Sage ERP and Batchmaster integrated solution
Sage Accpac India is offering a bundle of Sage Accpac ERP and Batchmaster.
The integrated solution is targeted at manufacturing companies and distributors
of pharmaceutical and chemical products.
With the Batchmaster module, the solution offers version-tracking. Rollback
capabilities are also present in the solution.
Batchmasters Super Batch can support launch of production batches for
all components within a batch. The product also comes with material requirements
planning and inventory control management.
Company: Sage Accpac India
Telephone: 11 2691 303/04
Price: Starting from Rs 10 lakh for a five-user licence
HP StorageWorks DAT 40 USB tape drive
This tape drive is a backup solution for small servers and
workstations. The DDS-4 tape drive can store 20 GB native and 40 GB of compressed
data (2:1 compression) on a single cartridge at a rate of 23 GB/hr (assuming
The drive has a native USB 2.0 interface. HP claims that this drive can be installed
in 60 seconds. It is available both as an internal and external stand-alone
drive. The drive can also read and write other DDS formats.
Some of the other features of the product include data transfer
rate of 10 GB/hr native, as well as TapeWare XE for backup and One-Button-Disaster
Company: Hewlett-Packard India
Telephone: 22 5677 1700
Price: Rs 26,000
Contact management and measurement
Netpro Tentacle is a contact management & measurement product. The product
is targeted at organisations with multi-locational marketing/sales campaigns,
customer servicing and cross sales functions.
It covers customer life cycle workflow (prospect, acquire, service and retain)
using the outbound and inbound tele-sales model which uses physical, direct
sales/support services. The framework architecture is claimed to give security
and confidentiality to the customer/prospect database, thus making it viable
to outsource it.
The product is built on Microsoft .Net for Web-enabled centralised deployment.
It comes with a measurement indicator for performance evaluation of campaigns
Company: Netpro Technologies
Telephone: 20 2423 1676
Price: Rs 2.5 lakh (taxes extra) for a 25-user licence with additional
Iomega StorCenter range
products are targeted at small businesses and home users that need secure data
sharing across a network. Easy expandability, RAID data security and automatic
data backup are some of the other features that the products claim to possess.
The StorCenter Wireless Network Storage 1 TB features a gigabit Ethernet connection
and four 250 GB hard drives. It has a built-in wireless 802.11g networking and
is protected by a choice of WPA or WEP data encryption.
The StorCenter Network Hard Drive 500 GB features a gigabit Ethernet interface
and two 7200 rpm drives. Iomega says that its high capacity makes it useful
for SOHO users.
Telephone: 44 2822 4949
Price: StorCenter Network Storage 1 TB - Rs 54,332
Hard Drive 500 GB - Rs 33,932
product is targeted at companies that wish to reduce costs on voice calls by
integrating into an existing analogue/digital telecom infrastructure. Teles
claims that this comes at no extra management or maintenance cost to the organisation.
The gateway auto-selects the cheapest route to the destination
number. It can be installed between the existing PBX and PSTN/ISDN and connected
to the Internet. The base system for the gateway is a 2PRI interface (2U) that
can be upgraded to 12 PRI (4U, 360 VoIP channels.) The in-built TELES Network
Management tool helps large installations automate remote provisioning.
Contact: Teles India
Telephone: 80 5126 1014
Price: Starts at Rs 1,25,000
McAfee Total Protection
Total Protection is a system security solution that employs a single console
and agent platform. It consists of four solutions for organisations of various
sizes and needs. McAfee claims that the result is increased security, policy
compliance and significant cost savings.
McAfee Total Protection for enterprise customers uses a single agent platform
deployed in about 40 million endpoints to provide endpoint security and network
access control. McAfee Total Protection for enterprise includes anti-virus for
all tiers of the network, anti-spyware, anti-spam, desktop firewall, host intrusion
prevention and network access control system managed by a single console.
Telephone: 22 5693 5278
Price: Managed Active virus defense SMB Edition
(Users)5-25 Rs 2,700, 26-50 Rs 2,500, 51-100 Rs 2,200
Database application development
CA Allfusion Modeling Suite r7
The new CA Allfusion Modeling Suite r7 targets IT organisations
which plan to accelerate application delivery, increase staff productivity and
control the cost of database ownership. CA claims that users can get more control
over their database architecture because of the patented GDM engine that provides
model consistency and full session undo/redo/reverse and model change management
The product features a redesigned Complete Compare
capability that enables users to analyse the potential impact of database design
changes among any combination of models, scripts and databases. The user also
gets the ability to re-use components within the suite thereby simplifying administration.
Contact: Computer Associates
Telephone: 22 5660 6969
Price: Rs 3,77,730
is a modular integrated security router targeted at SMBs and branch offices
of large enterprises. DX-1841 has four high-speed WAN interface slots, two expansion
slots, and two 10/100 Mbps Ethernet ports.
The router supports a variety of interfaces including high-speed serial interface,
E1 (G.703) module, ISDN BRI, channelised E1, ISDN PRI, Multi-port Async and
Multi-port ISDN BRI modules. It supports IPsec and multiple VPN protocols (such
as L2TP and GRE). WAN optimisation features such as dial-on-demand routing (DDR),
bandwidth-on-demand (BOD), compression, filtering and spoofing are supported
Company: Dax Networks
Telephone: 44 2432 3558/7
Price: Rs 65,380
Exabyte VXA-172 Packet Drive and VXA-172 PacketLoader
standalone VXA-172 Packet Drive is targeted at small businesses that require
a simple tape device which accepts one tape cartridge at a time, with 172 gigabytes
of capacity that can be increased up to 320 gigabytes. The VXA-172 Packet Loader
offers up to 1.7 terabytes of capacity upgradable up to 3.2 terabytes capacity
later along with a standard barcode reader to manage cartridges.
Telephone: 80 2362 3103
Price: Rs 48,250 onwards
PL1200 high-speed ADF scanner has scanning speeds of 30 ppm (pages per minute)
and 12 ppm respectively. The built-in Auto Document Feeder can take documents
of up to 80 pages at a time.
Besides, the paper tray can accommodate various sizes of
paper ranging from 9 cm x 11.5 cm (3.55 x 4.5) to 24.5 cm x 35.5
cm (9.65 x 14). The scanner offers a maximum hardware resolution
of 1,200 dpi.
Company: Plustek PL1200
Telephone: 11 2696 4070
Price: Rs 22,000
HP Scanjet solutions
single pass duplex scanning feature is the highlight. The scanners are equipped
with two scan heads instead of one. With two scan heads, both sides of the document
can be scanned in a single pass, thereby doubling existing speeds.
The HP Scanjet 7800 is a sheetfeed document scanner targeted at medium-sized
businesses. It provides scans at up to 25 pages per minute or 50 images per
minute with a 50-page automatic document feeder. It can scan up to 1,000 pages
a day and offers single pass duplex scanning. It can organise and share documents,
convert scanned paper documents to editable text or application files. It can
also scan 3D objects and transparencies. HP Scanjets have a one-year limited
on-site exchange warranty.
Telephone: 0124 3030 4499, 1600 444 999
Price: Rs 49,990 to Rs 64,990 plus taxes
Unistal Quick Recovery
automated data recovery software is meant for small users as well as large enterprises.
It recovers in three stepsanalysis, select and save. Quick Recovery claims
to require no special training and can be utilised by any computer user. It
is claimed to have a guided file excavation technology (GFETCh) which can recover
files and folders behind overwritten partitions.
Unistal says that data can be recovered even from bad floppies. With hard drives,
the product claims to simulate previously existing partitions to recover data
from bad sectors. The software can recover data and repair files on MS Word,
Excel and PowerPoint. Its e-mail recovery is claimed to be compatible with platforms
such as Outlook Express, MS Outlook, Lotus Notes and Lotus Domino and Incredimail.
Contact: Unistal Systems
Telephone: 11 2621 9396
Price: Rs 3,100 to Rs 1,75,000