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offers consolidation of online services
a world where information is gleaned from various online services,
consolidation becomes essential. That's what Net4Nuts is offering
through its URM application. According to the company, Universal
Resource Management (URM) has the ability to integrate resources
at all levels by creating an application scalable enough to
be able to connect to resources from service providers, enterprises
product brings in integration and automation. It will allow
all these services to collaborate and exchange data,"
says Chirag Patel, Founder and MD, Net4Nuts.
The URM application consolidates user information like e-mail,
stock quotes, calendaring & scheduling information, etc
and presents it in consolidated form through a variety of
mediums (SMS, Web, WAP, IVR etc) and on various devices. It
enables users to access their e-mail and other information
from mobile phones, landline phones, PDAs, through the Web,
Net4Nuts will work with providers of wireless services, online
service providers, and telecom companies to facilitate consolidation
of information at a personal level for the end user. "The
service provider can customise our URM application in accordance
with the requirements of its user base," informs Patel.
LAUNCHES WEBSHIELD e500
dangerous worms like Code Red doing the rounds, it's a breather
to have another antivirus appliance. McAfee, providers of
antivirus solutions have come up with an antivirus appliance
named WebShield e500 to safeguard enterprises from new-age
The appliance scans for viruses and malicious code within
all major Internet Protocols, including SMTP protocol (which
is recognized by the ICSA as being responsible for 87% of
virus infections such as Sircam and HTTP protocol used by
the Code Red worm to infect Web servers world wide).
WebShield e500 combines high performance hardware and antivirus
software in an integrated appliance. It has the ability to
scan large volumes of Internet traffic, scanning in excess
of 120,000 SMTP messages per hour. The appliance resides at
the Internet gateway & scans SMTP, FTP, POP3 and HTTP
The features of the appliance include content scanning, remote
manageability, alert notification, SPAM blocking, reporting
capabilities and McAfee's antivirus scanning engine.
SOFTWARE HELPS STANDARDIZE Network STORAGe
Software Corporation, the storage software company has joined
hands with the Storage Networking Industry Association's (SNIA)
Supported Solutions Forum (SSF). The newly formed initiative
aims to develop
multi-vendor storage networking solutions that are jointly
qualified & mutually supported.
The SSF will promote customer adoption of storage networking
solutions by registering configurations that are jointly qualified
and supported by SSF members.
Hat Introduces Red Hat E-Commerce Suite
Hat, a market leader in developing, deploying and managing
open source solutions, recently announced the launch of Red
Hat E-Commerce Suite. The company claims, the e-commerce suite,
an open source offering, will help mid-sized businesses build
and manage their e-commerce applications more rapidly, more
cost effectively and with greater reliability and customizability.
The Red Hat E-Commerce Suite, based on the integration of
proven open source technologies, provides a fresh option to
businesses and offers rapid deployment for companies needing
to migrate or just getting started in e-commerce. Red Hat
E-commerce Suite includes Interchange 4.8, a mature and robust
open source e-commerce platform.
Interchange delivers robust functionality, reliability and
performance. The company also provides host of Web-based tools,
which reduces cost of deploying and managing an infrastructure
through continuous software update and management services
for open source offerings.
ONLINE PARTNERS WITH HCL COMNET TO NHANCE E -LEARNING EXPERIENCE
Online have tied up with HCL Comnet for managing availability
& content distribution for their e-learning site www.onlinevarsity.com.
HCL Comnet, though its online performance management product
www.indiainternetindex.com, will offer mission critical, real
time website performance, availability & diagnostic information
to Aptech Online Varsity.
The Aptech Online e-learning site will be monitored on 24x7
basis from HCL Comnet's Network Operations Center (NOC). HCL
will also provide complete analytical reports on all the parameters
of the site along with the corrective measures to ensure increased
uptime and enhanced performance. The next generation Content
Delivery Network services offered in alliance with Speedera
would utilize a world wide network of catching servers deployed
on all major back box-e-networks throughout the Internet.
The services would move the content from original sites to
catching servers at the edge of the Internet bringing it much
closer to users resulting in faster downloads and a better
INTRODUCES WIRELESS LAN
has introduces WL-3550 & WAP-2000 wireless LAN products
in India. WL-3550 is a PCMCIA Type II wireless PC cards which
can be used in the laptop's PCMCIA slot & connect to the
wired LAN through the WAP-2000 access points. DAX wireless
LAN products operate on 2.4 GHz band & follow the industry
standard DSSS (Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum) RF technology.
They work seamlessly with IEEE 802.11/ IEEE 802.11b compliant
devices and support WEP (wireless encryption protocol).
LAUNCHES DUAL LCD GSM PHONE BLUE i IN INDIA
Electronics India Information and Telecommunication Ltd. (SEIIT),
has launched the SGH-A200,
a folder style WAP phone with a dual LCD.
Priced at Rs 20,955, this simple ergonomic designed phone
an aqua blue display weighs only
The external LCD window allows a user to verify the caller
ID along with various other details at a glance without opening
HAT & Compaq TO OFFER EXTENDED LINUX TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL
address the growing use of Linux for businesses, Internet
and enterprise network functionality,
Red Hat in association with Compaq is offering Linux certification
& training program.
Compaq's line of certification includes ASE (Accredited System
Engineer) and API (Accredited Platform Integrator). The ASE
and API certificate programs will provide industry professionals
& skills required to drive further the adoption of Linux
API is designed to provide certification
in basic network system integration.
ASE is designed to provide certification in advanced networking
integration & support skills. The content is focused around
the integration of an operating system with a hardware platform.
SIGNS MoU WITH THE GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
government of West Bengal signed a memorandum of understanding
with Microsoft India to jointly develop and deploy technology
solutions in the state. A Center of Excellence for E-Governance
in the state capital is also being set up in collaboration
with Microsoft. This venture will give the state government
the opportunity to improve both, the delivery of services
to the citizens as well as improve internal efficiencies.
The government will identify and appoint an entity which will
play the role of a Strategic Microsoft Technology Partner
for the West Bengal government and will assist in consulting,
developing and executing systems integration projects on Microsoft
technologies. As part of the agreement, Microsoft will invest
in skills transfer to the Strategic Microsoft Technology Partner.
It will also offer assistance in computerization of various
departments and organizations as identified by the government.