eWEEKs Third Annual Excellence Awards

Get pricing and vendor contact information for winners and finalists in eWEEK's Third Annual Excellence Awards.

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Category

Product

Vendor

Pricing (as provided in Excellence Award entry)

Analytics & Reporting

Cognos Metrics Manager 1.0

Cognos Inc.

Pricing can range between $50,000 to 75,000 for a 100 user deployment.

EnCase Forensic Edition 3.22

Guidance Software Inc.

Corporate: $2,495

Informatica PowerAnalyzer 3.5

Informatica Corp.

Pricing starts at $50,000. The pricing model is CPU based, but is flexible to incorporate concurrent and named-user pricing as appropriate.

Application & Web Services Development

DeKlarit 2.0

ARTech

The price of DeKlarit during 2002 (versions 1.0 to 1.3.1) was $499.

DeKlarit 2.0, to be released on February 11 is $899.

As a Visual Studio Integration Program (VSIP) member ARTech also sells bundles of Visual Studio .NET and DeKlarit. As of today (January 2003) the prices of the DeKlarit bundles are:
DeKlarit + Visual Studio .NET Professional $898
DeKlarit + Visual Studio .NET Enterprise Developer $1,348
DeKlarit + Visual Studio .NET Enterprise Architect $1,648

iWay Security Exchange 1.0

iWay Software

The iWay Security Exchange is available on Windows NT, Windows 2000, and most major UNIX environments. Prices begin at $350,000.

WebSphere Studio 5.0

IBM

Customers can purchase WebSphere Studio through the Passport Advantage Program via IBM Sales Representatives or authorized IBM Business Partners.
WebSphere Studio Application Developer V5 is available for $3,499 per user
WebSphere Studio Enterprise Developer V5 is available for $7,500 per user
Macromedia ColdFusion MX for IBM WebSphere Application Server is available for $4,000 per processor

Customer & Supplier Management

Clientele Self-Service Portal 8.0

Epicor Software Corp.

Pricing for the Clientele Self-Service Portal is for the processor and the content. There are three levels of pricing:

· Base - $5,000 for single or dual processor box
· Advanced - $9,000 for up to a quad processor box
· Enterprise - $13,000 for up to an 8-way processor box.

Salesforce.com Enterprise Edition

Salesforce.com Inc.

Enterprise Edition is available for $125/user/month. Offline Edition is included free of charge.

MySAP Supplier Relationship Management 2

SAP AG

As all SAP installations are tailored to specific customer business processes and take legacy environments into account, each deployment is individually priced.

Document & Content Management

Interchange Suite 3.0

Context Media Inc.

Pricing for a typical deployment of the Context Media Interchange Suite starts at $140,000

Documentum 5

Documentum Inc.

Average Documentum 5 pricing begins at $100K

Vignette 7

Vignette Corp.

Pricing options for Vignette V7 begin at $125,000

Portal & Knowledge Management

CEN (Collaboration & Enterprise Networks)

Autonomy Corp. plc.

Average selling price for autonomy is $380K.

Entopia Quantum 1.4

Entopia Inc.

Entopia offers bulk pricing discounts which means that for an volume implementation, the total average seat cost would be between $400 500

MindServer Product Suite 2.0

Recommind Inc.

Entry level pricing at $75K per cpu for MindServer Retrieval 2.0; average selling price is $200,000+ for MindServer Product Suite

INFRASTRUCTURE

Category

Product

Vendor

Pricing (as provided in Excellence Award entry)

Desktop & Handheld Hardware

TravelMate C100 Tablet PC

Acer America Corp.

Pricing ranges from $1699-$2199

LifeBook P2000 2120

Fujitsu PC Corp.

Starts at $1,499.

BlackBerry 6710

Research In Motion Ltd.

Handheld/airtime pricing & roaming services are determined by network carriers and vary based on specific service plans. As an example, T-Mobile offers the BlackBerry 6710 for $499 and service pricing is $40 for data with voice plans ranging from $20-$100.

e-Business Foundations

WebSphere Application Server 5

IBM

WebSphere Application Server Version 5 s prices start at $25 per user (for WebSphere Application Server Express, for midmarket companies), $8,000 (single server configuration) or $12,000 (to support networked features such as clustering and failover). Both prices are per processor.
It supports Windows, Linux, IBM eServer zSeries and iSeries, AIX, Solaris, and HP-UX

BizTalk Server 2002 Enterprise Edition

Microsoft Corp.

BizTalk Server 2002 Enterprise Edition is priced at $24,999 per CPU.

Oracle9i Database Release 2

Oracle Corp.

Oracle9i Database Release 2 Enterprise Edition - Processor Perpetual: $40,000
Oracle9i Database Release 2 Enterprise Edition - Named User Plus Perpetual: $800
Oracle9i Database Release 2 Standard Edition - Processor Perpetual: $15,000
Oracle9i Database Release 2 Standard Edition - Named User Plus Perpetual: $300
Oracle9i Database Release 2 Personal Edition - Named User Plus Perpetual: $400
Oracle9i Database Release 2 Lite Edition - Named User Plus Perpetual: $100

Enterprise Collaboration & Messaging

Presence-AR 1.5

Advanced Reality Inc.

Pricing for 15 non-transferable licenses starts at $1295.

CentraOne 6.0

Centra Software Inc.

Centra offers a variety of licensing and pricing options to best suit customer needs:

1) ASP models:
All Centra solutions are available as an ASP service. Customers may purchase under price per minute or concurrent seat models. CentraOnes eMeeting service is priced at $80 per month per concurrent seat with an annual commitment. Or, for convenient, occasional use, choose Centras "pay as you go" option for $0.40 per minute with bundled IP audio. Discounts for bulk minute and volume seat purchases are available.

2) Perpetual-use client/server:
For on-premises installations, pay a single fee for flexible access to all CentraOne live experiences starting at under $50,000 for up to 50 named seats. Alternative options exist for access to individual live experiences - virtual classes, Web conferences, and meetings - and advanced content management. Volume discounts are available.

3) Hosting services:
Centra offers hosting services to perpetual-use licensed customers who want to outsource deployment and management of CentraOne for a period of time before bringing the application in-house. Pricing for hosting services begins at $3,500 per month.

Documentum eRoom 6

Documentum Inc.

The list price for Documentum eRoom is $17K/server, $249/seat.

Enterprise Storage

EMC Centera

EMC Corp.

List price begins at $101,500 for Centera hardware and $103,200 for Centera software, representing $204,700 for a 5-terabyte protected (10 terabytes raw capacity) total system configuration.

HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Array Model 2C12D 2.0

Hewlett-Packard Co.

Storage Hardware / Software
283198-B21 EVA, Model 2C12D-B 60Hz 1 $208,020 $208,020 $137,293
236205-B21 36GB FC Drive, 15K 168 $2,773 $465,864 $307,470
258158-888 Configure-To-Order 1 $0 $0 $0
250203-B23 VCS v2.0 Dual HSV Cntlr (base software license) 1 $31,900 $31,900 $21,054
250195-B22 WNT/W2K KIT v2.0 ENT VIR ARY 1 $100 $100 $66
189715-002 Management Appliance II 1 $10,500 $10,500 $6,930
281380-002 Software CarePaq Priority Service Extension 1 $30,941 $30,941 $20,421

Interconnect Hardware
258707-B21 SAN Switch 2/8-EL 4 $6,400 $25,600 $22,528
176479-B21 FC PCI HBA for WinNT/X86 12 $1,705 $20,460 $18,005
221692-B22 5-meter LC-LC Multi-Mode Fibre Cable 18 $82 $1,476 $1,299
221470-B21 2Gb/s SFP 14 $369 $5,166 $4,546

Extended Total $800,027 $528,018

NetApp FAS900 Series Storage Appliances (FAS960, FAS940)

Network Appliance Inc.

Pricing: $150,000 to more than $1 million, depending on configuration.

IT Quality Assurance Tools

SiteScope 7.6

Freshwater Software, a Mercury Interactive Corp. company

Pricing for SiteScope 7.6, including Web Services monitors, starts at $2995. The price is based on the number of elements monitored.

Real World Traffic 1.0

Ixia

Entry level pricing includes Chassis, Load Modules and applications:

Approximate Value: $75,000-$100,000

Vivinet Assessor 2.0

NetIQ Corp.

Vivinet Assessor is sold in one-month assessment licenses for $4,500 or perpetual licenses for $12,000.

Server Hardware

PrimePower 2500

Fujitsu Technology Solutions Inc.

PRIMEPOWER 2500
$1.35 Million
8 CPU
16 GB

eServer xSeries 440 16-way

IBM

The eServer x440 starts at $20,499.00

Sun Fire 12K

Sun Microsystems Inc.

Priced from $600,000 to several million

NETWORKING

Category

Product

Vendor

Pricing (as provided in Excellence Award entry)

Networking & Management Tools

AirMagnet Handheld 1.5

AirMagnet Inc.

AirMagnet Handheld Analyzer - $2,495

NetIQ AppManager Suite 5.0

NetIQ Corp.

Pricing is based on the number and type of managed systems and applications. Agents start at $600 and consoles start at $2,500. Price for UNIX modules start at $750 per server.

InCharge Service Assurance Manager 5.0

System Management Arts Inc. (SMARTS)

For InCharge Service Assurance Manager, InCharge Global Consoles (4), SMART Adapters (3) = $85,000

Infrastructure

PowerStruXure

American Power Conversion Corp.

Pricing starts at $4999

Sphereon 4500 Fabric Switch

McData Corp.

$31,000 for a fully populated switch

Symbol Wireless System 1.0

Symbol Technologies Inc.

Symbol wireless switch (List Prices)
6-Port configurations: $2895
12-Port configuration: $3719
24-Port configuration: $5367
30-Port configuration: $6191

Symbol Access Ports
802.11b - $249

SECURITY

Category

Product

Vendor

Pricing (as provided in Excellence Award entry)

Authentication & User Management

WirelessWall Software Suite 2.0

Cranite Systems

Pricing for the WirelessWall Software Suite 2.0 starts at U.S. $3,995 for a Starter Bundle that supports 25 simultaneous users. The price goes up to U.S. $12,990 for an Enterprise license supporting 150 simultaneous users. Pricing includes all three components of our product: the WirelessWall Policy Server, Access Controller, and Client software

Novell Nsure solutions

Novell Inc.

Cost of products and consulting services for an average deployment is $300K - $400K

Sun ONE Identity Server 6.0

Sun Microsystems Inc.

$10 per user with tiered discounts for volume deals.

Enterprise Resource Protection

FoundScan Vulnerability Management System 2.5

Foundstone Inc.

Pricing for a FoundScan license is $30,000 and up, based on the number of hosts and scanning engines, plus variable maintenance fees. Consulting and 24/7/365 technical support are included.

InterDo 2.5

Kavado Inc.

Starting at $15,000

StormWatch 3.1

Okena Inc.

OKENA StormWatch can be purchased in a perpetual or term license model. The pricing model is comprised of the following components matched to fit business needs, with perpetual pricing starting at: Management Console: $4,995; Intelligent Agent for Servers: $1,800; Intelligent Agent for Desktops: $85.