Fujitsu Siemens Computers Licenses Phoenix FirstWare Recover Pro

5/19/2004 - Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC) has expanded its licensing agreement with Fujitsu Siemens Computers. Fujitsu Siemens Computers, which has been using Phoenix cME FirstBIOS products, is now featuring Phoenix FirstWare® Recover Pro and other applications running on the Phoenix cMETM Console in the Fujitsu Siemens Computers Professional Product Line of desktop PCs. These PCs are available in retail stores immediately. The addition of Phoenix FirstWare applications provides the secure, always-available backup and recovery capabilities that Fujitsu Siemens Computers is committed to deliver to its customers.

"By teaming with Phoenix, we deliver on the critical customer requirements of security, manageability, fault tolerance and recovery," said Klaus Brosche, Vice President of Volume Products Competence Centers for Fujitsu Siemens Computers. "FirstWare Recover Pro is built into the core of the PC so users can automatically access the restore options without using a CD. This increases user productivity and reduces IT and technical support costs for enterprises and individual users. We have also integrated Fujitsu Siemens Computers diagnostic solution into Phoenix cME Console, ensuring that our users have maximum uptime and security."

Phoenix Technologies, the company driving the Core System Software standard in PC systems and connected digital devices for 25 years, has developed a suite of core system software, tools and applications that activate, secure, connect, and recover the world's best-known digital systems.

Phoenix FirstWare Recover Pro is the award-winning Phoenix cME certified application that allows PC and notebook users to restore system and user data quickly and easily, in whole or in part. By incorporating Phoenix's advanced technology into new desktop PCs, Fujitsu Siemens Computers enables users to restore systems applications, the entire approved corporate image, or uncorrupted versions of user data, without needing a boot disk, network connection or a recovery CD.

Phoenix cME Console is a platform to launch and manage trusted Phoenix cME certified applications. The Phoenix cME Console is a customizable product that is built into the heart of a digital device.

"The adoption of our FirstWare applications by Fujitsu Siemens Computers demonstrates our solid momentum and leadership in developing and delivering applications to leading system manufacturers and OEMs," said Michael Goldgof, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Corporate Marketing and Products Division for Phoenix. "Our strategy is to deliver secure software products that improve the user experience, increase productivity and reduce manufacturing and support costs. With built-in Phoenix cME applications and technologies, Fujitsu Siemens Computers is establishing a stronger, more differentiated market position."

About Phoenix
Founded in 1979, Phoenix Technologies (NASDAQ: PTEC) helped launch the digital revolution when it created the industry's leading machine-independent BIOS software, which ships in more than 100 million new systems each year. Phoenix leveraged that core-level experience to develop Core System Software, which moves beyond BIOS for the age of networked devices. Today, Phoenix solutions activate, secure, connect, and recover the world's best-known systems. These solutions are built into the device core, where they are protected from viruses, user errors, hackers, and corruption. Phoenix is headquartered in Milpitas, Calif. USA (Silicon Valley), with offices in global business and technology centers. For more information, visit

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