Microsoft, Palm and MobileDataforce Campaign Aimed at Field Services Industry

— October 09, 2007


Campaign is Designed to Educate Field Services Companies on How to Mobilize Work Orders and Other Mobile Business Processes

BOISE, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MobileDataforce® a leading provider of business critical mobile software applications for the Field Services' markets today announced a new campaign to educate companies on how to design, develop, deploy and support mobile field services applications using popular handheld PDA phones like the Palm Treo 750 using Microsoft's Windows Mobile OS.

"Many field services companies involved in HVAC, plumbing, electrical, equipment repair, utilities and other services recognize the need to replace the traditional paper-based work order system with a mobile solution that can synchronize with the enterprise's accounting system," said Kevin Benedict CEO of MobileDataforce. "The biggest obstacle many companies have is simply to understand the steps necessary to make this transition. This campaign was launched to enable companies to trial a variety of mobile products and services free for 30 days in order to better understand the process."

About the PointSync Mobility Platform and Palm Treo 750
One of the solutions available for a free 30 day trial is the PointSync Mobility Platform including several sample mobile applications that are designed to run on Microsoft's Windows Mobile OS. PointSync is an enterprise class solution used to rapidly design, develop and deploy mobile software applications. It is architected to provide database centric mobile applications with bi-directional synchronization, GPS, barcode scanning, RFID, connectivity, security and enterprise database integration all within one solution.

The Palm Treo 750 is also available on a free 30-day trial basis to qualified field services companies.

To register for a free trial please visit:

About MobileDataforce
MobileDataforce is a global leader in the development of enterprise class and business critical mobile software applications for use on handheld computers including the Palm Treo 750, Tablet PCs and laptops. MobileDataforce has offices in Europe, North America and in Australia to support their expanding customer base and sales channels. Privately held, MobileDataforce has been mobilizing business processes since 2000. For more information, please visit our website at


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