The family of Windows-to-UNIX system integration products now includes SCO VisionFS, SCO XVision Eclipse and SCO SQL-Retriever 4. VisionFS provides file and print sharing capabilities from UNIX servers to Windows PCs. XVision Eclipse is a 32-bit PC X server that can be managed from a central point using SCO SuperVision. SQL-Retriever 4 is 32-bit open database connectivity middleware that lets desktops access SQL data on multiple UNIX databases, and supports the Java database connectivity standard.
VisionFS, $80 to $135 per user; XVision Eclipse, $270 to $390 per user; SQL-Retriever 4, $125 to $185 per user
This self-monitoring e-mail server notifies you when problems occur with mail or other NT services on the server. You can program it to automatically restart or use its password-protection feature to restart it remotely.
Base system, $495; upgrade, $195
617-676-5700, fax 617-676-5710
Texis, a fully integrated SQL relational database search and management system, now supports plug-in object drivers, 32-bit ODBC, new relevance ranking options, and direct import support for .PDF and .DBF file formats. The expanded API includes HTML 3.0 file parsing, persistent CGI variables and an automatic code generator.
Server with single client, $6,039
216-631-8544, fax 216-281-0828
The Raptor's MultiFlex architecture lets you upgrade the single- or dual-processor NT workstation by replacing the old processor module. The Renegade runs one or two Alpha 21164 microprocessors at 500MHz, with a 1.056GB-per-second memory bus bandwidth implemented as a 128-bit, 66MHz data path.
With single processor, $18,000; with dual processor, $25,000
This family of 200MHz Pentium Pro multiprocessor systems includes the 4100 line (from two to eight processors, 8MB of SRAM cache), the 4500 line (two to 16 processors, 8MB or 16MB of SRAM cache) and the 5100 line (four to 32 processors, 16MB of SRAM cache). The 5100 servers support 128 nodes.
4100 and 4500 servers, from $40,000; 5100 servers, from $125,000
800-225-5627 x1000, 513-445-5000
This hardware/software system runs in Windows NT 4.0 to integrate voice and fax communications throughout a network. Fax Liaison lets you manage fax broadcast, fax on demand, fax messaging and e-mail in Microsoft Exchange.
From $16,000 for 4-port turnkey system
941-643-5060, fax 941-643-5070
Based on SM-arch for UNIX, the NT version of this tape backup/retrieval system supports all workstation platforms. The native 32-bit application runs on Windows NT 3.5x and 4.0. It supports 4mm, 8mm and DLT tape drives, and most tape autoloaders.
Servers, from $1,000; clients, $75 in volume of 250 or more
612-932-6721, fax 612-932-6736
The tower features seven quad-speed CD-ROM drives and supports Windows 95, 3.11 and NT, and Novell NetWare, Microsoft LAN Manager, IBM LAN Server and UNIX. The tower comes with a RISC-based processor and an Ethernet direct attach connector.
This server's On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) capabilities include what-if scenarios, forecasting and financial modeling. The Web-enabled multidimensional server has a 64-bit addressing and multithreaded architecture and runs on NT.
$3,995 per concurrent user
This software reduces fax charges by routing faxes over the Internet and the corporate intranet. It operates on Windows NT 3.51 or later and uses a Least Cost Routing algorithm to automatically switch all fax traffic between Internet servers. It automatically logs each fax transmission and generates accounting reports.
Two-port configuration, $2,400
415-346-4131, fax 415-346-2430