The Weekly Roundup

New, updated IT software hardware announced on the business wire the week of June 7-10.

Binary Research International has an agreement with Big Bang to distribute Universal Imaging Utility, BRI's system cloning tool that can create an image file independent of hardware; $19/seat for up to 99 computers (vol. discounts available).

MKS Toolkit 8.7, an application migration tool, adds several Windows support features, including gcc compiler support, 64-bit Windows support, enhanced support for real-time applications, and support for Secure Visual File Manipulation; $359.

SMC Networks's Elite Leasing Program gives customers a chance to obtain SMC networking equipment, services and warranties from resellers via leasing options.

UniPress Software's FootPrints help desk and customer support suite is now available with Neon Software's LANsurveyor, the network asset tracker.

Integrated Research's PROGNOSIS systems management suite offers a smart plug-in for HP OpenView. PROGNOSIS SPI for OpenView Operations' agent-less design returns availability and performance metrics in real time, detecting and resolving problems with local automation.

Procera Network has an agreement to distribute its OptimIP Network Executive Appliance, a policy-based secure content manager, with ServGate's EdgeForce Security Platform. EdgeForce includes firewall, virtual private network, anti-virus and spam filtering.

Marathon FTvirtual Server 6.0, a high-availability server now supports Windows Server 2003, Intel Pentium 4 Uniprocessors that support Hyper-Threading technology and IBM eServer BladeCenter. Starts at around $10,000 via resellers. [For an in-depth report from, see "Marathon Rolling Out New Fault-Tolerant Setup" at — Editor]

Covelight Systems is now shipping Covelight Percept, a passive Web application security threat and risk management appliance that analyzes transactions and detects internal and external Web application violations; it's about $25,000.

FusionOne's MightyPhone 2.0 provides QualCOMM BREW-based phones with Outlook 2003 and Lotus Notes address book, calendar and to-do list synchronization; the company also released MightyBackup, with automated backup and restore. ,

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