January 26, 2006 08:00 ET

GPXS Acquires Galty Technologies -- Expanding BlackBerry Application Depth and Reach

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA and AMSTERDAM and LIMERICK, IRELAND -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 26, 2006 --GPXS™ Mobile Workstyle Solutions, Europe's fastest growing solution and support provider for Research In Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry®, and Galty Technologies, a Limerick, Ireland based developer of innovative BlackBerry applications, announced today that GPXS has agreed to acquire Galty Technologies for an undisclosed consideration of cash and GPXS stock. This acquisition unites two of Europe's most successful BlackBerry Alliance Partners.

The acquisition of Galty will expand the GPXS Condor Mobile Applications suite, its BlackBerry applications portfolio for enterprises. And, the addition of the Galty product development team will help GPXS accelerate product development to meet the growing demand for its mobile productivity products. Galty benefits from GPXS extensive market reach and sales power. Galty will act as GPXS Ireland and will continue to stay focussed on producing high value BlackBerry productivity applications.

"The acquisition of Galty provides GPXS with a rich set of applications to quickly expand our BlackBerry applications portfolio for our customers and partners," said Jerome Mol, CEO of GPXS Mobile Workstyle Solutions. "This is the first step in our strategy to consolidate the market of BlackBerry software and services, and a key component in accelerating time-to-market for GPXS."

"The integration of GPXS' and Galty's complementary businesses will provide significant benefit to our customers," said Kieran O'Farrell, Managing Director of Galty Technologies. "GPXS extensive customer base and professional marketing and sales team will quickly expand the market for our products and give us access to new markets," he concluded.

About GPXS Mobile Workstyle Solutions

GPXS Mobile Workstyle Solutions deliver a new dimension in BlackBerry productivity applications, management solutions, training and support. GPXS develops and sells two application families: Condor Mobile IT Solutions for enterprises and Colibri Mobile Office for SMEs. Condor Mobile IT Solutions maximize enterprise BlackBerry functionality and productivity. Colibri Mobile Office delivers BlackBerry enterprise functionality, hosted by GPXS, for a simple monthly fee. Established in 2002, GPXS has offices in: Amsterdam, Gent, Limerick, London, Munich, New York, Silicon Valley and Southampton. GPXS is a BlackBerry Alliance Partner, and strategic partner to multiple mobile carriers and global enterprises. For more information, visit

About Galty Technologies

Galty Technologies is an innovative company building out-of-box BlackBerry software for mobile professionals in government and enterprise markets. Galty provides user productivity applications and management tools. Founded in 2002 by Kieran O'Farrell and James Harnedy, Galty headquarters is in Limerick, Ireland. For more information visit:

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