BEIJING and HELSINKI, Finland, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Symbio, a leading provider of R&D innovation services and outsourced product development solutions, today announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with Ethos Technologies, a pioneer in cloud computing solutions, to accelerate the design and development of cloud applications and services on mobile devices.
The strategic partnership with Ethos Technologies further strengthens Symbio's ability to provide advanced product design and engineering co-creation services to global technology market leaders and innovators. Together with Ethos Technologies, Symbio can offer over 500 mobile and cloud computing specialists worldwide who understand the latest technologies and how to provide consumers with exceptional user experiences. Companies will benefit from a total one-stop solution to create advanced cloud applications and services that run seamlessly across all major mobile platforms and ensure fully optimized user experiences across any Internet-enabled device.
"With our broad expertise on Android, iOS and Windows Phone 7 Series combined with Ethos Technologies' deep expertise and proprietary IP with public and private clouds, Symbio can deliver new and exciting applications and services to help our clients win in the marketplace," explained Jacob Hsu, CEO of Symbio. "This is a great opportunity for Symbio to further strengthen our digital convergence solution portfolio and enable our clients to create tomorrow's winning products."
"Ethos Technologies is very excited to partner with Symbio as we both share the passion of making digital convergence between communications and computing a reality," said Olav Nedrelid, CEO of Ethos Technologies. "Converged technology will transform the way we use our mobile devices, and we are delighted to develop cloud computing based services together with Symbio."
Symbio will showcase its R&D innovation services and product engineering expertise at Mobile World Congress 2011. The Symbio team will be present at the Axel Technologies Hospitality Suite, 3.1HS157.
About Ethos Technologies
Ethos Technologies offers a range of enterprise solutions built on social cloud platforms based on various Microsoft and open source technologies, all focused on a general goal of helping businesses leverage the huge potential of cloud computing. Headquartered in Beijing, Ethos Technologies is the preferred partner in Greater China on Microsoft's cloud computing platform. The company was founded in 2005 and has 150 employees with expertise from all 6 continents. Ethos Technologies currently has operations in China, Sweden, Norway, Finland, the Netherlands, the UK and the USA. http://www.ethos.com.cn
Symbio, a leading software foundry, provides software product engineering and R&D co-creation services to the world's technology innovators. Symbio specializes in feature-rich software products for companies embracing the digital convergence transformation in communications and technology. By leveraging its deep expertise in mobile, embedded, Web-based, enterprise and user experience driven technologies, Symbio enables its clients to focus on their core competencies while building mission-critical technologies and products to sustain, speed and secure the long-term success for the business. World-leading companies like China Mobile, IBM, PayPal, Microsoft and Nokia already rely on Symbio for faster, innovative, and highly cost-effective technology outsourcing. With global headquarters in Beijing, China, Cupertino, USA, Stockholm, Sweden and Tampere, Finland, Symbio is the outsourced product development partner companies trust to deliver truly integrated global software development with local touchpoints in the client's home market. For more information about Symbio, visit www.symbio.com.