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SOFTBANK MOBILE and Wyse Announce Strategic Partnership for Mobile Cloud Apps and Services Enabling Japanese Businesses and Consumers to Access and Manage Their Content
SOFTBANK MOBILE and Wyse Are Developing New Services Powered by Wyse PocketCloud, Delivering Dramatic Impact on User Productivity and Mobility
SAN JOSE, Calif. - 
02/21/2012

SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp., the progressive Japanese mobile operator, and Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, today announced a partnership to provide remote desktop access and multi-device content management to SOFTBANK MOBILE customers. The partnership, announced at Mobile World Asia, will result in consumer and enterprise services based on the Wyse PocketCloud Remote Desktop and Wyse PocketCloud Explore products. The new partnership demonstrates Wyse PocketCloud’s emergence as a global force within the mobile enterprise and content management markets.

“SOFTBANK MOBILE employees have been using Wyse PocketCloud for over a year and we want to bring the increased productivity they enjoy to our customers as part of a SOFTBANK  driven Information Revolution,” said Ken Miyauchi, Director and COO SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp. “Working with Wyse will enable us to create substantial new value for our customers.”

SOFTBANK MOBILE will feature award-winning Wyse mobile technology in new services as the two companies collaborate on advanced remote desktop access and content management for SOFTBANK MOBILE customers. This technology allows users to create a personal cloud to access data and applications on their personal and work desktops from their smartphones and tablets.

“As one of the most progressive wireless operators, we are excited to be working closely with SOFTBANK MOBILE to create a range of valuable, productivity enhancing apps and services for people across Japan,” said Tarkan Maner, President and CEO at Wyse Technology.

Wyse PocketCloud Remote Desktop and Wyse PocketCloud Explore represent some of the most popular apps in the productivity space today.  Wyse PocketCloud turns mobile devices into full computing machines by allowing users to securely access and run their desktop or laptop on-the-go; this includes accessing media and working in applications such as Microsoft Office and Apple iWork.

Wyse PocketCloud Explore is a comprehensive mobile app for searching, viewing, and organizing files across multiple computers, providing a centralized place to find everything, including files on mobile devices.

Financial terms of the partnership are not being disclosed.

To learn more about Wyse PocketCloud and PocketCloud Explore, visit:  www.pocketcloud.com

About SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp.

SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp. is a leading company of Mobile Communications business, providing innovative service in Japan, and an operator of Mobile Communications Segment of the SOFTBANK Group.
Since its entry into Mobile Communications business in October, 2006, SOFTBANK MOBILE made "Four Commitments" - (1) Network Enhancement; (2) Handset Enhancement; (3) Mobile Content Enhancement; and (4) Sales Structure and Branding Enhancement - and gained strong customer support as achieving number 1 annual net additions for 4 consecutive years from 2008 (as of December 2011).