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Force Computers announced a new SBC based on the AdvancedATA series of open specifications. The ATCA-710 has a 1.8GHz Pentium 4 processor with support for carrier-grade Linux applications, and it supports 2.6G/3G wireless and broadband wireline applications. Options include a daughtercard with quad PMC slots for I/O expansion using PCI-X and a 12-port GB Ethernet switch. The chipset also supports 1.6GB/sec memory bandwidth, up to 266MHz ECC-protected DDR SDRAM memory and up to 8MB of user and 4MB of boot Flash memory. Other options include redundant connections to the backplane fabric interface and base interface.

Force Computers, 4211 Starboard Drive, Fremont, California 94538, 510-624-5300, www.forcecomputers.com.

CommuniGate Pro 4.1

CommuniGate Pro 4.1 with Groupware is a messaging and collaboration application that provides support for e-mail, address books, shared folders, calendaring and group scheduling tasks company-wide, including Outlook users. CommuniGate Pro also supports standards-based mail and calendaring clients. New to version 4.1 is the ability to complete tasks using a Web interface. Protocols supported include SMTP, POP, IMAP, iCalendar, iTIP and iMIP. CommuniGate Pro server software runs on many OS/hardware combinations that may include UNIX, Linux, Windows, Mac OS X and AS/400. A customizable wireless WML interface is included for mobile devices.

Stalker Software, Inc., 655 Redwood Highway, Suite 275, Mill Valley, California 94941, 800-262-4722, www.stalker.com.

SciTech MGL 5.0

SciTech MGL version 5.0 is a low-level graphics library for Linux, UNIX, QNX, OS/2 and embedded systems that is an alternative to the X Window System. SciTech MGL contains C and C++ graphics code that can be used to produce desktop and embedded applications that operate on a variety of OSes. SciTech MGL provides rapid, low-level rasterization of 2-D and 3-D primitives that can be used to create computer games, user interface software and other real-time graphics applications. Applications are created in SciTech MGL using the OpenGL API in either window or full-screen mode, rendering to VGA, VESA VBE or DirectDraw surfaces. LGPL and proprietary licenses are available.

SciTech Software, Inc., 180 East 4th Street, Suite 300, Chico, California 95928, 530-894-8400, www.scitechsoft.com.

Big Medium 1.1

Big Medium 1.1 is Web-based content management software that allows nontechnical staff to add, edit and publish Web content to multiple sites without needing to know HTML. Designed for Web servers using UNIX and its variants, Big Medium allows rapid setup of new sites based on preconfigured specifications for design, layout and content. Current skins are available for news and product tours, with more available soon. Big Medium's features include duplication and backup of Big Medium sites; a review sites option to browse, edit and delete any content; and automated application on a skin to an existing site. Written in Perl code and using standards-compliant HTML/XHTML, Big Medium is available for a free trial download from demo.globalmoxie.com.

Global Moxie, www.globalmoxie.com.

ProStore SATA

The ProStore SATA (serial ATA) storage system offers multiple terabyte storage capacity for data-intensive applications, including clustering, digital content creation and scientific visualization. ProStore contains 36 serial ATA drives in a 4U chassis and can be scaled to 9TB using current SATA drive capacities. 200GB serial ATA disk drives are used in the ProStore, as are the Intel E7501 chipset, dual Xeon 3.06GHz processors and up to four 3ware Escalade 8500 serial ATA RAID controllers. Additional features include hot-swappable hard drives, power supplies, dual 10/100/1000 Ethernet interfaces and RAID support for reliability and redundancy.

ProMicro, 13880 Stowe Drive, Poway, California 92064, 866-776-6427, www.promicro.com.

In-Reach LX-4048S

MRV Communications announced the In-Reach LX-4048S, a secure console server designed for remote management duties. The LX-4048S is driven by the In-Reach Operating System (IROS), a Linux-based OS tuned for performance, security and reliability. With up to 48 ports available, In-Reach is designed to manage and control large data centers and clustered computing environments. In-Reach offers a secure remote site presence, with serial connectivity, console, power and alarm management capabilities contained in a single box. Internal modem options also are available in all port densities. All models use 32-bit RISC embedded processors. Security features include per-port password protection, RADIUS, PPP dial-back and various other options.

MRV Communications, Inc., 20415 Nordhoff Street, Chatsworth, California 91311, 818-773-0900, www.mrv.com.

AlterPath ACS1

The AlterPath ACS1 is a compact single-port console server used to connect serial devices to a TCP/IP network. Typical applications include branch office management, retail automation and IP enabling of legacy serial devices. Dual PCMCIA slots allow for enhanced functionality with support for many interface cards, such as Ethernet, modem (V.90, GSM, CDMA and ISDN) and wireless LAN. The ACS1 uses PowerPC dual CPUs to transfer data from a 10/100Base-T Ethernet interface to the RS-232/RS-485 serial interface and back, enabling communication between the serial device and the network. The ACS1 supports SSHv2 (Secure Shell) for security in data connections.

Cyclades Corporation, 41829 Albrae Street, Fremont, California 94538, 888-292-5233, www.cyclades.com.

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