MobileSys™ Joins Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Forum
Company to Extend WAP Support to Enterprise Customers Mountain View, Calif., July 17, 2000 MobileSys, Inc., a leader in global wireless solutions for the enterprise, today announced its membership in the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Forum. Through this membership, MobileSys demonstrates its support of an open, global specification empowering users of wireless devices to easily access and interact with Internet and intranet information and services.
MobileSys is uniquely positioned to support enterprise organizations with a worldwide wireless data solution that eliminates the risks, accelerates the time-to-market, and simplifies the management issues associated with creating and managing a global wireless data network. By expanding its offerings to include the WAP specification, MobileSys can continue providing high quality wireless data interoperability, compatibility and security between the enterprise, wireless carriers and mobile devices.
As the acceptance of WAP specification accelerates around the world, enterprise solutions will play an increasingly critical role in delivering timely, mission-critical information wirelessly to mobile workers, said Scott Goldman, WAP Forums CEO. MobileSys commitment to the WAP Forum demonstrates that they have recognized this need and are responding to it. We are delighted to have them join the WAP Forum.
WAP Enabling the Wireless Internet
The WAP Forum has developed the critical mass necessary to have a strong impact on the convergence of wireless communications and the Internet, said David Coelho, MobileSys founder and CEO. We are committed to contributing our experience, among the other industry leaders who have pledged their support of WAP, to realize its potential for enabling the wireless Internet.
Wireless Application Protocol is a global specification that enables the presentation and delivery of relevant information and services to wireless subscribers. WAP defines user interface and infrastructure requirements to bring Internet content to handheld digital wireless devices such as mobile phones, pagers and personal digital assistants (PDAs).
About WAP Forum
The WAP Forum is the industry association that is responsible for developing and fostering the growth of the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) an open, global standard that allows mobile users of wireless hand-held devices to easily and instantly access and interact with the Internet. The forum is comprised of more than 500 members, representing 95 percent of the handsets sold worldwide and more than 200 million global subscribers. Members include worldwide handset manufacturers, carriers, infrastructure providers, software developers and other wireless solution providers. For more information about WAP Forum, including a current listing of its members, visit www.wapforum.org.
MobileSys Powering the Wireless Enterprise
MobileSys, Inc., headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., is the leading provider of global wireless solutions for the enterprise customer, with more than 1.5 million wireless subscribers at more than 650 companies, including Cisco, Qualcomm, Johnson and Johnson, LSI Logic and Hewlett-Packard. For more information about the company and its products, please visit http://www.mobilesys.com, call (650) 623-3700 or send email to [email protected]
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