Free Upgrade for Registered Portfolio Server Owners Available Immediately
NEW YORK--July 17, 2002-- Extensis today announced the release of Portfolio Server for OS X. Portfolio Server now supports both Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server in addition to Mac OS 9 and Windows.
Portfolio Server 6.1 is available for free to all registered owners of Portfolio Server 6 via electronic download from the Extensis website at www.extensis.com. The announcement was made today at the MacWorld Conference & Expo, being held at the Jacob J. Javits Center in New York City.
"Portfolio Server 6.1 is imperative to large workgroups for organizing, retrieving and distributing digital photos, images and other files quickly and easily," said Craig Keudell, Extensis general manager. "With its robust client/server capabilities, Portfolio Server allows for an extremely high degree of administrative control over when and how these assets can be accessed in a cross-platform environment."
Portfolio Server offers workgroups the ability to:
* Publish shared image catalogs over large networks efficiently using TCP/IP networking
* Work seamlessly with Windows and Mac clients, in either Mac OS 9 or Mac OS X
* Expand workgroup environments by simply adding more copies of Portfolio 6 client software
* Connect with existing SQL databases for larger, more powerful catalogs using optional SQL Connect module
* Scan multiple catalogs over a network to instantly locate images based on any criteria
"The powerful UNIX-based core of Mac OS X with features like protected memory and pre-emptive multitasking is tailor-made for the rigorous demands of creative professionals and demanding server environments," said Ron Okamoto, Apple's vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations. "Portfolio Server for Mac OS X from Extensis is a powerful solution for digital asset management and takes advantage of the built-in power of Mac OS X."
Pricing and Availability
Portfolio Server 6.1 is available now for download from the Extensis web site and is available for a suggested retail price of $2,499.95US for full product and includes 5 free copies of Portfolio 6.1 for Macintosh. Portfolio Server 6.1 is available to all registered owners of Portfolio Server 6 at no additional charge. Portfolio Server 6.1 is available to registered owners of Portfolio Server 5 for a suggested retail price of $799.95US.
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