Best-Selling Windows-to-Macintosh File and Print Sharing Product Boosts Administrative Functions and Performance
Arlington, VA - April 30, 2002 - Group Logic, developer of best-selling Macintosh-to-Windows interoperability software, announced today the immediate availability of version 2.1 of the company's ExtremeZ-IP file and print server product. ExtremeZ-IP uses the TCP/IP protocol to increase throughput as much as six fold between Macintosh clients and Microsoft Windows servers.
With version 2.1 of ExtremeZ-IP, administrators gain additional control and ease-of-use through enhancements to the ExtremeZ-IP Administrator application. System status information is now immediately available from the application's primary interface, and administrators gain detailed information and control over users, files, volumes, print queues and individual print jobs under management by clicking a few buttons. The product also offers performance gains from directory index optimizations,
improved support for the Service Location Protocol, better support for LPR printers, and an enhanced Windows Explorer plug-in for managing Macintosh file permissions. Version 2.1 of ExtremeZ-IP is a free upgrade to existing customers with maintenance agreements.
"Implementation was a breeze! No complicated configuration was required and we immediately noticed improved speed when accessing the server from our Macs," observed Chad Chelius, systems administrator at Offset Impressions, Inc. and an early user of the software. "ExtremeZ-IP is definitely the single greatest improvement to our network for the price," adds Chelius.
"In the v2.1 release, we've packed in nearly a dozen improvements requested by our customers in 2001," said T. Reid Lewis, President of Group Logic. "As I see it, it's our job to listen and respond and we've done that. Systems administrators will find that v2.1 makes their job much easier and gives them more control than ever," he said.
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