Peace of Mind

Stratus Technologies Inc. announced the debut of the Stratus ftServer 3300 system, designed to allow public safety agencies to respond instantly to emergency calls. Supporting both Microsoft Windows 2000 and the upcoming Windows Server 2003, the new 1-2 way system is a 4U (7-inch) rack-optimized server for space-constrained communications center operations. The server is also available in a pedestal configuration. It uses dual-processor server technology, the Intel Xeon 2.4 GHz processor with Intel Hyper-Threading.

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Voluminous Data

Promicro rolled out its ProServer 4430 Intel Itanium 2-based server. The ProServer 4430 enables businesses to manage large volumes of data across multiple operating platforms. With 6.4 GB/sec system bus bandwidth and 3 MB integrated L3 cache, the Itanium 2 processor offers high transaction-processing performance at lower costs than proprietary platforms. The ProServer 4430 is available with an Intel Itanium 2 processor, at speeds of 1 GHz or 900 MHz, and is based on the Intel E8870 chipset to offer enhanced error detection, correction and containment.

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Stretch to Fit

Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. announced Strata CS Release 5.0. The software provides expanded capacity up to 480 analog stations per server, updated client interface and new call center capabilities for its IP-enabled, communication server-based business communication system. Features include a new unified installer program, which allows easier installation and management of workstation applications -- such as the administrator, client, TSP and contact manager assistant; new custom data column, which allows users to see any custom data associated with a call that resulted in a voice message; and new contacts can be designated "personal" or "public."

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Accessibility Testing

Watchfire Corp. announced version 5.0 of Watchfire Bobby, a Web site accessibility testing tool. Significant enhancements include improved spidering capabilities, improved usability, enhanced reporting, and spidering support for complex technologies including JavaScript and Flash. Bobby enables developers to test Web pages and view detailed summary reports that highlight critical accessibility issues before they post content to live servers. Bobby 5.0 is available for $299. Existing Bobby customers are eligible for preferred upgrade pricing at $99.

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