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Tripwire Updates Its Integrity Software

Tripwire Inc. said it will launch this week an enhanced version of its data and network integrity software that features greater scalability and manageability.

The Portland, Ore.-based security vendor's Tripwire for Server 2.4 will let administrators know if changes have been made to a system's contents by comparing a baseline snapshot of the contents with the most current version of the contents.

According to the company, its new Tripwire Manager 2.4 will let users monitor and manage the integrity of data on as many as 2,500 remote servers and across multiple operating environments. Using the software, security administrators will be be able to quickly find out if a system has been broken into or if the data and files on it have been accessed, deleted or modified. Tripwire Manager 2.4 is priced at $6,000, while Tripwire for Server 2.4 will sell for $595.

Caldera Launches Volution Linux App

Orem, Utah-based Caldera Systems Inc. has released its Volution Linux network management software, which is aimed at making it easier to remotely install and maintain Linux systems across networks using a browser interface. Volution, priced at $2,995 for as many as 10 nodes, will let network administrators use system policies and profiles to reduce costs and improve reliability by monitoring hardware and software inventory, configurations and other details, according to Caldera.

Sun Showcases Vendor Compatibility

Sun Microsystems Inc. last week announced that nine of the 25 technology vendors that license Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) have passed compatibility testing requirements. Application server vendors such as San Jose-based BEA Systems Inc. and Scotts Valley, Calif.-based Inprise Corp. showcased J2EE-compatible application servers at the press event, but IBM, a major Java-based application server vendor, was noticeably absent.

This story, "News Briefs" was originally published by Computerworld.

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