Cingular Wireless today added a powerful wireless e-mail and data capability to its broad range of solutions for business customers by directly offering GoodLink(TM), Good Technology's award-winning wireless messaging and data access software and service. Cingular is the first wireless cellular company in North America to offer GoodLink directly to its B2B clients.
The new GoodLink solution from Cingular Wireless offers robust email and PIM capabilities on a choice of powerful Palm OS(R) and Windows Mobile(TM) business devices. Customers will achieve greater efficiency with unified billing and support services from Cingular.
"We are thrilled to bring Cingular's industry-leading reach, high-speed EDGE network, and expertise in enterprise wireless solutions to our common customers," said Danny Shader, CEO, Good Technology. "Together, Cingular and Good will accelerate enterprise adoption of wireless messaging by simplifying the purchase and support process for customers, and by offering a broad choice of industry standards-based handhelds and wireless applications on the nation's largest wireless data network."
Robust GoodLink Features
GoodLink from Cingular provides business customers with:
- Continuous two-way wireless synchronization of all Microsoft Outlook functions, such as e-mail, calendar, contacts, notes and tasks, when within Cingular coverage areas;
- Intuitive, Outlook-like interface with robust productivity features on popular, standards-based device platforms;
- Enterprise-class, FIPS-certified security including end-to-end AES data encryption, remote data wipe and remote password policy management; and
- Secure Over-The-Air(TM) device provisioning and management for improved TCO and simplified IT administration featuring Zero-IT-Touch(TM)
activations and upgrades of GoodLink and hird-party applications.
GoodLink runs on popular industry standards-based Palm OS and Windows Mobile devices from Cingular Wireless. Cingular's palmOne Treo(TM) 650 combines familiar Palm PDA features with a phone and access to EDGE, the fastest national wireless data network in the U.S., for quick wireless e-mail, attachments, and web browsing. The Siemens SX66 Pocket PC is a powerful phone/PDA combination running an Intel 400MHz processor and features the user-friendly Windows Mobile Pocket PC interface and unique slide-out keyboard. With GoodLink from Cingular, customers also can stay connected to their corporate e-mail overseas using these quad-band devices. Cingular has the largest global roaming presence of any U.S. wireless provider, giving customers access to data in more than 80 countries and to voice services in over 160 countries.
Cingular is offering GoodLink as an end-to-end service for a monthly fee of $44.99 per month for unlimited data with a qualified voice plan. Customers must purchase a $1,500 one-year Starter Pak and a one-time $99 per user GoodLink Client Access license. With the Starter Pak, GoodLink customers get the convenience of one full year of IT support directly from Good Technology as well as enterprise-grade support from Cingular's business customer care group for the life of their contract.