Einux announced a new family of 64-bit dual processor AMD Opteron-based rackmount servers called the Acceleron64 series. The first offerings are the A1840, an enterprise-class server, and the A1820, a carrier-class server. The A1840 is a 1U server with support for four hot-swappable hard drives. RAID 5 are available, and Fibre Channel and iSCSI SANs connectivity to external storage arrays can be added. The A1820 is a 1U server with a hot-swappable 350W+350W redundant power supply. Both servers offer support for up to 12GB of DDR333 ECC memory, an Ultra 320 SCSI controller, dual GB Ethernet interfaces and hot-swap fans.
Contact Einux, 1313 North Milpitas Boulevard #110, Milpitas, California 95035, 866-883-4689, www.einux.com/about/acceleron64.php.
SCOoffice Server, from The SCO Group, is a backoffice software suite for small- to medium-sized businesses. SCOoffice includes SCO Linux 4.0, SCOoffice Mail Server 2.0 and SCOoffice Base Server. SCO Linux 4.0 is based on the UnitedLinux 1.0 distribution. The Mail Server is preconfigured to support mail, address book and calendar features of various mail clients, including sendmail, Eudora and Outlook. The Base Server provides a graphical interface for configuring printers, file sharing, networks and other shared resources and utilities.
Contact The SCO Group, 355 South 520 West, Suite 100, Lindon, Utah 84042, 801-765-4999, www.sco.com.
MetiLinx, Inc. has released iSystem Enterprise 3.0, a software suite for adaptive infrastructure management. iSystem connects real-time analysis of system performance across every layer of the data center to tools that can redirect transactions, improving system availability and performance. Version 3.0 provides tools for server virtualization, IT cost allocation, database synchronization and replication and easy system integration. iSystem 3.0 automates many system management tasks, enabling multiplatform environments to self-manage and self-heal.
Contact MetiLinx, Inc., 999 Baker Way, Suite 410, San Mateo, California 94404, 888-399-5469, www.metilinx.com.
Two new server series are available from Appro Computers, one using Xeon processors and one using Athlon processors, both using a 2U rackmount form factor. On the Xeon side, the 2224X is available with dual Xeon processors, four SCSI or IDE hard drives, up to 12GB of DDR, ECC memory (PC2100) and two 10/100 Ethernet ports. The 2228X system comes with eight SCSI drives. The Athlon machines offer dual Athlon MP processors, up to 4GB of DDR, ECC memory (PC2100) and two 10/100 Ethernet ports. The 2224 server comes with four SCSI or IDE hard drives, while the 2228 features eight SCSI drives.
ContactAppro International, 446 South Abbott Avenue, Milpitas, California 95035, 800-927-5464, www.appro.com.
At LinuxWorld NYC, Astaro Corporation announced version 4 of Astaro Security Linux, its all-in-one internet security software. Astaro Security combines a firewall/VPN gateway with software for spam filtering, content filtering, URL blocking and virus protection. New features for Astaro Security v4 include VLAN and WLAN support, virus protection for POP3 e-mail accounts, heuristic spam blocking and increased Radius and LDAP support for local and remote user authentication. The VPN authenticates via IPSec and preshared keys, and its PPTP offers 128-bit encryption. VPN throughput is up to 115Mb/second, and firewall throughput is up to 735Mb/second with a 1266MHz processor.
MontaVista Linux Consumer Electronics Edition (CEE) is an embedded operating system and cross-development environment for consumer electronics devices. It features dynamic power management, enhanced filesystems, development tools for system performance tuning, processor and peripheral support, cross-development tools for system and application development, and hundreds of deployable utilities, libraries, drivers and other runtime components. Distributed in both binary and source formats, CEE provides real-time functionality and multiprocess and multithreaded support that can be used in devices such as mobile phones, set-top boxes, digital televisions and automotive telematics.
Contact MontaVista Software, 1237 East Arques Avenue, Sunnyvale, California 94085, 408-328-9200, www.mvista.com.
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