Infowave Software Inc.
TSX : IW

Infowave Software Inc.

December 07, 2006 16:50 ET

Infowave Chooses IBM as Preferred Partner to Help Deliver Business Solutions to Meet Customers' Mobility Needs

Infowave Joins IBM PartnerWorld Industry Networks

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 7, 2006) - Infowave Software (TSX:IW), a leading provider of enterprise mobile applications (EMA), today announced that it has joined IBM's PartnerWorld Industry Networks, allowing Infowave to deliver complete, on demand, enterprise mobile solutions that meet customer requirements while generating a significant return on investment.

"Infowave's partnership with IBM brings together best-in-class mobile solutions and best practices in deployment. With on demand processes and software applications, we enable organizations to achieve mobility excellence," states James Suttie, President and CEO, Infowave.

Infowave's flagship product, Echo by Infowave™, streamlines operational processes such as field service, asset management, plant maintenance, supply chain, and maintenance, repair, and operations by mobilizing and extending the reach of an organization's corporate systems. Customers are seeking solutions that can help them better integrate processes and applications and allow them to quickly respond to changing market opportunities.

"We are pleased that Infowave has committed to IBM as a partner of choice by joining PartnerWorld Industry Networks," said Buell Duncan, General Manager, ISV & Developer Relations, IBM. "Collaborating with Infowave will ensure that we develop industry-specific open solutions that are easy to maintain and cost effective for our customers."

The IBM PartnerWorld Industry Networks provide ISVs with comprehensive business insight, technical resources, networking opportunities, and marketing and sales support designed to help them reach more customers and close deals faster. Participants in the PartnerWorld Industry Networks can team with IBM to bring on demand solutions to market more easily and to ensure these solutions meet specific industry needs, reflecting how customers buy technology today. ISVs can sign up for PartnerWorld Industry Networks at www.ibm.com/isv.

In conjunction with the partnership, Infowave has unveiled an enhanced website (www.infowave.com) providing richer content and a more customer-focused experience with updated business cases, whitepapers, and secured area for clients. Adds Suttie, "The redesigned website, along with the new management team, is part of our continued efforts in driving successes with our clients and delivering value to our stakeholders."

About Infowave Software Inc.

Infowave Software Inc.'s (TSX:IW) Echo by Infowave™ enterprise mobile application suite is designed to streamline and integrate business operations by empowering mobile workers. The solution provides scalable, secure, and reliable mobile business applications for improving operational efficiency and increasing productivity. Some of the world's most innovative organizations in energy & utilities, defense, communications, and medical instrumentation use Infowave solutions to increase the efficiency of their mobile workforces. For more information, please email info@infowave.com or visit www.infowave.com.


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