OctetStrings Virtual Directory Engine 3.0.2

By Cameron Sturdevant  |  Posted 2005-06-06 Print this article Print

OctetString's VDE update uses directory and database adapters along with transformation scripts to provide proxy access to authoritative data sources that appear as a real, customized directory to each application.

OctetStrings VDE 3.0.2 has templates for Computer Associates International Inc.s eTrust Directory, which we used to simplify access to applications by users. VDE 3.0.2, which shipped in April, is priced at $20,000 to $45,000, depending on server configuration. This update gains templates for Siemens Information and Communication Networks Inc.s HiPath Security DirX. The updated product supports a wide array of popular directory and database platforms, as well as adapters to access identity information in applications.

Click here to read the full review of VDE 3.0.2.

Cameron Sturdevant Cameron Sturdevant is the executive editor of Enterprise Networking Planet. Prior to ENP, Cameron was technical analyst at PCWeek Labs, starting in 1997. Cameron finished up as the eWEEK Labs Technical Director in 2012. Before his extensive labs tenure Cameron paid his IT dues working in technical support and sales engineering at a software publishing firm . Cameron also spent two years with a database development firm, integrating applications with mainframe legacy programs. Cameron's areas of expertise include virtual and physical IT infrastructure, cloud computing, enterprise networking and mobility. In addition to reviews, Cameron has covered monolithic enterprise management systems throughout their lifecycles, providing the eWEEK reader with all-important history and context. Cameron takes special care in cultivating his IT manager contacts, to ensure that his analysis is grounded in real-world concern. Follow Cameron on Twitter at csturdevant, or reach him by email at cameron.sturdevant@quinstreet.com.

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