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HELIOS supports Apple Mountain Lion, with Spotlight and Time Machine support

HELIOS UB2 is fully OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion compatible, with support for critical OS X 10.8 features including Spotlight search and Time Machine backups. HELIOS UB2 server software offers secure, high performance, cross-platform network client connectivity.

Hannover, Germany, August 7, 2012 – HELIOS Software GmbH announced today that its UB2 file and print server software now offers full Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion client support. HELIOS UB2 provides AFP server volumes, and the advanced HELIOS printing system with Bonjour TCP printer drivers. Mac OS X 10.8 network clients profit from Spotlight search, file comments, and Time Machine backup support for server volumes.

Apple’s OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is also fully supported as a HELIOS server platform by HELIOS UB2 with current updates installed. The cross-platform HELIOS Admin application makes configuration and maintenance of large multi-user server installations for mixed Mac, Windows, and remote web users easy and convenient.

Helmut Tschemernjak, President of HELIOS Software reports: “We are excited to deliver full Mountain Lion server and client support in the same time frame that Apple ships its new operating system. We have a strong commitment to Mac environments and no other vendor offers this high level of compatibility, including modern technologies like Spotlight search for meta data and full text content searches.”

Detailed information about the complete HELIOS UB2 server software including HELIOS EtherShare, PCShare, WebShare, PDF HandShake, ImageServer and PrintPreview is available 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:


Helmut Tschemernjak

HELIOS Software GmbH
Steinriede 3
30827 Garbsen






mktg (at)



Thomas Hallinan

HELIOS Software GmbH




mktg (at)

Bill Gram-Reefer





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