October 20, 2008
Fujitsu FOMA F1100 Offers Seamless and Secure Wi-Fi Access Across the Enterprise With Devicescape Easy Wi-Fi for Handsets
Devicescape Software, the leader in Easy Wi-Fi, today announced that its Devicescape Easy Wi-Fi for Handsets market-specific solution enables Fujitsu to deliver enterprise-level security and access in the Fujitsu F1100 Smartphone. The Fujitsu F1100 is distributed by NTT DoCoMo, a leading Japanese telecom operator, as one of the latest Freedom of Mobile Multimedia Access (FOMA) devices aimed at enterprise markets. The F1100 Smartphone can function as both a conventional mobile phone via a WCDMA network, and as a VoIP handset using 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi networks.
Fujitsu, known for its innovative products, first released the F1100 in March 2008 to industry acclaim. By integrating Devicescape Easy Wi-Fi for Handsets into this next-generation product, Fujitsu and NTT DoCoMo have a comprehensive set of features to make secure, seamless Wi-Fi connections that enable seamless access for corporate customers as well as the ability to expand their markets to include all enterprise customers that operate a Cisco infrastructure. In addition to expanding their market reach, adding Devicescape improves their customers' experience and maintains corporate security for a net reduction in support costs and overall improved profits.
"As a leader in innovation, Fujitsu always provides our customers with the best technology available," said Naoyuki Inoue, Director of the Mobile Phone Unit of Fujitsu. "Devicescape's software maintains the highest levels of security in a corporate environment, assuring our customers a smooth user experience and protection of corporate assets."
Devicescape is dedicated to creating seamless and secure Wi-Fi access from every device to every network -- at home, at work and at hotspots worldwide. By providing industry-leading access solutions, Devicescape helps its business customers improve the value of their Wi-Fi assets and products.
"By adding seamless and secure Devicescape Wi-Fi capabilities to the device, Fujitsu has made the F1100 a truly powerful Smartphone, both for business and the individual," said Dave Fraser, CEO of Devicescape. "For NTT DoCoMo, this handset improves customer satisfaction and quality of service in office buildings, and lowers costs by load balancing between cellular and Wi-Fi networks."
Fujitsu-licensed, Devicescape Easy Wi-Fi for Handsets includes the Devicescape Agent with Cisco Compatibility eXtensions (CCX) and offers simple and secure Wi-Fi access to Cisco-based enterprise Wi-Fi networks. The Devicescape Agent with CCX enables the F1100 to seamlessly switch to VoIP calls within a company firewall without disruption to the user of the phone, making it easy for users to roam inside and outside of an enterprise without interrupting service.
Devicescape is the market leader of CCX technology for non-laptop devices and is a leader in Wi-Fi security and access solutions for device manufacturers. Devicescape's software has received numerous awards by industry and operator groups, has been licensed by more that 70 device manufacturers worldwide, and is shipping in more than 100 devices for millions of installed units worldwide.
Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies, highly reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that create infinite possibilities for its customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 5.1 trillion yen (US$43.2 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007. See http://www.fujitsu.com for further information.
Devicescape is the leader in Easy Wi-Fi. The company has worked with original equipment manufacturers and service providers since its inception. Its market-specific solutions -- Easy Wi-Fi for Handsets, Easy Wi-Fi for PCs and Easy Wi-Fi for Devices, leverage critical Devicescape technology to meet the specific Wi-Fi needs of manufacturers in their respective markets. Devicescape's Easy Wi-Fi enables anytime, anywhere, any network Wi-Fi access.
Headquartered in San Bruno, California, the company is privately held and backed by leading venture capital companies including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, August Capital, Enterprise Partners, and JAFCO. To learn more, please visit www.devicescape.com.
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