August Newsletter: New Releases and Upcoming Version. Community Choice Awards by Windows IT Pro.
The summer is almost over, but the team at Netwrix has been very busy creating new great tools and improving existing products. Some our products were nominated to the annual Community Choice Awards conducted by Windows IT Pro magazine. Please take two minutes of your time to vote for Netwrix and other products that you believe are the best of breed!
Vote for Netwrix: Community Choice Awards
The 2009 Community Choice Awards as presented by Windows IT Pro Magazine allows YOU to decide what IT products get chosen for acclaim and recognition. The team at Netwrix needs your help, please cast your vote for Netwrix! All voters enter $250 drawing sponsored by Windows IT Pro!
You can find Netwrix nominated in the following categories:
1. Best Active Directory & Group Policy Product : Active Directory Change Reporter.
3. Best Auditing & Compliance Product : Active Directory Change Reporter.
26. Best Security Product : Netwrix Password Manager.
31. Best Virtualization Product : Netwrix Change Reporter for VMware.
32. Best Free or Open Source IT Tool : your favorite Netwrix product out of 4 in the list.
33. Best Vendor Tech Support : type Netwrix in the Other box, but only if we deserve it of course :)
Event Log ManagerNice and very easy to use event log consolidation and reporting tool with FREEWARE version available (as usual). The new version features real-time alerting! Plus the commercial version with web-based advanced reports covering logons, security and system events, predefined report templates for compliance (HIPAA, SOX, PCI, GLBA).
Bulk Password ResetThe new version of this popular tool is now available. The free version now doesn’t have the limitation on importing computer lists from file. The commercial version includes several major features, including scheduled multi-step processing of temporary unavailable computers and the ability to specify an alternate local account for network access on server not connected to a domain.
Catch-All Mailbox ConfiguratorA catchall mailbox is a mailbox to which any email not destined for a specific mailbox is delivered. For example, if someone were to send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, it would get routed to a catch-all address for the example.com domain.
Microsoft Exchange has no native support for catch-all mailboxes, but the freeware Netwrix Catch-All Mailbox Configurator tool is a very easy way to configure a catch-all e-mail with a couple of mouse clicks and without any custom scripts and tricky configuration steps.
Anti-spam for Exchange
Without argument, the amount of spam circulating around the Internet grows every day. This free anti-spam solution for Exchange initially includes some spam-blocking features like SBL lists and keyword-based blocking. The tool does not require any client deployment and runs as a server-side set of rules.
Still Working, Coming Soon
USB BlockerThe new version of our most popular tool USB Blocker is finally coming in September. The new version is going to have many new features, such as "whitelisting" of allowed device types and specific devices instances, temporary password-protected access to devices, and many others. Please keep an eye on new releases by subscribing to our RSS feed.
E-mail Archiving ToolE-mail archiving for eDiscovery is a must have requirement for all companies. A court order may request you to provide full record of communication between your company employees at any time. Failure to provide this information may result in fines and lost litigations. Please subscribe to the RSS feed and Netwrix E-mail Archiver as soon as it becomes available.
Unified Management Console
Great news: all Netwrix products are going to have one configuration console so you no longer have a burden of maintaining separate tools to manage all aspects of your environment. The BETA version of this console is going to be available in September with several products included. Please subscribe
to the RSS feed and have this long-awaited BETA as soon as it goes live.
PCI ComplianceNetwrix now provides full coverage for sections 7, 8, and 10 of PCI DSS 1.2. If your company accepts major credit cards you are subject to PCI compliance and might be interested in our solution composed from products you already know and use.
SC Magazine Review: Privileged Account ManagerSC Magazine gave very positive review of the Privileged Account Manager, please click below to read it:
Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2009Last month Netwrix exhibited at WPC 2009 in New Orleans. This was a great conference with many major announcements by Microsoft executives, including Steve Balmer, Bob Muglia, and others, covering Windows 7, Software-plus-Services, Windows Mobile, etc. Even if you missed this event you can still visit it online at the Digital WPC web site.
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