Dexterra Rolls Out Windows Mobile Support for Field Force Applications

7/17/2003 - Dexterra, Inc., the world's only supplier of field force automation applications and mobile enterprise platform built on the Microsoft .NET Compact Framework, announced support for the latest version of Windows Mobile software for Pocket PCs.

"Microsoft's Windows Mobile software is an important part of the Dexterra total field force automation solution," said Rob O'Farrell, Chief Technology Officer for Dexterra, Inc. "Since Dexterra products are built from the ground up as mobile enterprise products that take advantage of XML Web services, Microsoft®.NET, and the Pocket PC form factor, it will be easy for us to upgrade our products to take advantage of the new features offered by Windows Mobile software."

Dexterra Field Service(tm), Dexterra Field Sales(tm), Dexterra Field Resources(tm), Dexterra Supply Chain(tm), Dexterra Studio(tm), and Dexterra Mobility Platform(tm) will take advantage of advanced Bluetooth, secure data access, and text and voice communication capabilities in the latest version of Windows Mobile software. Additionally, the software's native, managed, and browser development models will allow Dexterra field force applications to run on a wider variety of mobile devices.

"As more businesses mobilize their business processes to reap productivity and competitive advantages, they need a mobile enterprise solution that will provide value both immediately, and into the long-run," said Irwin Rodrigues, lead product manager for the Mobile Devices Division at Microsoft Corp. "Microsoft is pleased that valued industry partner Dexterra, a leading provider of .NET field service mobility solutions, is continuing to take advantage of the power of the .NET Compact Framework and the improved communication capabilities and 'smart' connectivity of Windows Mobile software for Pocket PC devices to raise the bar on mobile field force automation applications for enterprises worldwide."

About Dexterra
Dexterra offers a suite of SmartWorking(tm) field force automation applications and a mobile enterprise platform for Fortune 1000 enterprise customers using Pocket PCs, Tablet PCs, and Intel Centrino laptops. Products include: Dexterra Field Service(tm), Dexterra Field Sales(tm), Dexterra Field Resources(tm), Dexterra Supply Chain(tm), Dexterra Studio(tm), and Dexterra Mobility Platform(tm). They are built from the ground up as mobile enterprise products to take advantage of XML Web services, Microsoft.NET, and Dexterra patent-pending innovations. Dexterra, working closely with partners like Microsoft, HP, and CGE&Y offers its customers fast time-to-value, low overall risk to mobilizing current business processes and IT investments in SAP, PeopleSoft, Siebel and Oracle enterprise systems, and the best long-term payback of any mobile enterprise solution. Headquartered in Bothell, WA, Dexterra has offices in the United States, the U.K., and Australia. Dexterra is on the Web at http://www.dexterra.com.

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