IT Weekly Roundup, October 1

From the business wires this week: a security appliance for SMBs, e-mail storage upgrades and a security data management tool.

McAfee is extending its IntruShield product line to protect small and midsize businesses and enterprise branch offices with the release of the McAfee IntruShield 1400 IPS sensor. The appliance supports performance up to 200 Mbps, four 10/100 fast Ethernet detection ports, fail-over capability for high availability network deployments, remote-based management, and detection and blocking of unwanted peer-to-peer traffic.

Mail2World announced broad e-mail storage increases at no cost for its business and consumer users. Pangia Enterprise, Small Business and Professional customers received 1GB upgrades, while free e-mail users saw their inboxes grow to 250MB and Platinum Email paid subscribers benefited from a 2GB increase.

Laplink released FileMover for the North American market, following its debut in Europe. The standalone file transfer program allows users to securely and quickly transfer files between PCs via a network, USB or serial cable.

FileNet P8 3.0 from FileNet Corporation now supports Microsoft Web Services Enhancements (WSE) 2.0, a part of Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003, which facilitates development and deployment of secure XML Web Services.

ArcSight has introduced ArcSight SmartStorage, a software product that efficiently manages volumes of security data required by compliance, audit and governance regulations, outlined in such acts as Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPAA. ArcSight SmartStorage utilizes the native capabilities of enterprise-class databases, multiple compression techniques that can deliver up to 20-to-1 compression, and retrieval tools that are easy to use.

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