|[March 12, 2013]
TeamViewer® Launches Version 8 for Linux
TAMPA, Fla. --(Business Wire)--
TeamViewer®, one of the world's most popular providers of remote control
and online meetings software, announced the arrival of TeamViewer
version 8 for Linux. This follows the recent launch of TeamViewer 8 for
Windows, Mac and mobile platforms and now means that TeamViewer 8 is
available on all platforms.
TeamViewer for Linux version 8 provides a set of new features that make
remote administration within companies even easier than ever before.
Key updates include:
24/7 remote access: With TeamViewer 8 Linux computers can be
accessed remotely including login, logout and system reboot - making
it perfect for server maintenance and home office access.
Session handover: Now IT support staff have the opportunity to
invite colleagues to an active remote session or even pass the session
over completely. As a result, customer queries can be handled more
quickly and seamlessly without the need to set up additional remote
Enhanced session recording: Sound and video can be recorded for
perfect documentation and improved online training opportunities.
Through session recording meeting notes can be readily available after
a session has occurred ensuring all parties can receive the
information even if they are unable to attend the live event.
Comment on sessions for billing documentation: Comments can be
entered immediately after closing the remote control session for
Sharing of selected groups with other TeamViewer accounts: Now
it is easy to share individual groups from the computers & contacts
list with the support team, so all colleagues have quick access on
shared lient computers. Read or write permissions can be set
Central control of TeamViewer user accounts: With TeamViewer
version 8, Linux users benefit from the cloud-based TeamViewer
Management Console, which has been introduced recently and gives IT
support workers browser-based access to their TeamViewer accounts and
contacts anytime, anywhere. Key features in the Management Console
include comprehensive user management, connection reporting of all
remote control sessions and the possibility to start remote
connections with a single-click directly from out of the browser. The
TeamViewer Management Console is an exclusive feature of the Premium
and Corporate license.
"The addition of TeamViewer 8 for Linux to our product portfolio creates
greater business efficiencies for our Linux users," said Holger
Felgner, General Manager at TeamViewer. "The improved handling and
documentation of remote sessions, and centralized controls make
TeamViewer an even more essential, cross-platform tool for efficient
client liaison and remote support."
As with all TeamViewer software, version 8 for Linux offers full
encryption based on RSA (News - Alert) private-/public key exchange and AES 256 Bit
encryption. This technology is based on the same standards as https/SSL
and provides users with the highest levels of security.
Pricing and availability
The new TeamViewer for Linux version 8 is available at http://www.teamviewer.com/download.
TeamViewer 8 for Linux can be used on systems using Ubuntu (News - Alert), Fedora,
Debian, RedHat, and several other Linux operating systems.
For private users, TeamViewer software is free of charge. For business
use in a professional environment, TeamViewer offers different licenses.
For additional price and licensing information, please visit http://www.teamviewer.com/licensing
Founded in 2005, TeamViewer is fully focused on the development and
distribution of high-end solutions for online communication and
collaboration. Available in over 30 languages, TeamViewer is one of the
world's most popular providers of remote control and online meetings
software. More information: www.teamviewer.com
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