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New BlueSeries is a turnkey fax/Email solution for the iSeries-AS/400 that supports sending, receiving and printing of fax documents and sending of iSeries-AS/400 reports as Email. The fax and Email functions are all tied together into a single, integrated, easy to use package.

BlueSeries eXpress'it provides your iSeries-AS/400 installation with all of the fax and Email features you and your users may need. From faxing an individual spool file entry, to faxing documents to your customers, to Emailing report to your users, to supporting your PC client users with outbound fax services from their desktop environments .... BlueSeries eXpress'it has it all and includes both the BlueFax and BlueMail modules.

First, your users can send any iSeries-AS/400 print spool file as a fax using the BlueFax module. Any terminal user can send faxes individually or automatically to a predetermined location. With a few simple changes, your system applications can even create output directly to fax. You can send faxes on plain paper or you can merge the information from your spool file with a forms overlay to produce a fax document that looks just like your company forms. With this feature, you can send invoices, statements, purchase orders and more directly from your application programs.

Faxes can also be sent from attached PC's. BlueSeries eXpress'it supports full PC client fax server functions. This enables your PC users to send faxes directly from their favorite wordprocessing software, spreadsheet software, database software and more. Any Windows PC client can use the fax sever features.

BlueSeries eXpress'it is a turnkey fax product. No special hardware is needed for your system. The only prerequisite is a communications port, your ECS modem, a telephone line and a network connection to the Internet. All you need to do to start sending faxes or Email directly from your system is load the software, configure the modem and comm port to the system and plug in the phone line. Typical installation time is around 30 minutes.

BlueFax can send output from existing applications with little or no programming changes. The outbound fax capability is very fast and uses little system overhead. Support is included for adding logos and signatures to outbound faxes. Faxes can be sent to individual fax destinations or to a list of destinations in a distribution list.

In addition to sending faxes, BlueFax supports receiving, storing and printing faxes. To print faxes, an attached HP LaserJet PC printer (HP III or higher, or an equivalent printer) is required. The printer can be attached to a PC running Client Access/400 or to the printer port on a dual-session terminal. Faxes can also be viewed using the BlueFax Client Software.

The BlueMail module lets you send reports from your spool file as Email attachments. This module supports conversion to either TIF format files or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) files.
BlueSeries eXpress'it features:
  • Installs in 30 minutes or less
  • Send faxes directly from any terminal session
  • BlueMail lets you send your reports as E-mail as well
  • Full PC Fax Server capability for Win95, Win98, Win2000, WinXP and WinNT using BlueFax Client 2000 software on your PC.
  • Any PC attached to your iSeries-AS/400 can create printed output and send it as a fax through BlueFax Client 2000
  • Forms Overlay support allows you to fax invoice forms, statements, purchase orders and more from your iSeries-AS/400 applications
  • Forms Overlays can be automatically linked with a FORMTYPE
  • Faxes can be automatically routed by associating a destination fax number with a specific output queue
  • Support included for the IBM 7852-400 "Options" Data/Fax modem and IBM's new internal data/fax modem, model 2771 and the 8-line internal data/fax modem model 2761.
  • BlueFax Client 2000 does NOT require Client Access to be installed on the same PC
  • Automatic alerts sent to users when fax or Email transmission completes or ends in error
  • Automatic font selection simplifies setting up outbound faxes
  • Automatic Landscape/Portrait selection for outbound faxes
  • Include your company logo on fax notes and coverpages
  • Support for optional cover sheets with standard or customized text and graphics
  • Works with most existing applications with little or no modifications required
  • Runs very fast and uses little system resource
  • Easy to use for any terminal operator
  • Include logos and signatures for use in documents from iSeries-AS/400 spool
  • Support included for Fax Broadcast
  • Incoming faxes can be printed on HP LaserJet or compatible printer
  • "Send Fax Note" allows you to create a note on any terminal and send it as a fax
  • Unique priority feature allows you to send important faxes immediately and schedule less important faxes for overnights and weekend when telephone rates are lower
  • Multiple faxes to the same fax number are automatically "bundled" together during the same phone call
  • Filters can be set against unwanted fax-commercials
  • Supports both "High Resolution" and "Low Resolution" faxes
  • Maintains its own joblog and provides complete status on all activities
  • Built-in address book makes sending faxes and Emails to the same location a breeze
  • Supports sending faxes and Emails to a predetermined distribution list
  • System updates and PTFs available via the Internet
  • System operates in its own subsystem, stays out of the way of your regular production work
  • Can be started automatically during an IPL
  • Runs on any model iSeries-AS/400
  • Full SAA standard
  • Supports print up to 198 columns wide

Do you have questions about BlueSeries? E-mail them to us: Support@Kisco.com

Price Information

BlueSeries eXpress'it is now tier-based priced with a new price schedule announced as of November 1, 2004. Please see the Price Matrix for the price for your system. Note that you can choose to purchase just the fax features.

Maintenance: Free for first year of ownership. 15% of purchase price thereafter.


Ordering Information

Available for FREE trial

You can place your order here for a FREE trial of BlueSeries eXpress'it.


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