LUXEMBOURG-SecureWave has released SecureEXE v 1.2. The new version's features include an improved user interface, new notification mode, event logging features and improved setup, SecureWave claims. On a computer protected by SecureEXE a request for software information is intercepted before it is carried out. SecureEXE allows management to retain control over which applications a user can execute.
THOR TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
NEW YORK-Thor Technologies, Inc. has added functionality to its access rights management and provisioning software, Xellerate, to help financial institutions comply with security regulations of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. The product, according to Thor Technologies, connects users to resources and revokes access as required. Xellerate also offers both core and customizable capabilities.
GIANUS TECHNOLOGIES INC.
NEW YORK-Gianus Technologies Inc. has released Phantom Total Security (TS). Phantom TS protects data on PCs by making itself invisible to hackers, unauthorized users and viruses. Phantom's protection extends to any type of information, documents or files, emails, e-commerce, Internet browsing records, audio, video, pictures and operating systems, claims Gianus.
WEATHER DECISION TECH., INC.
NORMAN, OK-Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. has released HailTrax, a hail claim verification report. HailTrax uses a hail verification algorithm that integrates National Weather Service, NEXRAD Doppler Radar Data and observed hail data. According to Weather Decision Technologies, coupling weather profiling from the Radar data with actual sightings assures insurance companies can get a more uniform and statistically viable data set from which the HailTrax algorithm can determine the hail size and geographic regions where hail has fallen. WWW.WDTINC.COM
COSTA MESA, CA-FileNET Corp., provider of business process management solutions, has released Acenza Underwriting and Policy Administration. The application allows property & casualty insurance companies to streamline business processes and integrate Web-based solutions with existing underwriting and policy administration operations and systems. With Acenza Underwriting and Policy Administration, policy processing time can be reduced by 45 percent or more because agents or customers can submit applications and supporting documentation directly to an underwriter via the Web, according to FileNET.
NEW YORK-Information Builders' business intelligence application, WebFOCUS, now supports the IBM WebSphere application server, providing for greater scalability and deployment of WebFOCUS applications across all IBM eServers, claims Information Builders. By using the built in resource management capabilities of WebSphere, WebFOCUS can process user requests more efficiently, Information Builders also claims.
DECISION RESEARCH CORP.
HONOLULU-V1STA RateMaker, a property and casualty insurance rate maker, has been released by Decision Research Corp. V1STA RateMaker is a module to the V1STA Decision Maker. The product provides tools for the rollout of new rating models, maintaining existing rates, with improved reliability and accuracy, claims Decision Research Corp. The runtime rating service will run on Windows NT/2000, Sun Solaris, Linux and most mainframes.
ORANGE, CA-VisionShape has released AutoScan 32 Level 1, a version of its scanning software designed to run ISIS Level 1 scanners. Features included with AutoScan 32 Level 1 are image compression and decompression, barcode recognition, OCR, PDF conversion, Bates stamping, line removal and character repair, HTML creation and patch code recognition.
DALLAS-Enterprise Information Solutions provider, Docucorp, has integrated XML components within its core technology that addresses the enterprise information lifecycle. XML, according to Docucorp offers advantages such as the separation of content and data of a document from its presentation. The company will use XML to ease the exchange of information, claims Docucorp.
ANAHEIM, CA-ReportSafe 3.0 has been released by Ascend Software. ReportSafe 3.0 is a distribution and archival tool used to gather reports from many system architectures including AS/400, OS/390, Microsoft Windows NT and 2000, UNIX based systems and VSE. ReportSafe 3.0 acts as a central depository for archiving reports and has monitoring tools to track data.
COLUMBIA, SC-EasyBenefit, a provider of Web-based voice response services for human resource administration, benefits, payroll and enrollment, has released EasyHR 1.0, an ASP hosted service. EasyHR
is a benefit administration system with payroll connectivity, health, life, disability, retirement, flexible spending account, COBRA/HIPAA and human resource components.
NEW YORK-Tillinghast-Towers Perrin has released new versions of its life insurance financial simulation software, TAS Tillinghast Actuarial Software v9.5 and its economic scenario generation software, Global CAP: Link v4.1. The release of TAS includes two versions of region-specific software, TAS-US and TAS-International. The new version of Global CAP: Link v4.1 generates credit yield curves for investment and non-investment grade debt, generates GDP as a variable and offers tools to generate user-specific sub-sectors of broad inflation, claims Tillinghast-Towers Perrin.
J&B SOFTWARE, INC.
BLUE BELL, PA-TMS Open & Capture has been added to J&B Software's TMS Image suite of transaction processing products. TMS Open & Capture captures the content of a letter and links it for future reference, documents late payment, processes and provides an audit trail of "check and list" payments and processes payment stubs and vouchers that are too big for check processing machines.
WESTCHESTER, IL-Software Technologies Group has released x86 LINUX UDI (Uniform Driver Interface). Providing both a source and binary release, x86 LINUX UDI is the quickest way to install, configure, and begin using UDI technology to develop portable, high performance device drivers, claims Software Technologies Group. Based on the Version 1.0.1 UDI specification, x86 LINUX UDI also has performance and stability updates.
DANBURY, CT-MeetNow WebSM has been added to Connex International's reservationless services. After opening a a MeetNow account, moderators are assigned a personal conference ID and PIN and are able to start a conference at any time. Also moderators have optional features like the ability to mute participants, dial-out participants and create notes.
NEW YORK-HIPAA Compliance Services have been launched by Connect Systems. The services provide a methodology and framework by which insurance and healthcare organizations can implement and verify their compliance with HIPAA regulations. By partnering with clients, Connect Systems can create solutions that accommodate variations in audit and implementation requirements, claims Connect Systems.
COLUMBUS, OH-Pivot has released an online technology platform that creates a Web-based solution for the sales of annuity and insurance products. The version 6.0 allows business partners to offer consumers the ability to shop and purchase annuity and insurance products online at www.pivot.com. The new version's quating capabilities utilize XML, XSLT and SOAP to link directly to insurnace carriers for online product quotes. Insurance products offered include life, auto, homeowners, long-term care, critical illness, disability, pet and other specialty insurance products.
WOBURN, MA-INSKEY, Inc., a provider of integrated insurance solutions, has launched QUAD, a Web-enabled, Java/ XML-based application platform designed to reduce policy processing costs. The front-end system integrates with existing host systems and allows carriers and financial institutions to affordably and efficiently process and distribute multiple insurance products.