Latest Releases for Open Systems
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.
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.
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;
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.
Analysis and Design
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.
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)
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.
Process Configuration Management
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)
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.
Virtual Reality Development
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)
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.
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.
Remote PC Control
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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
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.