ViaFone Announces Newest Version of Software to Mobilize Sales, Service And Supply Chain Functions - ViaFone OneBridge 1.1

Latest Release Incorporates Advanced Messaging Functionality and Scalability,

Meeting the Needs of Global Businesses



Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from ViaFone, Inc.

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 ViaFone, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise application software, today
 announced the newest version of its mobile application platform, ViaFone
 OneBridge(TM) 1.1.  Available today, the latest release of ViaFone OneBridge
 enables enterprises to incorporate advanced mobile messaging functionality
 into sales, service and supply chain applications, allowing companies to build
 and manage their mobile initiatives in-house.  In related news, ViaFone today
 announced that NextJet, the fastest package delivery system in the world, has
 licensed ViaFone OneBridge 1.1 to power wireless dispatch and package tracking
 -- please see separate announcement.
     An enterprise-class mobility platform, ViaFone OneBridge delivers voice
 and wireless data applications across all popular communications devices
 -- landline, cellular and WAP-enabled phones, PocketPC and Palm handhelds, and
 RIM BlackBerry pagers.  In addition to support for all wireless devices and
 voice, ViaFone OneBridge is a Java and XML-based open platform, providing
 multiple application integration capability and complete network security.
     With ViaFone OneBridge 1.1, enterprises now have the added capability to
 send WAP alerts, SMS messages, email and autodial from WAP-enabled mobile
 phones.  Through a collaborative development environment, enterprises have
 everything they need to rapidly mobilize their critical business applications,
 increasing workforce productivity.  Full scalability and reliability is
 ensured through a tiered, application server agnostic architecture that
 leverages existing enterprise hardware and software investments.
     "ViaFone is focused on building products that meet the needs of large
 enterprises seeking a platform to streamline business processes and integrate
 seamlessly with existing applications," said Raphael Auphan, vice president of
 strategy and market development for ViaFone.  "The latest version of ViaFone
 OneBridge adds the features our customers need in order to maximize their
 revenue potential through instant access to information and workforce
 collaboration anytime, anywhere."
     Included with release 1.1, ViaFone provides the most complete
 documentation available, including published APIs, allowing for custom
 integration methods and a comprehensive delivery methodology.  In addition,
 ViaFone provides 24/7 technical support and offers an extensive suite of
 training modules for business managers, application developers, systems
 administrators and system integrators.
 
     About ViaFone
     ViaFone is a leading provider of enterprise software that connects mobile
 employees to critical business systems, information, and processes.  ViaFone
 OneBridge delivers voice and wireless data applications across all devices,
 including WAP and standard telephones, PocketPC and Palm handhelds, and RIM
 BlackBerry pagers.  ViaFone solutions help knowledge-workers enhance the level
 of employee expertise about a customer's business; increase collaboration
 between sales, engineering and service teams; and improve life cycle service
 capability.
     Founded in September 1999, ViaFone is based in Redwood Shores, Calif.,
 with additional offices in New York, Atlanta and Paris.  Privately held,
 ViaFone is backed by Redpoint Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Partech
 International, RRE Ventures, Angel Investors, L.P. and others.  To learn more
 about ViaFone's innovative solutions, please visit www.viafone.com or call
 800-361-0061 in the U.S. and 33-1-53-65-65-53 in Europe.
 
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    REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 ViaFone, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise application software, today
 announced the newest version of its mobile application platform, ViaFone
 OneBridge(TM) 1.1.  Available today, the latest release of ViaFone OneBridge
 enables enterprises to incorporate advanced mobile messaging functionality
 into sales, service and supply chain applications, allowing companies to build
 and manage their mobile initiatives in-house.  In related news, ViaFone today
 announced that NextJet, the fastest package delivery system in the world, has
 licensed ViaFone OneBridge 1.1 to power wireless dispatch and package tracking
 -- please see separate announcement.
     An enterprise-class mobility platform, ViaFone OneBridge delivers voice
 and wireless data applications across all popular communications devices
 -- landline, cellular and WAP-enabled phones, PocketPC and Palm handhelds, and
 RIM BlackBerry pagers.  In addition to support for all wireless devices and
 voice, ViaFone OneBridge is a Java and XML-based open platform, providing
 multiple application integration capability and complete network security.
     With ViaFone OneBridge 1.1, enterprises now have the added capability to
 send WAP alerts, SMS messages, email and autodial from WAP-enabled mobile
 phones.  Through a collaborative development environment, enterprises have
 everything they need to rapidly mobilize their critical business applications,
 increasing workforce productivity.  Full scalability and reliability is
 ensured through a tiered, application server agnostic architecture that
 leverages existing enterprise hardware and software investments.
     "ViaFone is focused on building products that meet the needs of large
 enterprises seeking a platform to streamline business processes and integrate
 seamlessly with existing applications," said Raphael Auphan, vice president of
 strategy and market development for ViaFone.  "The latest version of ViaFone
 OneBridge adds the features our customers need in order to maximize their
 revenue potential through instant access to information and workforce
 collaboration anytime, anywhere."
     Included with release 1.1, ViaFone provides the most complete
 documentation available, including published APIs, allowing for custom
 integration methods and a comprehensive delivery methodology.  In addition,
 ViaFone provides 24/7 technical support and offers an extensive suite of
 training modules for business managers, application developers, systems
 administrators and system integrators.
 
     About ViaFone
     ViaFone is a leading provider of enterprise software that connects mobile
 employees to critical business systems, information, and processes.  ViaFone
 OneBridge delivers voice and wireless data applications across all devices,
 including WAP and standard telephones, PocketPC and Palm handhelds, and RIM
 BlackBerry pagers.  ViaFone solutions help knowledge-workers enhance the level
 of employee expertise about a customer's business; increase collaboration
 between sales, engineering and service teams; and improve life cycle service
 capability.
     Founded in September 1999, ViaFone is based in Redwood Shores, Calif.,
 with additional offices in New York, Atlanta and Paris.  Privately held,
 ViaFone is backed by Redpoint Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Partech
 International, RRE Ventures, Angel Investors, L.P. and others.  To learn more
 about ViaFone's innovative solutions, please visit www.viafone.com or call
 800-361-0061 in the U.S. and 33-1-53-65-65-53 in Europe.
 
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