AvantGo connects Notes databases with wireless devices
Hayward, Calif.-based AvantGo Inc., a provider of mobile enterprise software, has shipped AvantGo Pylon Application Server 5.0 and AvantGo Pylon Pro 5.0 for Windows-powered Pocket PC devices. AvantGo's Pylon software enables interactive wireless and off-line access to custom Lotus Notes databases, e-mail and personal information management (PIM) data on mobile devices.
The Pylon products are designed so that small, medium and large businesses can mobilize their mission-critical Notes applications and databases, as well as PIM and e-mail data using a desktop or a server-based solution that supports multiple device types. This functionality is available without reprogramming and without having to learn new development skills or manage device-specific solutions.
A free 30-day trial version of Pylon Pro for Pocket PC devices is available from the company's Web site.
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CertFX.com releases R5 implementation prep test
San Diego, Calif.-based training Web site CertFX.com has released a new practice test for Lotus certification exam 190-521, Implementing a Domino R5 Infrastructure. The test contains 60 questions similar to those found on the real Lotus certification exam. A supplemental "explain" informational section is also provided for most of the questions, which substantiates the answers and supplies further details.
Additionally, CertFX.com released practice exams for Lotus exam 190-520, Maintaining Domino R5 Servers and Users, and 190-532 Administering Sametime 2.0. Other upcoming practice exams cover the following courses: 190-522, Deploying Domino R5 Applications; 190-533, Domino.Doc System Administration 3.0; and 190-534, Implementing Lotus Discovery Server 1.0.
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Cordant to help companies keep AIM in check
Messaging technology company Cordant Inc., based in Bellevue, Wash., has announced the availability of OmniScribe, archiving and compliance software for use with public IM networks such as AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) and MSN Messenger.
OmniScribe is designed to help enterprises monitor and control IM conversations that occur from behind their firewalls over the public IM networks such as AOL and MSN. OmniScribe enables the financial services and healthcare companies to be compliant with HIPPA regulations related to electronic communications. Without a product such as OmniScribe, enterprises requiring IM archiving have been constrained to using private IM systems, which offer these features.
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Screensurfer marries mainframes to the Web
Teamstudio, a software tools company based in Beverly, Mass., has released Edition 1 of Teamstudio Screensurfer, a Web-to-host integration tool. Screensurfer integrates older, green-screen applications with Web applications, allowing organizations to leverage existing investments in mainframe and legacy systems.
Edition 1 features enhancements such as Teamstudio Express, an integrated development environment for Surferscript application development. The new development environment provides a graphical script editor and an interactive debugging facility. Teamstudio Screensurfer pricing starts at $6,995 per 10-session license, and includes one development seat, one year of maintenance and unlimited technical support for the life of the then-current maintenance agreement.
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