NowSpeed Delivers Mobile Email Portal Enterprise Server
Brings Economical, Secure Deployment of Corporate-Quality
Mobile Email Services Throughout the Enterprise
PC Expo, New York, June 25, 2001 – NowSpeed, Inc., the first mobile
solutions company to offer device-independent wireless email, today introduced
the NowSpeed Mobile Email Portal™ Server, a turnkey server-based solution
that allows enterprises to easily deploy secure and robust corporate-quality
mobile email services to employees throughout an organization. Using the
NowSpeed Server, employees are given secure and easy access to their corporate
email from any mobile device, including fast attachment support and complete
synchronization to their enterprise email servers, from any mobile
device including WAP, Palm, PocketPC, browser-enabled phones, pagers, work or
home PCs, touch-tone phones and any standard Web browsers.
NowSpeed will be showcasing its NowSpeed Mobile Email Portal™ Server at PC
Expo, Booth #4863, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City.
"With the NowSpeed Mobile Email Portal Server, we have the most
comprehensive and flexible delivery model of any mobile email gateway provider
in the industry," said David Reske, president and CEO of NowSpeed.
"Our suite of mobile email services can be deployed as a hosted service or
now on a server installed at the enterprise. This gives organizations of all
sizes a wide range of options for making their employees more productive,
responsive and efficient with mobile email."
The NowSpeed Mobile Email Portal Server gives enterprises a mobile email
gateway that is securely installed at the enterprise behind their firewall,
giving IT professionals the comfort that their mobile email gateway is in their
control and complies with their security policies. Additionally, NowSpeed can
remotely maintain the Mobile Email Portal Server for technical upgrades and
enhancements, making it easier for IT organizations to manage the system.
"CIOs can feel secure in the knowledge that the NowSpeed Mobile Email
Portal Server is behind their firewall and meets their security
standards," said Rob Friedman, chief technologist at NowSpeed.
"Enterprise customers require strict control over the email coming in and
out of their organization. The NowSpeed Server gives them that control without
sacrificing the rapid deployment of mobile services."
NowSpeed’s Mobile Email Portal Server features:
- Enterprise Email Server Compatibility: Corporate-quality email
including attachments, support for Lotus Notes™, MS Exchange™, iPlanet,
IMAP4 and POP3.
- Email Accessible on Many Mobile Devices: Support for Voice, Palm, Palm
VII, Pocket PC, WAP, and HTML.
- Security: Completely secure solution protects users from unauthorized
email access. Includes support for SSL and user id and password
- Attachment Support: Files including Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and
Excel and Adobe Acrobat are converted to text on the server, greatly reducing
the size of the file and making them viewable on the mobile device.
Attachments can also be printed to a fax machine.
- Synchronization: Automatically synchronizes email messages across all
devices and eliminates duplication of effort.
- Personalized Notification: Personalized push of specified new email on
pagers or SMS-enabled mobile phones.
The NowSpeed Mobile Email Portfolio
NowSpeed’s mobile email solutions answer remote access issues for
employees who spend time working outside of a traditional office, use a variety
of communications products and need real-time access to corporate information
and applications throughout the business day. Its flagship service, NowSpeed
Mobile Email Portal, greatly improves responsiveness and productivity by
enabling users to work more efficiently from almost any mobile device and
immediately respond to client inquiries and collaborate with colleagues while
away from their office.
NowSpeed also offers its Email-By-Voice™ service, the first affordable
enterprise-class voice email service designed to make email as ubiquitous and
available as corporate voicemail is today for mobile businesspeople. NowSpeed
Email-By-Voice allows companies to easily and cost-effectively offer mobile
employees universal and secure access to their corporate email including
attachments from any touch-tone phone. NowSpeed’s mobile email services can
be deployed on-site behind an enterprise firewall or, for smaller companies, as
a secure ASP service, eliminating the need to invest in new servers, software
Pricing & Availability
Available Q3 2001, NowSpeed’s Mobile Email Portal™ Server for
enterprises pricing starts at under $25,000 for a 100-user system including all
necessary hardware, software and installation. NowSpeed also has packaged pilot
systems ready to install so that an enterprise can quickly pilot the system.
NowSpeed (www.nowspeed.com) is a mobile solutions company delivering
wireless Internet services that extend important user-critical tools and
applications from the corporate desktop to PDAs, mobile phones and pagers. Its
industry first Mobile Email Portal services quickly, easily and
cost-effectively give mobile professionals, road warriors and telecommuters
better and more flexible access and control over their corporate email at any
time, from any location. NowSpeed services include a comprehensive suite of
content gateways and consulting services designed for mobile professionals in a
variety of industries including financial services, technology, pharmaceutical,
professional services, and management consulting.