Today in Products: Lexmark releases new all-in-one product

Security

BlueCat ships Proteus Enterprise IPAM appliance
BlueCat Networks announced the release of the Proteus Enterprise Internet Protocol (IP) Address Management (IPAM) appliance. The Web-based IPAM appliance combines carrier-class control with secure end-to-end Domain Name System (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and IP inventory management.

Proteus is an appliance dedicated to designing, deploying and managing IP-based networks. Based on a multi-core architecture, Proteus enables organizations to automatically translate business and industry regulations into functional DNS and DHCP configurations. With a built-in web-interface and relational database, multiple administrators can concurrently manage the IP network with features such as Lateral Tagging, Built-In Error Checking and Pre-Admission Network Access Control (NAC).

Proteus is available from BlueCat Networks, with prices starting at US$60,000 for the Proteus 5000 Enterprise IPAM Appliance.

Wireless

Siemens offers wireless LAN security, management control and regulatory compliance with addition to its HiPath wireless series
Siemens announced the releases of HiPath Wireless Manager Advanced (HWMA), a modular extension for the Siemens HiPath Wireless series of wireless local area network (LAN) solutions. Features of the HWMA solution are designed to help enterprises improve wireless LAN security with built-in intrusion detection and prevention.

The HWMA solution enhances the HiPath Wireless series with redesigned intrusion detection and prevention, visual mapping and user location capabilities to help enhance troubleshooting, sensing and monitoring capabilities to help optimize network performance.

A user dashboard is also part of the solution to provide real-time overviews of the network with charts, reports and statistics on wireless usage. Predefined reports are part of the solution to help enterprises comply with regulations such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and the Department of Defense Directive 8100.2 that covers the commercial use of wireless devices, services and technologies in the DoD Global Information Grid.

Data Management

APEX Analytix launches software for real-time accounts payable overpayment prevention and fraud detection
APEX Analytix released FirstStrike Retail 6.0 and FirstStrike Commercial 6.0, updated releases of the company’s accounts payable error prevention and fraud detection software.

FirstStrike Retail 6.0 is designed to serve high volume buying environments such as grocery, general merchandise and drug store retailers. Enhancements to the software include a claim writer that enables users to link exceptions to new and existing claims, attach related documents and schedules, and output claim information in a variety of formats. FirstStrike Commercial is catered towards the manufacturing, energy, technology, communications, pharmaceuticals, and health-care sectors. The product features multi-currency and VAT capabilities.

Infrastructure

Lexmark introduces new all-in-one offering with X7350 Office
Lexmark Canada Inc. introduced the Lexmark X7350 Office All-in-One printer, catering to the small office/home office (SOHO) customers.

The Lexmark X7350 offers photo capabilities along with the ability to print, scan, copy and fax, as well as manage and share colour documents and photos. Users can print directly from their PC or a PictBridge-compatible digital camera. Featuring a compact design, the Lexmark X7350 offers speeds of up to 25 pages per minute black (ppm) and 19 ppm colour, as well as an automatic document feeder capable of handling a maximum of 50 pages. The Lexmark X7350 is network capable, with optional Ethernet and wireless network adapters.

The Lexmark X7350 has an MSRP of $199 and is available at consumer electronics retailers across Canada.

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