SAN FRANCISCO, June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- JavaOne Conference -- Funambol, the
mobile open source company, today announced an engineering agreement with
Nokia to collaborate on ensuring interoperability between Nokia devices and
Sync4j, Funambol's open source mobile application server based on the open
standards Open Mobile Alliance Data Synchronization and Device Management
(formerly known as the SyncML standard).
Available for download at the Funambol developer website at
http://www.sync4j.org, Sync4j is an open source mobile application server that
can be used with any SyncML client on any Nokia mobile device. The application
server enables synchronization, application provisioning and device management
of mobile devices.
"We are glad to join forces with the world leader in mobility," said
Fabrizio Capobianco, CEO of Funambol. "We look forward to this first step in
our collaboration with Nokia, to accelerate the development of mobile
applications and help enterprises and carriers lower the cost of delivering
and supporting new mobile services and applications."
Sync4j, with more than 14,000 downloads a month, is the leading open
source implementation of the Open Mobile Alliance standards for Data
Synchronization and Device Management. Nokia is a member of the Open Mobile
Alliance and implements OMA Data Synchronization and Device Management in
several mobile phone models.
"We are committed to open standards and very pleased with this opportunity
to test our OMA-based clients on Funambol's open source server software.
Through interoperable tested OMA Data Synchronization and Device Management
services, our mobile devices are able to provide an easy and convenient user
experience for business users and consumers alike," said Timo K. Huttunen,
Vice President, Series 60 Core Platform in Nokia.
Funambol is the company behind Sync4j, the world-leading open source
mobile application server. Sync4j is the open standard solution for the
development, provisioning and management of all wireless services: data
synchronization, remote device management and application provisioning. It
supports the Open Mobile Alliance standard for data and device
synchronization, formerly known as SyncML. Funambol provides customers with
commercial licensing for Sync4j, and support and custom development to fulfill
all mobility needs. Funambol is headquartered in San Mateo, California with a
development center and a sales office in Italy. For more information, contact
us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by visit http://www.funambol.com and
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