Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
ASML 3400B Production Platform For EUVL Ready For Shipping
GDC 2017: Valve Demos SMI Eye Tracking on its VR Platform
Twitter To Use Algorithms to Tackle Abusive Content
Foxconn Is Bidding for Toshiba Chip Business
Intel Showcases 5G Advancements at 2017 Mobile World Congress
MWC: Nubia's N1 lite Has No Side Bezels, Comes With Camera Features
Facebook Releases New Suicide Prevention Tools
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, Nvidia's fastest Card Yet, Arrives At $699
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, August 13, 2009
Microsoft and Nokia form global alliance to design, develop and market mobile productivity solutions


Companies will collaborate to bring Microsoft Office Mobile and related communications and collaboration software and services to Nokia smartphones

Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will begin collaborating immediately on the design, development and marketing of productivity solutions for the mobile professional, bringing Microsoft Office Mobile and Microsoft business communications, collaboration and device management software to Nokia's Symbian devices. These solutions will be available for a broad range of Nokia smartphones starting with the company's business-optimized range, Nokia Eseries. The two companies will also market these solutions to businesses, carriers and individuals.

Both Microsoft Corp. and Nokia possess a rare combination of enterprise experience and consumer understanding and, in addition to the collaboration on existing software and services, will use these assets to jointly design a range of new user experiences for future Nokia devices. These experiences will be identified together, and will be created by dedicated teams inside both companies to better meet the growing needs of the mobile professional.

"With more than 200 million smartphone customers globally, Nokia is the world's largest smartphone manufacturer and a natural partner for us,"said Elop. "Today's announcement will enable us to expand Microsoft Office Mobile to Nokia smartphone owners worldwide and allow them to collaborate on Office documents from anywhere, as part of our strategy to provide the best productivity experience across the PC, phone and browser."

"If you are going to provide a seamless and integrated productivity experience on a mobile device, Microsoft is an ideal partner," said Oistamo. "Together with Microsoft, we will develop new and innovative user experiences for employees of small and large businesses alike, ensuring Nokia's smartphones are an integral part of the office and home-office environment, and addressing the significant opportunity in mobile enterprise productivity."

This announcement builds on the existing work Nokia is doing by optimizing access to e-mail and other personal information with Exchange ActiveSync. Next year, Nokia intends to start shipping Microsoft Office Communicator Mobile on its smartphones, followed by other Office applications and related software and services in the future. These will include:

- The ability to view, edit, create and share Office documents on more devices in more places with mobile-optimized versions of Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft OneNote

- Enterprise instant messaging and presence, and optimized conferencing and collaboration experience with Microsoft Office Communicator Mobile

- Mobile access to intranet and extranet portals built on Microsoft SharePoint Server

- Enterprise device management withMicrosoft System Center

"Having these two major players cooperating at this level will help us continue to meet our customer's needs and reinforces our future business mobility strategy,"said Diane Sanchez, head of Telefonica USA.

"The scope of the alliance between Microsoft and Nokia, and potential value for the enterprise and individual is significant," said Stephen Drake, VP of Mobility & Telecom at IDC. "By bringing Microsoft's productivity solutions to Nokia's large customer base, the two companies should be better able to serve the needs of the growing mobile worker population, which IDC estimates to reach 1 billion worldwide in 2011."


Previous
Next
Zune HD in stores in September        All News        Toshiba Applies to Join Blu-ray Disc Association
Apple: We Are Still Studying Google Voice App     Mobiles News      T-Mobile myTouch 3G to Launch with GPS Navigation from TeleNav

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
HMD Brings Nokia's Classic 3310 Phone Back
Nokia Captured 9 Percent Global Feature Phone Marketshare in 2016
BlackBerry Sues Nokia Over Patents
Microsoft's Outlook.com Premium Emal Service Now Available
Microsoft To Give A Face Lifting To Windows 10 With 'Project NEON'
Microsoft Edge Will Soon Get New Features
Nokia Launches Digital Assistant For Telecommunications Operators
Cloud Services Boost Microsoft's Sales And Profit
Microsoft Announces Intune for Education And New Windows 10 PCs for School
Nokia Rumored To Develop Own "Viki" Mobile Digital Assistant
HMD's Nokia 6 Smartphone Set For Release In China
Nokia OZO Partners with Youku to Create and Distribute 3D 360 VR Content

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .