Online Extra: BNTA winners
Here are winners of Best New Technology Awards at FOSE 2004. Products were judged by editors and writers of Government Computer News and Washington TechnologyDesktop Clients
Winner: Gateway Profile 5 ' small-footprint, all-in-one PC with up to 1G of DDR SDRAM and room for expansion. Gateway Inc., Powway, Calif., www.gateway.com.
IBM ThinkCentre S50 ' 2.06GHz Intel Pentium 4 PC with 256M of RAM and IBM Embedded Security Subsystem 2.0. IBM Corp., Armonk, N.Y., www.ibm.com.
Ace Vision Desktop ' 3.0 GHz Pentium 4 PC with 512M of RAM and an 80G hard drive. JC Technology DBA Ace Computers, Arlington Heights, Ill., www.acecomputers.com.Enterprise Application Software
Winner: Macromedia Studio MX 2004 ' Latest version of MX includes new versions of Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks and FreeHand MX. Macromedia Inc., San Francisco, www.macromedia.com.
Siebel Public Sector Analytics 7.7 ' customer analytic solution software. Siebel Systems Inc., San Mateo, Calif., www.siebel.com.
ZyIMAGE v5.0 ' document management software. ZyLAB North America LLC, McLean, Va., www.zylab.com.
Cardiff LiquidOffice 3.0 ' e-form software. Cardiff Software Inc., Vista, Calif., www.cardiff.com.Enterprise System Software
Winner: Qovia ' Best in Show ' Modular software and Linux server appliance for monitoring and managing voice over IP systems. Qovia Inc., Frederick, Md., www.qovia.com.
HP OpenView Data Protector 5.1a ' instant recovery software. Hewlett-Packard Co.
Marimba 6.0 ' management suite for clients and servers. Marimba Inc., Mountain View, Calif., www.marimba.com.
Metis 3.4 ' enterprise architecture tool. Computas NA, Sammamish, Wash., www.computas.com.
VMware Virtual Center ' virtual infrastructure computing software. VMware Inc., Palo Alto, Calif., www.vmware.com.
Akamai EdgeControl ' Internet content and application management software. Akamai Technologies Inc., Cambridge, Mass., www.akamai.com.Display Devices
Winner: InFocus LP640 ' LCD projector that combines high-quality images with quiet performance and ease-of-use features. InFocus Corp., Wilsonville, Ore., www.infocus.com.
Sympodium ID250 ' interactive pen display. Smart Technologies Inc., Calgary, Alberta, www.smarttech.com.
Walk-and-Talk Presentation Series ' interactive whiteboards. PolyVision Corp., Norcross, Ga., www.polyvision.com.
VT770 ' LCD projector. NEC Solutions America Inc., Itasca, Ill., www.necvisualsystems.com.Handheld Clients
Winner: Blackberry 7510 ' Handheld device with always-on capability, a walkie-talkie feature, secure communications and a host of application support. Research In Motion Ltd., Waterloo, Ontario, www.rim.net.
Panasonic Toughbook 01 ' rugged handheld computer. Panasonic Computer Solutions Co., Secaucus, N.J. www.panasonic.com/toughbook.
PerComm e80 ' non-OS handheld. Arch Wireless Inc., Westborough, Mass., www.arch.com.Network Hardware
Winner: Dell PowerConnect 2600 ' Plug-and-play Gigabit Ethernet switch in eight-, 16- and 24-port configurations, priced as low as $18 per port. Dell Inc., Round Rock, Texas, www.dell.com.
Kanguru iNAS-100 ' Internet network attached storage device. Kanguru Solutions.
Raritan Dominion KSX IT Administrator ' browser tool network equipment access. Raritan Computer Inc., Somerset, N.J., www.raritan.com.
HP ProCurve Switch 2848 ' 10/100/1000-Mbps network switch. Hewlett-Packard Co.Peripherals
Winner: HP Forms Automation System ' Digital pen used with and customized forms to capture handwritten information from the forms that can be uploaded to a host computer. Hewlett-Packard Co., Palo Alto, Calif. www.hp.com.
HP LaserJet 9065 MFP ' high-speed multifunction device. Hewlett-Packard Co.
Xerox Phaser 8400 ' solid ink color printer. Xerox Corp., Stamford, Conn., www.xerox.com/office.Portable Computers
Winner: MPC Transport T3000 ' Slim, 5.5-pound, affordable notebook with built-in fingerprint scanner and enough power to serve as a desktop PC replacement for many users. MPC Computers LLC, Nampa, Idaho, www.buympc.com.
Panasonic Toughbook Y2 ' ultralight and slim notebook PC. Panasonic Computer Solutions Co.
Gateway M275 ' high-performance convertible tablet PC. Gateway Inc.
Panasonic Toughbook 29 ' rugged mobile PC. Panasonic Computer Solutions Co. Security Products
Hardware Winner: Kanguru Wizard ' Keychain-size USB device that lets you create up to eight virtual drives, invisible to users without the Wizard, on a PC for storage of sensitive information. Kanguru Solitions, Millis, Mass., www.kanguru.com.
Kanguru Encryptor ' hardware encryption device. Kanguru Solutions.
Websense Enterprise v5.1 ' comprehensive Internet feature. Websense Inc., San Diego, www.websense.com.
Phoenix cME TrustConnector ' security software for Microsoft Windows clients. Phoenix Technologies Ltd., Milpitas, Calif., www.phoenix.com.Storage Devices
Winner: Exabyte VXA-2 Packet Loader ' 1U tape autoloader with 10 cartridge slots for a total of 1.6T total capacity, fast data transfer rate, reliable accuracy and field-replaceable drives. Exabyte Corp., Boulder, Colo., www.exabyte.com.
Quantum DX100 ' enhanced backup hardware. Quantum Corp., San Jose, Calif., www.quantum.com.
Gateway 860 NAS ' network attached storage device. Gateway Inc.
HP StorageWorks NAS 2000s ' network attached storage device. Hewlett-Packard Co.
Gateway 840 SATA RAID Enclosure ' direct-attached storage device. Gateway Inc.
Judges' Award: Defensor Mobile ' PDA software that lets security personnel manage access to secure areas. Global Bay Mobile Technologies Inc., Iselin, N.J., www.globalbay.com.
Judges' Award: Netbook Pro ' Computer that splits the difference between notebook PCs and PDAs; 9.25 by 7.24 by 1.38 inches in size, with 8.25-inch diagonal screen, QWERTY keyboard and low-power system that ensures long battery life. Psion TekLogix Inc., Erlanger, Ky., www.psionteklogix.com.