Tablet PCs

This edition looks at Fujitsu's Lifebook T4000, JotSpot's Wikis, Phoenix Technologies' FirstWare Assistant and KoolSpan's SecureEdge.

November 19, 2004

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Wikis are hotter than hot, and Wiki application company JotSpot is officially open for business. With a focus on enabling Web-application development using workgroup Wikis, JotSpot is offering its application Wiki as a hosted service and has issued select open-source project invitations to its free beta program. JotSpot offers three flavors of service: full-featured commercial Wiki, prepackaged Wiki applications or customized individual Wiki applications. Available in early 2005. Contact company for pricing. JotSpot, (650) 320-9300.

Phoenix Technologies FirstWare Assistant

Access to your Outlook folder without having to boot your PC is promised by FirstWare Assistant from Phoenix Technologies. Within a few seconds of hitting your start or a preprogrammed button, Outlook opens to give you access to e-mail, calendar, contacts and so on. There is no need to wait the time it takes to boot the OS or any other applications. Free trial with upgrade to full license for $29.95. Phoenix Technologies, (800) 446-9202, (408) 570-1000.

KoolSpan SecurEdge

Remote connections to multiple networks can be accessed with two-factor authentication and a single smart key using KoolSpan's smart Remote Access. Requiring neither server nor VPN, KoolSpan provides 256-bit AES encryption on a per-packet basis. Performed at Layer 2 and tunneled over Layer 3, Smart Remote Access establishes user credentials and provides access to some or all of the network as decided by security administrators. Starts at $4,950. KoolSpan, (301) 468-9434.

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