Sun Fire V1280
Sun V1280 is a midrange server available in a rack optimized
form factor. Sun claims using this server can simplify
IT maintenance, increase system uptime, and relieve
applications constrained by Windows limitations.
The V1280 can have up to 12
UltraSPARC III processors, 96 GB of memory and hot swappable
CPU or memory boards that use Sun's Dynamic Reconfiguration
The Sun Solaris Operating Environment
(OE) along with the Sun Open Net Environment (Sun ONE)
software stack is used in the V1280. It is claimed that
due to the binary compatibility from one to 106 CPUs,
and a broad application support, the Solaris OE helps
enterprises to easily deploy applications on Sun systems,
right from the Sun Fire V1280 system, to the high-end
Sun Fire 15K system.
Sun claims that the system
has been designed to provide a secure, scalable and
cost-effective platform for Wintel server consolidation
and mainframe re-hosting. It also has capabilities to
consolidate Windows database server applications onto
a single Sun Fire V1280 system.
The V1280 supports Sun Cluster
configurations to provide higher availability of data
and services using automatic fault detection and recovery.
Sun Microsystems India
6th Floor, Divyashree chambers
Off Langford road
Tel: 80-2229 8989
Fax: 80-2223 1794
Novell NetWare 6.5
Novell NetWare 6.5 combines
a solid platform with business services and development
solutions, that integrate with existing networks. It
also has open source components, Web services, Virtual
Office and business continuity capabilities.
With NetWare 6.5 organizations
can consolidate servers and systems into centralized,
highly available Storage Area Networks (SANs). NetWare
is also claimed to have the ability to set up business
continuance clusters with complete failover capability
between distant sites. Novell DirXML Starter Pack is
included in NetWare 6.5, so enterprises can synchronize
user information and reconcile directories in a mixed
environment. In addition, Novell claims that cost savings
of five to 10 percent of a customer's IT budget are
achieved using Nterprise Branch Office to manage satellite
The J2EE 1.3-certified Novell
exteNd Application Server and development environment
is included in NetWare 6.5 for organizations that require
enterprise-class J2EE and Web services-based applications.
The addition of the Novell exteNd Application Server
allows all compatible J2EE applications to run on NetWare
and also gives enterprises the ability to add secure
Web services-based application development and secure
identity management solutions with Novell exteNd and
NetWare 6.5's 'Virtual Office'
makes all of a user's required business resources, including
files, e-mail, calendars and printers, available through
a Web browser. 'Virtual teams' can easily be created
by users in any location without the help of IT staff.
They can organize projects and share information through
enhanced, real-time collaboration via a browser with
colleagues in any other location.
Onward, India Office
62 MIDC 13 Street
Andheri (E), Mumbai-400 093
Tel: 22-2834 2244 Fax: 22-2834 2223
HDS NetApp Enterprise NAS
HDS NetApp Enterprise NAS Gateway is a special-purpose
NAS server that can attach directly, or through a Fiber
Channel SAN fabric, to external Hitachi Freedom Storage
systems, rather than relying on in-the-server storage.
The HDS NetApp Enterprise NAS
Gateway allows Hitachi Freedom Storage systems and NetApp
storage solutions to consolidate disparate SAN, NAS,
and DAS islands into a common open storage pool using
the HiCommand Management Framework.
The Enterprise NAS Gateway
is claimed to provide better storage asset utilization,
consolidated storage resources, and simplified management.
The products within the HDS
NetApp Enterprise NAS Gateway are included in the gFiler
series. The GF940 and GF960 (and clustered versions)
scale in capacity to 48 TB, attach to the Hitachi Freedom
Storage Lightning 9900 V Series systems, and are available
immediately. The GF825 and clustered version of the
GF825 scales in capacity to 6 TB, attaches to Thunder
9500 V Series systems, and will be available by end-June,
Hitachi Data Systems
101, First floor, Shah Sultan Complex
17 Cunningham Road, Bangalore-360 052
Tel: 80-2208 8292/93 Fax: 80-2208 8309
Talisma WebCenter 5.0
Talisma has launched the latest
version of their customer service management (CSM) suite
for customer service centers. Talisma WebCenter 5.0
is claimed to be a fully integrated platform for managing
cross-channel customer interactions including real-time
chat, collaboration and instant messaging.
WebCenter 5.0 is the first
customer service solution to integrate pre- and post-sales
customer information, knowledge management and reporting.
WebCenter also has features such as advanced, multi-contact
queuing, routing, management and threaded interactions
that provide agents with a fully integrated view of
all customer communicationsregardless of channelwithin
a single Outlook-style window. The foundation provides
automated logging per single point of entry, eliminating
the need to manually update diverse systems with interaction
details and results.
WebCenter 5.0 integrates enhancements
across the entire suite with improved real-time collaboration
in the form of chat, instant messaging and collaborative
Web conferencing. Enhanced analytics including trend
analysis, packaged OLAP cubes and an enhanced dashboard
are included in the solution. It also has integrated
prospect management and campaign tools that manage the
full lifecycle of customer experience.
It claims to have highly customizable
and intuitive user work spaces; enhanced Phone Workspace
with CTI framework; enhanced e-mail push routing; sub-interactions;
script authoring and management; multi-lingual and media-based
canned responses; desktop and application sharing; etc.
Talisma Corporation Pvt Ltd
Prestige Terminus 2
9 & 9/1, Airport Exit Road
Tel: 80-5229635/6/7/8 Fax: 80-5229842
SiiRUS Enterprise 1 QP
The SiiRUS Enterprise 1 QP
from PCS is a 4-way Intel Xeon-based server. PCS claims
this is a highly available and scalable server targeted
at mission critical business applications and corporate
This server is based on the
Intel SPSH4 platform. The 4-way CPU support is claimed
to provide the performance required to eliminate bottlenecks
in data flow, and for running performance intensive
Key features of the server
include hot plug PCI support, 24 GB memory, and 8 expansion
slots. PCS offers the entire SiiRUS range as one-way
and two-way Xeon based servers. The servers are certified
for Linux, Windows, NetWare and SCO Unix. Other features
offered include onboard Ultra 320 SCSI and single, or
dual Gigabit Ethernet port. The entire range is PCI-X
Patni Computer Systems Ltd.
55, SDF II, SEEPZ, Andheri (East), Mumbai-400 096
Tel: 22-2850 3721 Fax: 22-2829 2764
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