Visio unveils upgrade 2000

What to buy for the network manager who has everything

Software developer Visio is launching two upgrades to its range of network management products. Visio 2000 Professional Edition starts shipping today in the UK and Northern Europe. It is an upgrade to Professional version 5.0 and is designed for database analysis and basic network management. The product has an RRP of £279, or £139 for the upgrade. The company's 2000 Enterprise Edition will be available from the start of December. It is aimed at higher end users, and can create network diagrams and help with traffic management. It will replace the Enterprise Edition 5.0, priced at £699, or £349 for the upgrade. The company was today promising that the products offered a whole host of improved design tools for network managers and diagram drawers around the globe. Visio is based in Seattle and has 680 staff. It has a UK office in Epsom with 50 staff and its customers in the UK include Price Waterhouse and BT. Today's announcements add to Visio's other 2000 products, the Standard and Technical Editions, aimed at business and engineering customers respectively. ®

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