Fluke Networks has introduced the LinkRunner Duo CE carrier pocket ethernet test set, which it says reduces costs by offering a simpler go/no-go test set that permits fast, efficient and affordable testing of both fibre and copper links, while eliminating costly callbacks and the resulting troubleshooting sessions.
The Hitachi Adaptable Modular Storage (AMS) 2000 Series is a mid-range platform that delivers improved performance, connectivity, scalability, reliability and ease-of-use to customers. The 2000 family is one of only a few mid-range storage products with symmetric active-active controllers that provide integrated, automated hardware-based front-to-back-end I/O load balancing.
Aculab will release a 2U rackmount chassis version of its GroomerII signalling and media gateway. The 2U chassis of the GroomerII range includes a comprehensive array of signalling and media conversion capabilities that addresses a multitude of service providers’ needs.
An integrated deduplication and backup and recovery solution has been released by Acronis. Called the Acronis Backup & Recovery 10, it is the next generation of the True Image systems. It offers data deduplication, which can cut storage requirements by up to 90% by eliminating backup copies of redundant data.
Global Storage has launched three services: EnvironmentReady — Enterprise Managed Disaster Recovery, DataReady — Enterprise Managed Backup and DataReady — Enterprise Managed Backup.
Orange Business Services has introduced two services to extend its telepresence services: Telepresence Community, which enables businesses to open their existing telepresence solution to external participants and a personalised concierge system for a simple customer experience.
Aruba Networks has introduced its Virtual Branch Network (VBN) solution, which it claims transparently and securely connects remote users with enterprise applications and resources, simplifying the management of branch offices, clinics, home offices and teleworkers while lowering networking costs.
Symantec has announced its latest releases to its NetBackup platform to help organisations improve operational and storage efficiencies across physical and virtual environments. NetBackup provides recovery of information and reduces overall complexity by uniting next-generation information management technologies for disk backup, data deduplication, virtual machine protection, continuous data protection (CDP) and replication in the heterogeneous enterprise data centre.
The Matrix Eternity GE PABX is a modular design that enables users to integrate VoIP, GSM, BRI and a PRI interface while at the same time reducing communication costs by 50%, it is claimed.
Hewlett-Packard has released StorageWorks X1000 and X3000 network storage systems that unify file and application storage to simplify storage infrastructures. With a single, unified system, businesses do not need to invest in separate storage systems for file and database data. The new network-attached storage solutions provide up to 35% more usable capacity through file deduplication while also increasing file serving performance by up to 30%.
To improve patient care and help to reduce medical errors, Panasonic has launched its first Mobile Clinical Assistant (MCA) — the Toughbook H1. The Toughbook H1 provides the healthcare profession with a full-featured mobile device that can withstand the rigours of the fast-paced healthcare environment, while offering improvements in workflow productivity, quality and mobility, to achieve better outcomes for patients.
M2M Connectivity has announced the connectBlue Wireless LAN dual-band modules OWLAN221a and OWLAN222a. Based on the latest IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n standards, the dual-band modules operate on both the 2.4 and the 5 GHz bands facilitating coexistence between wireless technologies.
TechRentals has introduced the Fujikura FSM 60-S Fusion Splicer and CT30 Fibre Cleaver into its rental fleet. The FSM-60S core alignment fusion splicer incorporates a user-friendly interface with enhanced features to provide the most rugged and reliable fusion splicer.
The NWD-455 FlexiDome IP is a 1/3-inch CCD network camera, designed to ensure the highest possible image quality at all times.
Tandberg has unveiled the Quick Set C20, the first-of-its-kind 1080p videoconferencing system designed specifically to meet the needs of SMBs. The Quick Set C20 is a complete visual communication package that includes a Tandberg Codec C20, a high-resolution 1080p30 camera with 4x zoom, a remote control and a microphone. The system can be plugged into any high-definition display for immediate videoconferencing capabilities. In just five simple steps users connect the 1) camera, 2) display, 3) power, 4) network and 5) microphone and are ready to connect face to face with colleagues, customers and suppliers anywhere in the world.