Phoenix Technologies to Showcase Cutting Edge Technologies for Mobile PCs — Instant Boot, Anti-Theft and Data Protection Technology, Instant-On/Off and All Day Computing — at Intel Developer Forum

September 21, 2009

MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC), the leader in PC 3.0(TM) products, services and embedded technologies, today announced the first public demonstrations of Phoenix SecureCore Tiano’s ground-breaking “instant boot” technology. The demonstrations will be held in booth # 115 at Intel(R) Developer Forum (IDF) September 22-24, 2009 in San Francisco. Phoenix FailSafe and HyperSpace will also be demonstrated at IDF in booths #260 and #174, respectively.

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The Intel Developer Forum draws thousands of attendees seeking to learn about new techniques and procedures, and to gain an understanding of the latest innovations. Throughout IDF, Phoenix will provide a number of opportunities to learn about the company’s next generation products and services for mobile PCs.

Phoenix SecureCore Tiano Demonstrations and Lectures:

Phoenix SecureCore Tiano is the most technologically advanced implementation of UEFI in the world. It has a high-performance layered architecture that provides record-breaking PC boot times and is fully compliant with the UEFI/Intel framework.

    SecureCore Tiano presentation dates/times -

    1.  Demo in the Phoenix Technologies Booth #115
    2.  Presentation: Transitioning the Plug-In Industry from Legacy to
        Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI)
        Steve Jones, Phoenix Technologies VP and Chief Scientist, Core Systems
        Software, will discuss the PC manufacturing industry's transition from
        the use of legacy BIOS firmware to the more standardized and feature-
        rich UEFI-based firmware.
        Thursday, September 24, 2:40 p.m. Room 2002

Phoenix FailSafe Demonstrations and Lectures:

Phoenix FailSafe is the leading laptop anti-theft and data protection solution that helps protect, track, and manage a lost or stolen computer along with the data that is stored on it. FailSafe allows you to remotely retrieve and erase digital files and even disable the computer to prevent unauthorized access.

    FailSafe presentation dates/times -

    1.  Demo in the Intel Mobility Booth #174
    2.  Presentation: Thieves Beware: Intel Powered Notebooks Will Turn Into
        Bricks When Stolen!
        Cary Hayward, Phoenix Technologies Senior Director and Product Manager
        of FailSafe, will participate alongside Intel product specialists in a
        session designed to educate attendees about Intel Anti-Theft
        Tuesday, September 22, 5:00 p.m.
        Room 2009
    3.  Panel Discussion: Benefits of Intel Anti-theft Technology
        Ravi Gupta, Phoenix Technologies Vice President and General Manager
        for FailSafe, will present, along with other speakers, during a panel
        discussion on anti-theft services.
        Wednesday, September 23, 1:00 p.m.
        Room 2009

Phoenix HyperSpace Demonstrations

Phoenix HyperSpace is a revolutionary operating environment for mobile computers that provides end users with the benefit of instant Web access and extended battery life. HyperSpace can be the primary OS on a machine, or can run alongside Windows(R) as the instant-on/off companion environment. Compatibility with Windows allows users to instantly switch between Windows and HyperSpace as dictated by their computing needs. HyperSpace is aligned with Moblin – an optimized open source Linux technology framework for Intel(R) Atom(TM) Processor based devices, such as netbooks, nettops, and MIDs.

    HyperSpace presentation dates/times:

    1.  Demo in the Moblin zone at the Phoenix Technologies booth #260
    2.  Demo in the Phoenix Technologies Booth #115

About Phoenix Technologies Ltd.

Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC), the leader in PC 3.0(TM) products, services and embedded technologies, pioneers open standards and delivers innovative solutions that enable the PC industry’s top system builders and specifiers to differentiate their systems, reduce time-to-market and increase their revenues. The Company’s flagship products and services — SecureCore Tiano, Embedded BIOS, Phoenix Freeze, FailSafe, HyperSpace, and eSupport.com — are revolutionizing the PC user experience by delivering unprecedented performance, security, reliability, continuity, and ease-of-use. The Company established industry leadership and created the PC clone industry with its original BIOS product in 1983. Phoenix has 139 technology patents and 65 pending applications, and has shipped in over one billion systems. Phoenix is headquartered in Milpitas, California with offices worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.phoenix.com.

Phoenix, Phoenix Technologies, Phoenix SecureCore, SecureCore Tiano, Embedded BIOS, Phoenix Freeze, FailSafe, HyperSpace, PC 3.0, eSupport.com and the Phoenix Technologies logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Phoenix Technologies Ltd. All other marks are the marks of their respective owners.

    Phoenix Technologies Ltd.
    Global Press Office
    Tel : +1 408 570 1060

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