FileMaker Pro Databases Go Wireless
Affordable WAP solution for workgroups and individuals announced by
Norwegian-based Viventus AS
OSLO, Norway - February 2, 2000 - Viventus AS, today announced the first
affordable Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) solution for FileMaker Pro,
the popular database solution from FileMaker, Inc. Users can now access,
enter and update information to desktop based FileMaker Pro databases
directly from cellular phones supporting WAP using the FileMaker Pro
Tool-Kit available from Viventus (www.viventus.com) starting at $500 (US).
As Europe and other parts of the world move to embrace WAP technology,
Viventus (www.viventus.com) a FileMaker Solutions Alliance Partner, is at
work forging alliances working with cellular phone companies such as Nokia
and Ericsson to build the next generation of wireless information systems.
Using FileMaker Pro databases, which allow for rapid application
development (RAD), Viventus targets small to medium sized businesses and
Enterprise Workgroup environments deploying a wide range of Web solutions.
"Along with our other Scandinavian-based clients, we are currently
implementing a WAP-solutions for Leo Burnett Norway, who are using
FileMaker Pro for Customer Relationship Management," said Viventus General
Manager Jorn Kjosbakken.
Wireless Application Protocol, WAP, is an open, global protocol
specification that empowers users with wireless devices to easily access
and interact with information and services instantly. By 2003, the WAP
Forum anticipates that over 500 million handsets will have integrated the
"FileMaker, Inc. salutes this outstanding achievement and the efforts
between Viventus and wireless phone vendors which enhances both individual
and workgroup productivity within the enterprise," said FileMaker, Inc.
President Dominique Goupil.
Viventus, also a member of Vertiqal Software International, offers products
and services within areas like advertising, booking, Internet and Intranet
publishing, membership systems and project management for such clients as
SATS, Bonnier and Lexmark.
FileMaker Inc. is a worldwide leader in database solutions for workgroups
and individuals, from the desktop to the Web. Its award-winning FileMaker
Pro line of database software provides relational power, instant and custom
Web publishing and legendary ease-of-use. FileMaker, Inc., is a subsidiary
of Apple Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL).
For additional information contact: Viventus AS, General Manager Jorn
Kjosbakken +47 66 81 22 80 or firstname.lastname@example.org