METZ Software Announces METZ Lock Version 4.0; PC Security Program Now Supports Windows 95.
BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 17, 1996--METZ Software today announced that they are shipping a significant upgrade to METZ Lock, the Windows desktop security software. Lock provides affordable, easy-to-administer security for Microsoft Windows See Windows.
(operating system) Microsoft Windows - Microsoft's proprietary window system and user interface software released in 1985 to run on top of MS-DOS. Widely criticised for being too slow (hence "Windoze", "Microsloth Windows") on the machines available then. PCs to over 100,000 users world-wide, operating on all major networks. METZ Lock 4.0 is priced at $39.00; upgrades for registered users of earlier versions are $29.00, with site license pricing available.
New features in version 4.0 include Windows 95 support, disabled Ctrl-Alt-Delete reboots, a supervisor override option and Windows screen saver A utility that was originally created to prevent a CRT from being etched by an unchanging image. After a specified duration of time without keyboard or mouse input, it blanks the screen or displays moving objects. Pressing a key or moving the mouse restores the screen. compatibility.
"We continue to improve METZ Lock to meet the requirements of companies as they consider changing their operating systems Operating systems can be categorized by technology, ownership, licensing, working state, usage, and by many other characteristics. In practice, many of these groupings may overlap. ," said Art Metz, President of METZ Software. "This is especially important as corporations upgrade to Windows 95. Many of our internationally renowned customers, like Shell, Chevron, and Unilever, appreciate the enhancements in Lock v4.0, as they reflect our commitment to provide affordable software that is easy to administer in networked environments."
As with earlier versions, Lock 4.0 also provides expanded capabilities for users of Novell NetWare (operating system, networking) Novell NetWare - Novell, Inc.'s proprietary networking operating system for the IBM PC.
NetWare uses the IPX/SPX, NetBEUI or TCP/IP network protocols. It supports MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, OS/2, Macintosh and Unix clients. version 4.x and includes comprehensive NetWare password support, directory services passwords and bindery A NetWare file used for security and accounting in the early NetWare 2.x and 3.x versions. The bindery pertained only to the server it resided in and contained the names and passwords of users authorized to log in to that server. passwords. METZ Lock is Novell Yes NetWare Aware, and also supports Banyan Vines Banyan VINES (for Virtual Integrated NEtwork Service) was a computer network operating system and the set of computer network protocols it used to talk to client machines on the network. passwords.
"Since launching METZ Lock in 1990, the program has been selected as the enterprise wide security solution for numerous Fortune 500 companies, both domestically and internationally," said Kevin Banks, Director of Sales and Business Development for METZ Software. "Lock is favored because it provides contemporary companies with a straightforward security solution that is affordable and easy to administer and support."
Lock 4.0 System Requirements To be used efficiently, all computer software needs certain hardware components or other software resources to be present on a computer system. These pre-requisites are known as (computer) system requirements and are often used as a guideline as opposed to an absolute rule.
-- Microsoft Windows 3.1 or Windows 95
Pricing and Availability
METZ Lock is available directly from METZ Software for $39.00 US. Registered users of earlier versions can purchase the upgrade at $29.00 US. A full-featured 45-day METZ Lock trial version is available to download from METZ Software's web site (http://www.metz.com/metz/), on CompuServe (Go METZ), on the MIcrosoft Network See MSN.
Microsoft Network - The Microsoft Network (Go to, METZ) or contact METZ Software directly at 800/447-1712 or 206/641-4525. METZ will continue to offer customized versions of METZ Lock for special corporate requirements.
METZ Software, Inc., with headquarters in Bellevue, Washington, is an award-winning developer of networked Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications. For more information, call METZ Software at 800/447-1712 or 206/641-4525, or fax at 206/644-6026. -0-
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