Info Express releases security device
Network appliance provider InfoExpress of Mountain View, Calif., released its CybergateKeeper server appliance at the NetWorld+Interop trade show in Las Vegas. The Cybergatekeeper is a device that provides security policy enforcement for remote and mobile desktop computers as well as the applications running on them.
Business Layers updates e-provision software
Access and identity management firm Business Layers of Rochelle Park, N.J., released version 3.0 of its eProvision software. This release promises to offer network managers more control in assigning corporate systems to employees, partners, and consultants.
Spherion bags customers
Recruitment and outsourcing provider Spherion of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has chosen software maker SMARTS of White Plains, NY., to automate its business processing systems, European network operations center and multiple data centers. The $1 million deal will allow Spherion to expand support for its corporate customers.
Visual network develops monitoring product
Visual Networks of Rockville, Md., a firm that produces network management software announced the release of Visual UpTime v7.1. The new application offers enhanced IP application monitoring and a high-speed IP transport solution for private IP Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).
Avaya sets up big converged network
Telecommunications equipment maker Avaya Inc. of Basking Ridge, N.J., set up one of the world's largest converged voice-and-data networks for the upcoming 2002 FIFA World Cup tournament in Korea and Japan. The network will allow journalists, players, volunteers and other participants to use Avaya's combined voice and data systems to communicate between tournament sites and worldwide.Kurt Ringleben, assistant news editor