FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Golden Code Development Announces Version 1.1 Upgrade to Network TraceTM
Premier Network Packet Capture Software for OS/2 Gains New Features, Better
Atlanta, Georgia, June 9, 2000 - Golden Code Development Corporation today
announced the release of version 1.1 of Network Trace for OS/2. This
latest release of the company's network packet capture software for OS/2
and WorkSpace On-Demand* environments was specifically designed to address
the needs of customers with very high network traffic conditions.
Numerous enhancements have been made to improve the product's usability,
versatility, and performance.
"We are very excited about this release," said Greg Shah, president
of Golden Code. "Every major limitation of the original version has
been addressed, and we have virtually eliminated frame loss with a new,
high-performance architecture." He added, "We think clients with
heavily utilized networks will be very pleased with the improvements in
Among the enhancements included in the version 1.1 product are:
Service Mode. This mode of operation was added to address
the needs of clients with:
Service Mode leverages a new architecture, allowing much higher performance
than the product's original design, now termed "Protocol" Mode. The
result is the virtual elimination of frame loss, even during very high
network utilization. In addition, this architecture allows Ethernet
frames outbound from a tracing machine to be captured, removing a critical
limitation of the original design.
heavy traffic network segments
integrated Network Trace installations on Ethernet
Additional Tested Hardware. The new IBM 16/4 Token-Ring CardBus
Adapter has been added to the list of tested network hardware. With
this addition, Network Trace for OS/2 can be used to take promiscuous traces
of Token-Ring networks from a notebook computer.
New and Improved Diagnostic Tools. The product's suite of
diagnostic utilities has been expanded and improved to offer better assistance
in planning, configuration, and troubleshooting.
Enhanced Message Handling. All error and status messages have
been updated for greater clarity and precision.
Expanded Documentation. The online User Manual and Technical
Reference has been reorganized and expanded to provide more comprehensive
and complete information for planning, installation, configuration, usage,
and problem determination. Numerous tips and techniques for managing
challenging tracing situations have been added.
Full Support for IBM LAN Systems NDIS Extensions.
Product sales and demonstration versions of Network Trace for OS/2 are
available directly from Golden Code Development. For additional information,
e-mail email@example.com, call 678-352-2301, or write to the address
About Network Trace for OS/2
Network Trace is the only network packet capture software commercially
available today for the OS/2 platform. It is designed to reduce the
cost of ownership of OS/2 and WorkSpace On-Demand environments by providing
IT managers with a simple and cost-effective mechanism to gather network
trace data across the enterprise. Network Trace is part of the growing
family of systems and network management technologies developed by Golden
Code Development. Additional information, including product brochures
and documentation, are available at www.goldencode.com.
About Golden Code Development
Golden Code Development Corporation is a consulting company and an independent
software developer, focused on minimizing the cost of ownership of its
customers' technology systems. The company's consulting operation
develops highly-managed, low-cost systems for its clients. Its software
development business builds commercial tools to help its customers more
effectively manage their systems. Golden Code is an IBM Business
Partner. Additional information on Golden Code is available at www.goldencode.com.
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