MOTOROLA TO DRIVE MOBILE INTERNET INTO CORPORATES USING PERAMON'S WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY
Motorola chooses to resell Peramons GPRS-ready mobile Internet applications and infrastructure
Motorola Mobile Office Solution comprises Secure WAP Gateway, E-mail Connector, SMS Server, Calendar Connector, WAP Site Search Server and Internet Newsgroup Connector
Motorola set to propel Peramon into corporates worldwide
Massive endorsement for the MOBILIZER Peramons mobile Internet product suite
3GSM World Congress, Cannes, February 19-23 2001: A26, Hall 2, HP Bazaar Stand - UK developer of mobile Internet technology, Peramon, today announced that Motorola is to resell its theMOBILIZER product as part of the new Motorola Mobile Office Solution. Motorola will provide users with access to all of their existing email services, personal information, and address books direct from their mobile device, quickly and simply.
"This is a great endorsement of the quality of our product from a manufacturer that is leading the way with GPRS handsets. It is refreshing to see a company such as Motorola recognising the potential of GPRS to deliver real corporate productivity, and we are delighted to be working with them, said Nad Nadesan, marketing director of Peramon.
The Motorola Mobile Office Solution comprises the following components:
Secure WAP Gateway - connects WAP phones to the Internet or Intranet;
SMS Server - allows binary codes such as logos to be transmitted;
E-mail Connector - gives mobile phone users access to their email services and contact lists;
WAP Site Search - allows users to use keywords and phrases to search any WAP site such as wireless portals and corporate sites on a WAP-enabled phone;
Calendar Connector - allows users to navigate their calendar; and
Newsgroup Connector - brings full newsgroup support to WAP-enabled phones.
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Notes to editors:
Peramon a history of ground-breaking firsts:
Jun 1999 Peramon demonstrates first ever fully functional email system on WAP mobile phone
Sep 2000 Launch of theMOBILIZER suite of products
Jan 2001 Introduction of first implementation of WAP outside of the mobile Internet
Peramon is a world-leading developer of mobile Internet software, based on open standards. Founded in 1999, Peramons aim is to provide access to information and applications, simply and quickly from anywhere and from any device.
The UK-based developer boasts a number of technology world firsts, the most recent of which is the launch of theMOBILIZER, the worlds most comprehensive set of mobile Internet applications and infrastructure available today. theMOBILIZER has a user interface available in 15 languages and includes a device independent secure WAP gateway and SMS server with OTA capability.
Motorola, Nokia, Sun, HP and Openwave are all alliance partners of Peramon. Recent customers include Freeserve, Gateway.net, NTL, Symbian, Critical Path, Talkcast and CellTalk.
For further details about Peramon, please visit http://www.peramon.com.