AlphaCom

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AlphaCom
Developer(s) OmniCom Technologies
Initial release 1999; 18 years ago (1999)
Stable release
9.0 / 2015 (2015)
Development status Active
Platform Windows
Type Terminal emulator
License Proprietary
Website OmniCom Technologies

AlphaCom is a commercial SSH, Telnet and RS-232/modem client and terminal emulator by OmniCom Technologies.[1] It is a Windows product[2] but has been known to also run on Linux via emulation.[3]

History[edit]

AlphaCom is a GUI-based RS-232/modem, Telnet and SSH client and terminal emulator. The earliest known version was released in 1999.[4] It was previously part of a line of networking software which included a remote desktop client called winShadow, a Telnet server called AlphaServ, and a remote printing product called AlphaLPD.[5][6] The company now offers only AlphaCom and AlphaLPD.[7] All of the above are commercialware.

Features[edit]

  • Wyse 50/50+, Wyse 60, SCO ANSI, Linux, IBM3151, ANSI, VT220, VT102, VT100, VT52 emulations
  • International keyboard and character set
  • Built-in utilities includes file transfer, host look-up, ping, traceroute, FTP, time client and network scanner

OmniCom Technologies has further information on their web site.

Compatibility[edit]

AlphaCom runs on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. It also runs on the Windows Server series of operating systems.[8] An experimental version for macOS was made available in January 2016.[9]

Popularity[edit]

AlphaCom is a popular choice among system and network administrators. [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16][17][18][19] A free trial of AlphaCom is available.[8] The trial version is valid for 30 days.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Download AlphaCom". PCWorld. 2010-06-14. Retrieved 2016-01-06. 
  2. ^ "AlphaCom - Free download and software reviews - CNET Download.com". Download.cnet.com. 2010-06-21. Retrieved 2016-01-06. 
  3. ^ "WineHQ - AlphaCom 5.0". Appdb.winehq.org. Retrieved 2016-01-06. 
  4. ^ Tony Lawrence (2012-07-12). "AlphaCom3 Terminal Emulator". Aplawrence.com. Retrieved 2016-01-06. 
  5. ^ Stu Chudy; Sharaden Schneider (2001-02-24). "OmniCom Technologies". Web.archive.org. Archived from the original on February 24, 2001. Retrieved 2016-01-06. 
  6. ^ "OmniCom Technologies - Network Connectivity Software". Web.archive.org. 2004-01-01. Archived from the original on January 1, 2004. Retrieved 2016-01-06. 
  7. ^ "OmniCom Technologies". Omnicomtech.com. Retrieved 2016-01-06. 
  8. ^ a b "OmniCom Technologies". Omnicomtech.com. Retrieved 2016-01-06. 
  9. ^ "OmniCom Technologies". Omnicomtech.com. 
  10. ^ "Oakland Corporation - Downloads". Oaklandcorp.com. Retrieved 2016-01-06. 
  11. ^ "Search Results for AlphaCom". Help.fsi.us.com. Retrieved 2016-01-06. 
  12. ^ [1]
  13. ^ "Car-Part.com Trading Partner Fkey Interface". Support.car-part.com. Retrieved 2016-01-06. 
  14. ^ "Serial terminal emulation help, please? (again...)". Instructables.com. 2011-01-17. Retrieved 2016-01-06. 
  15. ^ "SCOANSI terminal Emulator". 
  16. ^ "Modwest FAQ and Knowledge Base - What is a good SSH or Telnet program for me to use?". Support.modwest.com. Retrieved 2016-01-06. 
  17. ^ Stephen Cox. "Outpost Firewall Guide - Telnet". Outpostfirewall.com. Retrieved 2016-01-06. 
  18. ^ "Video Terminal Information-PC Emulation". Ftp.u-aizu.ac.jp. Retrieved 2016-01-06. 
  19. ^ "netcatlpr - SCO". Justskins.com. Retrieved 2016-01-06. 

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