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ExtremeZ-IP 5.2 gets print server, Time Machine

updated 11:30 am EDT, Tue May 13, 2008

ExtremeZ-IP 5.2 ships

Group Logic on Tuesday released ExtremeZ-IP 5.2, which extends support for the latest Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard capabilities, including Time Machine backups. This release also combines the functionality of company's leading ExtremeZ-IP File and Print Servers into a single solution, allowing all customers to leverage the ExtremeZ-IP Zidget that enables easy service discovery and setup without using the legacy AppleTalk protocol. Group Logic says that ExtremeZ-IP is "the only" Windows solution to deliver complete support for the Mac file and print sharing and that it is now also the only solution to enable Windows servers to be used for Time Machine backups.

Using Time Machine and ExtremeZ-IP, users can automatically backup and recover previous versions of important documents without requiring the use of complicated backup software or IT support: "This reduces the risk of expensive data loss and decreases IT administration costs. Administrators can control the amount of disk storage used for backups with per-user Time Machine backup quotas."

ExtremeZ-IP 5.2 merges Group Logic's leading File and Print Servers into a single solution, offering an integrated printing solution at no additional cost. ExtremeZ-IP users can now utilize the company's Zidget to automatically discover network file and print resources and enable self-service printer set-up. Group Logic claims the Zidget reduces desktop support costs and completely removes the need for AppleTalk on the corporate network.

Version 5.2 also enables users to leverage the latest Mac file system enhancements such as Extended Attributes and Access Control Lists (ACLs), as well as key Windows server features such Windows shortcuts. It also delivers expanded flexibility to define and enforce file name policies for increased compatibility in Mac-Windows workflows.

Pricing starts at $1,500 for a 10-client (w/Server) license; a free trial is available now.




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