San Mateo, Calif.-based AirWave Wireless, introduced its AirWave Wireless Management Suite 5.0 software. The 5.0 release, which expands the capabilities of the existing AirWave Management Suite, supports a broad range of Wi-Fi solutions, including both controller-based systems and autonomous access points. It also encompasses mesh and WiMax infrastructure. The new software also features “Universal Device Support,” which enables intelligent root-cause analysis by monitoring key components of the wired network.
New York City-based Columbitech now supports SUSE Linux Enterprise Servers 9 and 10. By combining SUSE Linux Enterprise Servers with Columbitech’s wireless virtual private network, retailers can automatically set up any computer to act as a VPN and firewall in minutes. This wireless VPN, coupled with SUSE Linux Server, delivers a secure, enterprise-scaled solution that is flexible to work with any hardware. Overall, it features low deployment costs and provides payment-card industry compliance PCI for retailers’ wireless infrastructure.
Alpha Retail Technology
Calabasas, Calif.-based Alpha Retail Technology released the AlphaERS 2.0 inventory management system, which incorporates Microsoft SQL 2005 and .NET 2 technologies. Prompted by increased demand from retailers, Alpha Retail developed AlphaERS 2.0 to improve performance and scalability. It synchronizes corporate and store-level databases with advanced filtering. This configuration ensures that only the most relevant data is exchanged in real time.