Siemens Enterprise Communications and HTC Simplify Device Choice for Mobile UC

Siemens Enterprise Communications and HTC Simplify Device Choice for Mobile UC

PR Newswire

RESTON, Va. and FRANKFURT, Germany, Feb. 19, 2013

RESTON, Va. and FRANKFURT, Germany, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --In an
ongoing effort to support today's increasingly mobile workforce, Siemens
Enterprise Communications and HTC Corporation today announced a strategic
global partnership to make it easier for enterprises to embrace mobile unified
communications (UC) on HTC enterprise-enabled devices. This partnership makes
it even simpler for enterprises to embrace a BYOD strategy for mobile UC,
since HTC's popular consumer Android smartphones now fully support Siemens
Enterprise Communications' OpenScape Mobile and OpenScape Web Collaboration

Key Facts:

  oSiemens Enterprise Communications OpenScape Mobile and OpenScape Web
    Collaboration solutions will be validated on select HTC devices to
    increase users' confidence that their chosen device will work seamlessly
    with their mobile communication tools
  oSiemens Enterprise Communications customers will have a simplified process
    to secure validated HTCpro devices supporting Siemens Enterprise
    Communications solutions
  oSiemens Enterprise Communications and HTC will collaborate to simplify
    deployment of mobile UC through joint marketing and fulfillment efforts
  oThis collaboration will take place through HTCpro, a program that provides
    mobile solutions for companies and their employees and ensures that HTC's
    entire portfolio is business-ready

Executive Perspectives:
Rick Puskar, Senior Vice President of Portfolio Management, Siemens Enterprise
"With BYOD, consumer choice is driving device selection in enterprises today
so Siemens Enterprise Communications is partnering with HTC to validate our
mobile UC solution on their industry-leading consumer devices. This
partnership is another step in our mission to equip mobile workers with the
most innovative collaboration tools available on a full range of Android and
iOS devices."

Andre Loenne, Executive Director DACH at HTC
"Enabling our devices in order to be business-ready is a key objective within
HTCpro. As communications is still the key application in an enterprise
environment, enabling Unified Communication solutions and partnering with a
leader like Siemens Enterprise Communications is an important step in this

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About HTCpro
HTCpro was created to help businesses simplify the acceptance and integration
of HTC devices in their environments. The HTCpro program is focused on
delivering a reliable offering for businesses across the entire portfolio of
HTC devices through enablement of key features and cooperation with
industry-leading solution providers. For more information about the business
side of HTC devices and the wide breadth of business possibilities realized
through the HTCpro program, visit

About HTC
Founded in 1997, HTC Corp. (HTC) is the creator of many award-winning mobile
devices and industry firsts. By putting people at the center of everything it
does, HTC pushes the boundaries of design and technology to create innovative
and personal experiences for consumers around the globe. HTC's portfolio
includes smartphones and tablets powered by HTC Sense™, a multilayered
graphical user interface that vastly improves user experience. HTC is listed
on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498). For more information, please visit

About Siemens Enterprise Communications
Siemens Enterprise Communications is a leading global provider of unified
communications (UC) solutions and network infrastructure for enterprises of
all sizes. Leveraging 160 years of experience, we deliver innovation and
quality to the world's most successful companies, backed by a world-class
services portfolio which includes international multi-vendor managed and
outsourcing capabilities.

Our OpenScape communications solutions provide a seamless and efficient
collaboration experience – on any device – which amplifies collective effort
and dramatically improves business performance.

Together, our global team of UC experts and service professionals set the
standards for a rich communications experience that empowers teams to deliver
better results.

Siemens Enterprise Communications is a joint venture of The Gores Group and
Siemens AG, and includes Enterasys Networks, a provider of network
infrastructure and security solutions, creating a complementary and complete
enterprise communications solutions portfolio.

For more information, please visit: or

Siemens Enterprise Communications GmbH & Co. KG is a Trademark Licensee of
Siemens AG.

This release contains forward-looking statements based on beliefs of Siemens
Enterprise Communications' management. The words "anticipate," "believe,"
"estimate," "forecast," "expect," "intend," "plan," "should," and "project"
are used to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect the
company's current views with respect to future events and are subject to risks
and uncertainties. Many factors could cause the actual results to be
materially different, including, among others, changes in general economic and
business conditions, changes in currency exchange rates and interest rates,
introduction of competing products, lack of acceptance of new products or
services and changes in business strategy. Actual results may vary materially
from those projected here. Siemens Enterprise Communications does not intend
or assume any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

SOURCE Siemens Enterprise Communications

Contact: Amy Martin, Corporate Communications, +1-408-492-2785,
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