New Products

Latest Releases for Open Systems


System Management

Innovative Software has announced Power Center, an operations automation and system management application. The product detects and works to correct problems with computer systems, networks, peripherals and applications. Power Center interoperates with management applications such as OpenView, NetView and SunNet Manager.
Power Center supports Sun Solaris, Digital Unix, HP-UX and IBM AIX. The price is approximately $495 per machine.
Innovative Software Development Co., 5261 So. Quebec St., #250, Englewood, CO 80111; (303) 220-1500.

Internet Encryption

FSA has introduced the PowerTelnet encrypting remote login system. PowerTelnet is intended to provide secure data communication between users and a remote computer. The product uses Data Encryption Standard (DES) or triple-DES technology to encrypt data.
PowerTelnet supports Sun Solaris, HP-UX, IBM AIX, Digital Unix, SGI Irix, Motorola Unix and Sequent Dynix. Prices start at $495 for the server and $99 for the client.
FSA Corp., 1011 First St. SW, #508, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2R 1J2; (403) 264-4822.

Application Management

Tivoli Systems has announced the AMS Developer's Kit and general availability of version 1.0 of the Applications Management Specification (AMS). AMS defines a standard interface for creating management objects. These objects enable the connection of applications with client/-server enterprise management systems such as Tivoli Management Environment. The AMS Developer's Kit allows users to develop AMS-enabled applications.
The developer's kit supports AMS applications for IBM AIX, AT&T SVR4, Digital Unix, DG-UX, HP-UX, Motorola Unix, SunOS and Sun Solaris. Prices for the developer's kit start at $250.
Tivoli Systems, Inc., 9442 Capital of Texas Hwy. N, Austin, TX, 78759; (512) 794-9070.

Analysis and Design

Interactive Development Environments has announced version 6.0 of StP/SE, a structured analysis and design tool. Version 6.0 includes reverse engineering of C into design models with the addition of both incremental code generation and model synchronization.
StP/SE 6.0 supports SunOS, Sun Solaris, HP-UX, IBM AIX and Digital Unix. StP/SE is priced at $12,000. The additional reverse engineering component is priced at $10,000.
Interactive Development Environments, Inc., 595 Market St., San Francisco, CA 94105; (415) 543-0900.

Application Development

Forte Software has announced Forte Express, a visual application development tool for client/server environments. The product is used to develop user interfaces that are portable across multiple platforms. It can also develop database interfaces for Oracle, Sybase, Informix Online, Microsoft SQL Server, Rdb, IBM DB2/6000 and Microsoft ODBC.
Forte Express for clients or servers supports Digital Unix, DG-UX, IBM AIX, Sequent Dynix, Sun Solaris HP-UX, Digital OpenVMS and Windows NT. The price is $20,000 for a site license.
Forte Software, Inc., 1800 Harrison St., Oakland, CA 94612; (510) 869-3400.

Process Configuration Management

SQL Software has introduced PCMS 4.3, a process configuration management tool for concurrent and distributed application systems development. Version 4.3 includes a worksets feature that allows management to separate individual-team work for parallel development and parallel builds on multiple platforms.
PCMS 4.3 supports IBM AIX, SunOS, Sun Solaris, Digital Unix, HP-UX and Linux. Prices start at $4,775 for a single-user license.
SQL Software, Inc., 8500 Leesburg Pike, #405, Vienna, VA 22182; (703) 760-0448.

Virtual Reality Development

Sense8 has announced version 6.0 of WorldToolKit, a visual simulation and virtual reality development tool. Version 6.0 is based on a scene-hierarchy description of the visual database, allowing users to manage and manipulate scene details more easily, according to the vendor. This version also includes features to enhance scene realism, such as orthographic projections, cross-platform 2-D drawing, atmospherics, textures from memory and 3-D sound.
WorldToolKit 6.0 supports SGI Irix and Windows NT. Prices begin at $3,500.
Sense8 Corp., 100 Shoreline Hwy., #282, Mill Valley, CA 94941; (415) 331-6318.


Micro Focus has announced Correlate 1.0, a connectivity tool that, according to the vendor, implements relational database capabilities for Cobol data without requiring data migration or program modification. Correlate includes a graphical user interface management tool; an administrator component that specifies the location of the data dictionary and Cobol data files; and an ODBC driver that provides SQL access to Cobol data.
Correlate 1.0 supports SCO Open Server and IBM AIX. The price is $500 (single-tier).
Micro Focus, 2465 E. Bayshore Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94303; (415) 856-4161 or (800) 872-6265.

Remote PC Control

UniPress Software has announced a Linux version of Triton Technology's CoSession PC2X. CoSession PC2X is an application that allows the remote display and control of PCs from X Window System-capable workstations. With this version, users can remotely control PCs from X workstations running Linux.
CoSession PC2X for Linux supports the Linux operating system. A single-user pack, which consists of one PC host and one Unix client, costs $395. Additional Unix clients cost $295 and additional PC hosts cost $125.
UniPress Software, Inc., 2025 Lincoln Hwy., Edison, NJ 08817; (908) 287-2100.


Programmed Logic has announced SnapShot, an online file backup application that provides backup per file, per directory and per file system. It also creates a dual view of file systems consisting of a frozen read-only view and a writable up-to-date view.
SnapShot supports SCO Open Server, Sun Solaris and IBM AIX. The price is $1,995 for a server license and $495 for a client license.
Programmed Logic Corp., 200 Cottontail Ln., Somerset, NJ 08873; (908) 302-0090.


Workstations and Servers

Axil Computer has introduced the first members of the Ultima 1 family of 64-bit uniprocessor workstations and servers. Model U140 (143MHz) and Model U170 (167MHz) are available in both desktop and server configurations. The systems also support 16-bit audio for multimedia applications.
Ultima 1 systems support Solaris 2.5. Prices start at $15,230, depending on the configuration.
Axil Computer, Inc., 3151 Coronado Dr., Santa Clara, CA 95054; (408) 486-5700.

Midrange Servers

Hewlett-Packard has introduced two additions to the HP 9000 K class family of servers: the HP 9000 K220 and K420. The servers are based on 120MHz PA-RISC processors and provide four-way symmetric multiprocessing configurations. The HP 9000 K220 provides up to 1GB of memory and 3.8TB of disk storage. The HP 9000 K420 provides up to 2GB of memory and 8.3TB of disk storage.
HP 9000 K-class servers support HP-UX. Prices begin at $51,120 for the K220 and $73,020 for the K420.
Hewlett-Packard Co., 3000 Hanover St. Palo Alto, CA 94304; (415) 857-1501.

Web Server

Hewlett-Packard has announced the HP 9000 Model D200 Web server. The server is based on HP's PA-RISC processor and runs Netscape Commerce Server software.
The HP 9000 Web server supports HP-UX. Prices begin at $10,380.
Hewlett-Packard Co., 3000 Hanover St. Palo Alto, CA 94304; (415) 857-1501.

File Servers

Falcon Systems has introduced FastfilePro, a line of file servers for networked Unix environments. FastfilePro servers are based on 100MHz Pentium processors and include up to four dedicated PCI RAID processors that handle RAID data-access and memory-protection functions such as parity generation, hot swap and reconstruction.
FastfilePro servers support AerReal, a Unix-based operating system dedicated to file server functions. AerReal is compatible with Sun Solaris, SGI Irix, HP-UX, IBM AIX and Digital Unix. Pricing starts at $18,995.
Falcon Systems, Inc., 1417 N. Market Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95834; (916) 928-9255 or (800) 326-1002.