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BW: LightningFAX Strikes Linux: Interstar Technologies to Launch Network Fax Server for Linux

Feb 28, 2000, 14:34 (0 Talkback[s])

"Interstar Technologies Inc. (Interstar Technologies), a leading developer of advanced fax solutions, today announced that a Linux version of its flagship product LightningFAX is slated for general release in March. A beta release is currently available on the Interstar Technologies web site. LightningFAX is an award-winning enterprise fax solution that gives businesses the power to fax-enable their entire network, allowing users to send and receive faxes through their PC's and through almost any e-mail application."

"'Based on demand and feedback from current customers and partners, Linux was an essential addition to our LightningFAX product line,' said Michael DiPerno, president of Interstar Technologies. 'We recognize that Linux is becoming an extremely strong operating system in the business world, and Interstar has always been committed to anticipating and meeting market needs.'"

"LightningFAX is a client/server network fax solution that lets users send and receive faxes directly through their computers and through almost any e-mail application. In addition to Linux, LightningFAX supports Windows NT, IBM AIX and Sun Solaris. Available in English, French, Italian, German, and Japanese, LightningFAX handles up to 960 lines per server and unlimited users. The server database handles up to three million fax messages at a time.

"The Linux-based LightningFAX server component supports Red Hat 6.1 and Dialogic/GammaLink CPi/400 and CPi/200 PCI fax boards. A Java-based Linux client is available..."

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