updated 01:55 am EST, Thu December 9, 2004
Maxum Rumpus 4.0
Maxum today released , an update to the internet file transfer server (FTP) for Mac OS X. It now features a completely new interface, context-sensitive help, an expanded setup assistant, self-diagnosis of common problems, and a significantly improved server engine, which the company says is faster, more efficient and more reliable. It features direct use of BSD sockets, high-performance threading optimized for single- or multi-CPU Macs, and background operation as a Unix daemon process. The standard version is $250, with upgrades priced at $80. A Professional Edition for larger organizations and ISPs is $400 ($130 upgrade).