The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2005-09-20T15:12:00Z Right Vision offers small-to-medium enterprises easy-to-manage all-in-one networking solution no IT manager required 2005-09-20T15:12:00Z right-vision-offers-small-to-medium-enterprises-easy-to-manage-all-in-one-networking-solution-no-it-manager-required Sydney, Tuesday, September 20, 2005 Niche IP distributor Zircon announces Right Vision to Australia. An Alcatel company, Right Vision brings SMEs a tailor-made solution to set up and manage their network and internet services. Dubbed the all-in-one internet appliance, Right Vision's Evolutive range makes it easy and cost-effective for SMEs to provide network configuration. Right Vision takes an "a la carte" approach to networking with its modular solution. Starting with the Evolutive Engine (hardware/server platform), customers choose which software packages (Evolutive Softpacks) they would like to make up their solution. There are two Evolutive Engines to choose from: Eye-box MAX NG series for SOHO and SMEs up to 25 users Eye-box ONE Premium edition for SMEs and larger accounts up to 300 users. Both Evolutive Engines come standard with the Secure Router Pack. Evolutive Softpacks can be added as and when theyre needed. The other three Evolutive Softpacks are: Messaging and Portal Pack File & Print Server Pack Hosting & Database Pack. For example, companies can add a new service such as messaging without changing the hardware platform through one software pack quickly and easily. The Hosting Pack, which allows the Internet, Intranet or Extranet web sites to be hosted on the server, can be added when a company is ready to move in this direction. In the meantime, customers don't pay for what they don't need. The system comes pre-configured with simplified administration so it's simple and ready to use. There is no need to install operating systems or software applications. This means, for companies with no IT manager, network management has been simplified. It increases workers efficiency and provides an easy solution to access Internet services. Gwen John, managing director of Zircon said, "The small business server market is significant for Australia. Right Vision's Evolutive range delivers on the concept of providing not only a cost-effective solution, but one that is designed for a market that typically does not have an in-house IT manager. "The solution means Professional firms, such as solicitors accountants doctors and other highly concentrated businesses, can have the best possible IT Infrastructure but without the associated hassles and complexity." Hardware specifications Eye-box MAX NG series: VIA C3 1.0Ghz processor; 256 Mb RAM; 1210Gb 7200 HDD; RJ45 10/100 Mbps Ethernet cards; console port; PCI slots. Eye-box ONE Premium Edition: P4 Processor; 2 x 512Mb RAM; 2 x 120Gb HDD SATA 150 7200 rpm RAID 1; 2x 10/100/1000 Mpbs Ethernet cards; console port; PCI slot; USB ports; VGA & parallel slot; 24xCD/8x DVD. It provides advanced reliability and higher performance and also benefits from a simplified configuration set up thanks to a new installation wizard. RAID 0 or 1 as well as a third disk dedicated to backups add to its appeal as a reliable and easy-to-use server. Availability Right Vision is available immediately from Zircon/Global Business Technology. Pricing starts at $3,100 (SRP ex GST) for the Evolutive Hardware engine. -ends- About Zircon Zircon is a managed communications services distributor. It provides members with a simple, seamless offering thats easy to sell. Vendor partners are guaranteed a value-added service with in country representation, marketing, training and channel programs run as part of their service. Its member program, Boost, offers a comprehensive program designed to make doing business easy. For more information, visit Zircon at: http://www.zircon.com.au or http://www.gbt.com.au About Right Vision Founded in October 1999 by Alexandre Krivine, Right Visions aim is to bring companies a tailor made solution, simple and ready-to-use for the set up and management of their network & Internet services. It is with this aim that Right Vision launches a complete new concept: the Internet Appliance. Thanks to its pre-configuration and simplified administration, this solution increases workers efficiency and provides an easy solution to access Internet services & provide network configuration to SMBs. Right Vision corporate headquarters are located in Sophia-Antipolis (South of France). Visit Right Vision at http://www.rightvision.com. Media inquiries Gwen John, Tel: +61 2 9475 9701 OR + 61 419 50 55 33, gwen.john@zircon.com.au Aruba appoints Country Manager 2005-09-13T18:36:00Z aruba-appoints-country-manager In his role David is responsible for the Sales of Aruba for Australia and New Zealand. His focus will be on generating end-user demand and interest in Arubas wireless solutions and increasing the awareness of Aruba products. David will also work with Australian distributor, Zircon, to increase the effectiveness of the channel and create opportunities for our Channel Partners in Australia & New Zealand. David Humphries comes to Aruba with 20 years experience in the Australian Networking Industry. Most recently David was at Avnet, where he was managing the Networking arm of its distribution business. Before that, he held various sales roles at Memorex Telex, Xylan (acquired by Alcatel), Arrowpoint Communications (acquired by Cisco) and network management company, Concord Communications (recently acquired by CA). Jeff Smith is now also based in the region. Jeff has been supporting the Asia Pacific as Technical Director for over one year. Jeff has deep and broad technical knowledge in the networking business. His strengths lay in wireless and security two key aspects of the Aruba solution. Wireless is a proven technology and Aruba is leading the way as the only company offering a modular mobility system that provides centralised control of all access, security and mobility services, said David Humphries, country manager, Australia and New Zealand. Aruba is strategically positioned at the intersection of the wireless LAN and security segments, and its secure WLAN solution is widely regarded for enabling a mobile enterprise. About Aruba Networks, Inc. Based in Sunnyvale, California, Aruba Networks (Aruba) is a fast-growing enterprise infrastructure company. Aruba pioneered the concept of centralized network systems to enable wireless, security and mobility services. The company's products help corporations address fundamental new changes taking place in enterprise networks caused by user mobility, security and wireless technology. Aruba markets and manufactures a complete line of fixed and modular mobility controllers, wired and wireless access points and advanced mobility software. Privately held, Aruba has operations in the United States, Europe, Asia Pacific and India and employs staff around the world. Aruba has received over $59 million in three rounds of venture funding from top-tier venture firms Matrix Partners, Sequoia Capital, Trinity Ventures and WK Technology Fund. Visit Aruba Wireless Networks at http://www.arubanetworks.com. About Zircon Zircon is a managed communications services distributor. It provides members with a simple, seamless offering thats easy to sell. Its member program, Boost, offers a comprehensive program designed to make doing business easy. For more information, visit Zircon at: http://www.zircon.com.au. Global Business Technology launches new website 2005-08-31T19:37:00Z global-business-technology-launches-new-website With secure access to channel partners, the website allows them to place orders online, download latest pricing and prepare quotes 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In addition, partners can view their account details and orders being processed. Channel partners also have exclusive access to GBTs weekly newsletter that updates news, promotions, channel activities, special bundles and deals. Back issues are kept on the website, available only to registered partners. Gwen John, managing director of Zircon, said, The new website reflects the new image of Global Business Technology. It also represents the broadening of our products and services, introducing new and exciting products to Australia. As well as the functionality available to registered partners, we have added more information to the front pages, with product information on our vendor partners, news and relevant industry news appearing in Australian news publications, said Gwen John Zircon is continuing to look for a wide range of resellers, integrators and IT consultants. As recently appointed distributor for Aruba and Right Vision, it is particularly interested in new partners committed to being among the first to in represent these two leading vendors in Australia. -ends- About Zircon Zircon is a managed communications services distributor. Providing a one-stop shop for its channel customers, its value-add mentality extends to its vendor partners and channel partners alike. Combined with the distribution expertise of Global Business Technology, Zircon offers IT products, peripherals, connectivity, managed services and hosting services. Zircon provides members with a simple, seamless offering thats easy to sell. Its member program, Boost, offers a comprehensive program designed to make doing business easy. Zircon is completely independent and is Australian owned, run and managed. For more information, visit Zircon at: http://www.zircon.com.au. Zircon appointed Distributor for Right Vision 2005-08-25T20:28:00Z zircon-appointed-distributor-for-right-vision An Alcatel company, Right Vision brings SMEs a tailor-made solution to set up and manage their network and internet services. Dubbed the all-in-one internet appliance, Right Visions Evolutive range makes it easy and cost-effective for SMBs to provide network configuration. Right Vision takes an a la carte approach to networking with its modular solution. Starting with the Evolutive Engine (hardware/server platform), customers choose which software packages (Evolutive Softpacks) they would like to make up their solution. There are two Evolutive Engines to choose from: Eye-box MAX NG series for SOHO and SMEs up to 25 users Eye-box ONE Premium edition for SMEs and larger accounts up to 300 users. Both Evolutive Engines come standard with the Secure Router Pack. Evolutive Softpacks can be added as and when theyre needed. The other three Evolutive Softpacks are: Messaging and Portal Pack File & Print Server Pack Hosting & Database Pack. For example, companies can add a new service such as messaging without changing the hardware platform through one software pack quickly and easily. The Hosting Pack, which allows the Internet, Intranet or Extranet web sites to be hosted on the server, can be added when a company is ready to move in this direction. In the meantime, customers dont pay for what they dont need. The system comes pre-configured with simplified administration so its simple and ready to use. There is no need to install operating systems or software applications. This means, for companies with no IT manager, network management has been simplified. It increases workers efficiency and provides an easy solution to access Internet services. Zircon will assume responsibility for channel sales, including pre-sales, sales and support, as well as training and marketing initiatives. Gwen John, managing director of Zircon said, This is another positive step for Zircon as we capitalise on our acquisition of Global Business Technology. The small business server market is significant for Australia and Right Visions Evolutive range delivers on the concept of providing not only a cost-effective solution but one that is designed for a market that typically does not have an in-house IT manager. Securing distribution for Right Vision represents a good fit for Zircon and our channel. The solution means Professional firms such as solicitors accountants doctors and other highly concentrated businesses can have the best possible IT Infrastructure but without the associated hassles and complexity. Julian Carro major accounts manager for Right Vision said This agreement with Zircon represents another positive step forward in building our international presence. The synergy between Zircons value-added distribution coupled with Right Visions ease of use will increase technology adoption within the Australian SME market. The channel will benefit from this ease of use to open new revenue streams and customers will enjoy the benefits of technology without the headaches, he said. Hardware specifications Eye-box MAX NG series: VIA C3 1.0Ghz processor; 256 Mb RAM; 1210Gb 7200 HDD; RJ45 10/100 Mbps Ethernet cards; console port; PCI slots. Eye-box ONE Premium Edition: P4 Processor; 2 x 512Mb RAM; 2 x 120Gb HDD SATA 150 7200 rpm RAID 1; 2x 10/100/1000 Mpbs Ethernet cards; console port; PCI slot; USB ports; VGA & parallel slot; 24xCD/8x DVD. It provides advanced reliability and higher performance and also benefits from a simplified configuration set up thanks to a new installation wizard. RAID 0 or 1 as well as a third disk dedicated to backups add to its appeal as a reliable and easy-to-use server. Availability Right Vision is available immediately from Zircon/Global Business Technology. Resellers interested in reselling Right Vision should call sales on (02) 9475 9700. A Dealer Roadshow demonstrating the features and benefits of Right Visions Evolutive range will be held in early October, 2005. -ends- About Zircon Zircon is a managed communications services distributor. It provides members with a simple, seamless offering thats easy to sell. Vendor partners are guaranteed a value-added service with in country representation, marketing, training and channel programs run as part of their service. Its member program, Boost, offers a comprehensive program designed to make doing business easy. For more information, visit Zircon at: http://www.zircon.com.au or http://www.gbt.com.au About Right Vision Founded in October 1999 by Alexandre Krivine, Right Visions aim is to bring companies a tailor made solution, simple and ready-to-use for the set up and management of their network & Internet services. It is with this aim that Right Vision launches a complete new concept: the Internet Appliance. Thanks to its pre-configuration and simplified administration, this solution increases workers efficiency and provides an easy solution to access Internet services & provide network configuration to SMBs. Right Vision corporate headquarters are located in Sophia-Antipolis (South of France). Visit Right Vision at http://www.rightvision.com.