Ceedo Unveils Application Virtualization Product

Ceedo Technologies has announced Ceedo Enterprise, a new virtualization product that lets IT administrators deploy and manage virtual desktop workspaces. Administrators aren’t required to package applications before deployment, and the product lets users customize their own workspaces without involving IT staff. Ceedo environments can be deployed on any PC that runs Windows 2000 Server or later. Ceedo Enterprise clients are available now for $89 per seat perpetual license, with volume discounts available. For more information, go to www.ceedo.com.

Astaro Thumb Drive Eliminates Reimaging

Security appliance vendor Astaro recently released the Astaro Smart Installer, a USB flash drive that servers and hardware appliances see as an external CD-ROM drive loaded with a bootable image. This device lets customers install Astaro software appliances and reimage Astaro hardware appliances, eliminating the need to purchase new hardware or load the data via an external drive. The Astaro Smart Installer is available for Astaro Security Gateway and Astaro Web Gateway products for $99. For more information, contact Astaro at 781-345-5000 or visit www.astaro.com.

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FastScale Composer Suite Adds Windows Support

FastScale Technology has unveiled a new version of FastScale Composer Suite, a virtualization management solution that automatically builds, manages, and deploys physical and virtual server environments as needed. The new release adds support for Windows Server 2003 to the existing Linux server support and offers application provisioning, improved scalability, a revamped UI, and configuration options designed to simplify virtual infrastructure management for large enterprises. FastScale Composer suite is available now; pricing begins at $30,000. To learn more, call 408-463-6130 or visit www.fastscale.com.

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Cemaphore Systems Replicates to Google's Cloud

Cemaphore Systems recently announced MailShadow for Google Apps Beta 2 (MailShadowG), which frees your company from the need to maintain its own email continuity and recovery servers. MailShadowG synchronizes messaging data to Google's infrastructure through a Gmail account. Synchronization is bidirectional, so users of Gmail's email, contacts, and calendars will have their information synchronized with their Microsoft Office Outlook client. For more information about MailShadowG, call Cemaphore at 650-227- 5400, email info@cemaphore.com, or go to www.cemaphore.com/index.php.