New Products

by Ellen M. Dahl

BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc. unveiled the IQ2 NetCONNECT, which provides the needed “gateway” to connect a network to the Internet, while offering built-in, transparent web caching and an integrated firewall. It is designed to update itself automatically at night with seamless integration as a priority. BASCOM's IQ2 solutions leverage Caldera's OpenLinux OS to provide a virtually self-maintaining communications platform.

Contact: BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., 275-R Marcus Blvd., Hauppauge, NY 11788, 631-434-6600, 631-434-7800 (fax), [email protected],

OpenLinux eServer 2.3

New Products

Caldera Systems, Inc. announced its eBusiness server platform, OpenLinux eServer 2.3. OpenLinux eServer 2.3 provides everything needed to deploy and manage Linux-based eBusiness solutions. It comes with over 20 server-specific Internet applications, ten major server products, easy web-based remote management and is pre-tuned for server-specific hardware to save configuration and administration time.

Contact: Caldera Systems, Inc., 888-465-4689, [email protected],

CommuniGate Pro, Super-Symmetric Dynamic Cluster Version

Stalker Software announced the Super-Symmetric Dynamic Cluster version of CommuniGate Pro. The high-end CommuniGate Pro messaging system, available for UNIX, Linux and NT platforms, can serve 200,000 accounts on single-server installations and support several million accounts on heterogeneous multi-server clusters. Key features include highly scalable cluster support (full redundancy, load balancing) multi-domain support; LDAP and ACAP support.

Contact: Stalker Software, Inc., 655 Redwood Highway, Suite 275, Mill Valley, CA 94941, 800-262-4722, 415-383-7461 (fax), [email protected],

Embedix Linux 1.0

Lineo, Inc. shipped its first packaged distribution of Lineo Embedix Linux 1.0 for x86 and PowerPC. Embedix Linux allows OEM developers to test and implement embedded Linux on their specific hardware solutions. This version of Embedix Linux includes more than 25 powerful Linux service components. Embedix Linux, based on the 2.2 kernel, uses a minimum of 8MB RAM and 3MB of ROM or Flash memory. Embedix Linux is available as a free, not-for-resale download from Lineo's web site, and on CD-ROM from Lineo's web store. Contact: Lineo, Inc., 383 South 520 West, Lindon, UT 84042, 801-426-5001, 801-426-6166 (fax), [email protected],

white dwarf linux 1.0

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EMJ Embedded Systems introduced white dwarf linux (wd linux) 1.0. Containing over 40 software packages including a web browser, an Apache 1.3.11 web server and e-mail capability, white dwarf 1.0 is based on the most recent Linux kernel, 2.2.14. wd linux is small enough to load on embedded PCs, but dense enough to contain the features embedded applications demand. Contact: EMJ Embedded Systems, 1434 Farrington Road, Suite 100, Apex, NC 27502, 800-436-5872, 919-363-4425 (fax), [email protected],

Linux-based Internal G.lite Modem

Silicon Automation Systems Limited extended its Synapse range of xDSL products by introducing a G.lite solution for Linux. The Synpase G.lite for Linux modem provides data transfer rates of 1.5MB/s downstream and 512KB/s upstream while allowing simultaneous access for analog voice telephony. It is fully compliant with the ITU-T G.992.2 standard and has been inter-operated with most major DSLAM vendors.

Contact: SAS, 3008 12th B Main, HAL 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560 008, India, [email protected],


STS International launched its new Linux product, IntraLinux, which bundles special implementation and support for small and medium-sized corporations and enterprise workgroups. IntraLinux consists of a networking solution that includes an optimized version of the Linux OS and a number of implementation and management tools specifically designed for corporate intranets and LANs.

Contact: STS International, Inc., 321 Hartz Avenue, Suite 200, Danville, CA 94526-3336, 888-422-5787, 925-831-2810 (fax), [email protected],

Linux End-to-End Security Solution

JAWS Technologies Inc. announced a commercially available end-to-end enterprise security solution for Linux. The new Linux-based products and services offer secure remote data storage capabilities and JAWS' proprietary data encryption products including XMail, L5 Encryption for the Desktop and an upcoming gateway server-based solution for encrypting corporate e-mail.

Contact: JAWS Technologies, 1013-17th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 0A7, Canada, 888-301-5297, 403-508-5058 (fax), [email protected],

JetForm Central for Linux

JetForm Corporation introduced JetForm Central for Linux, an electronic document output solution for producing e-business documents from existing line-of-business applications such as ERP, financial services and government systems. Linux users have control over document data and access to alternative output capabilities including web, e-mail, fax, PDF and print. Key features include distributed output capabilities, dynamic data-driven document generation, graphical design and powerful, flexible output.

Contact: JetForm Corporation, 560 Rochester Street, Ottawa, ON K1S 5K2, Canada, 800-538-3676, [email protected],

JWAVE version 3.0

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Visual Numerics announced JWAVE 3.0, a client/server solution that uses Sun Microsystems' Java components to rapidly develop and deploy applications across an enterprise via the Internet or an intranet. These applications are 100% pure Java and let users perform numerical analysis and visual interpretation of large, complex datasets. JWAVE 3.0 includes 76 new functions from the IMSL C Numerical Library, and a comprehensive set of more than 300 pre-built mathematical and statistical analysis functions written in C which can be embedded directly into data analysis applications.

Contact: Visual Numerics, Inc., 5775 Flatiron Parkway, Suite 220, Boulder, CO 80301, 303-939-8797, 303-245-5300 (fax),


Lantronix announced its free RTEL software utility with support for Linux. The Lantronix RTEL application creates a virtual device in the Linux device directory, allowing the Linux server to believe it is printing to a local printer. RTEL transparently passes print jobs over the network to any printer connected by a Lantronix print server, with all information intact. It can be combined with Samba to allow Linux servers to seamlessly spool and manage print jobs from Microsoft Windows clients.

Contact: Lantronix, 15353 Barranca Parkway, Irvine, CA 92618, 800-422-7055, 949-450-7232 (fax), [email protected],

Japanese WordMage v5.7

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Lava Software began shipping Japanese WordMage v5.7, a complete low-cost Japanese study aid/application suite for Linux and others operating systems. Many features also support the extended European, Cyrillic and Greek character sets. It offers nine highly integrated applications including a multilingual word processor, an HTML web page editor/viewer, various study systems with authoring abilities, a powerful Kanji reference dictionary, a grammar library builder and a text translation aid.

Contact: Lava Software Pty. Ltd., GPO Box 215, Adelaide 5001, Australia, +61-8-8235-0003, +61-8-8235-0668 (fax), [email protected],

TotalView 4.0 Parallel Debugger

Etnus began shipping TotalView 4.0, a parallel debugger which supports multiple development platforms for both UNIX and Linux. The GUI-based, single- and multi-process debugger shortens development time via an easy-to-learn and easy-to-use “select-and-dive” approach. TotalView enables developers to unravel and control multiple threads and processes running on single or multiple processor systems. The debugger automatically acquires related processes and threads and graphically displays data arrays.

Contact: Etnus, 111 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701-2090, 508-875-3030, 508-875-1517 (fax), [email protected],

iNUX Consumer Linux Personal Computer Systems

New Products

iNUX Inc. announced the release of a consumer and small business desktop computer, utilizing the Linux OS. iNUX Consumer Linux Personal Computer (PC) systems are based on SuSE and include iNUX's graphical user interface, designed to work with KDE, to deliver easy and intuitive access to a broad selection of pre-loaded and pre-configured applications and content.

Contact: iNUX Inc., Two Adalia Ave., Suite 706, Tampa, FL 33606-3335, 877-357-4689 (toll-free), 813-962-5900 (fax), [email protected],

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