IBM Embedded Software Gives Mobile Customers Access to Lotus E-Mail

<strong>Armonk, N.Y. &mdash; Aug. 8</strong><br />To power businesses and consumers with mobile Web computing capabilities, IBM announced it has expanded its relationship with AT&T Inc., Sprint and other wireless carriers to provide broader e-mail access to customers who use IBM Lotus Notes and Domino software on their handheld devices. <br /><br />AT&T and Sprint have certified for use by their customers IBM&#39;s Lotus Notes Traveler software that enables wireless replication of Lotus Notes e-mail, calendaring and personal information management (PIM) data on select smart phones. <br /><br />IBM&#39;s Lotus Notes Traveler software can be loaded with all of the set-up information preconfigured. This means it is "wireless replication-ready" as soon as the customer starts using the new device. Standard data-usage charges apply. <br /><br />The devices from AT&T that have this capability are the AT&T 8525, AT&T Tilt, Moto Q Global, Palm Treo 750, PantechDuo (Mustang C810), Samsung Blackjack and Samsung Blackjack II (i617). The devices from Sprint to include it are the Touch by HTC, Samsung ACE, Palm Treo 700wx and Palm Treo 800w. There are more than 140 million Lotus Notes and Domino licensed users worldwide. <br /><br />This is part of IBM&#39;s global initiative to promote mobile access to its open-collaboration software to increase customer loyalty as more people, both business and consumer, migrate daily activities to the mobile Web. In a sign of the times, more and more mobile device makers and service providers are partnering with IBM to capitalize on the flexibility and growing popularity…



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