j2 Global Releases Messenger Software For Macintosh OS X
Desktop communications offering now native to Mac operating system
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — j2 Global Communications, Inc. [Nasdaq: JCOM], the
provider of outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services,
today announced the availability of Messenger, its desktop communications
and messaging software, for all versions of Mac OS X.
Today’s announcement marks the first time that Messenger, which delivers
faxes and voicemail as email attachments to subscribers’ email boxes, has
been coded specifically for the latest Macintosh operating system. The
software, free to j2 Global’s eFax, jConnect and Corporate customers, is
available for download immediately at www.efax.com/need.
Messenger offers users of j2 Global’s services the ability to view, zoom,
rotate, resize, annotate and print fax documents, as well as listen to
voicemail. Now that the software is native to Mac OS X, j2 Global customers
who use that operating system should experience faster launch, listen and
print times for documents and voicemail messages.
“j2 Global recognizes the value and loyalty of the Macintosh user
community, and is embarking upon a new initiative to better meet the needs
of this audience=97beginning with this new Messenger application for OS X,”
said Mike Pugh, vice president of product marketing at j2 Global.
“Messenger is an essential desktop tool for millions of eFax and jConnect
customers worldwide, and we are pleased to extend this enhanced application
to our Macintosh customers.”
Messenger, which is easy to install and use, also simplifies the process of
sharing documents between Microsoft Windows and Macintosh OS X. Using the
Messenger, users of either operating system can capture documents directly
from within applications and send them to users of the other operating
system, who simply double-click the email attachment to view the document.
About j2 Global Communications
Founded in 1995, j2 Global Communications, Inc., provides outsourced,
value-added messaging and communications services to more than four million
customers around the world. j2 Global’s network spans over 950 cities in 18
countries on five continents. The Company offers its patented services and
software through three distinct sales channels: Web, Corporate and Licensed
Services, and markets those services under the eFax, jConnect, Hotsend,
PaperMaster, Protofax and Documagix brands. j2 Global’s industry accolades
include the Deloitte & Touche Fast 50 and Fast 500 Awards for 2001 and
2002, Forbes Best of the Web Award, PC Magazine’s Top 100 Websites Award,
British Telecom’s Tech Award and many others. For more information about j2
Global, please visit www.j2global.com.