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Stoneware webNetwork 5.0
This combination network portal and VPN product gives local and remote users a single secure point of access for all Web content and applications (see our review of version 4.0 at ID# 1425sp1). The latest iteration features several useful updates, including self-service passwords, which let users reset their own webNetwork password if they've forgotten it or if it's expired, which saves calls to the helpdesk. In addition, the product's new Form Composer utility provides data-entry forms for back-end databases and directories. The new JSP Composer offers a WYSIWYG Web editor for custom Java Server Pages, for use in the webNetwork system. Finally, version 5's remoteDesktop lets you control remote workstations. Starts at $4,940. Available: Nov. 1. Stoneware, (888) 473-9485, (317) 805-4880.

Network Intelligence enVision 3.0
The latest version of enVision, which runs on Network Intelligence's logging appliances, promises to identify, simplify and automate the most common SEM (security event management) tasks. The software's real-time compliance alerting and reporting includes customizable notifications. Plus, users can customize the executive dashboard so only pertinent information is shown on their home page. Automatic updates are standard. Upgrade: free. EX appliance: starts at $22,000. HA appliance: starts at $64,000. LS appliance: starts at $100,000. Network Intelligence, (781) 375-9000.

RealOps AutoPilot 1.0
RealOps has released an enhanced AMP (Automation Management Platform) and new AMP AutoPilot 1.0 application module, which comes with modifiable templates for automating common operations. Templates include predefined sub-processes or actions that replicate discrete IT procedures. KPIs (key performance indicators) let you measure operational processes and set up reports for AMP AutoPilot processes. AutoPilot must be used with the RealOps AMP platform, which starts at $150,000. RealOps, (877) 6-REALOPS, (703) 286-2600.