Chicago, PRINT 01 Booth #6557 -- September 6, 2001 -- Supporting more AppleShare servers worldwide than any other UNIX-based server software, HELIOS Software GmbH, a leading provider of network and prepress software, announced the beta availability of its server products for Mac OS X. Based on beta feedback, HELIOS expects to ship by mid October.
HELIOS' leading server products now in beta and to be demonstrated during PRINT 01 include:
EtherShare 2.6 Highest-Performance server for Mac clients
PCShare 3.0 Highest-Performance server for Windows clients
EtherShare OPI 2.1 Server-based OPI, including Image Replacement with Color Separation and Proof Printing support
PDF Handshake PDF Printing, OPI and Imposition; includes: PDF Internet Printing & Create PDF Server
Print Preview Convenient & reliable last minute proofing
The Helios suite of networking and prepress servers represents the most extensive offering of Mac OS X native software available today from one vendor. HELIOS offers an easy-to-use installer, plus native Mac OS 9x and Mac OS X server administration for easy setup and management of users, volumes, printers, ColorSync and other server administration tasks. For a detailed look at HELIOS server features for Mac OS X see the URL: http://www.helios.de/products/productsshows.html
Apple dealers, system integrators and other qualified resellers may download the beta software by contacting their regional HELIOS distributor or local reseller. In the U.S., contact European Mikrograf at (831) 466-1710 or E-mail: [email protected]
"HELIOS is the defacto standard for file and print services for the Macintosh including some of the largest server sites including USA Today, Disney, Better Homes & Gardens, JPL, NASA and many others" explained Helmut Tschemernjak, president of HELIOS. "And now, users can enjoy the same product features as on other HELIOS supported, UNIX-based vendors like Sun Solaris, IBM AIX, SGI, and others. In fact, Apple and HELIOS servers together combine the power of UNIX with the classic ease of use of Macintosh."
HELIOS products run on powerful and scalable servers from Apple Computer, Compaq, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Linux/Pentium, SGI, and Sun, providing reliable cross-platform support for Macintosh, DOS/Windows, and UNIX-based clients. Distributors sell HELIOS products worldwide to value-added resellers who provide complete networking solutions to customers. HELIOS software products are also available as part of OEM solutions by many major vendors in the prepress industry.