Network/Systems Management

  • Opsware Adds VoIP Support
    Opsware on Monday rolled out a new version of its Network Automation System software at Interop Las Vegas 2006.
  • An Enlightening Tool
    By combining lightweight APIs with BPEL and XML, ActiveGrid's LAMP platform is rapidly becoming one of the best models for developing the next generation of enterprise applications. ActiveGrid does an amazing job of generating Web 2.0 application design patterns that previously have only been created on large-scale sites, such as Google, Yahoo and Amazon, and with huge armies of developers.
  • Microsoft Preps E-Mail, Collaboration Managed Solutions
    Messaging and collaboration will be the first two Microsoft managed solutions to hit the market, but not in 2006. Ron Markezich, CIO and vice president of managed solutions, said Microsoft’s upcoming e-mail and SharePoint offerings will beat its planned desktop manager solution.
  • Microsoft Vista In View At Summit
    Microsoft will try to convince partners this week that its 2006 management product lineup, including Vista, new management infrastructure model and licensing options, are worth the wait.
  • Systems And Network Management Software
    Much improved tools and consistency in managing its channel programs earned Microsoft the Channel Champions title in the systems and network management software category.
  • Apple Upgrades Desktop Management Tool
    Apple on Tuesday unveiled Apple Remote Desktop 3, the third generation of its desktop management software, which has been updated to run on the new Intel-based Macs.
  • Acronis' Recovery Capabilities Are True
    By creating images using an extremely flexible device driver installation process, Acronis’ True Image OEM solution offers an unparalleled disk imaging and disaster recovery solution that few competing vendors can match.
  • Harris Wins $600 Million Deal With Census Bureau
    The U.S. Census Bureau has selected Melbourne, Fla.-based Harris to manage its five-year $600 million Field Data Collection Automation (FDCA) program, which will integrate systems supporting roughly 500 local offices and the more than 500,000 individuals responsible for collecting data for the 2010 Census.
  • Keeping An Eye On Backups
    Many third-party backup technology vendors have failed to provide the proper analytical reporting that administrators need to gauge network performance. But data protection management (DPM) software vendor WysDM has an all-encompassing solution: WysDM for Backups.
  • Inside-Out Software
    The best informational briefings for me are ones that land on some topic other than that originally intended by the marketing types who set them up. And so it was last week when I met with channel management service provider BlueRoads.
  • Newbury Is All About Location
    Newbury Networks today announced an enterprise asset-tracking solution and a software development platform for emerging types of applications that incorporate location-based data from wireless networks.
  • McAfee Releases Flawed Patch
    McAfee released a virus signature update in mid-March for its consumer and enterprise security products that mistakenly flagged files—from Microsoft Excel, Adobe Update Manager and several other Windows applications—as untrusted or infected files.