Visto Mobile(TM) with ConstantSync(TM) to Drive Vodafone's Business Email Plus Offering in The Czech Republic
Visto Corporation, a leading global provider of secure push email, today announced that Vodafone Czech Republic will use Visto Mobile(TM) with ConstantSync(TM) technology to drive its newly-launched, branded mobile email offering, Business Email Plus.
With Visto Mobile, Vodafone Czech Republic is able to address the needs of its business customers by offering mobile email connectivity on a range of the leading business-ready handsets. Visto Mobile delivers powerful functionality in an application that is both easy to use and easy to manage -- key factors in the mass adoption of mobile email by the wider business market.
"Vodafone's Business Email Plus enables us to support all of our business customers in improving their productivity both in the office and on the road," said Chris Robbins, Vodafone Czech Republic's Vice President for Marketing. "By working with Visto, Vodafone has achieved the flexibility to offer our customers exactly the service that they want, instantaneous access to email, calendaring, and contacts, on the device of their choice."
The Visto Mobile platform is designed for a network operator to offer a self-branded solution for subscribers to send and receive email, contact and calendar updates in real-time, using the device of their choice. Visto Mobile supports all popular business handsets and platforms, and all leading email systems, including Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Domino and Internet-based POP3 and IMAP4 mail. With a comprehensive security architecture, data is encrypted end-to-end and there is no requirement for the customer to make changes to their existing security settings.
"Vodafone Czech Republic's selection of Visto Mobile is further evidence of Vodafone's determination to lead the development of this market for mobile email," said Frederic Aries, senior vice president and general manager, EMEA for Visto Corporation. "Visto has removed the barriers to the mass adoption of mobile email by business; Visto Mobile is a secure business offering which combines the broadest device choice with the ease of operation and management essential to the growth of this industry."
The Visto solution is being marketed by Vodafone in the Czech Republic under the Business Email Plus brand. The service is immediately available to Vodafone Czech Republic subscribers.
About Visto Mobile with ConstantSync(TM)
Visto Mobile is Visto's carrier-grade platform for wireless access to corporate and personal e-mail, calendar, contacts and other corporate data. Visto Mobile utilizes ConstantSync, a real-time push technology that ensures valuable corporate data is always up to date and never stored outside the firewall. The complete platform comprises server, desktop, and device software, providing a complete mobile email/PIM solution for wireless operators to rapidly deploy as their uniquely branded solution for their subscribers. The platform provides push e-mail delivery to any mobile device over 2.5G and 3G networks, FIPS 140-compliant, end-to-end AES encryption and an optimized network architecture that requires only 20 percent of the bandwidth of SyncML or IMAP-based solutions. Visto's solutions work on the broadest set of wireless devices that include Treo600/650 with PalmOS, Microsoft Smart Phone devices, Microsoft PPC integrated communications devices, Sony-Ericsson P900/P910 with Symbian UIQ, Symbian S60, S80 devices from Nokia and Java Enabled devices.
Visto delivers the leading global platform for mobile operators to provide wireless push email to the broadest set of mobile devices. Visto's open solution enables email for the mass market, targeting large enterprises, small businesses and mobile professionals. The company's patented Visto Mobile(TM) platform with ConstantSync(TM) technology works in real time with POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Domino email solutions for personal to enterprise use, providing maximum control and flexibility for the operator and choice for the customer. Visto's customized, brandable solutions are available through mobile operators worldwide including Cingular, Elisa, KPN, Lenovo Group Ltd, SmarTone, SFR, Sprint-Nextel, TELUS, Turkcell and the Vodafone Group.
Established in 1996 and headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, with offices in Seattle, London, Rome, Paris, Toronto, Tokyo, Beijing and Tianjin, China, Visto is backed by Oak Investment Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, DFJ ePlanet Ventures, VantagePoint Venture Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, Rustic Canyon Ventures, Allegis Capital and Blueprint Ventures. For more information, visit www.visto.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
?Copyright 2006. Visto Corporation, Visto, the Visto logo, Visto Mobile, ConstantSync, Constant Synchronization and worklife.freedom are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Visto Corporation. All third-party trademarks, trade names, or service marks are the property of their respective owners and are used only to refer to the goods or services identified by those third-party marks. Visto's technology is protected by U.S. Patents 6,085,192; 5,968,131; 6,023,708; 5,961,590; 6,131,116; 6,151,606; 6,233,341; 6,131,096, 6,708,221 and 6,766,454 and the following NTP U.S. Patents: 5,436,960, 5,438,611, 5,479,472, 5,625,670, 5,631,946, 5,819,172, 6,067,451, 6,317,592 and various other foreign patents. Other patents pending.