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FMS Technical papers and related resources were created by FMS personnel. Many were published or presented at conferences and/or published in industry journals.

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FMS makes many resources available on our web site for the development community. As an FMS customer, you are welcome to provide links to our web site so that others within your organization can benefit from our research. By creating a link to a specific white paper or free utility, you ensure that you always have access to the latest version. If you wish to redistribute our resources, please be aware of the following requirements:

  1. You may redistribute our whitepapers in printed or electronic form as long as the whitepaper is distributed in its entirety with no modifications. Additionally, all FMS copyright information must be included in the document and reference back to the original URL provided.
  2. Non-whitepaper materials, including, but not limited to free utilities, source code, and product updates may not be redistributed in any form without the express written permission of FMS Inc.
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Please note that we are constantly revising material to bring the latest news and results of our research process. This means that the free resources on our web site are updated frequently. You should check our site often to get the latest version of these resources.