QUICKOFFICE® NAMED FORUM NOKIA'S 2005 DEVELOPER OF THE YEAR
Receives first annual achievement award aimed to recognize leading mobile application developers
Dallas, Texas- December 6, 2005 - Quickoffice®, Inc., a leading provider of innovative mobile office document software, today announced its selection as Developer of The Year in the 2005 Forum Nokia PRO Awards, sponsored by Nokia's global developer support program. Quickoffice was selected as the year's top developer from more than 150 entries that were judged by an independent panel of mobile industry journalists and analysts.
The award was presented to Quickoffice for its Quickoffice Premier software suite, a mobile application that allows business professionals worldwide the ability to open, view, edit and even create Microsoft® Office documents directly from their smartphone with complete document integrity.
A total of seven awards were presented to developers who exemplified 'best practices' by making significant contributions to driving innovation in the mobility industry. Quickoffice was honored during a ceremony today at the Nokia Application Summit in Dubai.
All members of Nokia's advanced developer support program, Forum Nokia PRO, were qualified to enter the competition. Quickoffice and the other winners receive 2006 Forum Nokia PRO membership at no cost as well as a dedicated company information page on Forum Nokia's public site.
"Quickoffice has made significant strides in enabling mobile executives to increase productivity," said Nasser Iravani, director, Forum Nokia, Americas. "Quickoffice was selected by our panel of judges as the 2005 Developer of The Year because of its continued industry success, and commitment to driving new, innovative applications for the wireless market."
"It is truly rewarding to be chosen by Nokia, the world leader in wireless communications as a top developer in the industry," said Barry Cottle, CEO of Quickoffice. "This confirms Quickoffice's reputation as a pioneer in mobile business solutions for customers around the world."
Companies were acknowledged in the following categories: 2005 Developer of the Year Award; Rising Star Award - Presented to application, content or solutions provider with fewer than 30 employees; ARPU Award - Best business model for operators; Enterprise Application - Series 60; Enterprise Application - Series 80; Gaming/Entertainment Application - Series 40; Gaming/Entertainment Application - Series 60.
Additional information about Nokia's annual recognition program for mobile application developer companies can be found at: http://press.nokia.com/2005/09/07/nokia-launches-annual-recognition-program-for-mobile-application-developer-companies/
Quickoffice is a world leader in providing mobile office document software for smartphones, allowing users to open, view and edit Microsoft Office files with complete document data integrity. The company's flagship product, Quickoffice Premier, continues to receive awards and recognition from industry analysts, the media and users alike. Quickoffice has been thoroughly tested by the rigorous quality standards of leading mobile phone manufacturers and ships through major carriers such as Vodafone®, Orange®, China Mobile®, Cingular® and many more. Fully localized in 36 languages, and shipping worldwide as a built-in solution on a multitude of smartphones, Quickoffice has been a top-selling mobile office application since its market introduction. Privately held, Quickoffice is based in Dallas, Texas. More information at: www.quickoffice.com
About Forum Nokia
Nokia's global developer program, Forum Nokia, connects developers to tools, technical information, support, and distribution channels they can use to build and market applications around the globe. From offices in the U.S., Europe, Japan, China, and Singapore, Forum Nokia provides technical and business development support to developers and operators to assist them in achieving their goal of successfully launching applications and services to consumers and enterprises. More information is available at www.forum.nokia.com.
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