FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Synchrologic Partners with Certicom
to Provide Advanced Security for Mobile Computing
ECC & SSL Plus Technologies to Enable Highly Secure Synchronization of e-business Data, Documents and Applications for the Mobile Workforce
PALM DESERT, Calif. (March 6, 2000) - (www.synchrologic.com) Synchrologic, a leading provider of mobile device management and synchronization software, today announced a licensing agreement with Certicom Corp., a provider of mobile e-business security, to provide extensive security for the iMobile SuiteTM mobile management solution. Synchrologic will integrate Certicom's elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) & SSL PlusTM for Embedded Systems technologies within iMobile Suite, providing strong security over wireless networks to enable the distribution, collection and synchronization of critical e-business data, files and applications to the mobile workforce.
Synchrologic's iMobile Suite is a premier single-source solution offering file distribution, data synchronization, software distribution and asset management for the enterprise's mobile workforce, including laptop and handheld users. iMobile Suite works with the most popular mobile computing devices including laptops, Palm and CE-based computers and integrates with a variety of different mobile communication choices -- dial-up, RAS, VPN and wireless. Certicom's ECC & SSL technology will deliver an encrypted connection between handheld devices and the enterprise to secure mission-critical enterprise applications. Developed for a broad range of computing platforms and maximum interoperability, Certicom's technology enables strong, high performance security for every piece of the computing infrastructure.
"Synchrologic's innovative new synchronization solution is helping to facilitate the adoption of handheld devices by the corporate enterprise," said Rick Dalmazzi, president and CEO of Certicom. "The addition of our trusted, full strength security will help corporations to successfully implement an enterprise-wide wireless mobile computing solution while being assured that critical and sensitive corporate data will not be compromised."
"We believe that security is a major concern for mobile computing in the enterprise, especially with the growth in wireless environments," said Bill Jones, vice president of product management and marketing of Synchrologic. "Certicom offers the best toolkit for handheld security, and incorporating this security into iMobile Suite will give us an edge in delivering what the enterprise needs to utilize its mobile workforce smartly and securely."
About SSL Plus For Embedded Systems
The SSL Plus toolkit is the most widely deployed and trusted commercial toolkit available for SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), the dominant security protocol used in virtually all secure networked applications and products worldwide. SSL Plus for Embedded Systems enables uncompromising security for a wide range of applications on Palm Computing and Windows CE handhelds, set-top boxes, smart phones and other embedded devices that are connected to corporate enterprise, consumer service, and electronic commerce applications. SSL Plus is used by leading companies such as Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Lotus and Intuit to build security into a wide range of applications and products for the Internet, intranets, and corporate networks from traditional Web browsers and servers to home banking products, handheld devices, and legacy mainframes.
About Synchrologic, Inc.
Synchrologic is the leading developer of Internet-based mobile computing software for the enterprise, enabling corporations to more efficiently support their mobile users. The Synchrologic iMobile Suite works with all popular mobile computing devices - laptops and handhelds - based on Windows 95/98/2000/NT, Palm OS, and Windows CE. Synchrologic's mobile technologies are licensed by a number of leading application vendors and are deployed to thousands of mobile users of custom-built field sales, field service and other mobile applications.
iMobile Suite features: iMobile File Distribution, offering reliable, cost-effective and fast file distribution and collection from mobile users; iMobile Data Synchronization, providing quick synchronization to the latest corporate information; and iMobile Software Distribution, offering automated and centralized management and distribution of mobile software applications. Additional information can be obtained by contacting the Company at 888-345-SYNC, via the Internet at or by visiting www.synchrologic.com.
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