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Major Mac OS X Server v10.1 Update Now Available

Industrial-Strength Server Delivers Increased Enhancements & Open Source Advancements

SEYBOLD SF 2001, SAN FRANCISCO, California–September 25, 2001–Apple® today announced the availability of Mac® OS X Server version 10.1, the first major upgrade to the company’s industrial-strength, UNIX-based server operating system. Mac OS X Server v10.1 delivers system-wide performance enhancements, increased reliability and substantially faster file transfer times.

The award-winning Mac OS X Server now delivers flexible storage options and data redundancy with software RAID support. Mac OS X Server provides educators with increased system reliability and responsiveness through enhancements to NetBoot and Macintosh Manager 2.1. Mac OS X Server v10.1 integrates the most recent and reliable Open Source components including Apache and Samba, as well as a new release of QuickTime® Streaming Server, version 3.0.2.

“With Mac OS X Server v10.1, we’ve delivered a modern UNIX-based server built on open standards,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “With Mac OS X Server, building a powerful network is easier than ever, setting a new standard in simplicity of installation and administration.”

IT administrators in education, print publishing, design and web publishing organizations will benefit from Mac OS X Server v10.1 enhancements including:

Pricing & Availability
Mac OS X Server v10.1 software and Macintosh Server G4 can be purchased now through the online Apple Store® (, at Apple’s retail stores and through Apple Authorized Resellers in the following configurations:

The Mac OS X Server v10.1 software upgrade package is available for $19.95 (US) and includes the Mac OS X Server v10.1 upgrade CD, the Macintosh Manager 2.1 CD, the NetBoot CD and a Developer Tools CD. U.S. and Canadian education customers can receive the Mac OS X Server v10.1 upgrade free of charge by calling 1-800-800-2775.

Mac OS X Server is designed to run on Macintosh Server G4, Power Mac™ G4, Power Mac G4 Cube, iMac®, Macintosh Server G3 and Power Macintosh® G3 computers with 128MB RAM and 4GB of available disk space.

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