||A number of
fax solutions now offer SMS functionality, enabling network users
to send SMS messages from their desktop, products include:
and Zetafax. GFI released new versions
of their fax servers;
GFI FAXmaker for Networks 11
and GFI FAXmaker for Exchange 10,
both including the inbuilt SMS gateway, support for receiving faxes
in PDF format, Windows 2003 support and more.
'Product Reviews' section which will be updated with Fax
software/hardware reviews, written by experienced professionals.
Also watch out for the NTfaxFAQ.com Visitor's Choice awards
in the coming months, share your views and experiences
on software/hardware you have used with the 'Comments'
feature in the software section, prizes will be awarded
to several visitors who post their comments and experiences.
We are also looking for independent reviewers, if you
have experience with faxing solutions and are interested
in reviewing various software and hardware, drop us an
||In the first
Choice Awards by Windows & .NET Magazine published
on September 15th, Handspring's Treo
180 was awarded first prize in the 'Unified Messaging
Solutions' category, whilst GFI's
FAXmaker for Exchange won the Readers' Choice Award
for Best Fax Server. In other industry news, GFI launched
GFI FAXmaker for Networks 10 featuring a new fax viewer,
support for Outlook contacts as phonebook, automated faxing
through NetPrintQueue2FAX, server and client support for
Win XP, and more. AdriaComm
has acquired Cromerica Technologies and has discontinued
Welcome to the new and improved Windows NT/2000 Fax Solutions
website! Together with a site redesign, all categories
have been restructured and optimized with new/updated
products. The new products section also incorporates several
new features such as product voting and comments, we invite
you to browse through the listings and vote for your favorite
products, thereby helping other administrators make more
informed purchasing decisions.
||GFI Software Ltd.
for Exchange 9.0, with full support for Windows XP
clients, a new and improved interface, an inbuilt fax
anti-spam feature and more! It is now also fully integrated
with Active Directory, therefore a separate internal fax
user database is no longer required. Several new features
allow FAXmaker to be a low maintenance fax server, requiring
minimal or no administration after initial installation.
||NetCentric no longer
in the Fax Services business. Artisoft's 'Visual Fax ActiveX'
control toolkit has been discontinued. Parity Software
have merged with Dialogic. 'FaxAmatic', by ElectraSoft,
was added to the 'Single
user fax software' section. Thought Communications
have replaced their 'FaxTalk Communicator' software with
'FaxTalk Messenger Pro'. Added 'FAXware for Groupwise'
and 'GlobalComServer' to the 'SMTP
& Other Gateways' section. Added 'RTE FAX' to the
fax connectors' and 'Lotus
Notes FAX gateways'.
||The fax server industry is not as active as
it used to be, due to current market conditions, many
companies have opted out of this sector and therefore
many products are simply not being updated. When choosing
a fax server, consider purchasing for the longer term
and go with a company that still invests in its fax server
||LANsource FAXport no
longer exists - 3COM have discontinued their product.
Several fax companies in Germany have declared bankruptcy
and other's have their stock price approaching the $1
figure; When buying Fax server software, stick to the
companies who have a long term commitment to the market
and who are leaders in their market segment: RightFAX,
GFI FAXmaker, VSI fax, Omtool - You don't want to be buying
your software again in a year's time...
||FerrariFAX, FaxChange & Fax Sr. Enterprise
now support Exchange 2000. Gold-Fax added to the Exchange
fax connectors section. FaxExchange from Orcatech,
Telcomfax from LTC and Lotus fax server from Lotus have
all been discontinued. Added a new listing for FaxControl
in the 'FAX gateways for
other Groupware' section. IXI-Server Fax added to
the 'Lotus Notes FAX gateway'
||VSi released version 4.11 of their fax server,
check out more details here.
Updated 'SMTP FAX gateways'
and 'Fax servers with client
software' sections. Kevin Savetz has updated his FAQ
on Internet Faxing, click
here for the latest version.
||Updated the 'Fax
Devices' page with a listing from Mainpine Limited.
Updated the 'Lotus Notes'
category with software from Servonic and ACCPAC. Page
Technology Marketing have added a few more features to
their 'PCL Tool SDK', updated listing in 'FAX
API's / SDK's, utilities and other fax tools' category.
||GFI released FAXmaker for Exchange 2000,
the first native fax conenctor for Exchange 2000! Click
here for the official press release. GFi also released
FAXmaker for Networks/SMTP 8.0, with new features and
Windows 2000 compatibility, click
here for the official press release. VSi-Fax
for Notes added to the 'Lotus
Notes Fax Gateways' section.
||I have updated the FAQ
with some information about "DID". VP_2000 Interface
Conversion card by CTPX Telecommunications was added to
the "Fax Devices"
page. Intercope have released version 2.5 of FaxPlus/Open,
the updated listing may be found here
.FAXmaker fax server suite now integrates with SAP, the
top inter-enterprise collaborative solution used by industry
leaders worldwide, click
here for more information.
||GFI releases FAXmaker for Exchange 2000.
Updated the Exchange fax category to reflect which Exchange
connector products support Exchange 2000. Currently the
only products that support Exchange 2000 are: FAXmaker,
Faxination, Ixifax and Faxchange. Rightfax and commercepath
have merged product lines. Check out their new product
||Updated the Rightfax and the FAXmaker for
Networks/SMTP listing. Both products have released new
versions. Also updated other products, including Coteng's
"Femail II". Send in your latest product updates
and releases to .
NTfaxFAQ was also chosen as "Editor's Choice"
in the Fax Server category on Dmoz.
||Added Caesar fax server. Made various updates
to the FAXgate, Rightfax, Electrasoft, Activefax and Hotshare
entries. Special note to Smith micro Hotshare - it now
includes an IP fax gateway and MAC clients.
||Added a link to Turbopower's Choosing
a modem white paper. Recommended reading. My only
addition - Go for an ISDN device or Fax card instead of
a modem. If you must use a modem, go for Multitech or
Zyxel. Dont even think about US Robotics. Also, I added
Netmoves, Runfax, Topcall & Turbopower to the list.
Fax entry updated with its fax card range and its
new Dialogic Fax developers kit. FAXmaker
prices reduced drastically, especially for FAXmaker
for Networks/SMTP versions
Faxnow gains support for Diva ISDN cards, TAPI cards and
more modems. 3COM buys LANsource for $26 million,
in a bid to capture some of the fax over IP market. Is
there such a big market for FAX over IP?