Entrepreneur's Complete Guide to Software


Phone number: (617) 654-6500
Street price (packaged): $2,000 per 1Mbps transmission
Operating system requirements & features: Win 2000/NT/M2000 Server. Content Delivery Network that improves speed and consistency of Web page downloads, especially during peak times. Combines an intelligent software agent on the Web server with distributed network of servers.

LapLink Gold
Phone number: (800) 656-5443
Street price (packaged): $170
Operating system requirements & features: Win 2000/NT/Me/98/95. File transfer and remote control software. Remotely access all desktop applications and schedule automatic file transfers and synchronization between PCs, and reboot remote PCs and servers.

Timbuktu Pro 2000
Phone number: (800) 485-5741
Street price (packaged): $190 (two users)
Operating system requirements & features: Win 2000/NT/Me/98/95, Mac OS 8.1. Remote control, file transfer, and Internet communications tool that works over a wide range of connectivity options.

Novell Small Business Suite 5.1
Phone number: (888) 321-4CRC (customer response center)
Street price (packaged): $1,295 (server plus five users)
Operating system requirements & features: Novell Netware 5.1. Scalable network software for growing small businesses. Provides easy methods for installing and configuring networks, connecting to the Internet, helping companies reach broader audiences and taking advantage of Internet resources.

Phone number: (866) 723-7478
Street price (packaged): $49.95
Operating system requirements & features: Win 2000/NT/Me/98/95. Online PC migration tool. Moves applications, data files, settings and more from an old to a new PC, saving hours of reinstallation time. Files are moved locally between PCs using parallel, USB or TCP/IP network connections, not over the Internet.

pcAnywhere 9.2
Phone number: (800) 441-7234
Street price (packaged): $180
Operating system requirements & features: Win 2000/NT/Me/98/95/DOS. Allows remote access to office PCs and servers so you can run desktop applications, retrieve files, support users or manage networks from home or the road.

Personality Transport Professional 2.1
Phone number: (866) 277-8776
Street price (packaged): $54.95
Operating system requirements & features: Win 2000/NT/Me/98/95. PC migration software. Automatically transfers data such as e-mail addresses, accounts, data files and deep configuration information from one PC or Windows paltform to another.

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This article was originally published in the May 2001 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Entrepreneur's Complete Guide to Software.

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