Major Mac OS X Server v10.1 Update Now Available

Industrial-Strength Server Delivers Increased Enhancements & Open

Source Advancements



Sep 25, 2001, 01:00 ET from Apple Computer Inc.

    SAN FRANCISCO, SEYBOLD SF 2001, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ --
 Apple(R) (Nasdaq:   AAPL) today announced the availability of Mac(R) OS X Server
 version 10.1, the first major upgrade to the company's industrial-strength,
 UNIX-based server operating system. Mac OS X Server v10.1 delivers system-wide
 performance enhancements, increased reliability and substantially faster file
 transfer times.
     The award-winning Mac OS X Server now delivers flexible storage options
 and data redundancy with software RAID support. Mac OS X Server provides
 educators with increased system reliability and responsiveness through
 enhancements to NetBoot and Macintosh Manager 2.1. Mac OS X Server v10.1
 integrates the most recent and reliable Open Source components including
 Apache and Samba, as well as a new release of QuickTime(R) Streaming Server,
 version 3.0.2.
     "With Mac OS X Server v10.1, we've delivered a modern UNIX-based server
 built on open standards," said Philip Schiller, Apple's vice president of
 Worldwide Product Marketing. "With Mac OS X Server, building a powerful
 network is easier than ever, setting a new standard in simplicity of
 installation and administration."
     IT administrators in education, print publishing, design and web
 publishing organizations will benefit from Mac OS X Server v10.1 enhancements
 including:
 
     -- system-wide performance enhancements that increase reliability, launch
        server-side applications faster, speed printing times, increase
        administration response and reduce file transfer times;
     -- the latest advancements from the Open Source community, with the most
        reliable releases of Apache, Samba, PHP, MySQL, Tomcat and OpenSSL;
     -- RAID support for disk striping (RAID-0) and disk mirroring (RAID-1)
        allowing flexible storage configuration, data redundancy and improved
        disk read performance;
     -- a new release of QuickTime Streaming Server, version 3.0.2 for
        streaming digital media over the Internet;
     -- improved reliability with enhancements to Apple file services, NetInfo
        and Directory Services; and
     -- Macintosh Manager 2.1 support for local administration from Mac OS X
        Server and support for the latest Apple Macintosh(R) systems with the
        inclusion of Mac OS 9.2.1 within NetBoot.
 
     Pricing & Availability
     Mac OS X Server v10.1 software and Macintosh Server G4 can be purchased
 now through the online Apple Store(R) (www.apple.com), at Apple's retail
 stores and through Apple Authorized Resellers in the following configurations:
 
     -- Mac OS X Server v10.1 (10-Client Edition), designed for professional
        web masters and small work groups with simultaneous file sharing to not
        more than 10 Macintosh clients, for a suggested retail price of $499
        (US);
     -- Mac OS X Server v10.1(Unlimited-Client Edition), uniquely suited for
        classroom labs, creative professionals and medium-to-large work groups
        with high volume file sharing activity, for a suggested retail price of
        $999 (US);
     -- Mac OS X Server v10.1, 10-client to Unlimited-Client license upgrade
        for a suggested retail price of $499 (US); and
     -- Macintosh Server G4, with a 733MHz PowerPC G4 processor, 256K of L2
        cache, 256MB SDRAM, 80GB Ultra ATA drive, CD-RW drive, Nvidia GeForce2
        MX graphics, 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet, two USB ports, two FireWire(R)
        ports and Mac OS X Server Unlimited-Client Edition, for a suggested
        retail price of $2,799 (US).
 
     The Mac OS X Server v10.1 software upgrade package is available for $19.95
 (US) and includes the Mac OS X Server v10.1 upgrade CD, the Macintosh Manager
 2.1 CD, the NetBoot CD and a Developer Tools CD. U.S. and Canadian education
 customers can receive the Mac OS X Server v10.1 upgrade free of charge by
 calling 1-800-800-2775.
     Mac OS X Server is designed to run on Macintosh Server G4, Power Mac(TM)
 G4, Power Mac G4 Cube, iMac(R), Macintosh Server G3 and Power Macintosh(R) G3
 computers with 128MB RAM and 4GB of available disk space.
     For additional press releases regarding Mac OS X v10.1 announcements
 today, please visit www.apple.com/pr.
     Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple
 II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Apple
 is committed to bringing the best personal computing experience to students,
 educators, creative professionals and consumers around the world through its
 innovative hardware, software and Internet offerings.
     NOTE:  Apple, the Apple logo, Mac, Macintosh, Apple Store, FireWire, iMac,
 Power Mac, Power Macintosh and QuickTime are either registered trademarks or
 trademarks of Apple. Other company and product names may be trademarks of
 their respective owners.
 
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SOURCE Apple Computer Inc.
    SAN FRANCISCO, SEYBOLD SF 2001, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ --
 Apple(R) (Nasdaq:   AAPL) today announced the availability of Mac(R) OS X Server
 version 10.1, the first major upgrade to the company's industrial-strength,
 UNIX-based server operating system. Mac OS X Server v10.1 delivers system-wide
 performance enhancements, increased reliability and substantially faster file
 transfer times.
     The award-winning Mac OS X Server now delivers flexible storage options
 and data redundancy with software RAID support. Mac OS X Server provides
 educators with increased system reliability and responsiveness through
 enhancements to NetBoot and Macintosh Manager 2.1. Mac OS X Server v10.1
 integrates the most recent and reliable Open Source components including
 Apache and Samba, as well as a new release of QuickTime(R) Streaming Server,
 version 3.0.2.
     "With Mac OS X Server v10.1, we've delivered a modern UNIX-based server
 built on open standards," said Philip Schiller, Apple's vice president of
 Worldwide Product Marketing. "With Mac OS X Server, building a powerful
 network is easier than ever, setting a new standard in simplicity of
 installation and administration."
     IT administrators in education, print publishing, design and web
 publishing organizations will benefit from Mac OS X Server v10.1 enhancements
 including:
 
     -- system-wide performance enhancements that increase reliability, launch
        server-side applications faster, speed printing times, increase
        administration response and reduce file transfer times;
     -- the latest advancements from the Open Source community, with the most
        reliable releases of Apache, Samba, PHP, MySQL, Tomcat and OpenSSL;
     -- RAID support for disk striping (RAID-0) and disk mirroring (RAID-1)
        allowing flexible storage configuration, data redundancy and improved
        disk read performance;
     -- a new release of QuickTime Streaming Server, version 3.0.2 for
        streaming digital media over the Internet;
     -- improved reliability with enhancements to Apple file services, NetInfo
        and Directory Services; and
     -- Macintosh Manager 2.1 support for local administration from Mac OS X
        Server and support for the latest Apple Macintosh(R) systems with the
        inclusion of Mac OS 9.2.1 within NetBoot.
 
     Pricing & Availability
     Mac OS X Server v10.1 software and Macintosh Server G4 can be purchased
 now through the online Apple Store(R) (www.apple.com), at Apple's retail
 stores and through Apple Authorized Resellers in the following configurations:
 
     -- Mac OS X Server v10.1 (10-Client Edition), designed for professional
        web masters and small work groups with simultaneous file sharing to not
        more than 10 Macintosh clients, for a suggested retail price of $499
        (US);
     -- Mac OS X Server v10.1(Unlimited-Client Edition), uniquely suited for
        classroom labs, creative professionals and medium-to-large work groups
        with high volume file sharing activity, for a suggested retail price of
        $999 (US);
     -- Mac OS X Server v10.1, 10-client to Unlimited-Client license upgrade
        for a suggested retail price of $499 (US); and
     -- Macintosh Server G4, with a 733MHz PowerPC G4 processor, 256K of L2
        cache, 256MB SDRAM, 80GB Ultra ATA drive, CD-RW drive, Nvidia GeForce2
        MX graphics, 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet, two USB ports, two FireWire(R)
        ports and Mac OS X Server Unlimited-Client Edition, for a suggested
        retail price of $2,799 (US).
 
     The Mac OS X Server v10.1 software upgrade package is available for $19.95
 (US) and includes the Mac OS X Server v10.1 upgrade CD, the Macintosh Manager
 2.1 CD, the NetBoot CD and a Developer Tools CD. U.S. and Canadian education
 customers can receive the Mac OS X Server v10.1 upgrade free of charge by
 calling 1-800-800-2775.
     Mac OS X Server is designed to run on Macintosh Server G4, Power Mac(TM)
 G4, Power Mac G4 Cube, iMac(R), Macintosh Server G3 and Power Macintosh(R) G3
 computers with 128MB RAM and 4GB of available disk space.
     For additional press releases regarding Mac OS X v10.1 announcements
 today, please visit www.apple.com/pr.
     Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple
 II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Apple
 is committed to bringing the best personal computing experience to students,
 educators, creative professionals and consumers around the world through its
 innovative hardware, software and Internet offerings.
     NOTE:  Apple, the Apple logo, Mac, Macintosh, Apple Store, FireWire, iMac,
 Power Mac, Power Macintosh and QuickTime are either registered trademarks or
 trademarks of Apple. Other company and product names may be trademarks of
 their respective owners.
 
                      MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT - Click Here
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