FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WebMessenger Partners with X1 Technologies to Deliver Mobile Extensions to X1
Desktop Search for Blackberry Devices
Partnership extends the power of the X1 Search platform to mobile users
ORLANDO, FL (Wireless Enterprise Symposium 2005) - April 19, 2005
WebMessenger Mobile and X1 Technologies, a recognized leader in desktop search solutions, announced today that they have partnered to deliver a new BlackBerry® device application that will extend the power of X1 Desktop Search to mobile users. The new application, Mobile Search Client for X1, leverages the secure infrastructure of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server™ and Mobile Data Services and provides the user with an efficient and secure method to search and retrieve email, attachments, contacts and file content on a remote desktop PC or server running X1 Search behind a corporate firewall.
"X1 Desktop Search and X1 Enterprise Edition enable professionals to instantly search and retrieve the critical knowledge and content that matters most, allowing them to stay productive and respond at the speed of real-time business," said Josh Jacobs, President of X1 Technologies. "Just as if they were accessing it from the web or their desktop, the Mobile Search Client for X1 brings that powerful search experience and delivers it to mobile users who require immediate access to their vital information while away from the office. With mobile extensions to X1, there are no limits to the amount of content a BlackBerry user can carry with them. We are very excited to be working with cutting edge, independent software vendors like WebMessenger who have decided to build value-added solutions for the X1 Search platform."
"We are delighted that X1 selected WebMessenger to deliver this groundbreaking application for BlackBerry," said Val Babajov, President and CEO of WebMessenger Mobile. "X1 Search Services SDK allowed us to create a powerful search based interface to remote content. Although we are applying this to email and files at the moment, X1's search based interface can be generalized to support a whole new generation of mobile data applications. The possibilities are unlimited."
The Mobile Search Client for X1, to be released later this year, is being demonstrated at the WebMessenger Mobile booth #146 at WES and will be available for purchase from both WebMessenger and X1 Technologies.
WebMessenger (www.webmessenger.com) is the leading provider of a new generation of secure, enterprise-grade, multi-network, wireless instant messaging, presence and data delivery products for BlackBerry, Palm OS, Pocket PC Symbian and variety of phone handsets. The company's products provide enterprise with solutions for secure mobile instant messaging and presence awareness, mobile alert notifications for BlackBerry, and mobile desktop search, and integration with VOIP applications on desktops or Wi-Fi devices. WebMessenger's flagship mobile IM solution, WebMessenger Mobile Platform, has been adopted by enterprises including, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife), Planet Moran, and provides mobile IM to communities of deaf users at Go America and Wynd Communications. WebMessenger Mobile Platform is optimized for use with BES 4.0 Server and is undergoing testing on BlackBerry Connect™. Headquartered in Tujunga-Los Angeles, California, WebMessenger can be reached at www.webmessenger.com, +1 (818) 352-7800, or 1-800-WEB-MSGR or at email@example.com.
About X1 Technologies
X1 Technologies, Inc. (www.x1.com) develops desktop search software and solutions for customers ranging from individual professional users to large enterprises. The company's award-winning flagship product,
X1™ Desktop Search along with the forthcoming X1™ Desktop Search, Workgroup Edition, provide PC users in every industry with the fastest way to find what they're looking for, whether they need content from email, attachments, files,
contacts, networks, exchange servers, or other sources of unstructured local and enterprise data. X1 Desktop Search is currently in use at companies ranging from the Fortune 100 to small businesses that depend on ready access to essential information.
X1 Technologies is headquartered in Pasadena, California and is a network company of Idealab, a creator and operator of technology businesses.
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