Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) Controllers
Midspan Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) controllers
KRONE has launched Midspan Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) controllers featuring dual
compliance with IEEE 802.3af and legacy VoIP devices as well as optional N+1
redundant powering capabilities. KRONEs Midspan PoE Controllers allow
enterprise network managers to power VoIP phones, WiFi access points, IP security
cameras and other devices without upgrading or replacing Ethernet switches and
structured cabling. The PoE controllers feature field upgradeable N+1 redundant
Company: Krone Communications Ltd.
Tel: 080 2225 1904
Fax: 080 2225 1693 / 2225 0587
Web site: adckrone.com
Price: Not available
GigaExpress smart switch
has launched a range of the D-Link GigaExpress family of smart switches. The
D-Link GigaExpress family consists of 16-port (DGS-1216T), 24-port (DGS-1224T),
26-port (DES-1226G), 48-port (DGS-1248T) and 50-port (DES-1250G) models. DES-1226G
provides 24 10/100Base-TX ports for workstations and two combo 1000 Base-T/SFP.
DES-1250G provides 4810/100Base-TX ports for workstations and two combo 1000
Base-T/SFP. DGS-1216T provides 16 0/100/1000 Base-T ports for copper Gigabit
connection and two combo SFP for flexible fibre Gigabit connection. DGS-1224T
provides 24 10/100/1000 Base-T ports for copper Gigabit connection and two combo
SFP for flexible fibre Gigabit connection. DGS-1248T provides 48 10/100Base-T
ports for Gigabit connection and four combo SFP for flexible fibre Gigabit connection.
Company: D-Link India Ltd.
Tel: 022 2652 6696 / 5690 2210
Fax: 022 2652 8914 / 8476
Web site: dlink.co.in
Price: DGS-1216T Rs 35,000; DGS-1224T Rs 40,000;
DGS-1248T Rs 71,820; DES-1226G Rs 15,000; DES-1250G Rs 27,720
E320 Broadband Router
Juniper Networks have announced some enhancements to its line of E-series routing
platforms. The improvements were made in the E320 broadband services router,
with new features for the ERX routing platform. The E320 broadband router ranges
from a capacity of 100 to 320 Gbps, and also supports up to 128,000 individual
subscribers. E320 supports VoIP, IP-based television (IPTV), ATM, Ethernet,
and also the DSL forums TR059 architecture. E320 includes the JUNOSe modular
operating system software.
The two new line modules for the ERX routing platforms include a high-density
Ethernet line module that provides 8 ports of Gigabit Ethernet per slot and
increases the Ethernet density of the ERX-1440 to 96 ports per chassis. ERX
has small form factor pluggable (SFP) optics and many port options, along with
an ATM plus Ethernet line module that provides a combination of Ethernet and
ATM technology in a single slot.
Company: Juniper Networks India
Tel: 022 3068 0011
Fax: 022 3068 0010
Web site: juniper.net
Price: Not available
LTO-3 Tape Libraries
Corporation has launched two tape libraries featuring IBMs third-generation
LTO Ultrium tape drive technology (LTO-3)221L Plus and 110L Plus LTO Tape
Libraries. The Exabyte 221L Plus Tape Library features two LTO-3 drives and
21 cartridge slots. The 221L tape library provides capacity of up to 16.8 TB
and data transfer speeds of more than 1.1 TB per hour. It also offers a native
fibre channel interface. Other features include a compact 5u form factor and
remote management capabilities, a bar code scanner and Ethernet interface. The
Exabyte 110L Plus Tape Library with LTO-3 features one LTO-3 drive and ten cartridge
slots, providing capacity of up to 8 TB, and data transfer speed of up to 576
GB per hour. The 110L with LTO-3 also offers a bar code reader and an Ethernet
port with remote management.
Company: Exabyte India
Tel: 080 2838 6808
Web site: exabyte.com
Price: 110L Plus Rs 5 lakh onwards
221L Plus Rs 6 lakh onwards
launched its second generation AdvancedTCA (Telecom Computing Architecture)
products. The new products include three blades and related technologies for
building IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) equipment and services.
AdvancedTCA is a series of industry-standard specifications for carrier-grade
communications equipment. The IMS architecture defines a set of industry-standard
equipment built on modular communication platforms such as AdvancedTCA, and
allows communications and media services to be managed independently on the
Company: Intel Asia Electronics
Tel: 022 659 8811 / 659 8800
Fax: 022 659 8809
Web site: intel.com
Price: Intel NetStructure MPCBL0010 $2,950 MSRP; Intel NetStructure IXB28504xGbEFS
secure packet processing blade $12,299 MSRP; Intel NetStructure MPCMM0002 Chassis
Management Module $995 MSRP.
TagmaStore Network Storage Controller
has launched the TagmaStore Network Storage Controller model NSC55. It includes
parallel crossbar switch architecture, a large-scale controller-based virtualisation
layer, and a set of software tools in a rack-mounted, modular form factor. The
NSC55 manages up to 16 petabytes of externally attached heterogeneous storage.
It offers internal bandwidth of 12.1 Gbps, a 64 GB cache, 48 fibre channel ports,
and 16 FICON ports.
Additional features include embedded NAS Blades, mainframe connectivity, and
native disk-based WORM software. NSC55, powered by 32 multi-processors, is designed
for extremely heavy I/O workloads.
Company: Hitachi Data Systems India
Tel: 022 2652 6100 / 2652 6110 / 2651 6121
Fax: 022 2652 6115
Web site: hds.com
Price: Entry-level platform is priced at $120,000. Software and services
extra as per actual requirement.
Sahara 1U Dual Xeon Server
Computers have launched an Intel 1U dual Xeon, 4 bay SCSI server. It has 1MB/2
MB L2 cache and support for up to six DDR 266 modules and 24 GB of memory.
The HDD interface consists of an SCSI interface supported by Adaptec AIC-7901
Ultra320 SCSI controller, support for single channel Ultra320 LVD SCSI, and
serial ATA RAID interface. It has four externally swappable HDD bays and requires
a 480W PFC power supply.
Company: Sahara Computers and Electronics Ltd.
Tel: 0120 5397 235
Fax: 0120 5397 700
Web site: saharacomputers.co.in
Price: Rs 99,999
Data Management Software
Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC) has launched Windchill 8.0, a data
management and collaboration software. Windchill 8.0 is a major component of
the PTC product development system.
According to PTC, the main features of this new product include improved LAN
performance over the previous Windchill releases, improved heterogeneous mechanical
and electronic computer-aided design (MCAD and ECAD) data management capabilities,
and new source code configuration management capabilities.
PTC has also introduced new Windchill add-on modules for standard Windchill
solutions. The features include Windchill parts link classification and re-use,
Windchill archive, and Windchill enterprise systems integration.
Company: Parametric Tech (India)
Tel: 022 655 3761 / 62, 655 8031
Fax: 022 655 8079
Web site: ptc.com
Price: Not available
Canons enterprise product launch
India has launched 17 new multi-functional document management and document
imaging products targeted at the workgroup, departmental and enterprise segments.
The products launched include Image Runner (iR) Multi-Functional devices, Enterprise
Document Management Software, and Variable Data Printing Software. The iR models
are equipped with 300 MHz processor, 512 MB RAM and a 20 GB hard disk as standard.
This new range of products use Canons Multifunctional Embedded Application
Platform, which is a Java-based application platform that allows the creation
of customised software applications. This platform can be embedded in the Canon
multifunctional peripheral devices.
Company: Canon India
Tel: 0124 516 0000
Fax: 0124 516 0011
Web site: canon.co.in
Price: Rs 75,000 onwards
has launched the PowerEdge SC430, which features Intels new dual-core
processor technology. Its features include provision of up to 4 GB of DDR-2
SDRAM, a choice of 2.53 GHz Intel Socket-T Celeron, 2.8/3.0 GHz Intel P4 Prescott
or 3.0/3.2 GHz Intel Pentium D dual-core processor; availability of three PCI
Express Slots, and two 32bit/33 MHz legacy PCI slots, optional SATA drives or
U320 SCSI drives; and an optional Travan TR-40 or DAT72 tape backup unit. It
supports Windows Server 2003, and Red Hat and Suse Linux operating systems.
Company: Dell India
Tel: 1600 425 4026 or 080 2506 8026
Web site: dell.com
Price: Starts at Rs 27,810, excluding VAT
Corporation has launched four new enterprise-class product families for the
network. The new products include the new 3Com Switch 5500 family, the expanded
3Com Switch 7700 family, the new 3Com Tipping Point Quarantine Protection and
the 3Com enterprise management system (EMS).
The 3Com Switch 5500 is available in seven 10/100 and five different Gigabit
models. It is claimed to deliver robust layer 2/3/4 switching, and the flexibility
to upgrade the power supply to support Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) services for
IP phones or wireless access points.
Switch 7700 family extensions include two new chassis, the 3Com Switch 7754
and 7757. Supporting 4-slots and 7-slots respectively, the 7700 models are designed
for enterprises that need high density modular 10/100/1000 Mbps switching for
3Com TippingPoint Quarantine is network-based, and confines infected or non-compliant
PCs for remediation. Quarantine policies can be set based on thresholds for
specific IPS filters, and customised for different sets of endpoint devices.
The 3Com Enterprise Management Suite delivers network configuration management
in an enterprise network of 3Com and other vendor equipment.
Company: 3Com India
Tel: 022 2430 7508
Fax: 022 430 0949
Web site: 3com.com
Price: The 10/100 model of the Switch 5500 ranges from $2,495 to $4,495
for non-PoE, and $3,795 to $6,495 for PoE versions.
The Gigabit models of the Switch 5500 range from $5,995 to
$10,995 for non PoE, and $7,495 to $13,495 for PoE.
The Switch 7700 extensions range from $1,795 to $4,995 for the new chassis,
new fabric, or the 48-port gigabit module.
3Com EMS ranges from $9,995 to $44,995, depending on the number of devices being