Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the U.S., and Agito Networks, Inc., the company delivering innovative solutions in enterprise mobility, today announced the first commercially available server-based enterprise fixed mobile convergence (eFMC) and mobile Unified Communications solution with functionality on Samsung smart phones.
The companies will jointly unveil their first public demonstration of the mobile UC solution at CTIA WIRELESS IT & Entertainment 2009 in San Diego, Calif., at Booth No. 635.
Samsung Mobile is a leader among Windows Mobile® device providers in bringing solutions to market to address customer needs for fixed mobile convergence and Unified Communications. Samsung Mobile’s portfolio of powerful smart phone devices are designed with impressive feature sets, full QWERTY keyboards and responsive touch screens. Agito Networks’ award-winning RoamAnywhere Mobility Router is the industry’s most powerful server-based mobile Unified Communications product, built for businesses to mobilize enterprise voice and UC applications to increase mobile worker productivity while reducing costs. Agito’s RoamAnywhere is the industry’s only currently shipping mobile UC solution for both GSM-based and CDMA-based smart phones. Agito-enabled support is available for a number of Samsung smart phones including the Samsung Propel Pro, Samsung Jack, Samsung Epix, Samsung Saga, Samsung Omnia, and the recently announced Samsung Intrepid.
“Agito Networks has a proven enterprise FMC and Mobile UC solution, and we are pleased that Agito is making this mobile UC functionality available to Samsung’s growing enterprise user base,” said Gavin Kim, vice president, content and data services and enterprise enablement for Samsung Mobile. “We can see how Agito’s technology can help Samsung Mobile customers save money by reducing their mobile costs, while improving productivity with mobile UC and PBX capabilities available at their fingertips on their Samsung device, wherever they are.”
“Samsung has a broad community of users, and we are pleased to make available Agito’s leading mobile UC capabilities to this growing group of enterprise users,” said Pejman Roshan, Agito Networks Chief Marketing Officer. “Samsung’s Windows Mobile phones are an excellent tool for enterprises with a mobile workforce, both inside and outside the office. Agito continues to innovate and grow its industry-leading number of supported handsets, as well as add to the number of CDMA devices it has supported since April, to best equip Samsung users with the advantages of mobile PBX and UC functionality.”
About Samsung Telecommunications America
Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, a Dallas-based subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., researches, develops and markets wireless handsets and telecommunications products throughout North America.
About Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2008 consolidated sales of US$96 billion. Employing approximately 164,600 people in 179 offices across 61 countries, the company consists of two business units: Digital Media & Communications and Device Solutions. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs.
About Agito Networks
Agito Networks is the award-winning technology leader in enterprise mobility. Its product, the RoamAnywhere Mobility Router, is an innovative enterprise fixed mobile convergence (eFMC) platform enabling enterprises to extend voice and Unified Communications to cell phones. RoamAnywhere is the first and only network appliance that fuses enterprise wireless LANs, carrier cellular networks, IP telephony and location technology to mobilize voice and data applications, while remaining agnostic to customers’ choices of carrier and equipment vendors. Agito enables low-cost in-building voice coverage, reduced cellular costs, improved enterprise visibility and control over cellular usage, and better accessibility and responsiveness for mobile workers. With Corporate Headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., and European presence in Reading, England, the company is venture backed by Battery Ventures, Castile Ventures and ITX International.
Note 1 – Based upon reported shipment data from Strategy Analytics Q2 2009 U.S. Market Share Handset Shipments Report.
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