PCMAN – GFI Software is an American company founded in 1992 that focuses on creating software that filters spam and viruses from e-mail, and to monitor networks for security purposes. It products ranges from Networking and Security; Archiving, backup and fax; and Web and Mail Security.
One of their software under Archiving, Backup and Fax category is GFI FaxMaker, a software that automates faxing, making it electronic, simple and secure. It replaces paper-based faxing with an easy electronic process. It is claimed to have increased efficiency and productivity, leverage existing applications, and improve business processes. GFI FaxMaker also has its online version—a cloud based faxing solution that provides a simple, fast, hosted faxing—that enable users to send and receive faxes directly from their email system.
Web Based Client
With GFI FaxMaker, since it has a built-in web client interface, it allows users to fax through a simple, easy-to-learn web interface, and IT admins do not need to deploy a client to each machine that requires faxing via client.
Integration with GFI Archiver
GFI FaxMaker integrates with their GFI Archiver, enabling IT admins with regulation and compliance requirements to maintain an archive or fax communications at ease.
Email to Fax
GFI FaxMaker works with Microsoft Exchange Office 365, Google Docs, and Lotus to send and receive faxes directly in email. This feature eliminates the hassle of sending fax while not having a physical fax machine available on the premise.
Supports Low-Cost Operating System
This software can be installed on lower-cost operating systems such as Windows & and 8, making it more approachable for companies with lower budget.
Virtual Fax Server, Fax over IP (FOIP) and Hybrid Faxing
With the world becoming more mobile-first, cloud-first world, GFI FaxMaker will save your physical office space by having a virtual fax server. It helps protect the environment when using the software with Fax over IP or hybrid faxing.
With Fax over IP, GFI FaxMaker supports faxing over IP using XCAPI and SR140, and it also supports analog and digital fax boards from Dialogic and Sangoma.
With Hybrid Faxing, users are able to combine GFI FaxMaker’s security and feature with the cloud-based faxing. It requires no phone lines, modems, or fax boards while performing this feature.
Integration and Security
Another excellent feature on GFI FaxMaker is its application and multifunction device integration. GFI Fax Maker Text, XML, or Web Services APIs enable the user to integrate direct faxing with production applications. The eCopyShareScan feature will help the user to centralize the entire of their faxing from multi-functional devices.
Last but not least, regarding its security and scalability, GFI FaxMaker supports more than 100 lines per fax server, unlimited users and multiple fax servers for high availability, and redundancy and disaster recovery.
This software is best for businesses that are seeking for a quick, secure, compliant, and cost effective faxing solutions.