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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). http://binaryresearch.net

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. http://www.mkssoftware.com/

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

UniPress Software's FootPrints help desk and customer support suite is now available with Neon Software's LANsurveyor, the network asset tracker. http://www.unipress.com

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. http://www.ir.com/

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. http://www.proceranetworks.com/

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 ENTmag.com, see "Marathon Rolling Out New Fault-Tolerant Setup" at http://entmag.com/news/article.asp?EditorialsID=6266. — Editor] http://www.marathontechnologies.com

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. http://www.covelight.com

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. http://www.MightyBackup.com ,
http://www.MightyPhone.com

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