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Good Technology announces GoodLink for Windows Mobile Pocket PC
Posted on 4-Feb-2004 13:24 | Tags Filed under: News



Good Technology has announced that the GoodLink system for wireless messaging and corporate data access will be available for use with the Microsoft Windows Mobile Pocket PC OS.

The news came during the announcement of the latest update to the company's flagship product, GoodLink 3.0: "GoodLink 3.0 is good for business and great for the end user," said Sue Forbes, Good's vice president of marketing and product management. "GoodLink enables enterprises to harness the power of the 2.5G networks, the newest devices and the massive developer communities around Windows Mobile and Palm OS. This enables their workforces to experience laptop power on Good-enabled handhelds."

GoodLink 3.0 for Windows Mobile Pocket PC, available early in the second quarter of 2004, will offer customers enhanced security, advanced fleet management and administration capabilities, and the ability to wirelessly enable popular applications. In addition, customers will be able to use one system to support multiple carriers, devices, and operating systems, including Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PCs. Support for Windows Mobile allows customers to pick the device of their choice and support it with the broad array of applications available for that platform.

"A lot of business takes place in short bursts between phone calls and meetings," said Sue Forbes, Good's vice president of marketing and product management. "GoodLink for Pocket PCs allows users to take maximum advantage of that time by leveraging GoodLink's integration with the broad range of devices and applications available for Windows Mobile. When combined with GoodLink, these applications give users instant access to the information they need to respond to a request, schedule a meeting, check a price, view a fax or give a presentation -- all using a Good-powered devices."

At its launch event in San Francisco, Good was joined by industry leaders including Tim Mattox, vice president client product marketing, Dell; Dan'l Lewin, corporate vice president, Microsoft; Jeff Hawkins, CTO, palmOne; David Nagel, CEO, PalmSource; and Stratton Sclavos, CEO, VeriSign, all of whom are working to enable the mobile enterprise. In addition, Good Technology customers James Snook, vice president, Technology, Strategy and Innovation, Starbucks, and Marc West, CIO, Electronic Arts, discussed the competitive advantages their firms enjoy from their use of GoodLink.

"Good Technology's wireless messaging system offers users of Windows Mobile-based devices an e-mail experience similar to that of accessing Microsoft Exchange on the desktop," said Chris Hill, lead product manager of the Mobile Devices Division at Microsoft Corp. "GoodLink also enables the ability to view native, rich attachments on Pocket PCs, including Pocket Word and Excel files, making it a natural fit for Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs."


More information: http://www.good.com...




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