HELIOS ships EtherShare 2.6 loaded with new, performance-enhancing features
Hannover, Germany- June 15, 2000- Supporting more AppleShare servers
worldwide than any other UNIX-based server software, HELIOS Software GmbH
(Nexpo Booth #1339), a leading provider of network and prepress software,
announced it is now shipping EtherShare 2.6.
Major features of EtherShare 2.6 include high performance UNIX
implementation of AppleTalk networking including support for routing,
AppleShare IP, advanced spooling and print support, and PostScript Type 1 &
3 font server for all printers and UNIX Text to PostScript printing.
Significant new features to EtherShare 2.6 include: Unicode/UTF-8 volumes
that enable different clients to see the same file names; remote EtherShare
Admin over TCP and AppleTalk; non-blocking EtherShare Admin; fast Print
Preview over TCP/IP using Fast Ethernet; Desktop Tools including Unicode
support for: UNIX “cp, mv, rmdir, mkdir, touch, chmod, chown, chgrp and ls.
Also new to EtherShare 2 .6 is Japanese Shift-JIS support, user and
password protected print queues, print queues that disable background
printing eliminating temporary files and increasing print job speeds;
HELIOS Mail support for MIME with support for new file attachment formats
including base64, binhex, uuencode and uuencode AppleSingle file format;
improved memory management by HELIOS Mail requiring only 1 MB memory
irregardless of size of attachments; and new support for Mac OS Navigation
services. A new 680 page manual fully documents covers all new and existing
EtherShare 2.6 features.
EtherShare 2.6 is available for a wide variety of Unix-based systems
including Apple’s Mac OS X Server and Linux Pentium based servers. Windows
95, 98, Windows NT and Windows 2000 clients are integrated to the same
server via the now shipping HELIOS PCShare 3.0.
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HELIOS products run on powerful and scalable servers from Apple Computer,
Data General, Compaq (Digital), HP, IBM, 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.
For further editor information please contact:
HELIOS Software GmbH attn: marketing, Steinriede 3, D-30827 Garbsen, Germany;
fax +49 5131-709325; Internet: marketing@HELIOS.de; or Web access at
For U.S.-based sales information, contact:
European Mikrograf Corporation, HELIOS Software GmbH.’s U.S. distributor,
located at 269 Mt. Hermon Road, Suite 100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066;
831-461-6061 (voice); 831-461-6056 (fax); Internet: email@example.com,