Ottawa’s Cognos Inc. is joining forces with Germany’s SAP AG to bring bigger brains to business intelligence (BI). Cognos in July said it would integrate its Series 7 BI suite with SAP Business Intelligence Warehouse 3.0 to provide enterprises with data visualization, ad hoc queries and reports from data kept in the SAP system. Cognos said Series 7 offers prebuilt catalogues based on SAP BI data for quick deployment in SAP environments. Series 7 also gives remote SAP BI users access to information through multi-dimensional data stores and global access to reports and analyses. Cognos is online at

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Radware, an application switching company from Mahwaw, N.J., and Fort Lauderdale, Fla.’s Mission Critical Systems Inc. plan to give network intruders a one-two punch with protective measures. The companies’ products now act as a single security enforcer, according to a joint statement. Radware’s FireProof Security Application switch is designed to work in conjunction with Mission Critical’s CertainT-100 product for secure Web transactions. Together the products aim to ensure privacy, maintain firewall stability and keep variations of the denial of service (DoS) attacks at bay. Radware is online at

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Ortronics Inc., a network infrastructure builder in New London, Conn., is updating its Clarity 6 line of gear. The company in July said its new Clarity 6 Series II modules employ low-emission IDC contacts and a standard 110 impact tool for quick termination of Category 6 cable, although the modules are also backward-compatible through Cat 5e, Cat 5 and Cat 3. As well, Ortronics expanded its Clarity 6 patch panel line with eight-port modules that use dual-reactance technology to improve the signal-to-noise ratio. The company also modified its 110 block kits for improved cable management. As well, the firm added a new 48-pair 110 block to its existing product roster. Ortronics is online at


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