Aten Altusen GN0116
has launched its rack-mountable Altusen GN0116 Guardian Over the Net. It allows
administrators to survey and regulate parameters like temperature, power, humidity
or smoke over the Internet.
This UL and TUV approved device allows users to individually define environmental
settings (temperature, humidity, voltage, current etc.) for IT systems and monitor
irregular incidents. Alert messages are sent out to notify sysadmins when problems
The GN0116 has two digital inputs and 16 digital output sensors for regulation
via individually controlled ports. With one administrator and up to four users,
the unit claims to offer multiple remote access. Additionally, LEDs on the device
allow onsite status monitoring.
Up to 255 additional GN0116 units can be daisy chained down from the original
|Company: Cubix Micro Systems
Tel: 020 2425 1594/95/96
Price: Rs 87,500
Sonic Wall SSL VPN
Sonicwall SSL VPN 200 is targeted at small and mid-sized businesses. It is claimed
to provide remote and mobile access to network resources without licence restrictions
on the number of concurrent users.
The SSL VPN 200 allows remote and mobile users to connect to their network from
any location and any computer using a Web browser, accessing e-mail, files,
intranets and applications. The appliance pushes a downloadable thin client
(NetExtender) to the users desktop or laptop. It claims to interoperate
with the majority of third party firewalls.
The solution claims to have the capability for granular policy configuration
to give an administrator control over an individual user access to specific
|Company: Sonicwall India
Tel: 080 2227 5308
Fax: 080 5123 3612
Price: Rs 53,574
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0
Dynamics CRM 3.0 is a customer management solution targeted at small, midsize
and large enterprise segments. The solution provides marketing, sales and service
capabilities, based on Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Outlook.
The product is offered in a Professional Edition (for medium & large enterprises)
and a Small Business Edition. Its features include resources to service requests,
schedule and dispatch service resources, and so on. Running on the Windows Small
Business Server, it claims to integrate with SBS features such as fax management
and integrated server management.
Its other features include an interface that is modelled on the familiar Microsoft
Office and Outlook. The process execution and reporting along with the analytical
capabilities rely on Microsoft Excel and SQL Server.
The customer service module of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 includes features
such as case management, complete view of customer information, automated routing
and queuing of service requests, auto-response e-mail and service scheduling.
The features of the marketing module of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 include planning
of marketing campaigns based on budgets and expenses, promotion codes, target
products, marketing collateral, creating campaign templates, tracking campaign
execution, and lead conversion for helping cost and performance data analyses.
The sales module includes features like opportunity, sales process management,
pipeline optimisation, quotes generation, order management, sales force management
and sales collateral.
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Small Business Edition is targeted at small businesses.
|Company: Microsoft Corporation (I)
Tel: 0124 515 8000 / 256 7000
Fax: 0124 515 8888
Price: Professional Server (Pro): Rs.54,810 to 77,589 per server
Pro User CAL: Rs 27,405 to 38,772 per user
Small Business Edition (SBE): Rs 23,263 to 26,391 /server
SBE User CAL: Rs 19,386 to 31,985 per user
Web-based support tool
Livserv is a Web-based tool for small and medium businesses that own and run
Web sites. The tool can be used to integrate real-time online interaction with
live agent support. BNA says that it has a 50-seater BPO unit to support the
It can be customised as per organisational requirements and
is available on a per-user/per-day pricing model with agents to support which
can be used for lead generation or extended agent services 24/7 or in shifts.
According to BNA, when embedded into an organisations Web site, Livserv
pops up to greet the visitor when he opens the site, and provides customer support
and visitor communication directly from the clients Website.
|Company: BNA Technologies Consulting
Tel: 080 2344 4313/14/15/16
Fax: 080 2331 4313
Price: Starting from Rs 45 (approx.) per visitor chat for 1 to 10
visitors per day to Rs 29.25 (approx.) per visitor chat for 51 or more visitors
Additional charges for SMS
Alert: Rs 22.55 (approx.) per alert
SlideConverter is to help corporate trainers convert PowerPoint slides. It is
claimed to be able to preserve and reproduce important elements of PowerPoint
slides, such as text boxes, bullets, formatting, pictures, background, sound,
movie, WordArt, AutoShapes, callouts, and slide master.
Before conversion, SlideConverter displays the list of all slide titles and
can import the entire slide presentation with one click. Alternatively, it can
preview their thumbnails and select slides for conversion into Elicitus topic
pages. Once the slides are brought into Elicitus, users can modify each one
of them at will, or simply publish the content to AICC, SCORM and so on. SlideConverter
also creates a log of the import process. Its features also allow users to control
how duplicate slides and media are handled.
|Company: Harbinger Knowledge Products
Tel: 020 2528 4203
Fax: 020 2528 5411
Price: Rs 1,25,000 (including 1 year support)
Power and environmental control
Emerson LiebertXD/PeX/NXa, Super 400D
products are targeted at the IT, BPO, Telecom, and Pharmaceutical verticals.
In the power product range, the Liebert Nxa is a double online conversion UPS
with digital control technology. It has a green invisible rectifier with a vector-controlled
inverter and claims to provide scalability, redundancy and improved battery
management .It is available in the range of 30-120 KVA. Liebert Nxa has a black
box which can keep a track of all events helping the user diagnose faults.
Liebert Super 400D is a DSP-based single-phase UPS system with unity power factor
and a paralleling capability. It claims to have a wider input range with a reverse
phase sequence operation. It features also include a rectifier and an inverter.
Liebert Pex is an environmental control system for critical IT and telecom systems.
It claims to have easy assemblage and superior serviceability. Its other features
include in-system programming (ISP) and belt drive system.
It is designed to address heat loads generated by tightly packed rack house
enclosures. Individual systems can improve interior airflow, cools the hot air
ejected from the enclosure or cools the hot spots near the racks.
|Company: Emerson Network Power (India)
Tel: 022 2580 2388
Fax: 022 2582 8358
Price: [Power segment] Liebert NXa - Rs 6 lakh (approx.) Super 400
D - Rs 2.25 lakh (approx.)
(Exclusive of accessories)
[AIR segment] Liebert PeX - Rs 3.5 lakh (approx.)
Liebert XD - based on the installation
(Exclusive of accessories)
10 Gigabit cabling
Siemon 10G 6A F/UTP
10G 6A F/UTP augmented cat6 cabling claims to meet all the performance requirements
under the pending IEEE 802.3an standards, scheduled to be ratified by July 2006.
It comes with a 20-year system warranty when installed by a certified installer.
The solution, with an overall foil, claims to have virtually zero alien crosstalk
and reclaim pathway space with cable diameters of just 0.290 in (7.36 mm). It
claims to have reliability in retrofit situations, where it eliminates the potential
for alien crosstalk coupling between non-augmented cat6 and cat6A UTP cables
running 10GBASE-T within the same pathway. The augmented category 6 solution
is part of Siemons 10G IP line of 10Gbps cabling systems that also includes
end-to-end solutions in UTP, F/UTP, and category 7/Class F TERA configurations.
|Company: The Siemon Company
Tel: 011 5562 9661, 5562 9662
Fax: 011 5562 9660
Price: Rs 8,900 (350 metres/750 MHz)
Sage CRM SalesLogix performance enhancements
Sage has launched enhancements for Sage CRM SalesLogix users. It claims to have
core architecture enhancements to allow users to load and work with lists of
thousands of customer records within seconds. It also uses .NET server technology
enabling thin-client deployment of the SalesLogix Web interface without additional
According to the company, Sage CRM SalesLogix Web server enhancements provide
greater user scalability while retaining compatibility with existing installations
and customisations. The Web architecture can support five times more users with
a smaller memory footprint, using existing server hardware and processing performance
of virtual server-side cursors.
|Company: ACCPAC India
Tel: 080 2238 4900-03
Fax: 080 2238 4905
Price: The Saleslogix 5 User licence ranges from Rs 5 lakh to Rs
7 lakh CRM 5 user licence ranges from Rs 2.75 lakh to Rs 5.5 lakh
Retail printing kiosk
Kodak picture kiosk
Kodak picture kiosk portfolio is aimed at retail printing requirements with
the ability to deliver prints in seconds. Targeted at the burgeoning retail
sector and specifically shopping malls, these kiosks claim to be flexible, modular
and upgradeable to accommodate a wide range of consumer and retail needs.
The photo kiosk is claimed to enable consumers to order prints in seconds from
their digital camera cards and cameraphones. It prints on Kodak thermal
paper. The instant prints service commands a price premium with
4 x 6 prints in the range of Rs 12/copy. All kiosks are self-service so the
consumer can make his own prints.
The kiosks which are powered by Windows 2000 Professional/ XP OSs, come with
a standard 80 GB HDD, and printers, can be networked as well to be part of studio
|Company: Kodak India
Tel: 022 5641 6300
Fax: 022 5641 6351
Price: Starting from Rs 5 lakh
Sensor and analyser
StoneGate IPS sensor and analyser (SGI-100A)
StoneGate Management Center forms the heart of the StoneGate Platform providing
unified management for StoneGate Firewall, VPN, and IPS solutions. The SGI-100
combines the IPS sensor with IPS analyser in the same box. It is designed for
customers who need a single sensor on a location. The SGI-100 is centrally administered
with StoneGate Management Center. It has four capture interfaces, each licenced
up to 100 Mbps. The appliance uses multiple detection methods, sensor rule bases,
customisable protocol validation and configurable analyser system policy to
achieve accurate detection and intelligent event correlation.
|Company: Stonesoft India
Price: $15,000 - $22,000