eWEEKs Third Annual Excellence Awards

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





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


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


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


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





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


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


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.

$1.35 Million
16 GB

eServer xSeries 440 16-way


The eServer x440 starts at $20,499.00

Sun Fire 12K

Sun Microsystems Inc.

Priced from $600,000 to several million





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



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





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.