QUALCOMM ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF COMMERCIAL VERSION OF EUDORA(R) INTERNET
MAIL SERVER (EIMS) V2.0.
Commercial Version Includes Multiple Domains, Anti-spam Features, Remote
Administration, and Industry-Leading Pricing
SAN DIEGO – November 3, 1997 – QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), a
leader in wireless communications and advanced electronic messaging
solutions for the Internet, today announced availability of Eudora Internet
Mail Server v2.0 (EIMS) for the Mac OS. The EIMS server will join the
Eudora family of software products, the world’s most popular Internet email
solution used by over 18 million users. EIMS 2.0, the second server product
)from the Eudora division of QUALCOMM Incorporated, joins Eudora
WorldMail(tm) Server for Windows NT. The latest commercial version of the
EIMS server includes comprehensive documentation, technical support and new
features that directly address the messaging needs of small to medium-sized
QUALCOMM Incorporated licensed the EIMS technology in 1997 from Apple
Computer, Inc. EIMS, originally known as the Apple Internet Mail Server
(AIMS), was licensed and distributed freely over the Internet by Apple Inc.
Since acquiring the EIMS software, QUALCOMM Incorporated has demonstrated
strong commitment to enhancing and improving it, evidenced by the two
updates to the EIMS v1.x and the release of the EIMS v2.0 commercial
product. EIMS v1.x server software will continue to be available from
QUALCOMM Incorporated as a freeware product. EIMS software is
standards-based supporting POP3, APOP, SMTP, ESMTP, Ph and MIME protocols.
“This Internet standards-based email server for the Mac reflects QUALCOMM’s
commitment to letting customers choose the right product from a family of
commercial and freeware products available on a variety of platforms,” said
Mark Levitt, research manager for Electronic Messaging at International
Data Corporation (IDC).
Features and new additions provided by EIMS v2.0 include: Multiple Local
Domain Support allows Internet Service Providers to support independent
local domains for multiple customers or company administrators to create
different domains for various departments.
Anti-Spam Feature stops people attempting to deliver spam over the
Internet from utilizing the EIMS server as a “relay server” using IP
address blocking and relay restrictions.
Remote Administration accomplished via the EIMS 2.0 Admin tool. The
administrator can access and make changes to the EIMS 2.0 server from any
Macintosh connected to the Internet or intranet.
Intuitive Interface Design simplifies installation and saves time in both
learning and administering the email and user accounts.
Intermittent Connections to the Internet via SMTP ETRN saves money by
sending mail at off-peak hours. Email is stored in queue until a connection
to an Internet host is established.
AutoReply feature allows the system administrator to create a bounceback
message for specific accounts.
90 days Free Technical Support from the award-winning Eudora tTechnical
support team to assist with any technical issues.
Directory Lookup Services utilizing the Ph protocol. Access up to 19
fields of information for employees, corporate contacts, or both.
Bundled with Eudora Pro software and Eudora Light Software — the #1
Internet email client
“There have been many requests through the EIMS software users groups and
discussion circles concerning a desire for an improved and documented
commercial product,” said Jeff Jacobs, vice president and general manager
of the Eudora Division of QUALCOMM Incorporated. “Our response was to
improve upon a quality server product by creating a feature-rich, easy to
install and administer solution for the Macintosh platform that will be
very competitive in the marketplace. The EIMS server offers administrators
problem-solving features that have not been addressed by other servers
designed for the Mac OS.”
The EIMS 2.0 server is available for purchase as an electronic download
only. For information about purchasing the product, please visit the Eudora
web site: (http://www.eudora.com/eims/) The pricing for EIMS v2.0 with an
unlimited user license and bundled with Eudora Light(tm) software is (U.S.)
$199.00. The pricing for EIMS v2.0 with an unlimited users license and
bundled with a Eudora Pro 5 user license package is (U.S.) $299.00.
With over 18 million users, the Eudora family of software products is the
world’s most popular Internet email solution, providing comprehensive
client/server solutions for both Internet and intranet messaging. Available
for the Windows(r), Macintosh (r) and Newton (r) platforms, Eudora Light
and Eudora Pro are best-of-class Internet email client software products.
Eudora Pro software has powerful features that deliver exceptional levels
of productivity, ease-of-use and flexibility for users who process high
volumes of Internet email, while Eudora Light software sets new standards
for Internet email freeware with a wide range of advanced capabilities. The
Eudora Productivity Toolkit(tm) integrates Eudora Pro 3.x with other
best-of-class solutions for email’s four key challenges: security, virus
protection, file compression and attachment viewing. Eudora WorldMail(tm)
Server for the Windows NT platform and Eudora Internet Mail Server(tm) for
the Macintosh platform provide powerful email management capabilities and
fast, reliable messaging. For more information regarding the Eudora family
of products, visit the division’s World Wide Web site at
Headquartered in San Diego, QUALCOMM develops, manufactures, markets,
licenses and operates advanced communications systems and products based on
its proprietary digital wireless technologies. In addition to the Eudora
family of software products, the Company’s primary product areas are the
OmniTRACS(r) system (a geostationary satellite-based, mobile communications
system providing two-way data and position reporting services), CDMA
wireless communications systems and products and, in conjunction with
others, the development of the Globalstar(tm) low-earth-orbit (LEO)
satellite communications system. Other Company products include ASIC
products and communications equipment and systems for government and
commercial customers worldwide. For more information on QUALCOMM products
and technologies, please visit the Company’s web site at
1 (800) 238-3672 x29116
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