Agent News Bulletin
Agent 2.1 Feature Update
Multiple Server Connections
Many news servers (especially free services) control usage by capping the download speed of each connection. Agent 2.1 will open multiple, simultaneous connections to each news server. This feature will ensure that Agent users can rapidly download large multi-part binaries across multiple servers.
With support for multiple servers and multiple connections, Agent 2.1 can process many simultaneous download and upload tasks. Much of the time, these tasks will run unattended in background. However, Agent 2.1's new Task Monitor interface will allow you to:
Agent users want to queue up their download tasks and leave Agent running for days at a time. Agent 2.1's task processing module will:
As a result of these additional features, Agent 2.1 will be the most robust news reader for both binary collection and textual collaboration.
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The Forté Team
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