Ipswitch, Inc. Partners With ACD Systems to Offer Advanced Digital Photo and Data Management Solution
Powerful WS_FTP PhotoMover to Provide Critical Image Transfer Capabilities
LEXINGTON, MA and VICTORIA, BC, 02/28/2005, Ipswitch, Inc., the leading developer of network management, messaging and file transfer solutions for small and medium businesses, today announced a partnership with ACD Systems International Inc. (TSX: ASA), makers of the award-winning ACDSee™ photo management software and Canvas™ technical illustration software. Together, the companies have agreed to produce the WS_FTP PhotoMover plug-in so ACDSee users can easily distribute their photos and digital images seamlessly from their ACDSee workspace.
Created with ACD Systems’ software development kit (SDK), WS_FTP PhotoMover allows ACDSee users to quickly distribute digital photos, upload large image files, archive photos and transfer web content over the Internet without any file size restrictions. Additionally, WS_FTP PhotoMover lets users seamlessly view, organize and transfer digital photos using drag and drop functionality.
“With over 40 million users worldwide, Ipswitch WS_FTP has been the leader in the file transfer market for the past decade,” said Alex Neihaus, vice president of marketing for Ipswitch. “We’re excited that our technology combined with ACD Systems’ has resulted in a new type of application that directly addresses the growing data management needs of sharing digital images.”
“ACD’s SDK program allows partners to create cost effective photo management software solutions that extend the capabilities of ACDSee 7,” says Doug Vandekerkhove, chairman, chief executive officer and president of ACD Systems. “We are pleased to offer ACDSee users a practical and easy way to quickly transfer large files and images without the need to use multiple programs.”
Price and Availability
WS_FTP PhotoMover will be available in the U.S. and internationally in March 2005 for $39.99 USD on its own or $79.99 USD when sold with ACDSee.
About Ipswitch, Inc.
Ipswitch develops and markets software that works for small and medium businesses worldwide. More than 100 million people use Ipswitch software every day to collaborate via Ipswitch Collaboration Suite, monitor their networks with Ipswitch WhatsUp®, and transfer files over the Internet using the market leading Ipswitch WS_FTP® Professional client and Ipswitch WS_FTP Server. Ipswitch values community involvement. Visit http://icare.Ipswitch.com to find out how to become involved. For product and sales information, write to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.ipswitch.com.
About ACD Systems
Headquartered in British Columbia since 1993, ACD Systems International (TSX: ASA) is one of the world’s leading developers and marketers of digital imaging software, including the renowned ACDSee image management tool and Canvas, an advanced cross-platform technical illustration and graphics program. ACD has penetrated the global marketplace through Internet distribution and strategic partnerships with manufacturers and developers. ACD has millions of users in the consumer market and over 33,000 corporate customers including many Fortune 500 companies. The company has a history of solid revenue growth. For further details, please visit: www.ACDSYSTEMS.com.
ACD, ACD Systems and ACDSee are trademarks or registered trademarks of ACD Systems Ltd. in Canada, the United States, or certain other jurisdictions. Trademarks of ACD Systems Ltd. are used under license by ACD Systems of America, Inc. Canvas is a trademark or registered trademark of ACD Systems of America, Inc. in Canada, the United States, or certain other jurisdictions. Trademarks of ACD Systems of America, Inc. are used under license by ACD Systems Ltd.
WS_FTP and WhatsUp are registered trademarks of Ipswitch, Inc. All other product names are property of their respective owners.
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