Red Bend Software Selected to Present the Impact of ‘Mobile Software Management and Open Source’ and ‘Over-the-Air Software Updating’ at Symbian Exchange and Exposition 2009

October 22, 2009

MARLOW, England, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Red Bend Software, the market leader in Mobile Software Management (MSM), has been selected to deliver two presentations at next week’s Symbian Exchange and Exposition (SEE 2009) in London at Earls Court 2, where it is also exhibiting at Stand 55. The first presentation is part of SEE 2009′s “Device Creation and Contributing to Symbian” speaker’s theme while the other is an informal roundtable discussion, part of SEE’s “Birds of a Feather” (BoF) track.

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Morten Grauballe, Red Bend’s EVP of Products, will present “Mobile Software Management and Open Source: The Key to Addressing Consumer Demand” on Tuesday (Oct. 27) at 3:30 p.m. (15:30) at the “Device Creation and Contributing to Symbian” Workshop Theater. Grauballe will define MSM and examine its impact on open source platforms like Symbian OS. He will discuss software modularity and delivery and how they relate to MSM. Grauballe also will explain how MSM is an integral part of the mobile user experience–including new services like app stores. He will conclude with his “calls for action,” including how the Symbian Foundation community needs to continue to build good software, why service providers must allow “everyone” to innovate and why ISVs must select platform support carefully.

Richard Kinder, Red Bend’s VP of Technology and New Business for Europe, will lead the BoF session called “Over-the-Air (OTA) Software Updating Fulfills Customers’ Changing Needs” on Wednesday (Oct. 28) at 2 p.m. (14:00), which is occurring on the Main Stage. Kinder will highlight how staying on top of consumers’ rapidly changing needs is a necessity in the new software-driven world of mobile devices. His discussion group will focus on how over-the-air software updating creates a richer mobile user experience by delivering new features, applications and services on-demand.


Red Bend Software is a member of the Symbian Foundation. As the leading provider of firmware over-the-air (FOTA) updating, Red Bend’s FOTA software has been globally deployed in more than 565 million mobile devices. UK research firm Ovum recently reported that Red Bend has increased its market share to 64%–more than three times its closest competitor–of FOTA clients shipped in mobile handsets.

Red Bend’s MSM portfolio includes vRapid Mobile® for FOTA updating, managing software components over the air (SCOTA) and application management as well as vDirect Mobile(TM) for device management.


Symbian Exchange and Exposition (SEE 2009)

Earls Court 2, London, UK

Red Bend Software Stand 55



October 27-28, 2009

About Red Bend Software

Red Bend Software, the leader in Mobile Software Management (MSM), provides software solutions for managing firmware, applications and devices over the air. The company’s award-winning MSM products enable device manufacturers, mobile operators and software developers to increase revenues, reduce support costs and achieve faster time to market by remotely managing their software assets on mobile devices. Red Bend’s software has been deployed in more than 565 million mobile devices by eight of the top 10 handset manufacturers, including Kyocera, LG Electronics, Motorola, Sharp, Sony Ericsson and ZTE, as well as dozens of other leading companies in the mobile, M2M and WiMAX markets. Unlike device management vendors with proprietary end-to-end systems and manufacturers’ internally developed solutions that are platform specific, Red Bend is the only company offering independent client software that is interoperable with any standards-based server and that works with any platform on any type of mobile device. Founded in 1999, Red Bend is a privately held, venture capital-financed company with offices in China, Israel, Japan, Korea, the U.K. and the U.S. To learn how Red Bend is bending rules and breaking boundaries with mobile software management, visit www.redbend.com.

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