|Ericsson brings WAP to enterprises|
Posted: 11-Oct-2000 [Source: Ericsson press release]
[WAP Gateway announced providing opportunity for mobile e-commerce services and access to corporate intranets.]
Today, Ericsson launched the enterprise Wireless Application Protocol(WAP) Gateway, which allows enterprises to bring mobile e-commerce
services to their customers. It also provides mobile office users access to corporate intranet resources.
"The WAP Gateway offers huge business potential as a building block for partners who want to provide customized solutions, "said Mats Victorin,
Marketing Director, Ericsson Enterprise. "Banking including stock trading, travel requirements like ticketing and even gambling and betting
can be mobile based."
The WAP Gateway offers applications for all vertical markets. With specially designed applications the WAP Gateway can support virtually
anything mobile office users want to do which requires real-time access to corporate intranet services. It creates opportunities for mobile offices by providing mobile users with access to corporate directories, calendars, news services, and e-mail.
The Enterprise WAP Gateway fully supports the WAP standard according to the WAP Forum and it runs on Windows NT. The WAP Gateway guarantees
interoperability on any present and future mobile system.
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