News in brief

Short takes on the week's news

Dell extends PowerEdge server line with dual core

Dell has added two PowerEdge servers to its Enterprise product line, featuring Intel dual-core processors. Pricing for the PowerEdge 830 and PowerEdge 850 servers starts at £669 for the PowerEdge 830 Pentium D Dual Core Entry.

Ricoh lowers cost of colour printing

Ricoh has launched a printer designed to combat escalating colour printing costs. The Aficio CL4000 colour laser printer offers both mono and colour output speeds of 25 pages per minute. It is aimed at SMEs and enterprise workgroups, and is priced from £1,895.

D-Link powers Ethernet switches

Networking products supplier D-Link has released new stackable switches featuring full power over Ethernet support across all ports. The D-Link xStack 3800 series switches are 24-Port Stackable Layer 3 10/100 Mbps with two built-in Gigabit Copper Ports, and two additional combo copper/SFP Gigabit Ports

 EMC software handles video surveillance data

EMC has made available a management solution for digital surveillance data. Called the EMC Surveillance Analysis and Management Solution (SAMS), it enables the storage, archiving, fast searching and analysis of video and other data from physical security devices such as surveillance cameras and access control systems.

PixAlert launches five-step anti-porn service

PixAlert, which produces software to monitor and control pornographic images and messages in the workplace, has announced a new five-step Risk Assessment service. It is designed to help organisations identify threats posed by illegal or inappropriate images stored on corporate PCs. The service includes reviewing corporate legal and HR policies and assessing the quantity and severity of illicit images on a network.


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