On Wednesday, Apani Networks and North Plains released Mac OS X v10.4 "Tiger" updates to their Nortel Contivity VPN Client and TeleScope Enterprise digital asset management (DAM) solution, respectively. Apaniis release fixes Tiger compatibility problems that were raised when the new OS was first released. The software enables Mac users to connect to a Nortel VPN and it requires Mac OS X v10.2, a G3 processor, 20MB free hard drive space and 128MB RAM. Itis US$95 per client.
North Plainsi TeleScope Enterprise DAM now not only supports the Server version of Tiger but also supports Xsan, Appleis 64-bit file system for use with RAID storage set-ups, such as those using Xserves. TeleScope was built as the platform for use with such applications as Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office, Quark XPress and more. It features SOAP-based APIs and XML gateways, full AppleScript support and more. The native Macintosh client requires Mac OS X v10.2.x or higher, 512MB RAM and 100MB available hard drive space.