Free Push Mail and Extended Business Services for Symbian Smartphones

October 18, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
Cortado, a division of Symbian Platinum Partner ThinPrint, offers free Push-Mail and extended Business Services for Symbian smartphones. The Symbian Smartphone Show, London, UK - October 16, 2007 - Cortado's Online Services provides convenient and high-performance e-mail and business services for almost any Symbian smartphone.

With Cortado Free, a free-of-charge push mail service based on the industry standard IMAP IDLE supported by Symbian OS™, is available for sending and receiving e-mails in real time. Additional Cortado mailbox packages also allow synchronizing calendar, address book, memos, and tasks. The Cortado premium services further enable Symbian smartphones to print, fax and view attachments.

Over the last two years the Symbian Platinum Partner ThinPrint has built the comprehensive online platform Cortado, now acting as an independent division to provide a wide range of mobile services which are suited for all Symbian smartphones. One principle of Cortado is to support industry and open standards and enrich these standards through unique applications.

With Symbian OS being the most open and popular mobile platform today, users can benefit from all Cortado services, which will even be extended with the new and future versions of Symbian OS.

"The open standards and flexibility of Symbian OS are driving the kind of innovation that allows ThinPrint to fully demonstrate the power and value of mobile business services on smartphones with Cortado", says Dirk Löwenberg, Business Director Cortado Services.

"Symbian is pleased to see that ThinPrint has taken advantage of the rich features and capabilities of Symbian OS to deliver a standards-based push email solution," said Andrew Moran, Head of Enterprise Market Development, Symbian. "The IMAP IDLE feature is available today in millions of Symbian smartphones offering businesses another business email option."

Apart from its free services, Cortado offers premium class customized mailbox packages that allow users to receive e-mails immediately with direct push on Symbian smartphones. Calendar, address book, memos, and tasks can be synchronized in real time. The Cortado services also include Hosted Exchange for BlackBerry® and Nokia Intellisync services.

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Cortado. A Division of ThinPrint
Cortado, as an independently acting division, combines the total mobile computing competence of ThinPrint GmbH and offers one-stop mobile business software solutions and professional hosting services for all of today's mobile demands. The services on offer encompass the entire range from Hosted Exchange and professional e-mail and PIM services with innovative push mail capability to the truly unique Cortado Enterprise Solutions and Premium Services, which turn your mobile device into a fully-fledged workstation. Cortado products, both in-house solutions and hosted premium services, allow you to manage documents and flexibly send them to all established mobile platforms. Security-certified hosting centers in Germany, the USA, and the Pacific region guarantee high availability and security for all hosted Cortado services. Along with its free-of-charge services under Cortado Free, Cortado offers mobile freedom and increases productivity for consumers, prosumers, and companies. Our goal is to provide complete mobility and independence from location-bound workplaces and computer-based communication methods. With the extensive experience of ThinPrint GmbH and its international presence with offices in the USA and Australia, Cortado operates globally. As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Nokia Forum Pro member, and one of the top five BlackBerry Alliance Partners, as well as working closely with over 20 carriers worldwide, including T-Mobile, Vodafone, Telefonica, Orange, Hutchison 3G, Cingular and Verizon, Cortado is the competent and professional partner and service provider for meeting the demands of mobile business and private users. A global partner network supports the international availability of Cortado offerings.
Cortado press contact: Anna Schwartzkopf, Public Relations Manager,
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Managing director: Dipl.-Ing. Carsten Mickeleit