Over 50 Exhibitors Announce Latest Products and News at TechWeb's Interop Las Vegas and Software 2008

North America's Largest Business Technology Event Provides Platform for Business IT Leaders' Significant Announcements

Apr 21, 2008

Interop and Software 2008, produced by TechWeb (formerly CMP), today announced 50 announcements being made at the collocated events in Las Vegas coming up April 27-May 2 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Interop, North America's largest business technology event, provides a valuable venue for IT business leaders to showcase their new products and services to their key audiences. Additionally, Software 2008 gathers the entire enterprise software ecosystem to share strategies and best practices for doing business and provides an ideal platform for software industry leaders to introduce their next-generation software.

The list of Interop Las Vegas 2008 and Software 2008 exhibitors making news announcements or showcasing new products will continue to grow throughout the event, and currently includes the following:

ADC will feature its TrueNet® Structured Cabling System for enterprises. TrueNet, a highly reliable, end-to-end system, is designed to meet the unique network infrastructure needs of modern data centers.

Adder Corporation will announce the AdderView CATx 1000, a compact, multi-platform KVM switch, with the power of an enterprise grade CATx switch in a desktop form factor. Users can control up to 16 computers via CAT 5 cable locally or remotely up to 1,000 feet away with unsurpassed port capacity.

AdRem will introduce the new NetCrunch 5, a fast, affordable, and easy to deploy network monitoring solution for small and middle sized businesses. With NetCrunch 5, administrators can monitor all their systems, devices and network services from a single interface.

ADTRAN is expanding its line of IP Telephony products with NetVanta 7060 IP PBX with integral voicemail, auto attendant and 24 port PoE switch and the ADTRAN IP 706/ IP 712 IP phones that are SIP based, offer large, backlit displays; and are priced for the SMB and converged VoIP markets.

Agito Networks will announce new, innovative business-class enterprise fixed mobile convergence (eFMC) functionality in the latest version of its RoamAnywhere Mobility Router. Agito's first-in-the-industry functionality for eFMC includes a stateful high-availability architecture, native integration with Cisco's Unified Wireless solution, and identity-based mobility with enhanced native integration with Active Directory and LDAP.

The Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch 6855 is a hardened, fully managed Gigabit Ethernet LAN switch, specifically built for IP network deployments where environmental operating conditions exceed and are more demanding than normal. New security features, MEF industry certification, and industry validated energy efficient power consumption illustrates Alcatel-Lucent's continued innovation in LAN switching.

AlterPoint will announce NetworkAuthority Lifecycle, an advanced network management and analytics solution that enables users to make better business decisions about network asset aging, maintenance contracts, capacity management and standardization initiatives.

Apposite Technologies will announce v4.0 of the Linktropy WAN Emulator. The Linktropy WAN emulator simulates the characteristics of WAN links to test the performance of applications. Version 4.0 adds network condition recorder and player functionality to reproduce the actual conditions of a production network in a repeatable test environment.

Arastra will introduce the Arastra 7148S, a new addition to the Arastra 7100 Series of Datacenter Ethernet switches, a 1 RU, L2/L3, 48-port 10GbE SFP+ switch optimized for rack-top server aggregation. With 800 Gbps of aggregate bandwidth, the Arastra 7148S complements the previously announced Arastra 7124S and Arastra 7148SX.

Aruba will prominently feature 802.11n at their booth, and the company will be announcing new 802.11n product extensions. Aruba will introduce enhancements to its green teleworker remote access and VPN-replacement product family, innovative new wireless intrusion prevention and classification technology, and the new multi-vendor AirWave Wireless Management Suite 6.

Astaro is launching the Astaro Web Gateway, an all-in-one product to secure and control web access. This solution includes URL filtering, malicious code detection, application controls and bandwidth optimization, allowing companies to completely secure their web traffic with a single, cost-effective and easy-to-use appliance

ATEN Technology, an innovator of high-quality KVM (keyboard/video/mouse) and remote connectivity products, will introduce the KE8220 Virtual VNC Console, CN8000 KVM on the NET™, KM2508 and KM2516 CAT5 Matrix KVM switches, as well as a new line of 2-and 4-port cable and desktop KVMs with the industry's first seven-year warranty.

Avocent's new power manager enables IT to proactively monitor and measure real-time energy consumption and power costs. A software add-on to Avocent's DSView® 3 management software platform, it provides detailed power and environmental information -- giving visibility into costs and trends to reduce energy consumption and simplify capacity planning.

Azaleos will announce ViewPoint and ManagePoint -- the first remote management services for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS). These services offload 90 percent of the tasks associated with MOSS monitoring and management. With Azaleos, organizations can deploy SharePoint without increasing IT staff, or they can re-assign SharePoint personnel to more strategic projects.

BLADE Network Technologies, the industry leader in network virtualization for servers and storage, will introduce its new Rackswitch Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches. BLADE's "virtual, cooler and easier" switches overcome network overload through "Rackonomics" -- revolutionary approach for scaling out data center networks to drive down total cost of ownership.

Bluesocket will introduce a new Access Point and new software release for its BlueSecure™ WLAN product family. These offerings are 802.11n-capable and fully support Bluesocket's next-generation virtual WLAN architecture designed for enhanced integrated enterprise mobility.

Blue Spinner is the newest and most advanced totally web-based help desk/incident tracking system that is fast, highly secure, easily customized, ITIL compliant, with built-in workflow, document control and change management, and offered via the SAAS/ASP model. This avoids installation, maintenance or upgrades by the customer.

Citrix will debut new NetScaler MPX application delivery appliances that enable the next-generation of dynamic data centers with record performance and scalability. Only NetScaler MPX provides the critical mix of app delivery and infrastructure virtualization services needed to maximize the flexibility and modularity of congested enterprise and Internet data centers.

Concentsus will showcase its high performance online backup service. Concentsus online backup makes data protection simple -- enabling users to automatically backup their PCs, laptops and servers to a secure, remote location. Concentsus delivers total data security with access to encrypted data from any computer with an internet connection.

Coyote Point Systems will unveil its new cost-effective, all-in-one Equalizer Series E650si load balancing appliance with 21 Gigabit ports, built-in SSL acceleration, HTTP compression and global server load balancing. In addition, Coyote Point will introduce its new Equalizer VLB™ Beta software for enhanced load balancing of VMware virtual server infrastructures.

Crescendo Networks will introduce its new CN 7000 platform, the industry's first Multi-Tier Application Delivery Controller (MT-ADC). The 7000 is the first acceleration solution designed to deliver complete end-to-end application acceleration for multi-tier and multi-application environments. The Product intelligently learns, reports on, and eliminates multi-tier application bottlenecks.

Digipower will introduce its new Amazing PDU line of intelligent PDU's. The Amazing PDU's unique single layer structure eliminates the need for internal serial communication and therefore uses less bandwidth, has a faster response time, and is less expensive to manufacture. The Amazing PDU series includes basic, metered, monitored and switched PDU's.

Electrorack is featuring a water-cooled high-density enclosure cooling solution with capacities of 20-25kW per rack! The pre-configured solution utilizes a rear door, water-cooled heat exchanger, which prevents heat from mixing back into the facility, keeping consistent inlet air temperatures at the equipment face.

Faronics Corporation will announce the release of Power Save 2.0. New features of Faronics' non-disruptive desktop energy management software include Windows Vista support and a revamped power consumption savings reporting system. Power Save 2.0 is also the first Faronics product to offer enterprise control via the newly-released Faronics Core Console.

Gateworks will introduce the GW2353 wireless video network processor board targeted for security, surveillance and vehicle applications. The board supports multiple radios, including 802.11n/WiMax and can perform video and audio encoding/decoding in various formats such as MJPEG and H.264. Additional peripherals include GPS, automotive power supply and extended temperature operation.

Microsemi will launch full production of its new line of PowerDsine® high power Gigabit midspans and splitters that upgrade existing network infrastructures for Power over Ethernet (PoE) applications.

Namescape will demonstrate its new "rDirectory 2.3," extending Active Directory's value as an Identity Application Builder. New features include improved integration with SharePoint, email notification, cascading picklists, solution templates and optional schema extensions for building relational identity applications. This product is already used successfully by more than 500 companies worldwide.

DocuSign will announce a new version of the industry's leading enterprise-class Software-as-a Service eSignature solution. Visit DocuSign in booth 3324 and learn how Fortune 100 companies benefit from incorporating DocuSign into their existing business processes, applications and infrastructure to execute and complete electronic contracts and agreements.

The Ethernet Alliance and 25 of its members will demonstrate a selection of existing and emerging IEEE 802™ Ethernet technologies in booth #1567. Ethernet Alliance members will showcase the following Ethernet technologies: 10GBASE-T, Backplane Ethernet, Power over Ethernet/Power over Ethernet Plus and SFP+.

Exinda 7800 WAN is a new optimization appliance for data centers. It accelerates applications at 310 Mbps (full duplex), helping companies achieve maximum benefit from their OC3 Internet links. The Exinda 7800 offers high reliability and an effective, affordable way to boost file transfers for storage and disaster recovery purposes.

FastSoft, developers of one-sided acceleration products for digital media and other large files over the Internet, will launch its global Premier Partner Program. Participating VARs and system integrators receive significant benefits including volume incentive discounts, 24x7 technical support, lead generation programs, marketing resources, education and tools, and advanced product notification.

iTrinegy launches a new product INE-LCD, a standalone, all-in-one, self-contained portable network emulator showing how any application works in the WAN. Designed for ease-of-use, with "car radio style" push buttons, including pre-defined or programmable conditions such as bandwidth, loss/delay, conditions needed to test/emulate in a realistic replication of the WAN/LAN.

Marketo will be announcing new customer deployments of its on-demand marketing automation software, Marketo Lead Management. Offering lead nurturing and scoring, email marketing, landing page optimization and Salesforce integration with no charges for set-up, integration or training, Marketo Lead Management is easy to buy, own and use

Metron is a plug-and-play network appliance that controls bandwidth usage and network activity by person and department enterprise network. Metron, v. 2.0 introduces a range of choices to manage Internet bandwidth usage enabling the throttling, filtering, and/or blocking of access to websites by person or department.

MovinCool introduces the new Office Pro 63 portable air conditioner, cooling overheating server or telecom equipment down to 65 degrees F in minutes. The Office Pro 63 provides up to 60,000 Btu/h of cooling, runs on 3 Phase, 460V and features a programmable digital controller for automatic operation after-hours and during weekends.

Nagarro, Inc., a leading provider of specialized technology services for highly complex markets, will be announcing more than a dozen new customer wins in the first quarter of 2008. In addition to several new independent software vendor (ISV) clients, Nagarro has also secured new mid-market customers across multiple industries.

Omnitron Systems Technology is announcing the availability of the new iConverter® xFF fiber-to-fiber media converter. The iConverter xFF is a protocol-transparent media converter that provides reliable and cost-effective conversion between different wavelengths, multimode and single-mode, and dual and single-fiber networks. xFF optimizes costs while adding functionality and speed.

Phantom Technologies will unveil the iBoss Enterprise Web filter. Raising the bar for current web filters, the iBoss Enterprise Web Filter combines a total network traffic analyzer and robust Internet traffic controls with its award winning web filtering engine, allowing administrators to maximize employee productivity.

RF Code will launch two new active RFID tags for the enterprise market: a thin tag that tracks laptops and enterprise computing assets, and a personnel badge that automatically correlates any asset relocation event with the person initiating that change, move or addition.

RACKWISE will announce the release of DCM version 3.3. In addition to the rich Data Center Manager (DCM) application, two new modules have been added: Advanced Power Management and Trend & Historical Reporting. Watch the Data Center Manager (DCM) movie by clicking on the link: http://web.rackwise.com/ITDecisionMakers0607/tabid/210/Default.aspx

Raritan will be showing for the first time its new Intelligent Power Distribution Unit that helps companies easily determine the actual power usage and capacity in their data centers, monitor rack temperature and humidity, and power sequence and manage IT equipment from anywhere. (Booth #2161)

Ruckus Wireless Inc. will unveil the first SmartMesh 802.11n Wireless LAN system. It eliminates having to run Ethernet cable to every Wi-Fi AP and provides three times the performance at half the deployment time and cost.

Sitemasher will announce the public pre-release of its SaaS-based website lifecycle management platform. Sitemasher's fundamentally different approach transcends traditional methods that require complex coding and integration of disparate components. Sitemasher's online tool makes building, managing, and optimizing sophisticated websites simple. http://www.sitemasher.com/

The SmartRack 116 & 116IP represents an evolution in LCD rack drawer design. With integrated, modular switches, the SmartRack can be upgraded by the user to fit their needs, without replacing the entire drawer. Making their worldwide debut at Interop 2008, they will begin shipping in June 2008.

Socialcast, a corporate social network developer, will unveil version 2.0 of its enterprise software, which promises to solve the problems of knowledge silos, workplace generation gaps, and collaboration across geographic boundaries. After Innovation Showcase, Socialcast will present live demonstrations of its newest software in booth #3315 throughout the exposition.

Sycros will unveil the next generation of Integrated System Management Software. The solution manages heterogeneous servers such as Windows, Linux, HP, IBM, and Sun in distributed IT environment with broker/manager implementation. The features include monitoring system and applications, notifying events, resolving problems, creating report, and remote management.

Tethys Solutions will unveil Automation Anywhere Enterprise 4.5, an intelligent, innovative software that allows users to automate complex business and IT processes intuitively. It helps create, manage, deploy and support automation for a single user or across the organization. Streamlined integration with any application facilitates endless usage possibilities.

Thales, a world leader in security products and solutions for critical applications in governments, military, and the financial enterprise market, will announce the introduction of Datacryptor® 10 Gig Ethernet Layer 2 optical encryptor, employing the strongest commercially available cryptography to protect the confidentiality of sensitive data traversing ultra high-speed point-to-point WAN backbones.

Tigerpaw will announces its new Quote Import Tool. Import a manufacturer quote directly into Tigerpaw software, and manage the quote thru an invoice without rekeying any data. Quote imports have been designed for Toshiba, QuoteWerks, Mitel, NEC and more.

Wavify Inc. will introduce NextMessage, the premier messaging solution for every organization. NextMessage delivers exceptional scaling in capacity and performance while extending appliance-like ease of management. NextMessage offers true-shared collaboration, 7x24 reliability, and SOX messaging compliance.

WTI (Western Telematic, Inc.) will unveil their new network-grade power distribution and metering products designed to minimize equipment downtime and report power consumption in the data center. WTI will now offer a full range of basic, metered and switched rack level PDUs for 100-240V, 2-15kW, single and three-phase power delivery.

For a complete schedule of all educational sessions, keynote addresses and participating exhibitors, visit http://www.interop.com/.

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