Stories by Bob Francis

LANDesk adds security component

LANDesk Software has introduced the LANDesk Security Suite that integrates device-level security features into the company's systems management software.

SNIA nails down ILM definition

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) at the end of last month detailed its vision of ILM (information lifecycle management), effectively leveling the playing field by providing vendors with a common blueprint from which to build solutions.

Liquid Machines pours out new DRM software

Liquid Machines Monday announced the release of Email Control Version 6.0, an e-mail policy and security messaging software package designed for enterprise networks.

Exabyte adds new tape storage

Exabyte has announced the release of the Magnum 1X7 LTO Autoloader, a 2U, rack-mountable, automated backup and restore system for less that US$5,000.

Mirapoint adds antispam technology

Mirapoint plans to release a new Rapid Anti-Spam technology next week that offers real-time protection against spam and many virus threats.

Storage products unveiled at SNW show

At Storage Networking World (SNW) in Orlando this week, several storage vendors are adding to their arsenal of products and technologies aimed at IT managers dealing with the explosion of data storage.

Tasman adds new router to lineup

Tasman Networks has introduced a new entry-level WAN access router and security device. The Tasman 1001 also includes new features added to a new version of the company's operating system, including multicast routing, IPSec VPN, firewall, and an integrated Web-based GUI.

IBM renews vows to mainframe

IBM shored up commitment to its mainframe computing platform Thursday with a series of new technologies, investments in emerging markets, new industry-focused solutions, and new partnerships.

Network Physics adds to management line

Network Physics has introduced a new distributed architecture for its network management and performance line aimed at helping enterprises ensure the integrity and security of the entire applications infrastructure.

CA polishes up BrightStor products

Computer Associates International on Monday announced it is upgrading and consolidating its storage management software line. The computer software giant is offering 13 new versions of its BrightStor storage management line and also announced a new product in a move to better compete with rivals EMC and Veritas Software.

IBM adds iSCSI to SANs

IBM moved back into the iSCSI (Internet SCSI) market Friday with a new array priced at US$3,000 and aimed at the small and midsize business market.