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Netop Remote Control Announces Support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

October 31, 2012

Leading Remote Access and Control Solution Now Compatible with the Latest Operating System and Software

PORTLAND, OREGONNetop today announced an update to its Remote Control solution that enables its use with the newly released Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. This latest version introduces support for new operating systems, extends security capabilities for accessing remote computers and improves screen transfer capabilities. The updates result in greater functionality and efficiency for Netop Remote Control customers than ever before.

Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 represent significant changes to Microsoft’s operating system, complete with a new Start screen featuring a grid of dynamically updating tiles to represent applications. It is anticipated that over the next few years, the operating systems will be will be installed on tens of millions of computers, mobile devices and tablets. “It is great to see Netop proactively supporting the latest Microsoft operating systems,” said Wolfgang Falz, CEO, Xnet Communications, a Netop partner. “As our customers migrate to Windows 8, they can continue to rely on Netop Remote Control to support their users and devices.”

Netop Remote Control 11.1 includes the addition of Directory Services Groups, enabling organizations to leverage existing groups of computers in their Active Directory via LDAP when creating access policies, saving customer support teams time and effort. The latest version also includes enhancements that allow for faster screen transfer capabilities for businesses running Microsoft Vista and later versions.

Netop Remote Control offers extensive platform support and the highest security standards, providing a comprehensive remote access and management solution designed to meet the challenging needs of enterprise environments. The platform is used by half of Fortune 100 companies, which require the most secure, trusted and scalable remote support solution on the market.

“We’re committed to keeping Netop Remote Control at the forefront of remote access solutions, and support for the latest operating systems and equipment is a vital part of that,” said Kurt Bager, CEO, Netop. “Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 extends the Microsoft OS across PCs, tablets and mission critical servers. This release of Netop Remote Control is designed to enable our customers to work with the new operating systems efficiently, effectively and securely."