April 26, 2001 - XcelleNet to Provide Schering Laboratories
Sales Force With Afaria Mobile Management Software
ATLANTA, April 26, 2001--XcelleNet, Inc., the leading provider of management solutions for remote systems and mobile & wireless devices, today announced that Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP) has selected Afaria mobile management software to manage mobile devices for its Schering Laboratories pharmaceutical sales force. With the implementation of Afaria in laptop and hand-held deployments, each field sales representative will have secure, reliable access to up-to-date sales-support information.
With Afaria, companies can track and maintain devices in the field, deploy and update critical business applications, and distribute up-to-date content. In addition, Afaria is optimized to integrate with a company’s intranet, thus providing communications tools such as bandwidth optimization, byte-level differencing and check point restart over both wireless and wireline connections. Afaria also supports the broadest range of mobile devices, providing single-solution support of laptops and all popular handhelds, no matter what device a company chooses to implement, now or in the future.
“XcelleNet has a well-established relationship with Schering-Plough,” said Erik Becker, vice president of sales Afaria. “Schering-Plough has used XcelleNet’s remote systems management solution, RemoteWare®, to support its Schering Laboratories field sales force. We are pleased that Schering-Plough has now chosen to implement XcelleNet’s Afaria as a key information management component for these field sales personnel.”
About Schering-Plough Corporation Schering Laboratories is the U.S. prescription pharmaceutical marketing arm of Schering-Plough Corporation of Kenilworth, N.J., a research-based pharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical products worldwide.
About XcelleNet XcelleNet, Inc. is the leading provider of enterprise solutions for managing remote systems and mobile & wireless devices. For more than 14 years, the company has been a pioneer in meeting the challenges of securely delivering and maintaining mission-critical applications and content to remote locations with its flagship product, RemoteWare. Today companies around the world use RemoteWare to manage kiosks, retail and restaurant store systems, branch office networks, and other remote systems.
Leveraging remote expertise and award-winning technology, in May 2000 XcelleNet introduced Afaria , a device management solution designed to address the problems enterprises face as a result of the explosive growth of the mobile & wireless economy. Afaria provides the most comprehensive management functionality available for organizations deploying large numbers of mobile devices, including laptops, PocketPCs, Palm Handhelds, RIM Blackberrys, and Symbian devices and smart phones.
XcelleNet serves some 2,500 customers worldwide in a broad range of industries such as pharmaceutical, retail, hospitality, insurance, financial services and manufacturing. The company’s solutions reduce total cost of ownership of remote or mobile deployments, accelerate end-user productivity and ensure the availability and reliability of corporate applications and information to an organization’s remote and mobile workforce.More information is available at http://www.XcelleNet.com and
# # #
XcelleNet is a trademark of XcelleNet, Inc. Afaria is a trademark of Afaria, Inc. an XcelleNet affiliate. XcelleNet and Afaria make no claims of ownership to all other products and company names mentioned herein which may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
For More Information: www.itronix.com