Group Logic ( has released ExtremeZ-IP 7.0, which boasts performance, reliability and usability enhancements.

It also sports a new feature called ShadowConnect. With this new feature, IT administrators can integrate Macs with Microsoft’s Volume Shadow Copy (VSS) Service, so now Mac users can access previously saved versions of their critical data files from a Windows server.  
ExtremeZ-IP’s ShadowConnect option affords Mac users access to the Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Services Windows. So, Mac users now have self-serve access to prior versions of their Windows files, says Group Logic CEO Chris Broderick. With ShadowConnect, Mac users can: restore previous versions of files and folders; restore deleted files; and browse shadow copy files with Cover Flow and Quick Look previews.

A new license for ExtremeZ-IP 7.0 is US$395 for a three-client server and $1,495 for a 10-client server. Upgrade pricing and an enterprise licensing program is also available.