April 26, 2001 - iframe and Air2Web Join Forces To Develop
Wireless Enterprise Applications
NEW YORK, New York – February 20, 2001 – iframe Corporation, a leading professional services company based in Manhattan, and Air2Web, the leading wireless platform provider, today announced an alliance to jointly develop wireless applications utilizing the Air2Web Mobile Internet Platform solution.
iframe will couple its technical skills and development expertise with Air2Web’s comprehensive mobile Internet platform to roll out functional, interactive wireless applications to address critical business needs.
"Air2Web's platform solution allows for the easy integration of wireless capabilities to enterprise applications. This, combined with their ability to provide enterprises with a highly-available, scalable and secure service that utilizes both telephony and network infrastructure components, puts them in a unique position in the marketplace," said Arvind Walia, President and CEO of iframe Corporation. " By combining the Air2Web Mobile Internet Platform with our application development services, we can create, deploy and deliver enterprise applications to a business’ customers and employees using any digital wireless device at a much faster rate than before."
“Translating legacy data to XML can be a daunting task,” said Sanjoy Malik, Air2Web President and CEO. “In order to speed up our delivery process and increase the ease of integration of our customer’s’ back-end systems to our platform, we have decided to partner with the experts. iframe has some of the industry’s best technical minds and integration experience, especially in translating between legacy applications and XML.”
Air2Web’s hosted platform enables businesses to create and deliver critical back-end enterprise applications to their customers and employees using any digital wireless device. This includes Short Message Service (SMS) and Internet capable (WAP) phones, pagers and pervasive computing devices such as Palms.
Air2Web’s wireless application development platform can be accessed through an XML request/response-based API. Through the XML interface, an application can incorporate blended media interactions including data, speech recognition and text-to-speech conversions. The platform’s Blended Media Engine provides the interactivity best suited to the device capability and the user needs. Applications based on the Air2Web platform work with all the protocols, networks and devices that make up the complex wireless environment.
iframe is a leading professional services company that provides strategy consulting, technology, creative design and network services to Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to decrease the time-to-market of their e-business initiatives. iframe uniquely combines the strategic skills, professional approach, and experience of a large professional services firm with the speed, decisiveness and action of an Internet start-up. Based in New York City, iframe is recognized for its reliable delivery of client services and professional culture. For more information about iframe, please visit http://www.iframe.com.
Air2Web, based in Atlanta, is the leading Mobile Internet Platform provider. The Air2Web platform enables organizations to create, deploy, and deliver their branded applications to consumers using all types of wireless devices, from WAP and text messaging phones, to pagers, and pervasive computing devices. The Air2Web platform supports interactive text and audio applications across the widest range of wireless devices, including one-way SMS. Air2Web provides state-of-the-art application hosting with day-to-day applications management and continuous support. Air2Web’s customers include UPS, Digital Insight, ING Barings, Lexmark International, Bass Hotels & Resorts, DotsConnect, TotalSports, and other leading media, finance, travel, transportation, and eCommerce companies. For more information about Air2Web, please visit