Ahead Software, the makers of Nero, the technology leader in CD/DVD recording, introduced Nero Enterprise Edition at the Intel Developer Forum. Building on the tremendous success of Nero, Ahead continues to expand by introducing quality software into other important areas including the 64-bit Enterprise market with support for Windows and for the first time ever, Linux.
"Our cooperation with Intel Corporation has enabled us to develop Nero Enterprise Edition utilizing the EFI standard, allowing the creation of direct bootable CDs," said John Tafoya, VP of Business Development of Ahead Software, Inc. "We are delivering a revolutionary new product that for the first time leverages optical storage in the pre-boot space."
Nero Enterprise Edition is a powerful CD/DVD recording application offering native 64-bit support as well as 32-bit support in emulation mode. The Windows and Linux versions support all current CD and DVD recording devices, offering up to 4.7GB of storage capacity on a single DVD disc. In addition, using the Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI), users can now share data between pre-boot, as well as exchange data between Linux and Windows platforms.
Nero Enterprise Edition Key Product Features:
Create FAT boot images on-the-fly
Make EFI bootable CD/DVDs
Generate CD/DVDs to exchange data between Windows, Linux and EFI (pre-boot)
Full Nero CD/DVD data recording capabilities
Windows version and Linux version available
Supports full ranges of optical recording devices: CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-RAM
64-bit native and 32-bit emulation mode support
"Ahead Software's support for the EFI standard and systems based on the Itanium® 2 processor provides customers with an easy and flexible means for creating bootable CD's," said Mike Richmond, manager of platform software engineering for Intel's Software and Solutions Group. "This tool opens new opportunities for customers by enabling the use of CD/DVDs as removable storage media."
Pricing and order information:
Nero Enterprise Edition is available - list price $999. Order your Linux or Windows version at: www.nero.com