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FusionOne Wins Mobile Star Award in Consumer Data Backup

Cliff Boodoosingh on November 03, 2008
 

MightyBackup Named Gold Star Winner for Best Consumer Mobile Data Backup Product

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov 03, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- FusionOne, a leading provider of mobile content portability solutions, today announced that it has won a Gold Mobile Star Award(TM) from MobileVillage(R), the 15-year leader in market development and news services about mobile technology.

The seventh annual Mobile Star Awards(TM) program honors and promotes the top companies, products, deployments, and leaders in mobile and wireless technology. Winners are chosen by subscribers to Go Mobile(R), MobileVillage's free email newsletter sent to technology executives, mobile professionals, IT managers, developers, and top tech journalists.
FusionOne's MightyBackup has been recognized with the Gold Mobile Star Award in the category of Consumer Software: Data Backup.

"Despite the economic slowdown, recent studies have predicted minimal impact on the mobile and wireless industry," says MobileVillage Editor Gary Thayer. "People have fallen in love with mobile productivity and entertainment products, and there's a real desire to discover and share the latest and greatest. This year we had a record 2,300 votes from MobileVillage readers who are eager to share their knowledge. There's definitely a need for a good consumer data backup product to help people move their content to the latest mobile devices."

"We are pleased to receive this honor from MobileVillage," said Mohan Sadashiva, senior vice president of marketing at FusionOne. "This award is especially meaningful as it reflects the regard and appreciation that insiders and experts in the mobile industry have for our solution."

MightyBackup is FusionOne's mobile content backup and portability solution. It allows mobile carriers to offer to their subscribers protection against address book and user-generated content data loss. It also enables carriers and content developers to preserve and grow revenue streams derived from sales of purchased and licensed content.

FusionOne is the only company to offer such a proven, scalable, and custom white-label solution that addresses all such forms of mobile content. MightyBackup is available on many major wireless carriers worldwide, including Verizon Wireless, where it is known as Backup Assistant.

This year's Mobile Star Awards winners are posted online at http://www.mobilevillage.com/awards.htm.

About FusionOne
FusionOne is the established leader in mobile content portability, helping mobile subscribers transfer their content between mobile devices and sharing their content with popular internet applications -- anytime, anywhere. FusionOne pioneered mobile phone content transfer and its products currently support millions of subscribers on many major carriers worldwide. Founded in 1998, FusionOne is headquartered in San Jose, California with additional offices in Tallinn, Estonia. For more information, visit http://www.fusionone.com/.

About MobileVillage(R)
Founded in 1993, MobileVillage is a market and solution development company dedicated to advancing mobile and wireless productivity in a wide range of industries. MobileVillage accomplishes this by fostering education and alliances through its Mobile "Best of Breed" solution identification, event partnerships, an online industry directory, industry job postings, daily online news, its widely respected Go Mobile(R) newsletter, a Mobile Mentors(TM) program, and popular annual Mobile Star Awards(TM) program. Visit MobileVillage online at http://www.mobilevillage.com/.

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