Consilient Delivers Mobile Email With Push Capabilities
Posted on 14-Mar-2006 08:03
Filed under: News
Consilient has announced the Consilient Push, an open standards-based solution that pushes e-mail out to popular consumer mobile phones such as Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Motorola, Sanyo and Samsung. It also delivers push email on other wireless devices including BlackBerry and Palm OS based devices such as the Treo.
Consilient Push brings in a new pricing structure set at US$3 - US$5 per month. Together with carriers, network operators and enterprises, Consilient Push will enable consumers and mobile professionals to check Yahoo or corporate e-mail on their mobile phone or wireless device of choice without having to enter any commands.
With Push e-mail means that messages go directly to a customer's mobile phone or device with no need to pull the e-mail down from a server on regular intervals or manually.
The company's engineers contributed to the authoring of a new open-standard technology, called P-IMAP (Push-IMAP), which enables mobile push e-mail for the mass consumer market.
The software works with corporate and POP3 email tools, plus Yahoo! mail accounts. Support is also planned for AOLMail, MSN Hotmail and Google Gmail connectivity on phones and wireless devices.
The solution consists of a server and e-mail clients for wireless e-mail access on mobile phones, BlackBerry and Treo devices. Consilient's architecture allows organizations with multiple e-mail platforms, including Microsoft Exchange and IMAP4 servers, to be extended to mobile devices and phones.
Consilient's Java-based server and clients (J2ME) support low-end mobile phones and can be deployed on UNIX and Windows.
The Consilient server does not use a Network Operations Center (NOC), which means that, unlike other proprietary mobile e-mail systems, Consilient allows carriers to offer push e-mail to their customers with no third-party fees involved.