New Products

by Ellen Dahl
TeleUSE Personal Edition

Aonix announced that TeleUSE version 3.2 for Red Hat Linux is now available in a full-function Personal Edition. TeleUSE is a comprehensive tool for designing and building Motif-based GUIs in C, C++ or HTML on Linux systems. Features include Motif 2.1 support, cross-platform capability with TeleUSE QuickPort, and widget libraries. Personal Edition licenses are $199 US per copy with standard edition licenses for enterprise use at $3,950 US. Contact Aonix for international pricing.

Contact: Aonix, 595 Market Street, 12th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, Phone: 800-97-AONIX, E-mail:, URL:

/BriefCase 3.0 SCM Toolkit

Applied Computer Sciences, Inc. announced that /BriefCase Release 3.0, their advanced, enterprise Software Configuration Management solution for UNIX/Linux software development, is available for free download from their web site. Release 3 implements an easy-to-use client/server interface to an RCS-based central repository. Enhancements in release 3 include project work tree “replicas”, cross-replica and cross-client-host lock integrity, private tags, command behavior options, product life-cycle support and more. /BriefCase Release 3 is distributed in source form under the GPL.

Contact: Applied Computer Sciences, Inc., 34522 N. Scottsdale Road #458, Scottsdale, AZ 85262, Phone: 602-465-0944, Fax: 602-465-1078, E-mail:, URL:

Linux-Compliant ISDN Cards

Harmonix Limited announced the availability of a range of Linux-compliant ISDN cards. The multiple Basic Rate and Primary Rate ISDN cards from Harmonix provide both the CAPI 2.0 and the Linux-specific Isdn4Linux software interfaces. Available with channel bundling, the cards are suited to any application using voice or data. All Harmonix cards are available with on-card protocols such as Bonding Mode 0 and 1, and an MLPPP-based channel aggregation that can easily saturate all 30 channels of a Primary ISDN rate circuit. The cards also support MVIP (Multi-Vendor Integration Protocol). Contact Harmonix for pricing and more information.

Contact: Harmonix Limited, Fry House, Sandhill Park, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton TA4 3DE, United Kingdom, Phone: +44-0-1823-433-711, Fax: +44-0-1823-433-722, E-mail:, URL:

Insure++ 5.0

Parasoft announced the release of Insure++ 5.0, an automatic error detection tool for C and C++. It runs on Linux and works at source code level to improve software quality, reduce development costs and accelerate time to market. Insure++ uses patented Source Code Instrumentation and Mutation Testing technologies to locate bugs in source code automatically. Operating in place of a compiler, it builds a database of all program elements for use at runtime to verify memory references and program implementation. The lite version is available free on the Red Hat Linux 6.0 CD. The full version of Insure++ includes two optional add-on modules: Inuse, the “Malloc Monitor”, and TCA (total coverage analysis).

Contact: ParaSoft Corporation, 2031 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016, Phone: 626-305-0041, Fax: 626-305-3036, E-mail:, URL:

Diffpack 3.0

Numerical Objects announced a new release of Diffpack, a comprehensive development framework for multi-physics simulation. The object-oriented system is available on most UNIX platforms including Linux. New in Diffpack 3.0 is high-level support for finite difference methods and mixed finite element methods. Contact Numerical Objects for more information on licensing (university or commercial) and for pricing. A free Mini-Distribution or demo CD-ROM may be requested via the web site.

Contact: Numerical Objects AS, Forskningsveien 1, P.O. Box 124 Blindern, N-0314 Oslo, Norway, Phone: +47 22 06 73 00, Fax: +47 22 06 73 50, E-mail:, URL:


Moreton Bay announced a pre-release of PoPToP (v.0.7.37), the PPTP server solution for Linux. PoPToP allows Linux servers to function seamlessly in the PPTP VPN environment, enabling administrators to leverage the considerable benefits of both Microsoft and Linux. The current pre-release version supports both Windows NT and Linux PPTP clients. On release, PoPToP will be compliant with the IETF PPTP Internet Draft. The PoPToP server is free software, licensed under the terms of the GPL.

Contact: Moreton Bay (USA), PO Box 51182, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, Phone: 831-656-9100, Fax: 831-656-9200, E-mail:, URL:

Web-4M 2.5

Web-4M 2.5 from JDH Technologies now provides a comprehensive collaboration/groupware environment for Linux. The scalable, distributed tool suite supports e-mail, news, phone, the Browsable Document Library, the Interactive Slide Show, audio conferencing, chat, a white board, calendar, scheduler and more. It runs in conjunction with the Apache web server. Sample prices are $1500 for a 25-user Web-4M server in business or government, $1000 for 125 university users, and $1050 for 175 K-12 users. An audio server module is available.

Contact: JDH Technologies LLC, 11834 Canon Blvd., Suite J3, Newport News, VA 23606, Phone: 757-873-4747, Fax: 757-873-8484, E-mail:, URL:


V-Systems, Inc. announced their new fax solution for Linux, VSI-FAX Gold. The VSI-FAX Gold Series is a powerful, cross-platform, scalable client/server fax solution for UNIX, Linux and Microsoft Windows NT servers. The TCP/IP-based server uses a robust central fax engine that runs on a network host, providing reliable performance for all fax-enabled applications and desktop fax users. With its unified inbox/outbox capability, one can use an e-mail client to send and receive faxes. Please contact VSI for a product literature kit, an evaluation CD-ROM or to download software.

Contact: V-Systems, Inc. (VSI), 32232 Paseo Adelanto, Suite #100, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675, Phone: 800-556-4874, Fax: 949-489-2058, E-mail:, URL:

SourceOffSite Professional Edition v2.0

SourceOffSite, Inc. announced the 2.0 release of SourceOffSite Professional Edition. The product is a high-performance tool that enables distributed development teams to share Microsoft Visual SourceSafe databases ( SourceOffSite offers remote access and cross-platform functionality among UNIX/Linux clients and Windows NT servers. The product is specifically designed for companies that need fast and secure access to a centralized SourceSafe database from any Internet connection. Price is $149 US for one to nine licenses, reduced for ten or more licenses.

Contact: SourceOffSite, Inc., 3200 Farber Drive, Champaign, IL 61822, Phone: 217-356-3213, Fax: 217-356-0135, E-mail:, URL:

ScriptEase v4.10c

Nombas, Inc. announced ScriptEase:ISDK version 4.10c, a multi-threaded, multitasking JavaScript/ECMAScript that allows one to extend the functions of products from mainframes to Linux, UNIX to PCs, MACs and embedded devices. ScriptEase enables developers to embed a fully functional, JavaScript-compliant, scripting language into applications, embedded systems and proprietary browsers. Pricing will vary; contact Nombas for more information.

Contact: Nombas, Inc., 64 Salem Street, Medford, MA 01890-1709, Phone: 888-766-6227, Fax: 781-391-3842, E-mail:, URL:

UltraSPARC Server for ISPs

EIS Computers introduced a complete set of products and support services targeted to meet the computing needs of Internet Service Providers. Central to this new product set, EIS introduced a new low-profile rack-mount UltraSPARC server, the Fusion-iX/2, and announced a partnership with national system support provider Terix Computer, Inc. The Fusion-iX/2 includes dual UltraWide SCSI channels, 100baseT Ethernet, up to 1GB RAM, Sun's 360MHz UltraSPARC II(i) CPU, up to four hard drives, floppy, tape or CD-ROM, two PCI cards, a redundant hot swappable power supply and a rack-mountable enclosure. Pricing can be found at the web site.

Contact: EIS Computers, Inc., 207 W. Los Angeles Ave, #303, Moorpark, CA 93201, Phone: 800-351-4608, Fax: 805-383-1470, E-mail:, URL:


EMAC, Inc. announced The Server-in-a-Box (SIB) which provides control and monitoring of simple serial devices and complex systems over the Internet or a LAN. Users can interact with a standard browser from anywhere in the world. The SIB is based on a 486, 133Mhz single-board computer, and can run on 8MB of Flash and 8MB of RAM. The ability to boot and run from Flash eliminates the need for a hard drive, and the 486 processor does not require a fan. The SIB uses a monified Linux kernel, providing excellent security, and is fully compliant with HTTP v.1.1. Cost is $895 US, and $199 US for an optional dial-up modem.

Contact: EMAC, Inc., 11 Emac Way, Carbondale, IL 62901, Phone: 618-529-4525, Fax: 618-457-0100, E-mail:, URL:

TurboLinux 3.0.2-C, Chinese Version

Pacific HiTech announced the availability of TurboLinux in Chinese. Pacific HiTech will be providing investment and technical support to establish the Linux Research Center at Qinghua in Beijing, China's top science university. The center will support the CERNET data network. Pacific HiTech is also partnering with two of China's leading computer companies to establish a Linux call support center. TurboLinux Chinese has a list price of $49.95. A free download version is available at and at more than ten FTP sites in China.

Contact: Pacific HiTech, Inc., 586 East 9620 South, Sandy, UT 84070, Phone: 801-501-0866, Fax: 801-501-0889, E-mail:, URL:,

XA Series

IndyBox Systems announced an offer of AMD K6-2 350MHz-based Linux workstations starting at $425 US, with one of the many Linux distributions pre-installed, including Debian, Red Hat, SuSE, Caldera, Mandrake and Slackware. The boxes are available in a mid-tower or 4U rack configuration. IndyBox also introduced a complete line of rack-mountable AMD and Intel-based Linux systems starting at $625 US.

Contact: Indybox Systems, Inc., P.O. Box 3564, Carmel, IN 46082-3564, Phone: 317-846-9762, Fax: 317-870-1823, E-mail:, URL:

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