Systems management Red Hat Network
Red Hat Network
Red Hat Network by Red Hat Inc includes a monitoring module and support for
Solaris. Red Hat Network is a web-based systems management platform intended
to help users manage the complete lifecycle of their Red Hat enterprise Linux
systems. Enterprises can now manage activities such as patching, provisioning,
rollback, configuration management, and monitoring.
The Red Hat Network monitoring module has four areas of functionality.
Probes. To monitor systems, network functionality,
or applications. It has over 60 pre-built probes including those for Oracle,
MySQL, Apache, and BEA.
Probe suites. Create probe suites and deploy them
to the systems. Adjust the probe configurations for all systems that received
Notifications. When critical thresholds of a probe
are reached, an e-mail alert is sent to the contact defined in the probe.
Reporting. View graphs of a probes performance.
Company: Red Hat Inc
Tel: 022 3987 8888
Fax: 022 3987 8899
Web site: redhat.com
developed by Parrus IT Solutions can be employed to extend the life of PCs.
It helps organisations to eliminate periodic and recurring investments in upgrading
or replacing existing PCs.
Once the EVIO chip is installed into any PC it can execute and process 32-bit
Windows applications such as ERP, Office and Mail, and allow connectivity options
to Unix/Linux/IBM servers. Evio basically converts a PC into a thin client and
has features such as wireless support, file sharing, network and peripherals
support. It has an in-built protocol support, so multiple applications across
different operating systems can be executed from the same PC. It also has support
for Citrix ICA, Microsoft RDP (for terminal services), Novell local client,
X11, XDMCP and terminal emulations.
Company: Parrus IT
Tel: 080 3061 7684
Fax: 080 2353 4806
Web site: parrus-it.com
Price: Rs 3,000 approx.
Mobile e-mail access
HutchMail provides enterprise users with real-time access to office mail over
GPRS. HutchMail users will be able to use their Hutch phones to access mail,
both personal and official, from Microsoft Exchange and IBM Lotus Notes.
HutchMail is available for the Nokia 60/80 series, Sony Ericsson, Windows Pocket
PC and Windows smartphones.
Any new e-mail, calendar entries and contacts will reach
the users phone the moment he reaches his mail server. He can then create,
view, reply, delete and forward them in real-time and in sync with the server,
as well as receive, view, save, edit, send Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF attachments
on the handset. All e-mail will be protected with AES 128-bit encryption.
Company: Hutchison Max Telecom
Tel: 022 5664 5000
Fax: 022 5666 1200
Web site: hutch.co.in
Price: Rs 899 (monthly subscription for unlimited usage). Usage-based packages
Rs 499/month (for actual usage charged@50p/10 KB with 100 MB free) or Rs 199/month
(for actual usage charged @50p/10 KB).
Sonicwall CSM 2100 CF v 2.0
CSM 2100 CF v 2.0 by Sonicwall combines real-time gateway anti-virus, anti-spyware,
Internet filtering and network protection. The filter removes malicious Internet
threats before they can infect the network. It comes with an onboard dynamic
rating engine to enable users to obtain real-time ratings for the new URLs that
are not rated.
The product also provides granular controls to manage access to Web sites containing
inappropriate and potentially illegal Web content. Additional features include
advanced graphical reporting and analytic tools to monitor network usage.
Company: IT Secure Software
Tel: 022 2645 4782
Web site: sonicwall.com
Price: Rs 2,09,550 onwards, including a one-year 25-user subscription to Sonicwalls
premium edition content filtering service, gateway anti-virus and anti-spyware
Astra and ARC
enterprise performance management (EPM) solution, Astra, targets retailers to
measure the effectiveness of strategy execution. ARC is a reporting and analytics
solution for retail operations managers.
Astra covers business methods and models such as balanced scorecard, benchmarking,
comparisons and casualty analysis so that planning managers can link strategy
with operations and also track, monitor and measure the effectiveness of their
strategy. ARC is built on the retail concept of plan-buy-move-sell-analyse,
and has pre-built business KPI's, metrics as well as pre-canned forms of data
and visual reporting to provide a decision support mechanism to the core transactional
systems of a retailer.
Company: Manthan Systems
Tel: 080 2299 0585
Fax: 080 2299 0586
Web site: manthansystems.com
Price: Rs 1.12 crore to Rs 2.25 crore
EMC/Softek LDMF software
The EMC/Softek Logical Data Migration Facility (LDMF) software, expected to
be generally available by September 2005, is said to be able to relocate data
at the dataset-level on storage arrays operating within mainframe environments
without downtime. According to EMC, the LDMF software transparently moves datasets
online from one volume to another and automatically updates catalogue information
to reflect the change in location.
Stated benefits of the software include capabilities for mainframe administrators
to more efficiently relocate information onto new storage or storage tiers,
to non-disruptively optimise volume utilisation and performance, and to consolidate
datasets into fewer volumes to minimise resource consumption.
In addition to migrating data to larger volumes and arrays, the LDMF software
is also targeted at processes such as reclaiming unit control blocks and dataset-level
Company: EMC India
Tel: 011 5556 3800
Web site: india.emc.com
Price: Typical installations are expected to be priced in the low $100,000s.
Software lifecycle management
Digite Enterprise 4.2
Digite Enterprise 4.2 by Digite Inc is used for IT portfolio and process governance.
Version 4.2 includes portfolio management, financial management and SLA management
capabilities along with the software lifecycle management capabilities of the
Additional features are financial and portfolio prioritisation configurable
templates, SDLC process maps, and customisable metrics components for automating
the organisations software processes that comply with CMMi practices.
It comes with application integration like software configuration management
tools for various Microsoft Office products. Digite says that Digite Enterprise
4.2 also integrates the PPM required by organisations involved in software development
with software lifecycle management.
Company: Digite Inc
Tel: 022 2831 6033/34/35
Fax: 022 2838 2645
Web site: digite.com
Price: Rs 22.5 lakh onwards (depending on the number of licences, number of
users, and type of deployment)