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Funambol Named World's Best Mobile Communications Solution
Open Source Mobile Cloud Sync Solution Honored by 20+ Global Carriers with More Than Two Billion Subscribers for Innovation, Execution, Management & Technology
REDWOOD CITY, CA - March 2, 2010 - Funambol, the leading provider of open source mobile cloud sync and push email for billions of devices, today announced it received the 2010 award for Best Communications Solution from the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley. Funambol was granted the Graham Bell SPIFFY award by 20+ global carriers representing more than two billion subscribers, who evaluated more than 100 startup companies. These startups were screened for ideas, relevance and traction that most appeal to carriers around the globe, and only a handful became finalists. Funambol won due to its innovation, execution, management and technology. For more information, see the Telecom Council news release at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2010/02/prweb3650854.htm.
"It is a great honor to be named the leading mobile communications solution by the Telecom Council," said Fabrizio Capobianco, Funambol CEO. "This reflects two major trends that are transforming wireless, open source and mobile cloud sync, which are fully embodied in our software. The award is the recognition of a lot of hard work by the developers of Funambol, including our internal developers as well as everyone in our open source community who has contributed to Funambol."
Funambol has received several awards recently, including finalist for Best Mobile Services Delivery Platform at the prestigious GSMA Global Mobile Awards at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The company also recently received the 2009 New Product Innovation award for its open source mobile cloud software by a top-tier mobile analyst firm, and the SuperStar award for its Consumer Cloud Services and Content Sync solution from MobileVillage. For more information about Funambol, please visit http://www.funambol.com.
Funambol is the leading provider of mobile open source cloud sync and push email for billions of devices. Funambol open source software has been downloaded over three million times by 50,000 developers in 200 countries. The commercial version of Funambol has been deployed by the largest device manufacturers, mobile operators, portals, service providers and ISVs in the world, including AOL, 1&1, EarthLink and CA, Inc. Funambol is headquartered in Redwood City, California with R&D in Europe. For more information, please visit http://www.funambol.com. You can also follow Funambol on Twitter at http://twitter.com/funambol.