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Computer Associates Int'l announces availability of comprehensive data protection for Microsoft SQL Server 2000

There's a new e-business guard dog from Computer Associates International. The Islandia, NY-based company has a comprehensive data protection solution for Microsoft SQL Server 2000.

This "guard dog" is really a free upgrade to the ARCserve 2000 Backup Agent for SQL Server 2000. It extends "hot" online protection to mission-critical data.

The upgrade is available to existing users at CA's Web site. New ARCserve users will receive all the benefits and features in the upgrade.

HyperTerminal Private Edition 6.1 plugs Windows security hole; adds widely requested enhancements

Hilgraeve's HyperTerminal Private Edition 6.1, an upgrade to the HyperTerminal communications program, is now available. The new version fixes a potentially serious security flaw that affects versions of HyperTerminal included with Microsoft Windows.

You wanted it, you got it. The new version also fulfills requests for Windows 2000 compatibility, support for VT320 terminal emulation, and enhanced printing control.

Download your free upgrade at Hilgraeve's Web site.

Network ICE releases protection for new Microsoft IIS Web server vulnerability

Ice that sucker! Network ICE has come up with a defense against a fresh hole that could invite significant damage to the Internet.

The new vulnerability, "multibyte backticking," allows Internet interlopers to break into and take control of Microsoft IIS 4.0 and 5.0 servers. The intruder could eventually launch a distributed "denial of service attack" against another server or Web site.

Remember those attacks from earlier this year? Not much fun were they? Protect thyself and thy servers with awareness at Microsoft's and Network ICE's Web sites.

Open Software Associates announces NETDEPLOY GLOBAL for Microsoft SMS

Open Software Associates has deployed NETDEPLOY GLOBAL for Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS). The new, all caps product pushes SMS software distribution beyond the firewall and improves coverage and application version management.

NETDEPLOY GLOBAL enables existing SMS customers to manage roaming laptop users and remote workers and improve business responsiveness using infrastructures already in place.

More information about the NETDEPLOY GLOBAL/SMS relationship awaits you at NETDEPLOY's Web site.

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