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HELIOS UB2 file server software supports Mavericks, iOS 7, and Windows 8.1

HELIOS UB2 File Server software is fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.9 and Windows 8.1 client workstations, and iOS 7 mobile devices, to offer true cross-platform file sharing, with automated file sync and Spotlight fast file find features.

Hannover, Germany, November 12, 2013 – The HELIOS UB2 file server software suite, including EtherShare UB2, PCShare UB2, and WebShare UB2 file and print servers, is now fully compatible with the latest client OS updates, providing integrated cross-platform file sharing and syncing to Mac, Windows, web, and mobile users. Cross-platform Spotlight search enables quickly finding server files based upon file meta data and text content.

Local Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks client workstations work perfectly with EtherShare UB2, including Spotlight search, Time Machine backups to server volumes, and Bonjour support.

Windows clients up to Windows 8.1 can access the HELIOS file and print server via PCShare UB2 taking advantage of cross-platform support of Spotlight and Bonjour features.

WebShare UB2, enhanced by recent updates, provides access for any remote Mac (up to  OS X 10.9) or Windows (up to 8.1), or mobile device client via Safari, Internet Explorer, or other web browsers.

HELIOS iPad Document Hub, the iOS native remote client for any HELIOS file server utilizing WebShare UB2, is fully compatible with iOS 7. The app is provided free of charge via the Apple App Store, and allows users to browse, transfer, present, and sync documents between their company server and an iPad or iPhone.

HELIOS UB2 file server software offers a sophisticated, highly secure, easy to administer, true cross-platform file and print server for local or remote Mac OS X, Windows and Linux workstation clients, as well as any iOS mobile device. HELIOS UB2 file server software is also available as a Virtual Server Appliance – a turn-key file server solution supporting VMWare, Microsoft Hyper-V Server, and Citrix XenServer – for easy setup on a broad range of different server hardware.

Benefits of the HELIOS UB2 file server software include:

  • True cross-platform native remote administration for easy, flexible and professional configuration of users, groups, volumes, printers and other server settings
  • Full Spotlight and Bonjour support for any Mac, Windows and remote client, including native iOS support
  • Automated file and folder sync features for remote Mac, Windows and iOS mobile devices
  • Powerful add-ons for automated image repurposing, PDF handling and remote proofing

Further information including white papers, tutorial videos and a fully featured demo version are accessible at the HELIOS web site.

Smart Ideas for Better Networking

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.

Editorial contact:
HELIOS Software GmbH
Steinriede 3
30827 Garbsen
Phone: +49 5131 709320
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