updated 09:00 am EST, Mon November 5, 2001
FileMaker is now shipping the worldwide English version of FileMaker Pro 5.5 Unlimited, which offers an unlimited number of Webconnections to FileMaker databases published on the Web. It also offers an improved FileMaker Pro Web Companion for publishing databases instantly to an intranet or the Internet, and a Java-based FileMaker Web Server Connector for improved performance, load balancing and better data security.
FileMaker Pro 5.5 Unlimited includes new FileMaker Web Server Connector offers SSL support, improved load-balancing algorithms for greater stability and performance over the Web, the ability create a new Custom Workgroup Portal by using an existing FileMaker Pro database, improved layout GUI to match FileMaker's interface, the ability to suppress standard FileMaker Web navigation controls, and support for complete relational value lists.
FileMaker Pro 5.5 Unlimited also includes expanded Web Developer Documentation and Resources and is now certified for Apache Web Servers running Red Hat Linux 7.1, OS X Server, and IIS 5 on Windows 2000 Server as well as improved security, including LAN- and Web-based access restrictions based on user name, computer user, and time-of-day. The $1000 software is available as a $500 upgrade.