Printer Friendly
The Free Library
22,710,190 articles and books


MetaCommunications, Inc., Iowa City, Iowa Iowa City is a city in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. It is the principal city of the Iowa City, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses Johnson and Washington counties. , has introduced its latest software release package which includes a major upgrade of MetaConsole, MetaCommunications' database management and administration program. The new version of MetaConsole facilitates and centralizes Virtual Ticket / Job Manager database management by allowing administrators to create database maintenance plans, restore databases, manage SQL Server An earlier relational DBMS from Sybase and from Microsoft. Sybase introduced SQL Server in 1988 for various Unix versions. In that same year, with help from IBM, Sybase created an OS/2 version that Microsoft licensed and branded as Microsoft SQL Server.  settings and manage SQL Server Agent jobs through a single graphical interface See GUI. .

The release package upgrade also adds support for Microsoft SQL Server A relational DBMS from Microsoft that is a major component of the Windows Server System. It is Microsoft's high-end client/server database and is closely integrated with Microsoft Visual Studio and the Microsoft Office System.  2000 Desktop Edition (MSDE MSDE Maryland State Department of Education
MSDE Microsoft Data Engine
MSDE Microsoft SQL Desktop Edition
MSDE Microsoft Development Environment
MSDE Military Scenario Development Environment
MSDE Microsoft Sql Server Desktop Engine
MSDE Microsoft Database Engine
). MSDE is a no cost embedded Inserted into. See embedded system.  subset of Microsoft SQL Server technology that provides local or remote database services for MetaComunications products. It is optimal for entry-level MetaCommunications system installations and can be easily scaled by upgrading to the full version of Microsoft SQL Server. More information on MSDE is available from Microsoft's web site:

"We're excited about offering our customers the choice of using MSDE with our products as an entry-level option. MSDE is a solid, robust and scalable solution for those who want to start small, but retain the flexibility of scaling to an enterprise-class solution such as Microsoft SQL Server. MSDE is based on the same data engine as SQL Server, so those who choose to install MSDE can upgrade to SQL Server later if their needs demand, without changing their data configuration," said Robert T. Long, executive vice president of MetaCommunications.

MetaConsole is available directly from MetaCommunications or through certified partners worldwide. This upgrade is available free of charge to customers with MetaCommunications' Software Assurance and Support program.

About MetaCommunications

MetaCommunications is a leading software developer of workgroup and enterprise business management and workflow solutions for the graphic arts graphic arts: see aquatint; drawing; drypoint; engraving; etching; illustration; linoleum block printing; lithography; mezzotint; niello; pastel; poster; silk-screen printing; silhouette; silverpoint; sketch; stencil; woodcut and wood engraving.  industry. MetaCommunications flagship products A primary product of a company, which is typically why the company was founded and/or what made it well known. For example, MS-DOS, Windows and the Microsoft Office suite have been flagship products of Microsoft. CorelDRAW is a flagship product of Corel Corporation.  include Virtual Ticket 5.5 and Job Manager 3.5. These cross-platform products are customizable and scalable from five-user workgroups to hundreds of users in an enterprise environment. MetaCommunications has more than 500 installations of its software worldwide, helping some of the world's top creative agencies, corporate marketing groups, printing and prepress firms, and publishers work more efficiently and profitably. MetaCommunications was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Iowa City, Iowa.

For more information, visit or call 319/337-8599 ext. 186.
COPYRIGHT 2004 Worldwide Videotex
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2004, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

 Reader Opinion




Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Online Product News
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Apr 1, 2004

Related Articles
Supported employment programs in Maryland: personnel issues and training needs.
DOT eliminates paper from financial processes with 170 systems.
Software package. (Product Spotlight).
New Technology Option. (Shopper: Computer Software).
Analysis and reporting software. (In Gear).
The SQL Slammer worm: how two organizations survived the attack.
Versatile software.
NOAH from JL Systems, Inc.: empowering associations with Internet and database solutions.
Small business software grows up: intense efforts for product improvements.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters