FileMaker today announced the availability of FileMaker Server 8 Advanced, an enhanced version of FileMaker Server 8 that lets administrators securely and reliably manage and deploy shared FileMaker Pro 8 and 7 database files over networks, intranets, and the Internet. “FileMaker Server Advanced is an ‘All-in-One’ server solution for sharing FileMaker databases among teams of any size,” notes the announcement. “Extending the networking and security features of FileMaker Server 8, Server Advanced enables rapid deployment of web solutions, custom integration with internal and external web sites, and links with external corporate data sources through ODBC, JDBC, and XML. An upgrade from FileMaker Server 7 Advanced to FileMaker Server 8 Advanced is priced at $US749, while the full suggested list price is $2,499.