has launched its DRO-250i multi-service access router. The DRO-250i is part
of D-Links Multi-Service Access Router series designed for connectivity
of remote sites to corporate networks.
The DRO-250i has an XScale architecture (ARM core with NPEs) from Intel (IXP425)
and the hardware is designed with one Ethernet LAN and four WAN interfaces (Ethernet
WAN/DMZ, V.35, ISDN BRI and AUX). V.35 is the primary interface for WAN connectivity
in the product. ISDN BRI is the secondary WAN interface and this can be used
as a 128 Kbps back-up line.
DRO-250i offers Internet, Intranet and Extranet access with VPN and firewall
protection. The routing supports both static routing and dynamic routing (RIP
V1 and V2, OSPF) along with load balancing.
Tel: 22 26526696
Fax: 22 26528476
Price: Rs 30,000
has launched its P-2602R/RL-DxA Series ADSL 2+ VoIP IAD (Internet Access Device).
The IAD claims to provide users with high-speed Internet access along with VoIP
applications using a high-speed ADSL2+ connection.
RE ADSL (Reach Extended ADSL) is also supported on the product for better performance
at greater distances. With standard SIP v2 (Session Initiation Protocol, RFC
3261) protocol end-users should be able to access VoIP services through SIP
numbers. This can be freely assigned to the two FXS POTS ports.
Through the implementation of TR-104 on this series it is claimed that service
providers can manage and configure the devices remotely through ZyXELs
Easy Provisioning Management using an Auto-configuration Server (ACS).
Contact: ZyXEL Communications Corporation
Tel: 22 5623 8376
Price: ZyXEL P-2602-R Rs 5,100
ZyXEL P-2602-RL Rs 6,200
Dell PowerEdge with Woodcrest processors
has announced that it is now taking orders for ninth-generation PowerEdge servers
that would be equipped with Intel Xeon 5100 series (Woodcrest) processors. Buyers
can now order PowerEdge 1950, 2950, 2900 and 1955 blade servers with Intel Xeon
5100 series processors.
Dell claims to have engineered the PowerEdge 1955 blades to deliver enterprise
investment protection and leverage the current 7U chassis. It should also help
users to deploy the Dell PowerEdge 1955 with existing PowerEdge 1855 blades.
Tel: 1 600 33 8044 or 80 2506 8050
Fax: 80 2558 6107
Price: 1950: Rs 92,195
2900: Rs 87,166
2950: Rs 95,591
1955: Rs 68,928
Juniper M 120
has announced its mid-range 10 Gigabit multi service edge router. The product
is targeted at traditional and mobile telecommunications providers, cable operators
and large enterprises.
The M120 utilises JUNOS software. Ethernet support with multi service edge backs
up to 128 Gigabit Ethernet subscriber ports and two 10 GB uplinks. The product
also claims to support Ethernet, VPLS (Virtual Private Lan Services), MPLS,
IP, frame relay and ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Modes) VPNs.
For the larger enterprise the product includes a WAN gateway. It claims support
for Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPNs including enterprise MPLS and VPLS with advanced
Quality of Service (QoS) capabilities.
Tel: 80 5190 4000
Fax: 80 5190 4590
Price: Rs 46,78000 to 11,695000 approximately
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise 10
has released SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 which includes enterprise server and SUSE
Linux enterprise desktop. The product will be available in Hindi, Gujarati,
Tamil, Bengali and Marathi.
SUSE Linux Enterprise buyers gain access to the latest software enhancements,
bug fixes and security patches via the Novell Customer Centre, an online portal
that also provides access to technical support and is completely integrated
with Novell ZENworks Linux Management. The customer centre can be reached online
Tel: 22 2834 2244
Fax: 22 2834 2223
Price: Rs 2,650 (Desktop edition)
has released its multimedia projector EMP-S4. The EPSON EMP-S4 is targeted at
the SOHO and SMB segments.
The product is based on Epsons 3 LCD technology. This is claimed to create
sharper, clearer and better visual reproduction. The images are further optimised
using Epsons E-TORL (Epson-Twin Optimise Reflection Lamp) technology.
This is claimed to boost lamp brilliance by reducing light leakage and diffraction.
According to Epson the product also has a four-second start-up time and instant-off
functions. Epson EMP-S4 comes along with an A/V mute slide feature. This claims
to cut out all light and reduce fan noise when projector operations need to
be suspended momentarily by the user.
Tel: 80 3051 5000
Fax: 80 3051 5005
Price: Rs 52,500
SMC EliteConnect wireless access point series
Networks has launched its EliteConnect series of wireless access points, SMC2552W-G2
and SMC2555-AG2. These are targeted at SMB and enterprise networks. The product
claims to meet stringent wireless security, range and performance requirements.
It includes Multiple Service Set Identifier (SSID), Wireless Distribution System
(WDS), Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN) tagging and Wireless Multimedia (WMM)
support. The network can be managed through Command Line Interface (CLI), Web,
Telnet, Secure Shell (SSH) and Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP).
Contact: SMC Networks
Tel: 11 6640 1384,6640 1385
Fax: 11 6640 1372
Price: SMC2555W-AG2Rs 14,031 and
SMC2552W-G2Rs 16,370 respectively
claims to have developed the ebizframe, a mid-range, Web-enabled ERP system.
The company specifically wants to target the product at the mid-market segment.
The product is a multi-lingual, multi-currency and multi-location software based
on Oracle 10g and Developer 2000. Apart from Windows, ebizframe also runs on
Red Hat Linux.
ESS states that it has implemented and customised ebizframe across industry
verticals including auto ancillaries, engineering, chemicals, pharmaceuticals,
textiles, garments, hospitality, retail, and FMCG.
Contact: Eastern Software Systems (ESS)
Tel: 11 4161 6241-45
Price: Rs 3.5 lakh for up to 25 user licences