Group Logic Releases Beta Of MassTransit Enterprise 4.0

Group Logic has announced that itis MassTransit Enterprise software is undergoing final beta testing before being released at version 4.0. Group Logic, Inc. develops network solutions to speed and streamline file transfer, file and print services, and remote proofing procedures. The company describes its MassTransit software as "a idigital shipping and receiving departmenti that completely automates and manages the process of transferring graphics, multimedia, and other production files between print media suppliers and their customers." The product was just designated a "Hot Pick" of the upcoming Seybold Seminars in Boston next week. From the press release:

Group Logic, the leading vendor of network workflow software and services to the print media industry, announced today that it has released version 4.0 of its MassTransit Enterprise file transfer, remote proofing, and remote workflow software for beta testing by leading print media companies.

A valuable new feature of MassTransit Enterprise version 4.0 is its Web browser plug-in for file transfer. This new MassTransit "Web client"...[provides] extremely easy-to-use, drag-and-drop transfer of files and folders using the Web browser. Additional benefits include multiple simultaneous file and folder transmission, automatic file compression/decompression, Macintosh folder hierarchy and file integrity protection, and cross-platform transfer. The Web client is compatible with Netscape Navigator and Internet Explorer and runs on the Macintosh and Windows operating systems.

"Using the MassTransit Enterprise Web client is like logging on to one of my own servers," said David Cottman, director of prepress at Concept Imaging, an industry-leading prepress division of Innomark Communications in Dayton, OH. "Managing file transfer interactively with our customers through such a familiar, user-friendly interface will make our work and theirs much easier and more efficient..."

The new version also enables users to interface MassTransit Enterpriseis transaction log with any Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)-compatible database, including billing, accounting, and shop floor management systems. This compatibility supports customer billing, internal cost management, contract negotiation, and resource planning.

Version 4.0 offers a number of additional features, including enhancements for Internet security, firewall compatibility, XML integration, Windows NT support, remote proofing and remote workflow enhancements, system administration, and more.

MassTransit will be generally available this May. Contact Group Logic for pricing.