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15. Network Servers

15.1 Critical Angle X.500 Enabler

Description:

The Critical Angle X.500 Enabler allows an LDAP-only directory server to be integrated into an X.500 directory service, such as the PARADISE international white pages directory or an enterprise messaging directory service. It supports all X.500(88) operations, including authentication.

Distribution media:

Internet (WWW).

Licensing policy:

Licensed per server.

OS provisions:

Reference platform is Red Hat Linux 3 or later for Intel.

Documentation:

English documentation is included.

Product support:

An upgrade subscription is also available.

Countries with distribution:

World wide.

Price range:

A single server license is US$495.

There is also (in 1997) a special version, PARADISE X.500 Enabler, exclusively for universities. This version does not include the support for authentication or modification operations; it is intended only for searching public information. A single server license of PARADISE X.500 Enabler is currently US$95.

Vendor:

Critical Angle Inc.

4815 W. Braker Lane #502-385
Austin TX 78759
U.S.A.

EMail:

info@critical-angle.com

URL:

http://www.critical-angle.com

Contact:

Mark Wahl

Last modified:

August 5, 1997.

15.2 DNEWS News Server

Description:

DNEWS is an advanced, full featured NNTP based news server. It is suitable for ISP's and Corporate Intranets. DNEWS can be used as a replacement for INN or cnews and will generally result in improved performance and much lower administration. Features include: easy installation and management, flexible expire settings, flexible access restrictions, EMail confirmation of posts, XOVER extentions implemented, streaming extentions built in, dynamic sucking feeds option, news to web gateway included.

Distribution media:

Internet (WWW).

Licensing policy:

Commercial, DNEWS is try before you buy software and can be downloaded from our web site for free trial.

OS provisions:

No special requirements

Documentation:

A user manual is provided in HTML format. Online help included.

Product support:

Supported by Netwin LTD.

Extra features and add-ons:

DNEWSWEB - A news to web gateway. Allows local and Usenet news groups to be added to ordinary HTML pages and allows users to read and post to local and Usenet news groups directly using any web browser.

Available since:

1995.

Countries with distribution:

World wide.

Price range:

US$485 (Free registration for schools and universities).

Vendor:

Netwin LTD

P.O Box 27574
MT Roskill
Auckland
New Zealand

Fax:

+64 9 6300 689

EMail:

netwin@netwinsite.com

URL:

http://netwinsite.com

Contact:

Stephen Pugmire

Last modified:

August 4, 1997.

15.3 Aventail Internet Policy Manager

Description:

Commerical SOCKS v5 server for Linux with support for multiple authentication methods, sophisticated access controls, datastream filtering, and intelligent auditing capabilities.

Distribution media:

CD-ROM and Internet (FTP).

Licensing policy:

Commercial, free demo availalbe from http://www.aventail.com/download.html

OS provisions:

Linux 2.x, 32 MB of RAM recommended, administration tool requires X11R6 or later. Approximately 14 MB of hard disk space required (less if you have Perl 5.003 and Perl/Tk installed).

Documentation:

English documentation available in PDF or Microsoft Word format.

Product support:

90 days free technical support. Yearly maintenance is 20% of your total licence cost. Maintenance includes product upgrades.

Extra features and add-ons:

Various authentication and filtering plugins to add functionality at run-time.

Available since:

November, 1996.

Countries with distribution:

World wide. VPN products avaiable only in 40 bit encryption strength outside of the USA or Canada due to export restrictions.

Price range:

IPM starting at US$6.495. VPN starting at US$7.995.

Vendor:

Aventail Corporation

808 Howell Street, 2nd Floor
Seattle, WA 98101
U.S.A.

Phone:

+1 888 762 5785, +1 206 215 1111

Fax:

+1 206 215 1120

EMail:

info@aventail.com

URL:

http://www.aventail.com

Last modified:

June 23, 1998.

15.4 Aventail VPN

Description:

Aventail VPN runs on Linux, Unix and NT platforms. Aventail VPN features multiple authentication and encryption methods, sophisticated access controls, intelligent filtering and makes no modifications to the underlying client or server operating system. Authentication modules include username and password, CHAP, RADIUS, SSL, digital certificates and token-based security. Encryption modules include DES, Triple DES and MD 4/5. Aventail VPN's access controls allow user permission to be grated based on variables such as the user's role within a company, group association, intended destination, type of application, type of encryption and/or authentication, or even more customized information. Aventail VPN is the only product to work on top of PPTP, IPSec, and L2TP.

Distribution media:

CD-ROM.

Licensing policy:

60 day evaluation period; pricing based on server connections and quantity of clients.

Product support:

All products ship with an automatic 90 day warranty and dial-up telephone technical support. To extend your coverage, you may purchase the Annual Support Program. The Support Program is 20% of your total license cost, annually renewable.

Available since:

May, 1997.

Countries with distribution:

World wide.

Price range:

Starts at US$6,995; Pricing based on connections.

Vendor:

Aventail Corporation

808 Howell Street, 2nd Floor
Seattle, WA 98101
U.S.A.

Phone:

+1 206 215 1111

Fax:

+1 206 215 1120

EMail:

info@aventail.com

URL:

http://www.aventail.com

Contact:

Deanna Leung

Last modified:

June 23, 1998.

15.5 WANPIPE

Description:

WANPIPE integrates into the Linux routing stack to provide IP and IPX routing over Frame Relay, PPP or X.25 networks at line speeds to 2.048Mbps. WANPIPE has either V.35, EIA530, X.21 or RS232 interfaces, or a built in T1 and Fractional T1 DSU/CSU. Extensive debugging and monitoring features make installation and management easy.

Distribution media:

Internet (FTP).

Licensing policy:

Linux source freely distributed.

OS provisions:

All versions of Linux.

Documentation:

Provided with source for Linux.

Product support:

Supported by Sangoma, unlimited.

Extra features and add-ons:

Optional integrated T1/Ft1 DSU/CSU, choice of V.35, X.21, EIA530 or RS232 cabling.

Available since:

1995.

Countries with distribution:

US, UK, Israel, Poland, Canada, Germany, Korea, China.

Price range:

US$589-$859.

Vendor:

Sangoma Technologies Inc.

1001 Denison Street, Suite 101
Markham, ON L3R 2Z6
Canada

Phone:

+1 905 474 1990, +1 800 388 2475

Fax:

+1 905 474 9223

EMail:

dm@sangoma.com

URL:

http://www.sangoma.com

FTP:

ftp://ftp.sangoma.com/pub/linux

Contact:

David Mandelstam

Last modified:

May 8, 1998.

15.6 Zeus Web Server

Description:

Scalable web application server for ISP hosting, Ontranets and secure e-Commerce. Full Frontpage support, 128 bit SSL3 world wide, Apache compatibility, web-centric delegatable management interface.

Application development in ISAPI, Java-Servlets and CGI. Distributed server-side Java gives high performance database connectivity.

Unlimited virtual servers with groupable configuration, real-time statistics, bandwidth throttling and extensive logging.

Distribution media:

Internet (WWW).

Licensing policy:

One License per machine running the software. Free 30 day evaluations are available from the site.

Documentation:

Online help, available in Germany and Spanish.

Price range:

Academic: £50. Commercial: £999.

Vendor:

Zeus Technology Limited

St Johns Innovation Centre, Cowley Road
Cambridge, CB4 4WS
UK

Phone:

+44 1223 42 17 27

Fax:

+44 1223 42 17 31

EMail:

sales@zeustech.net

URL:

http://www.zeustech.net

Contact:

Bryan Amesbury <bames@zeustech.net>

Last modified:

December 23, 1997.


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