If you think Unix houses have been ignored in this test, Symark’s PowerBroker is just for you. Supporting multiple flavors of Linux and Unix — including IBM S390 Linux — PowerBroker ensures Unix administrative privileges can be safely managed and delegated.
Access control comes in many flavors, depending on what you want or don’t want users to have access to. Now it’s the turn of other documents to get some added protection with Adhaero’s business document security solution. This protection extends beyond the network, and documents under its aegis can only be read by authorized eyes. It allows Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook objects to be encrypted, and then assigns digital rights that dictate what can be done to them.
We are back in the world of passwords for Computer Associates’ offering. Part of the eTrust suite of products, eTrust AccessControl is another policy-based application, fully integrated with the other eTrust products, as well as with CA’s UniCenter network management software. It is designed to operate in Windows, Unix and Linux, and interoperates with (surprising, but not unwelcome), mainframe environments.
Novell is no stranger to access management; such functionality was built into its NetWare operating system from day one, and is an integral part of its Directory Services offering. So, it comes as no surprise to see a standalone Novell product in this Group Test.