HELIOS WebShare UB2 Improves Remote Teamwork

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Gallery mode previews of images, multi-page PDFs and Office documents, and automatic remote synchronization of project files, are highlights of the HELIOS WebShare UB2 remote file access solution


HELIOS WebShare UB2 vastly improves remote file access and collaboration

HELIOS WebShare UB2 WebShare Manager reduces the efforts for remote teamwork to a few mouse clicks.

The new HELIOS WebShare UB2 software is a perfect match for web-based team collaboration – be it local or international. WebShare provides remote access to server files via any web browser from any Mac, Windows, Linux, or mobile device, and now includes multi-page previews of PDF and Office documents in gallery and list modes. HELIOS WebShare UB2 makes it easy to add secure remote file access to any file server.

Automatic two-way remote synchronization of files and folders is another important feature of the new HELIOS WeShare UB2. Utilizing the “WebShare Manager” component, Mac, Windows, and UNIX/Linux users can drag & drop project files from the web browser or the local workstation into the “WebShare Manager” window to enable synchronization of files between the remote WebShare server and the local workstation.

The full remote workflow support includes customizable synchronization plans, support for files larger than 4 GB, project folder setup, and file versioning. The project oriented approach allows using files scattered in various locations on a file server within a remote collaboration without the need to move or collect those files into a single folder. HELIOS WebShare UB2 WebShare Manager reduces the efforts for remote teamwork to a few mouse clicks.

Further benefits of HELIOS WebShare UB2 and WebShare Manager include:

  • Apple Spotlight compatible search system allows quickly finding files based upon name, text content, and meta data
  • Drag & drop upload/download of local and server files using WebShare Manager
  • Automatic resumption of interrupted uploads/downloads ensures high file synchronization reliability
  • User interface localized for English, German, French, Japanese, and Spanish
  • Personalization of user interface via brandings and JavaScript
  • Multi-user annotations of documents and images via PrintPreview option

Detailed information about HELIOS WebShare UB2 can be found on the HELIOS web site http://www.helios.de.


HELIOS UB2 Unbreakable Server Solutions deliver mission critical server solutions to enterprise, government, university, and prepress sites. WebShare, EtherShare, and PCShare provide integrated cross-platform networking for Mac, Windows and Web clients, with advanced file and print server features, and easy remote server administration. HELIOS ImageServer, PDF HandShake and PrintPreview bring high efficiency and advanced capabilities to design, prepress and printing operations.

HELIOS products run on powerful and scalable servers including Apple Mac OS X, IBM AIX, Linux, Oracle Solaris, and Windows systems. HELIOS products provide reliable cross-platform support for Mac, Windows, Web and UNIX-based clients.

Distributors sell HELIOS products worldwide to value-added resellers who provide complete networking solutions to customers. HELIOS also works with many strategic partners that incorporate HELIOS server software to provide powerful third-party archive, asset management and workflow solutions.


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