PalmSource and Research In Motion (RIM) are to work together to promote BlackBerry enterprise Connect push-based wireless email to developers of Palm OS-based devices.
Under the terms of the deal, Palm OS licensees will be offered RIM's software for Palm Powered handhelds and smartphones through RIM's BlackBerry Connect licensing programme.
"Together with PalmSource, we will enable carriers and customers to leverage their existing investments and deliver the BlackBerry wireless experience to new users of Palm Powered wireless devices," said Mike Lazaridis, president and co-chief executive of RIM.
David Nagel, president and chief executive officer for PalmSource, said: "We are pleased to partner with RIM to deliver an industry-leading, robust, secure wireless email and corporate data solution for Palm Powered mobile devices.
"BlackBerry Connect for Palm Powered devices will widen the choices of wireless messaging solutions for Palm OS licensees in order to better meet the needs of our enterprise customers."
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