DIALOGUE PARTNERS GETRONICS TO PROVIDE WAP MOBILE MESSAGING SOLUTIONS TO RETAIL AND FINANCIAL MARKETS
Sheffield Dialogue Communications, a leading UK-based mobile Internet messaging company, today announced a distribution agreement for its Expressway 2000 server with eBusiness solutions and services company Getronics.
Expressway 2000 gives mobile workers with WAP-enabled phones access to corporate email systems, allowing them to reply, forward and delete messages. Users can also access address books, view attachment details, such as size and type, and transfer emails from the inbox to other folders. Getronics will target the retail and finance sectors with Expressway 2000 a product which will form a key component of the companys mobile Internet portfolio.
Email and the mobile phone have become two fundamental tools in millions of peoples working lives, said Martin Bett, Getronics Business Solutions director. Expressway 2000 brings them together to create a mobile viewing portal onto existing email systems. Getronics is a global company and this solution is vital to addressing the needs of a global mobile phone user market that will have one billion subscribers by 2005.
Getronics is one of the worlds leading providers of solutions and services to the professional users of Information & Communications Technology (ICT). With 34,000 employees at year-end 1999 and a direct presence in 44 countries, Getronics works with many of worlds largest companies to help them maximise the value of their technology investment. Getronics headquarters are in Amsterdam, with regional head offices in Boston, London, Singapore and Washington DC. Getronics shares are traded on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange (GTN). Further information about Getronics and its solutions ands services can be found at www.getronics.com
Sheffield-based Dialogue Communications is a leading provider of mobile Internet messaging solutions. Last year it demonstrated the worlds first successful transmission of email to a WAP-enabled phone. Dialogue provides carrier-class mobile text messaging servers to GSM service providers and large corporate intranets. For further information about Dialogue Communications please see www.dialogue.co.uk.