Topware offers a powerful software package for implementing a local area network (LAN) operating system designed for IBM PCs or compatibles.
It cooperates with and extends IBM PC-DOS, MS-DOS and DR-DOS function to implement a distributive LAN. Topware is a registered trademark of Grand Computer Corp.
The Topware operating system equips the users with a centralised database management program which has been proven to be highly dependable, reliable and very user friendly.
Topware is designed to operate on a 10 megabit per second Ethernet card (Novell NE-1000, NE-2000, NE/ 2 or compatible, or western digital 8003 or compatibles), on the 2.5 megabit per second ARCnet (SMC ARCnet card of compatible). Topware includes software utilities for sharing an assortment of database and a complete spectrum of other software programs.
It also provides total office or classroom communication which includes functions for sending messages to remote workstation user on the system, screen file broadcasting, monitoring workstations, and taking control or functioning telex server and overseeing complete network activities.
Topware guarantees system and data integrity by providing three levels of security system: User Login Passwords, File/Sub-Directory protection attributes, and DOS share record lock/unlock support. And unlike the product from Novell, additional servers can be added to Topware networks at no extra cost.
Topware is distributed in the UAE by American Computer Systems, P.O. Box 3265, Sharjah. Tel 06-356575, Fax 06-368964.