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Antenna Software

February 17, 2011 09:15 ET

Antenna Wins GSMA Global Mobile Award for Best Mobile Enterprise Solution at Mobile World Congress

The Antenna Mobility Platform (AMP) Recognized for Excellence in Bringing Intelligently Designed Apps to the Enterprise

BARCELONA, SPAIN and JERSEY CITY, NJ--(Marketwire - February 17, 2011) - Antenna Software, Inc., enabling business transformation through compelling mobile experiences, was announced a winner of the prestigious GSMA Global Mobile Awards in the category of Best Mobile Enterprise Product or Solution during the popular award ceremony at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

Since 1996 the Global Mobile Awards, sponsored by the GSMA, have recognized companies for their outstanding contributions toward driving the growth of the worldwide mobile communications industry. Antenna was selected as a finalist from hundreds of entrants for its portfolio of mobile applications enabled by the Antenna Mobility Platform™ (AMP), before receiving the ultimate nod as winner for best mobile enterprise product or solution. 

AMP is an enterprise-class mobile applications platform that accommodates both business to consumer (B2C) mobile applications and employee-facing applications for leading companies in a variety of industries including financial services, retail, consumer packaged goods, life sciences and manufacturing. AMP was built from the ground up to mobilize any data source, over any wireless network worldwide, and to any smartphone or tablet device. Utilizing the latest and best in standards-based and emerging technologies, AMP allows organizations to not only build an application once and deploy it across any combination of devices, but also centrally deploy, manage, and secure these apps across all devices. 

"It has been a milestone year for Antenna marked by record-breaking growth, product innovation and industry accolades, culminating in this great honor," said Jim Hemmer, President and CEO, Antenna. "The Global Mobile Award validates our technical offering and underscores Antenna's business philosophy -- that intelligently designed business apps make users happy and empower organizations to create more meaningful and more profitable relationships with their customers. We thank our customers and partners around the world for choosing Antenna as their trusted mobility partner."

As smartphone and tablet adoption accelerates and mobile Web and apps usage increases, Antenna is well positioned to help companies navigate the complexities of mobility and drive strategic growth initiatives now and into the future. AMP enables companies to create order out of chaos in the fragmented mobile ecosystem and keep pace with emerging technologies and devices. With Antenna's mobile technology as the foundation, organizations are empowered to deliver compelling, smooth mobile experiences that satisfy customer demand for both information and purchasing power all from their mobile device.

The Global Mobile Awards judges commented: "Bringing consumer type apps to work for enterprise users and their customers is an important new area of development. This forward thinking capability really enhances the effectiveness of enterprise users and their transactions with customers and suppliers."

The GSMA represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry. Spanning 219 countries, the GSMA unites nearly 800 of the world's mobile operators, as well as more than 200 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset makers, software companies, equipment providers, Internet companies, and media and entertainment organizations. For 16 years, the GSMA Global Mobile Awards have showcased cutting-edge mobile products, services and initiatives around the world.

"This year's awards attracted more than 600 entrants, with many high caliber entries across all categories," said Rob Conway, CEO and Member of the Board, GSMA. "The GSMA congratulates the award winners and commends all finalists for their innovation, ingenuity and important contributions to the success of the mobile industry."

Earlier this month Antenna acquired Volantis Systems, a mobile Internet company. While at Mobile World Congress, Feb. 14-17, visit Antenna executives in hospitality suite 3.1HS168. 

About Antenna
Antenna Software provides a complete solution for mobile web, apps and content that addresses the needs of all users, across all Internet-connected devices, from anywhere in the world. Only Antenna's mobile solutions enable business transformation by delivering a consistent and compelling experience for everyone -- from employees in the mobile workforce to millions of consumers on myriad devices. Antenna's advanced mobile technology makes all the hard stuff like security, integration, performance, scalability and management look easy (even though it's not). That's why leading Global 1000 companies rely on Antenna to be their trusted mobility partner. Founded in 1998, Antenna is headquartered in Jersey City, N.J., with offices around the world. Visit www.antennasoftware.com and www.volantis.com for more information. Follow @AntennaSoftware on Twitter.