Network/Systems Management

  • System Center Bundle On Tap
    As it gets set to detail its next round of System Center products for 2006, Microsoft will launch a new licensing offering called System Center Standard Server Management License (SML) and entry-level Microsoft Operations Management (MOM) 2005 License, sources said.
  • Trapeze's Dual-Radio WLAN Access Point Can Brave The Elements
    Trapeze Networks last week joined the growing market for outdoor WLAN deployments by unveiling a weatherproof dual-radio WLAN access point. The Mobility Point 620 (MP-620) comes with a ruggedized casing and an internal heating mechanism that make it suitable for deployment in cold weather areas. With two built-in radios and support for Power-over-Ethernet, the MP-620 can connect networks between buildings and provide a cost-effective alternative to fiber connectivity, said Bruce Van Nice, vice president of worldwide marketing at Pleasanton, Calif.-based Trapeze.
  • Keeping Remote-Access Security In "Check"
    Check Point Software Technologies is looking to take remote-access security to the next level with the latest iteration of Connectra, the vendor's SSL VPN platform.
  • Tivoli Hits Express Lane
    IBM plans to release this month a new SMB-tailored version of its Tivoli identity management software for controlling user access to corporate data.
  • Cisco To Rebrand And Resell Opsware's NAS
    Some 45 partners of data center automation software vendor Opsware will have Cisco Systems to compete with when the networking giant begins selling a rebranded version of Opsware&'s product, announced last week.
  • Architecting A Solution
    Telelogic&'s System Architect is positioned as an enterprise architecture and business process management solution.
  • A Virtual Solution To A Real Problem
    Thanks to Altiris&' Software Virtualization Solution (SVS) 2.0, the Test Center engineers found that SVS has the potential to rewrite the rules of how software is pushed down to client systems.
  • IBM Grabs CIMS Labs' Virtualization Tools
    Looking to strengthen its virtualization technology, IBM on Wednesday acquired CIMS Labs of Roseville, Calif., a maker of software that keeps track of a variety of IT resources, including servers, databases, e-mail and applications.
  • OpenSUSE Framework To Entice Developers
    In an effort to grow its open-source project, Novell plans to release this year a public development framework and public server build for The framework will give third-party ISVs and open-source developers new resources and tools to create packages and applications that run on Novell SUSE Linux or SUSE Linux-based distributions, the Waltham, Mass.-based company said.