Press release 12/04/2013
TeamViewer® Announces Launch of TeamViewer 9The latest major release brings even more convenience and efficiency into IT departments
New public API allows companies to integrate the TeamViewer functionality in their own infrastructure
Tampa, Florida – December 4, 2013 - TeamViewer, one of the world’s most popular providers of remote control and online meeting software, today announced after a successful beta period the general availability launch of TeamViewer 9 for Windows, Mac and Linux systems. The latest version of TeamViewer’s software includes Wake-on-LAN which allows users to turn on remote computers over the internet from their current device whether using a desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone. Additionally, TeamViewer 9 includes Service Queue. This feature provides IT support teams with the ability to manage, share and assign support requests within their team for instant customer support. Users can now also join remote support sessions simply by using a unique session code without the need to exchange an ID and password.
With more than 200 million users worldwide, TeamViewer is the leading software for easy and secure access of remote computers over the internet. The latest major release includes the long-awaited Wake-on-LAN functionality which ensures 24/7 access to computers without having to leave them constantly running. The wake feature simply works via a router, or via another computer within the local network. TeamViewer 9 introduces a variety of other new features, including:
With the announcement of TeamViewer 9 the company is also launching its public API which allows companies to integrate TeamViewer functionality into their infrastructure, such as helpdesk or CRM systems. Designed specifically for developers who want flexibility for their applications, the TeamViewer API is available for free to users with a TeamViewer 9 license. The TeamViewer API consists of two features:
Developers will be able to access information about the TeamViewer API through the new TeamViewer developers and integration website: integrate.teamviewer.com. The integration website includes detailed reference documentation, how-to guides and other helpful resources.
Additional new features for Mac and Linux users
“After a successful beta period, we are excited to announce the final release of TeamViewer 9. The major release brings plenty new features that will further ease lives of IT supporters around the world. In addition, the release of the API is a major milestone for our company. In the past we’ve received dozens of emails from users asking if they can integrate TeamViewer as remote support software into their environments. We can finally provide outside developers with access to create sessions from their software and integrate with the data they manage within the TeamViewer infrastructure,” said Kornelius Brunner, Head of Product Management at TeamViewer.
TeamViewer 9 is available for Windows, Mac and Linux systems and supports Windows 8.1 and Mac OS X Mavericks. The described feature set may vary depending on the operating system. Additional information and a download option are available at www.teamviewer.com/download/currentversion.aspx. For professional use, TeamViewer offers different licenses targeted at the needs of enterprises large and small. As always, for personal use in a non-commercial environment, TeamViewer software is free of charge.
Founded in 2005, TeamViewer is fully focused on the development and distribution of high-end solutions for online communication, collaboration and remote monitoring of IT systems. Available in over 30 languages and with more than 200 million users worldwide, TeamViewer is one of the world’s most popular providers of remote control and online meeting software. For more information, visit: www.teamviewer.com
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