can configure, administer and rebuild their RAID array from the command line or through the X Window System. DupLinux also enables hot-plugging for hard drives.
Contact: Arco Computer Products, Inc., 3100 North 29th Court, Second Floor, Hollywood, Florida 33020, 800-458-1666 (toll-free sales), firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.arcoide.com/.
Firewall-in-a-Box (FIB) is now available from EMAC, Inc. FIB is a fanless, small-footprint firewall that can securely share connections among several workstations or servers. Based on a customized Linux distribution, FIB controls data flow over an optional analog modem, cable modem or digital subscriber line. It is able to assign IP addresses dynamically to client machines (DHCP) and provides a caching DNS. FIB utilizes a low-voltage NS Geode GXLV-200 processor and a 50-watt power supply. The menu-based configuration utility is accessible via terminal or Telnet.
Contact: EMAC, Inc., 2390 EMAC Way, Carbondale, Illinois 62901, 618-529-4525, email@example.com, http://www.emacinc.com/.
Contact: PlugSys International LLC, 1636 Graff Avenue, San Leandro, California 94577, 510-352-2228, http://www.plugsys.com/.
The new Heroix eQ Management Suite, from Heroix Corporation, is infrastructure cross-platform management software that allows monitoring tens to thousands of systems. eQ capabilities include detection, notification and resolution of application, system and network problems. A purpose-built rule engine powers system monitoring and is designed to emulate human knowledge and reasoning. The eQ suite features application autodiscovery, the Express Wizard interface, emergency repair and event reporting. eQ runs on a variety of Linux, UNIX and Windows platforms.
Contact: Heroix Corporation, 120 Wells Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts 02459, 800-229-6500 (toll-free), http://www.heroix.com/.
Pockey Drives released a new portable storage product called the Pockey, a USB external hard disk drive that is small, fast, portable and requires no additional power supply. The palm-sized Pockey is available in 10GB and 20GB capacities and is compatible with all laptop and desktop models. A USB cable connects the Pockey to a computer that transmits all data and power. The Pockey can be hot-swapped between computers without rebooting so file sharing is easy. The dimensions are 5" x 3 ½", and the transfer rate is up to 1.5MBps.
Contact: Pockey Drives, 21356 Nordhoff Street, Suite 109, Chatsworth, California 91311, 818-717-9556, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.pockeydrives.com/.
VelociGenX, from VelociGen, is a web services application development and runtime platform that uses XML technology to provide cross-platform connectivity. Companies are able to develop reusable web services that incorporate data from any source or application. Therefore, VelociGenX can wrap, link and run various XML components as meta-applications from both legacy and dynamic data sources. The meta-applications can then be run and results sent to a browser, e-mail, PDA, pager or cell phone.
Contact: VelociGen, Inc. 8380 Miramar Mall, Suite #105, San Diego, California 92121, 858-622-1164, email@example.com, http://www.velocigen.com/.
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