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NTI Announces DriveBackup!

NewTech Infosystems, Inc. (NTI) has announced NTI DriveBackup!, a new addition to its Backup NOW! line of CD-R-based backup products. NTI DriveBackup features a “Smart Wizard” interface, which helps the user through the software’s three primary functions: backup, restore, and the creation of a bootable CD. The user can also take full control of the software and set backup parameters (including compression control), password protection, and write/verify controls. Other features include media spanning, on-the-fly compression, password protection, incremential/differential support, backup scheduler, backup over a network, on-demand compare, and multiple backup, which appends new backups to existing ones on the same CD. NTI DriveBackup! is available at an estimated retail price of $49.99.

(NewTech Infosystems, Inc., 1395 Warner Avenue, Tustin, CA 92780; 714/259-9700; Fax 714/259-9727;

Stomp Announces Click ’N Burn for the Mac

Stomp, Inc. has announced that its Click ’N Burn CD recording software is now available for the Macintosh. Click ’N Burn is capable of recording and editing live music, adjusting silence gaps between audio tracks, creating hybrid PC/Mac CD-ROM, and recording CDs in the background. The software provides native driver support for SCSI, ATAPI, USB, and FireWire CD burners. The CD Stomper label applicator is included with the package. Click ’N Burn for the Macintosh is available at an estimated retail price of $79.99.

(Stomp, Inc., 1012 Brioso Drive, #105; Costa Mesa, CA 92627; 949/250-6771; Fax 949/250-6775;

Raidtec Releases SANman

Raidtec Corporation has released SANman, the company’s newest storage area network (SAN) management software. SANman is designed for networks that require flexible distributed access to one or more Raidtec FibreArray HI or FibreArray AA SAN solutions. SANman concurrently monitors and displays environmental information from each of the systems or arrays. Users can access the SAN locally or remotely from anywhere on the network, and can be alerted to events locally on the system, or remotely by email or pager.

(Raidtec Corporation, 1324 Union Hill Road, Building A, Alpharetta, GA 30004; 770/664-6066; Fax 770/664-6166;

Smart Storage Inc. Partners with NuGenesis Technologies

Smart Storage Inc. has announced that NuGenesis Technologies has integrated SmartStor Archive software into its NuGenesis Scientific Data Management System (SDMS). The NuGenesis SDMS is an application-independent software and database platform that automatically creates a common electronic format for scientific information that can be unified, managed, and shared. Data can be captured and stored to a variety of media including CD, DVD, Zip, JAZ, and magneto-optical. Through the integration of SmartStor Archive API, administrators are able to automate the type of data archived, leaving scientists to work uninterrupted.

(Smart Storage, Inc., 100 Burtt Road, Suite 204, Andover, MA 01810; 888/479-0100, 978/623-3300; Fax 978/470-1908; http://www. NuGenesis Technologies Corporation, 1900 West Park Drive, Westborough, MA 01581; 888/246-1888, 508/616-9876; Fax 508/616-9880;

SmartDisk Introduces VST FireRAID Software

SmartDisk has introduced VST FireRAID, a software tool that allows two or more external hard drives to be used together as a RAID array. The Macintosh software features mirroring (RAID 1), which allows users to create copies of data on one or more drives in the array. SmartDisk’s VST FireRAID is available at a list price of $99.95.

(SmartDisk Corporation, 3506 Mercantile Avenue, Naples, Florida, 34104; 941/436-2500; Fax 941/436-2553;

Dot Hill Upgrades SANpath and SANscape

Dot Hill Systems Corporation has announced enhancements to its storage area network (SAN) applications SANpath 3.1 and SANscape 2.3. SANpath 3.1 now features dynamic LUN assignment, a feature that dynamically allocates and re-allocates server storage resources on-the-fly. The software also provides LUN masking capabilities, which allows multiple servers to share a common storage system. Additionally, Linux, HP-UX, and Windows 2000 are now supported by SANpath 3.1. SANscape 2.3 now features a “drag and drop” user interface, and adds Linux, HP-UX, Windows 2000, and Netware as supported platforms.

(Dot Hill Systems Corporation, 6305 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92009; 760/931-5500; Fax 760/931-5527;

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