PRODUCT PRESS RELEASE
February 13, 2001 - Lotus, Extended Systems Enter into Strategic Agreement to Deliver Mobile
Synchronization Technology to Lotus Domino Customers
This new product family is aimed at extending critical business information to mobile devices and is being introduced as part of Lotus' strategy to extend the collaborative power of Lotus Domino to business users anytime, anywhere, on any device. An integral part of Lotus' mobile and wireless strategy is Extended Systems data synchronization technology and expertise in the mobile information management arena.
"Extended Systems and Lotus are both focused on enabling companies to achieve the maximum level of impact and ROI from wireless and mobile devices," said Ken Bisconti, vice president for messaging and collaboration product marketing, Lotus Development Corp. "When searching for a data synchronization and device management technology, we found that Extended Systems clearly is the market leader. Their technology and expertise will assist Lotus in delivering the tools necessary for quick, easy and secure deployment of mobile devices into the enterprise."
"Extended Systems' strategic agreement with Lotus builds on our existing business relationships with IBM and is further verification that we are the industry's leading provider of mobile information management solutions," said Extended Systems' CEO and President Steve Simpson. "Extended Systems will continue to work with leading companies such as Lotus who are paving the way to improve mobile communications across the enterprise."
Extended Systems' data synchronization technology is currently being
licensed by IBM for a variety of products and services. These include IBM Mobile Connect, IBM WebSphere Everyplace Suite and, most recently, Lotus
Development Corporation's Domino Everyplace Sync, Domino Everyplace
About Lotus Development Corp.
About Extended Systems
Founded in 1984, Extended Systems has offices and subsidiaries in the United States and worldwide. For more information, visit the company Web site at www.extendedsystems.com.
Lotus and Lotus Notes are registered trademarks and Domino and Mobile Notes are trademarks of Lotus Development Corporation. Everyplace is a trademark of IBM Corp. All other trademarks are owned by their respective companies.
EDITOR'S NOTE: All news releases and related information on this topic are available on the Internet, via the Lotus Development Corp. press room at www.lotus.com/pressroom.
A copy of this release and other company information is also available via fax by dialing 1-800-57-LOTUS within the U.S. and Canada or 201-946-2336 outside the U.S. and Canada. Their mobile devices to synchronize information between Lotus Notes servers and Palm, Pocket PC and Windows CE devices. Additionally, users can access and synchronize enterprise information remotely using a wireless or wired connection.
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