The FileMaker's FileMaker Server 12 Advanced includes all the features in FileMaker Server plus a suite of advance features and tools. It is fast, reliable, easy to use server software securely managing your FileMaker database.
The Server 12 Advanced comes with more sharing and connectivity options. Add this server to FileMaker Pro and maximize your database sharing capabilities. When using FileMaker Go for iPad and iPhone, connect to databases hosted on Server Advanced for instant access to the most current information. Any changes you make to your data while you're on the go are immediately accessible to your entire team.
Connect to FileMaker Server using a local wireless network or over the Internet using Wi-Fi or 3G. Choose Server 12 Advanced for Instant Web Publishing capabilities, ODBC/JDBC support or to connect even larger groups of FileMaker Pro users.
Faster WAN Performance
Server 12 Advanced provides fast data retrieval speed. Less data is sent across the network with fewer round trips.
More memory allows for faster and efficient data access.
Only data that has changed in the database is bundled and applied to the baseline backup. You can choose a backup frequency between 1-60 minutes.
Improved Web Publishing Engine
Handle multiple data requests at the same time with efficient memory management.
Scripts and plug-ins run together as a separate process and progressive backups run independently.
Progressive Media Download
Progressively download videos to your FileMaker Pro client. It allows you to view PDFs and other media instantly.
Quick Installation and Administration
Install Server 12 Advanced quickly and manage your database remotely and automate administrative tasks.
Robust scalability connects up to 250 FileMaker Pro users by adding Server 12 Advanced. With this get greater security and network performance.
Custom Web Publishing
Create custom, data-driven websites using PHP or XML. Get up to 100 concurrent web connections.
24/7 Reliability and Availability
Protect your data with scheduled live back-ups which run even while your database is in use. Access your database with 24/7 availability.
Server 12 Advanced manages user access through external authentication via Active Directory/Open Directory. Use SSL encryption for secure data transfer.
Server 12 Advanced technology does not limit the number of FileMaker Pro client that can be networked. Technical limits are imposed by your hardware, database design and Operating System. You can manage any size group of FileMaker Pro users with greater security and network performance.
Create administrator groups and assign specific administrative tasks while retaining exclusive control of your server and maintaining a high level of security. The group start page displays a list of all databases accessible to your team on one convenient web-based page. Email, bookmark or add a link to the group start page on other web pages. Display messages for your team and launch FileMaker Pro, FileMaker Go and Instant Web Publishing directly from the page.
Instant Web Publishing
Server 12 Advanced securely publishes your database to the web and users you authorize can connect to your database to view, edit, sort or search records.
Instant Web Publishing in Server 12 Advanced supports up to 100 concurrent web connections - 20x more than in FileMaker Pro alone.
ODBC (Open Database Connectivity) and JDBC (Java Database Connectivity) support makes it possible to read from and write to FileMaker Pro databases hosted by Server 12 Advanced with many external programs and development tools. Get up to 50 simultaneous ODBC/JDBC remote connections.
Email notifications of errors or completed maintenance activities are sent.
You can centralize live external SQL connections.
Server 12 Advanced allows you to stream movies and music instantly from your database.
FileMaker Server 12 Advanced only supports FileMaker Pro 12 and FileMaker Go 12 databases. Databases from older versions of FileMaker Pro will need to be converted to FileMaker Pro 12 in order to be hosted using FileMaker Server 12 or FileMaker Server 12 Advanced.