Solera Helps You Respond Rapidly to Security Events

SoleraSix from Solera Networks will provide greater detail of your network traffic and help you respond quickly – and intelligently – to network-based threats. The SoleraSix product takes the form of a hardware or virtual appliance to capture all network traffic and a Web browser front-end. Prices start at $10,000 for the Virtual Appliance model. We tested SoleraSix on a live network in February 2012.

http://SoleraNetworks.com

877-5Solera

Three Ways to Leverage TPM Security With Wave Systems

Wave Systems has developed software tools to work with the trusted computing module that is now included on many desktop and laptop business computers. This video will show you how to deploy it and some of its protective uses.

Wave Systems
http://wave.com/tpm

Orchestrating your Disaster Recovery with QuorumLabs onQ

A complete disaster recovery appliance that can automate the protection of any any Windows 2003 or later server OSs. We tested v3.2 on a small test network of both physical and virtual machines in December 2011.


Price: Starts at $10k per appliance and includes three protected servers, additional servers and quickstart installation or upgraded hardware is extra.

QuorumLabs Inc.
http://quorumlabs.com
510 257-5227
info@quorumlabs.com

Speeding up your applications in the Cloud with Blue Coat MACH5

If you are looking to control and improve your cloud-based applications performance, consider Blue Coat’s MACH5 WAN Optimization Appliance. It works any private, public and hybrid cloud deployment.

MACH5 WAN Optimization Appliance
Blue Coat Networks
starting at $2995 for the smallest appliance
http://bluecoat.com/products/mach5

Network Box Offers New Form of Internet Security Services

If you are tired of patching your many security solutions and are looking for a simple yet effective managed security appliance, Network Box offers a new protection direction. Combining several dozen active scanning technologies, they can provide advanced anti-malware and network protection within seconds of discovering an attack.

Network Box USA
http://blog.networkboxusa.com/david-strom-video/
Price (US only): 100-user enterprise is between $5400 and $11,000 per year for all UTM options enabled.

Making Online Video Enterprise Network Friendly


If you are looking to control and improve how your endusers consume video across your network, consider Blue Coat’s MACH5 WAN Optimization Appliance. It works for live, streaming, and on-demand video, and is easy to setup and configure.

MACH5 WAN Optimization Appliance
Blue Coat Networks
starting at $2995 for the smallest appliance
http://bluecoat.com/products/mach5

How to monitor services with Uptime Software

Looking for an easier and more affordable way to monitor your IT infrastructure? uptime software’s up.time 5 provides a deep, complete yet simple to use IT Systems Management suite designed for mid-enterprises that will monitor physical, virtual and cloud servers and applications, along with mechanisms for enforcing service level agreements and provide for capacity planning.

We tested the software running on a Windows Server 2003. If you want to monitor various Windows events, you should do the same, although the monitoring station will run on various Linux servers too.

http://uptimesoftware.com/register_standard.php

Price: $695 per physical server with no additional fees
Monitoring Station runs on a variety of Linux and Windows OS. Admin console requires either IE or Firefox browsers.

Managing your network with Quest Foglight NMS

Foglight does real-time performance monitoring for a wide variety of network devices and can capture traffic data too. It is easy to install and setup. Pricing averages $25,000 for most enterprises, with additional cost modules available for distributed networks and Cisco VoIP monitoring.


Quest Software
http://www.quest.com/foglight-network-management-system/
(800) 306-9329

Running legacy apps on Windows 7 using InstallFree

InstallFree 7Bridge can virtualize and isolate applications from the rest of your desktop, so you can run older, legacy apps on more modern operating systems.

InstallFree 7Bridge
http://installfree.com
Pricing: $25 per endpoint with the first application included, additional applications are encapsulated by InstallFree at $5,000 per application plus an18% annual support/maintenance contract. There is also an enterprise edition that includes the ability to encapsulate your own applications. Volume discounts available.

PC Management with KACE Appliances

The Dell Kace appliances are used to manage, control and deploy desktop system images that contain user files and applications and to do PC inventory and audits.


Pricing
Dell Kace 1000 Systems Management Appliance
$8900 for 100 nodes, additional nodes $31
$89,000 for unlimited nodes per appliance

Dell Kace 2000 Systems Deployment Appliance
$4500 for 100 nodes, additional nodes $13
$39,000 for unlimited nodes per appliance

Dell/Kace Systems Management Inc.
Mountain View, Calif.
kace.com