BeatWare Responds to User Demand for FTP Utility on the BeOS
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, June 16, 1998
Contact: Karen Cassel
Menlo Park, California — June 16, 1998 – Responding to user demand,
BeatWare, Inc. released Get-It(tm), its FTP utility for the BeOS, months
ahead of its scheduled launch date. Originally released under the name Kftp
for the PowerPC version of the Be Operating System, the application has
been in high demand by new users of the BeOS for Intel.
“We were receiving an overwhelming number of requests to make our FTP
utility compatible with the Intel version of the BeOS,” said Karen Cassel,
Vice President of Sales and Marketing for BeatWare. “BeatWare’s mission is
to develop the tools essential to our customers’ productivity, so we
re-ordered our product priorities, improved the user interface, added a
number of useful features, changed the name and released Get-It(tm) all in
a matter of a few weeks.”
Get-It’s graphical interface makes it easy for users to create, copy,
rename and delete files and directories on both their own computers and
remote,networked computers. Other time-saving features of Get-It(tm)
include support for multiple FTP sessions, multiple file transfers,
recursive directory transfers and built-in Zip and Tar decoders.
Get-It(tm) 2.0 sells for $19 and is available via electronic download from
Be Depot at http://www.bedepot.com/shop/products/beatware/get-it.asp.
BeatWare, Inc. specializes in the design, development and marketing of
essential productivity and creativity applications for the BeOS. Additional
information on BeatWare and its products is available on the company
website at http://www.beatware.com, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by
calling BeatWare’s Menlo Park headquarters at (650) 322-7290.
VP, Sales and Marketing
1150 Chestnut Street
Menlo Park, CA 94025