2006 GCN Lab Reviewer's Choice award winners

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In each issue of Government Computer News, the GCN Lab tests a number of products, rigorously assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each offering. Those products that stand beyond their peers are given the Reviewer's Choice Award.
Here are the products that won this coveted accolade in 2006:


Connetix Intelliscreen/Intelliserver, biometric software

Sagem MorphoAccess 221-D, fingerprint reader

Silex SI, fingerprint reader


Dell Latitude d420, notebook computer

Dell Optiplex GX620, desktop computer

Apple iMac w/Intel Core Duo, desktop computer

Gateway M465-E, notebook computer

HP Compaq nc6320, notebook computer

Lenovo ThinkPad X60s, notebook computer


Dell 1800MP, projector

Eizo FlexScan S1931SH, monitor

Lenovo M500, projector

NEC MultiSync LCD2190UXi, monitor

ViewSonic VP2030b, monitor

E-mail filtering

Barracuda Spam Firewall 400, e-mail gateway

MailFrontier M500, mail filter

Sendio I.C.E. Box, Spam filter

Symantec Mail Security 8240, e-mail gateway

Mobile devices

Palm Treo 700W, mobile phone

Palm Treo 700P, cellular phone

RIM Blackberry 8700G, cellular phone

Operating Systems

Red Hat Linux, operating system

Xandros Desktop 3.0, operating system

Printers and scanners

Lexmark X762e, printer

Panasonic KV-S1025C, scanner

Xerox Phaser 6350DP, printer


Diskeeper Diskeeper 10 Pro, defragmentation software

Phoenix Recover Pro 6, recovery software

SRS Technologies Document Detective 2.0, data scrubber


ISYS Desktop 8, search software

Lotus Notes and Domino 7.0, office software

Microsoft SQL Server 2005, database


Ipswitch WS_FTP Pro 2007, File transfer software

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, browser


AEC Software Fasttrack Schedule 9, project tracking software

MapInfo Professional 8.5, mapping software


Altiris SecurityExpressions 3.4, vulnerability management software

BigFix Security Configuration Mgmt, vulnerability management software

Juniper IDP 200, intrusion prevention software

Webroot Spy Sweeper Enterprise 3.0,
anti-spyware software

Wireless network gear:

3Com OfficeConnect, wireless access point

Netgear ProSafe WG102, wireless access point

U.S. Robotics MAXg USR5451, wireless access point

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