AMD unveils Opteron processor model updates

AMD announced availability of AMD Opteron processor
AMD announced availability of AMD Opteron processor models in 68 watt and mainstream 95 watt thermal envelopes.

AMD has expanded the breadth of its solutions with AMD Opteron processor Models 1218 HE, 2218 HE and 8218 HE. AMD Opteron HE processor models now include three 1000 Series models. All of the processors feature AMD PowerNow! technology which is designed for reduced system level energy consumption, with multiple levels of lower clock speed and voltage states.

AMD Opteron processor Models 2220 and 8220 (2.8 GHz) are now immediately available in the 95-watt thermal design power.

The AMD Opteron processors will complement and are designed to enable a seamless upgrade path to AMD’s quad-core processors, codenamed “Barcelona.” For pricing information, visit


Data Apples releases ReverseConnect technology

Data Apples Corp. announced the release of its ReverseConnect technology. ReverseConnect Professional offers service providers the ability to send out a support invitation directly from Beyond Remote to a remote user. When the user clicks on the embedded link, they initiate a support session and the service provider can take control of their computer.

Beyond Remote runs as an application on the user’s computer. The program leverages Data Apples’ Web-services to offer support professionals a direct connection to the remote user’s computer, without backhauling any data.

Beyond Remote 2.0 with ReverseConnect runs on Windows 98/NT/XP/ME/2003 and is priced as low as US$19.95 for a single user licence to US$499.95/year for the ReverseConnect Professional remote support solution. Copies may be purchased online at, or you can download a fully functional free trial version from the same address.

An Evaluation Copy is available on request or can be downloaded from the Website

RSA delivers information security
RSA announced a series of initiatives and products designed to make information security for organizations worldwide.

The announcements include the integration of EMC’s and RSA’s flagship products – the Symmetrix DMX-3 enterprise storage platform with RSA SecurID two-factor authentication.

Information-centric security includes the following key elements:
1. Secure the information
2. Secure access to the information for your employees, your customers and your partners.
3. Manage the information for compliance & security audits

RSA-enabled security integrated with EMC Symmetrix DMX-3 storage system. EMC is introducing authentication, authorization and audit capabilities to its enterprise storage portfolio to further secure the overall foundation of customers’ information infrastructures.

The company announced that it is expanding its portfolio of information-centric services with three security services designed to accomplish the following:

  • Classification for Information Security
  • Design and Implementation for Storage Encryption
  • Design and Implementation for Security Information Management

RSA announced an expansion of its EDP strategy designed to secure information and protect data, wherever it resides. Core to this development is the definitive agreement to acquire Hyderabad, India-based Valyd for an undisclosed sum, that will provide RSA’s customers with solutions for enterprise-wide encryption management, including:

  • RSA Database Security Manager
  • RSA File Security Manager

More information on RSA’s announcements and related initiatives may be found online at

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