1. World of HELIOS: The hell of cloud dependence
2. Universal File Server UB64 is compatible with macOS Catalina
HELIOS Newsletter 03/2019
Dear HELIOS client,
Welcome to the latest information from the world of HELIOS. Keep
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Enjoy the news.
Your HELIOS team
Helmut Tschemernjak, CEO & President
1. World of HELIOS: The hell of cloud dependence Cloud services enjoy great popularity among users, most PC programs
require an Internet connection to the manufacturer before they
can get started, mobile apps require a connection to the App Store,
and data is stored on external servers, e.g. Google Drive, iCloud or Dropbox.
Messages such as:
Adobe deactivates all user accounts in Venezuela (rental products
no longer usable)
ARM processors no longer available for Huawei
Apple blocks popular Hong Kong app used by protesters
Autodesk changes user license for Fusion 360 retroactively
Google stops Android support for cellphone manufacturers
Smart Home startup files for bankruptcy – door opener no longer
All this can only mean one thing: we have to become independent
from the cloud providers again! There is a term for this – Unclouding.
Be it private users or companies, it's about time to take action
and design your own IT structures independent of the big cloud
solutions. This can be realized with our Universal File Server
solution with integrated WebShare portal. Everything is completely
in the hands and responsibility of the customer. External access
via web portal and mobile app. Server, software and data – everything
is under the control of the customer without any cloud dependence.
PS: for our HELIOS products, it is out of question that customers
can operate our solutions independently. There is no remote cutoff
by the manufacturer and there never will be.
Think about it for a minute.
Enjoy this newsletter,
HELIOS Software GmbH
2. Universal File Server UB64 is compatible with macOS
Catalina With immediate effect, Apple environments can integrate Mac clients
running Catalina because all HELIOS services are completely compatible
with existing HELIOS Universal File Server UB64 environments.
HELIOS UB64 offers complete 64 bit support which is required for
macOS Catalina. We have intensively tested services such as Mac
file server access via AFP, Spotlight search, print services,
HELIOS Admin, and WebShare access. Everything works fine!
PS: the Catalina beta version had several problems, which we reported
to Apple. These are fixed in the final version. We did our homework
well so that Mac users can easily use Catalina with the HELIOS
Tech Info 187 incorporates all notes on “macOS Catalina client
Contact us with any questions or feedback, to arrange a personal
consultation or to find a sales partner in your region: www.helios.de/contact.html
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