Enterprise Networks Briefs

Provo, Utah-based Novell Inc. released a NetWare Upgrade Protection Bundle in June. According to Novell, the bundle offers increased revenue opportunities for channel partners and cost savings for customers planning a NetWare upgrade. The bundle provides customers with an upgrade to NetWare 5.1 and savings on upgrade protection coverage. Novell says the promotion will save customers 50 per cent off the price of a two-year upgrade protection term. Novell can be found on the Web at www.novell.com

Houston, Tex.-based BMC Software Inc. and San Francisco-based Securant Technologies announced a strategic business alliance in June to jointly develop, market and sell an integrated solution for provisioning and managing user access to Web-based applications. The companies say they will create seamless interoperability between BMC’s CONTROL-SA security management suite and Securant’s ClearTrust SecureControl access management system, which will synchronize user and security management, reduce administration costs and prevent unauthorized access to applications. The integration of the two products will be completed in Q3 2001, the companies said. BMC is on the Web at www.bmc.com. Securant is on the Web at www.securant.com.

Allied Telesyn International

of Bothell, Wash., started shipping its new AT-WL2411 Access Point transmitter and AT-WR2411 receiver in June. According to Allied Telesyn, the AT-WL2411 features advanced security and high-end management capabilities that create a wireless network which performs like a wired network. Users on portable computers can pop in the AT-WR2411 PC card and roam anywhere in the enterprise with a constant, secure network connection, the company said. The AT-WL2411 is priced at US$799, while the AT-WR2411 is listed at US$199. Allied Telesyn is on the Web at www.alliedtelesyn.com.