IT Weekly Roundup, April 29
From the business wires this week: hosted solutions for Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and SharePoint, a one-touch backup and recovery external hard drive, and a 2.5TB NDAS storage unit.
, a San Francisco-based Internet service provider,
recently started offering a hosted version of Microsoft SQL
Server 2000, Workgroup Edition
. The new service allows customers, particular
small and medium-sized businesses, to affordably use SQL Server for dynamic Web
sites, e-commerce and other applications that require a high-performance database.
Elementool released the latest version of its project
management solution with Bug Tracking 5.0.
The Web-based solution boasts improved performance by its migration to
Visual Basic.NET and ASP.NET. Subscription costs range from free for a limited
use account to $79.99 per month for all features. http://www.elementool.com
Fastora’s external, instant backup and recovery
hard-drive, the ExBoot EXB-0131, can back up your
computer’s files at the press of a button. The USB 2.0 storage device
comes in 160GB, 250GB and 400GB capacities. Pricing is $185, $235 and $335 MSRP,
Susquehanna Technologies (SusQtech) launched SharePoint
City, a hosted application that provides online access for organizations
of all sizes to Microsoft SharePoint technologies for a low monthly rate of
$49.95 per month for 25 users and 50MB of storage space. http://www.sharepointcity.com
Intense Technologies released Intense
Internet Security Pro 2005, a software solution that provides real-time
protection against a range of online threats, such as viruses, worms, spyware,
adware, browser hijackers and sex dialers. Other features include the ability
your browser in case of browser hijacking. Pricing is $19.95. http://www.intenseintegrations.com
Dat Optic, Inc. announced the availability of nRAID,
a network direct attach storage (NDAS) 2.5TB RAID system. nRAID requires no
TCP/IP setting, keeping the unit invisible and safe from external hackers, and
offers the ability to connect to two different computer systems (OS independent).
The NDAS storage unit features a 64-bit RISC processor, 64-bit memory architecture
and 64MB SDRAM cache buffer, and can hold up to five hot-swappable ATA-133 hard
iSendit has increased the number of fax broadcasts
users can send out as well as offering the ability to personalize and track
The latest release of GigaTrust Client Software offers
expanded Microsoft Windows RMS SP1 protection for WordPerfect, DICOM, Corel,
Visio and media files, which can then be only opened by authorized recipients.
The new RMS enhancements also enables customers to install GigaTrust on networks
that are not directly connected to the Internet. http://www.gigatrust.com