Stealing content from websites is all too common but there is a way to protect yourself with a new tool from ScrapeDefender.com. You can track and distinguish scraping bots from normal visitors and monitor your site in near real time too.
We tested their service in February 2014 against several websites, including our own.
A flexible unified communications service for collaborative workgroups that can share files, import and export contacts and calendars from a wide variety of data sources and Web services, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google’s Gmail. Entirely open-source based.
Price: Varies depending on market and number of user accounts
Requirements: Works on a wide variety of browsers and operating systems. We tested it in May 2013.
2033 Gateway Place
San Jose, CA 95110
408 500 0768
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
Verizon’s CaaS SMB service is one of many different computing in the cloud providers that anyone can easily set up a variety of Windows and Linux servers in a few minutes. This screencast video was done for Tom’s Hardware and shows how to get started and what some of the choices are in hosting and billing. Note that unlike some other CaaS providers, Verizon will bill you for a server whether it is running or not.
For For further information, go to http://caassmb.verizon.com/
Blue Coat DLP Appliance
410 N Mary Avenue
Sunnyvale CA 94085
Price: 250 users starts at $12,000 + $34 software licenses subscription per user
Data loss protection is still an evolving field, but Blue Coat brings a comprehensive solution that can be quickly configured to stop leaks of confidential data to unauthorized users. Is your data leaving with employees that are getting downsized? Is your customer list now the property of one of your competitors? The Blue Coat DLP Appliance can detect when critical information is being copied from your network to a Web mail account, or placed inside a document that is emailed as an attachment, even over an encrypted connection or hidden inside a compressed file ZIP archive.
Looking to do a better job monitoring all of your network’s applications portfolio? The GV-2010 is a unit designed to give you very granular control over how your end users use particular applications, and inspect all of your content leaving your network.
We tested the appliance on a small network in February 2010.
Global Velocity GV-2010
St. Louis MO
314 880 2900
A flexible unified communications service for collaborative workgroups that can share files, import and export contacts and calendars from a wide variety of data sources and Web services, including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google’s Gmail. Entirely open-source based.
Price: Begins at $5/user/month for hosted version; $1095/yr for 25 users for server-based software version
Requirements: Works on a wide variety of browsers and operating systems. We tested it on IE 7, Firefox 3 and Mac Safari 4 in October 2009.
303 South Broadway
Tarrytown, New York 10591