HELIOS network and prepress servers for Mac OS X now shipping

Garbsen, Germany— January 7, 2002 — HELIOS Software GmbH, a leading
provider of high performance networking and client/server software
products, today announced that it is now shipping its network and prepress
servers for Mac OS X. Supporting more AppleShare servers worldwide than any
other UNIX-based server software, HELIOS also delivers cutting edge OPI,
color management and PDF workflow solutions.

“HELIOS EtherShare and PCShare for Mac OS X provide enterprise grade
cross-platform networking and advanced file and print server services for
business and education sites,” said Helmut Tschemernjak, president of
HELIOS Software. “HELIOS then adds server-based OPI, color management,
proof printing, and PDF workflow applications, making Mac OS X an excellent
pre-press server. Mac OS X offers the best price/performance value in an
easy to use server.”

“By combining the power and stability of UNIX with advanced networking
capabilities, Mac OS X is a tremendous platform for integrating print and
prepress production into a corporate network,” said Ron Okamoto, Apple’s
vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations. “The Helios suite for Mac
OS X offers innovative, high performing networking servers and prepress
workflow tools, and Mac OS X is ready to use as a primary platform for our
creative professionals.”

HELIOS’ leading server products for Mac OS X include:

EtherShare 2.6
Highest-Performance server for Mac clients

PCShare 3.0
Highest-Performance server for Windows clients

EtherShare OPI 2.1
Server-based OPI, including Image Replacement
with Color Separation And Proof Printing support

PDF Handshake 2.0
PDF Printing – PDF OPI and Imposition –
Create PDF Server – PDF Internet Printing

Print Preview 1.1
Convenient & reliable last minute proofing

The Helios suite of networking and prepress servers represents the most
extensive offering of native Mac OS X server software available today.
HELIOS offers an easy-to-use installer, plus native Mac OS X and Mac OS 9.x
server administration for easy setup and management of users, volumes,
printers, ColorSync, and other server administration tasks. For a detailed
look at HELIOS server features for Mac OS X see: (http://www.helios.de).

Smart Ideas for Better Networking
HELIOS products run on powerful and scalable servers from Apple, Compaq,
Hewlett Packard, IBM, Linux/Pentium, 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; +49-5131-709320 (voice);
+49 5131-709325 (fax); E-mail: marketing@helios.de; or Web access at