WindDance Networks Corp. this week swept its
way into the server market with Breeze, an all-in-one network server
designed for small- and medium-sized businesses.
The Breeze Thin Server, which includes a LAN server, Web server and
Internet gateway, is a ready-to-use, turn-key, hardware and software
solution. The software comes pre-installed and is administrated via a Web
browser, making it easy to set up and maintain, the firm said.
Server features include intranet support, e-mail and fax utilities, a
gateways to the Internet and a built-in router for LANs.
The product targets small businesses because it is a group often
overlooked, according to Rainer Paduch, president of WindDance.
“Small and medium-sized enterprises must compete in a world that has
embraced the Internet as the new standard for doing business,” he said.
“Our Breeze Thin Server gives this unappreciated market segment, that NT
has by-passed, the means to build a presence on the Internet and compete
with large corporations.”
Priced at $3,300 US, the Breeze Thin Server is BSD-UNIX based and can
handle up to 100 users without additional license fees. It is compatible
with Windows 95/98, Windows NT and Macintosh environments.