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Published: July 17th, 2007

Storage
JP delivers real-time backup and archiving solutions
JP Software announces the release of its revolutionary real-time backup and archiving solution. CascadePoint was created to provide a solution for individuals and organizations to backup and archive multiple versions of their desktop documents.

User tells CascadePoint what types of documents to protect and how many versions (up to 99) of each type of document to keep in the archive. CascadePoint watches user work and makes backup versions in the background each time user open or save a document. It supports local and network archives simultaneously.

Laptops continue to archive when away from their home networks and synchronize with the network archive when they return. Current versions of documents can be recovered.

CascadePoint is available immediately from JP Software and our resellers globally. It’s priced at US$34.95 per copy with discounts available for multi-copy purchases and site and enterprise licences.

EMC provides storage solution

EMC Corp. rolled out a line-up of storage systems and software to help customers to store information.

EMC announced the following

  • The EMC Symmetrix DMX-4 series of high-end storage systems.
  • In addition, Symmetrix includes a set of built-in security features from RSA, The Security Division of EMC, including integration with the RSA enVision platform that integrates audit logs from Symmetrix into the enterprise-wide view of audit logs for security and compliance that RSA enVision provides.

  • The EMC Celerra NS20 and NS40 multi-protocol storage systems.
  • The EMC Celerra series of systems will also support  750 GB SATA II disk drives, which can reduce Celerra power consumption by up to 33 per cent.

  • An entry-level EMC Rainfinity appliance for file archiving. The Rainfinity File
  • Management Appliance (FMA) enables organizations to implement policy-based file management and automatically move and retrieve files across the entire NAS infrastructure.  It works with EMC Celerra, other NAS systems and EMC Centera content addressed storage (CAS) systems.  In addition, customers can upgrade from the FMA to the full Rainfinity Global File Virtualization solution.

  • EMC CLARiiON CX3 networked storage system capabilities. 
  • This version of the CLARiiON FLARE storage operating environment incorporates functionality with the addition of built-in security capabilities that provide customers with improved access control and expanded compliance and audit features. 

The Centera Generation 4 LP Nodes and the Rainfinity File Management Appliance are generally available. The Symmetrix DMX-4 series, Celerra NS20 systems, Celerra multi-protocol NS40 systems and CLARiiON enhancements will be available in August 2007.

Data Management
LJZsoft launches XLReportGen 3.5.0
LJZsoft announces XLReportGen 3.5.0, a report generator that uses Microsoft Excel to output reports in Excel spreadsheet format.

To create a report, XLReportGen reads a report template file and an XRF file. The report template is a Microsoft Excel workbook that defines the layout and format of a report. The XRF file contains SQL statements and some information and its purpose is to tell XLReportGen how to get data from database and how to put data into a report.

XLReportGen creates a blank report using the report template file, executes SQL statements in the XRF file to extract data from database, and fills data into the report to generate the report in Microsoft Excel spreadsheet format.

The program supports all types of SQL, such as DML, DDL and DCL and can execute multiple SQL statements in one report building process. You can perform queries on databases, insert data into databases and create database objects like tables.

As for the layout and format of a report, you can take advantage of the formatting and presentation capabilities of Microsoft Excel, including cell formatting, formulas, filtering, sorting, drawing, pictures, charts, multiple sheets, page setup, headers and footers, preview and printing and many other options.

XLReportGen works with Oracle, DB2, Sybase, Informix, Microsoft SQL Server, Teradata, MySQL, Microsoft Access and dBase. The program supports Windows mode and command line mode.

Sample reports generated by XLReportGen can be viewed or downloaded from the link below: http://www.ljzsoft.com/samples.htm

XLReportGen 3.5.0 runs under Microsoft Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000, XP, 2003 and later. The product starts at US$99.95 for Standard Edition. Registered users are entitled to free technical support by email. Additional information on the product as well as its free 30-day evaluation copy is available from www.ljzsoft.com.

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