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HELIOS releases LanTest 6 – new network performance tool for Windows

HELIOS “LanTest”, a network performance tool, is now available as a native Windows utility for server performance testing of SMB/CIFS server environments of any scale.

Hannover, Germany, December 10, 2013 – HELIOS Software has released version 6 of its acclaimed HELIOS “LanTest”, a widely used, free network performance tool. Now available as a native Windows application, LanTest is the Swiss army knife of network performance testing for system administrators managing any scale of network and server environments, from small firms to large international enterprises.

The HELIOS LanTest network performance tool provides a complete range of testing features for any kind of in-house network environments, testing AFP and SMB network performance, even over very fast network backbones. LanTest addresses different aspects of user induced network and server load, including file and folder creation, modification, and removal, as well as very large file transfers. Multi-user testing scenarios can be configured with just a few mouse clicks.

New features of HELIOS LanTest 6 network performance tool include:

  • Support for up to 40 Gb networks
  • Clear, information-rich user interface
  • Various testing scenarios for all major AFP and SMB file server solutions
  • True cross-platform utility with Mac and Windows native apps
  • Save predefined settings for easily reproducible test runs
  • Multi-user, multi-server configuration for any kind of real world test scenario

The new “LanTest” network performance tool for Windows and Mac OS X can be downloaded free of charge from the HELIOS WebShare server (credentials: tools, tools). Information about the HELIOS file and print server solutions with support for enterprise and backbone networks can be accessed on the HELIOS web site.

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HELIOS UB2 Unbreakable Server Solutions deliver mission critical server solutions to enterprise, government, university, and prepress sites. WebShare, EtherShare, and PCShare provide integrated cross-platform networking for Mac, Windows and Web clients, with advanced file and print server services, and easy remote server administration. HELIOS ImageServer, PDF HandShake and PrintPreview bring high efficiency and advanced capabilities to design, prepress and printing operations.

HELIOS products run on powerful and scalable servers including Apple Mac OS X, IBM AIX, Linux, Oracle Solaris, and Windows systems. HELIOS products provide reliable cross-platform support for Mac, Windows, Web and UNIX-based clients.

Distributors sell HELIOS products worldwide to value-added resellers who provide complete networking solutions to customers. HELIOS also works with many strategic partners that incorporate HELIOS server software to provide powerful third-party archive, asset management and workflow solutions.

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HELIOS Software GmbH
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