Web Informant.tv

Sponsored screencast product reviews of leading IT products by David Strom

Archive for the ‘Web applications’ Category

Stop Web Scraping With ScrapeDefender

without comments

Stealing content from websites is all too common but there is a way to protect yourself with a new tool from ScrapeDefender.com. You can track and distinguish scraping bots from normal visitors and monitor your site in near real time too.

We tested their service in February 2014 against several websites, including our own.

http://ScrapeDefender.com

Pricing starts at $79/mo for basic service

Written by admin

February 17th, 2014 at 4:35 pm

Posted in Web applications

How Your Customers Can Collaborate Using Open Xchange App Suite

without comments

A flexible unified communications service for collaborative workgroups that can share files, import and export contacts and calendars from a wide variety of data sources and Web services, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google’s Gmail. Entirely open-source based.

Price: Varies depending on market and number of user accounts
Requirements: Works on a wide variety of browsers and operating systems. We tested it in May 2013.

OpenXchange Inc.
2033 Gateway Place
San Jose, CA 95110
408 500 0768

http://ox.io

Written by admin

May 24th, 2013 at 11:12 am

Boost your social media intelligence with tracx.com

with one comment

Tracx is a social intelligence software platform that allows enterprises to manage, share and extract actionable insights, threats and opportunities from the social web —in real time.

www.tracx.com
Price starts at $1000 per month for a single brand, which includes unlimited topics and results.

Written by admin

December 19th, 2012 at 9:34 am

Speeding up your applications in the Cloud with Blue Coat MACH5

without comments

If you are looking to control and improve your cloud-based applications performance, consider Blue Coat’s MACH5 WAN Optimization Appliance. It works any private, public and hybrid cloud deployment.

MACH5 WAN Optimization Appliance
Blue Coat Networks
starting at $2995 for the smallest appliance

http://bluecoat.com/products/mach5

Written by admin

August 3rd, 2011 at 1:03 pm

Making Online Video Enterprise Network Friendly

with one comment


If you are looking to control and improve how your endusers consume video across your network, consider Blue Coat’s MACH5 WAN Optimization Appliance. It works for live, streaming, and on-demand video, and is easy to setup and configure.

MACH5 WAN Optimization Appliance
Blue Coat Networks
starting at $2995 for the smallest appliance

http://bluecoat.com/products/mach5

Written by admin

July 19th, 2011 at 2:35 pm

Getting started with Verizon’s CaaS SMB services

without comments

Verizon’s CaaS SMB service is one of many different computing in the cloud providers that anyone can easily set up a variety of Windows and Linux servers in a few minutes. This screencast video was done for Tom’s Hardware and shows how to get started and what some of the choices are in hosting and billing. Note that unlike some other CaaS providers, Verizon will bill you for a server whether it is running or not.

For For further information, go to http://caassmb.verizon.com/

Written by admin

December 17th, 2010 at 8:27 am

Posted in Web applications

Three minutes to data loss protection with Blue Coat

with 6 comments

Blue Coat DLP Appliance
410 N Mary Avenue
Sunnyvale CA 94085

http://bluecoat.com/dlp

Price: 250 users starts at $12,000 + $34 software licenses subscription per user

Data loss protection is still an evolving field, but Blue Coat brings a comprehensive solution that can be quickly configured to stop leaks of confidential data to unauthorized users.  Is your data leaving with employees that are getting downsized? Is your customer list now the property of one of your competitors? The Blue Coat DLP Appliance can detect when critical information is being copied from your network to a Web mail account, or placed inside a document that is emailed as an attachment, even over an encrypted connection or hidden inside a compressed file ZIP archive.

Written by admin

July 23rd, 2010 at 1:28 am

Outbound content compliance using Global Velocity

without comments

Looking to do a better job monitoring all of your network’s applications portfolio? The GV-2010 is a unit designed to give you very granular control over how your end users use particular applications, and inspect all of your content leaving your network.

We tested the appliance on a small network in February 2010.

Global Velocity GV-2010
Globalvelocity.com
St. Louis MO
314 880 2900

Written by admin

February 22nd, 2010 at 7:44 am

Codeless Ajax Development with Alpha Five

with 2 comments

Alpha Five is a powerful database and Web applications server and development environment that has been around for many years and continues to get more powerful but not at the expense of ease of use.

We tested Alpha 5 v10 on a Windows XP running SP2 in February 2010.

There are numerous tutorials, along with documentation, copious code examples and videos:

  • http://docs.google.com/View?id=d52ghw8_92f9r2m4dx
  • http://www.ajaxvideotutorials.com/videos/help/01intro/
  • http://65.75.250.238/webApplicationDemoV10/default/index.a5w

Alpha Five v10

http://alphasoftware.com/products/v10/

70 Blanchard Road,
Burlington, MA 01803
781.229.4500

Prices: Developer $349
Application Server $599, both for $799
Unlimited Runtime licenses $599
Windows XP or later required with at least IE v7 or Firefox 3.0

Written by admin

February 18th, 2010 at 2:15 pm

Using OpenXchange to manage your communications

without comments

A flexible unified communications service for collaborative workgroups that can share files, import and export contacts and calendars from a wide variety of data sources and Web services, including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google’s Gmail. Entirely open-source based.


Price: Begins at $5/user/month for hosted version; $1095/yr for 25 users for server-based software version
Requirements: Works on a wide variety of browsers and operating systems. We tested it on IE 7, Firefox 3 and Mac Safari 4 in October 2009.

OpenXchange Inc.
303 South Broadway
Tarrytown, New York 10591
914 332-5720

http://ox.io

Written by admin

October 14th, 2009 at 9:25 am

Web Informant.tv is Stephen Fry proof thanks to caching by WP Super Cache