Arula Systems Announces New Multiport Management Appliance; Cerebus x32 Doubles the Number of Console Ports Managed and Features New Customer Driven Functionality.
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 4, 2001
Arula Systems, providers of solutions for access, monitoring and remote management of devices over the Internet, today announced the immediate availability of a new multiport secure remote management appliance, Cerebus x32. Arula's newest remote management solution enables management of 32 target devices, doubling the capacity of Arula's Cerebus x16, while maintaining Cerebus x16's sleek 1U chassis.
"Cerebus x32 provides our customers with a management appliance that will meet the growing need for secure remote management of their data centers," said Murrali Rangarajan, president of Arula Systems. "Cerebus x32's new features combined with the increased number of target devices it can manage makes this Arula's most cost-effective and competitive product offering yet."
Service providers and corporate IT staff will find Cerebus x32 the ideal management appliance for their heterogeneous network environments. With Cerebus x32, they can manage a broad range of devices including servers, routers, firewalls and load balancers securely and remotely over the Internet, saving them trips to the data center.
Arula Cerebus x32
Cerebus x32 provides secure, Web-based, out-of-band access for up to 32 target devices from any Internet browser. In addition to doubling the number of target devices managed from existing Arula products, Cerebus x32 has several new features:
-- Increased User Authentication Security - Cerebus x32 can now be configured as a RADIUS client and to accept user-installed certificates. -- Modem Connectivity - Cerebus x32 features an onboard modem for emergency remote access when the network has failed. -- ArulaCLI - Cerebus x32 includes a new command line interface (ArulaCLI) for access via scripts.
Cerebus x32 also retains the features that have kept customers coming back to Arula product family:
-- Remote Management - Access, monitor, administer and
troubleshoot up to 32 target devices from any Web browser
anywhere in the world, while consuming only one (1) IP
-- Collaborative Management and Training - Allows simultaneous
port access - 10 users per port at any one time - up to 50
-- SecureChat(TM) - Enables simultaneous users to collaborate on
device management and training activities.
-- Get History - Provides users with up to 16KB (contained within
a maximum of 999 lines of text) of recent console history to
assist with debugging.
-- Encryption Security - 56-bit (standard) or 128-bit (optional)
Secure Socket Layer (SSL) handshake protocol and RC4
Pricing and Availability
Cerebus x32 is available immediately. An improved version of Cerebus x16 with all of the new features mentioned above is also immediately available.
For pricing information, please contact Arula Systems via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Arula Systems, Inc.
Arula Systems, Inc.(TM) provides compelling, end-to-end, secure remote management solutions. Arula solutions are plug and play, easy to integrate, customizable, and scalable. The solutions can be rapidly deployed without any custom client application software or customization of the devices being managed. Arula Systems is a Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HP) spinoff and has secured venture financing through Gabriel Venture Partners and private investments from industry leaders. Arula is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.arula.com.
Export Notice: Arula Cerebus x16 model CB2016-128 and Cerebus x32 model CB2032-128 contains 128-bit encryption software. Export of this product is restricted under US law. Information is available from the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Export Administration at www.bxa.doc.gov.
Arula, SecureChat, Cerebus x16 and Cerebus x32 are trademarks of Arula Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.