Cerulean joins worldwide wireless technology forum
Mobile information solutions company establishes rank among wireless industry's global leaders
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 27, 1999 - Cerulean Technology Inc., a leading provider of wireless application solutions, today joined the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Forum. The WAP Forum is an industry association guiding the development and promotion of WAP, an open, global specification that enables mobile users with wireless devices to easily access and interact with information and services instantly.
As a member of the WAP Forum, Cerulean joins other wireless industry leading companies in their efforts to ensure product interoperability and continued growth of the wireless market. Cerulean's wireless systems complement other mobile communications solutions offered by WAP Forum members such as Microsoft and Motorola. Cerulean's PacketCluster® and MobileFusion™ software enable organizations in the public safety and field service markets to unlock the potential of their mobile workforce through the wireless extension of corporate and Internet-based information delivered over any network, using any mobile device in real time.
"Cerulean has a deep understanding of wireless application design," said Gregory Williams, board chairman of the WAP Forum. "Their perspective will be very valuable in defining future WAP technology. After all, the WAP Forum's goal is to bring leaders like Cerulean together with other industry luminaries in the creation of common specifications for mobile Internet."
"Cerulean's experience in delivering wireless applications is key for shaping future WAP standards," said David Rosi, vice president of marketing at Cerulean Technology, Inc. "Successful implementation of any mobile application rests on sound wireless principles. As a member, we intend to draw on our knowledge and practical experience in delivering mission-critical wireless information to mobile workers to support driving future WAP guidelines."
The WAP Forum comprises more than 190 members, including manufacturers representing more than 95 percent of the worldwide mobile handset market, carriers with over 100 million subscribers, leading infrastructure providers, PC software companies and other companies that deliver solutions to the wireless industry. With active participation from the entire industry, the WAP Forum has delivered a set of standard protocols and an application environment designed to run on top of most wireless network systems.
About Cerulean Technology
Marlborough, Mass.-based Cerulean Technology, Inc. is the leader in wireless application solutions for mobile workforces with unsurpassed expertise and experience in the most demanding information-critical industries. Combining a state-of-the-art, real-time software platform with industry-specific wireless application knowledge and professional services, Cerulean delivers for thousands of users field-proven solutions designed to fit a customer's mobile information needs. The company sells its products through a direct sales force and a network of more than 50 authorized resellers. For more information, visit Cerulean's Web site at www.cerulean.com.