ALISO VIEJO, CA - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMSI) announced today that it has signed an agreement whereby leading modem manufacturer Aztech Systems Limited (SESDAQ: AZTECH) has agreed to purchase Smith Micro's popular QuickLink MessageCenter III communications software with its new line of 56 Kbps high-speed analog modems. Aztech is one of the top five modem manufacturers in the world.
QuickLink MessageCenter III transforms the PC and modem into a complete and sophisticated communications system. With its ability to effortlessly send and receive faxes, transfer files across the street or around the world, and create a multiple voicemail system for the home or office, QuickLink MessageCenter III takes communications to a whole new level.
"We chose to bundle Smith Micro's QuickLink MessageCenter III software with our 56k modems because it meets the demands of today's bandwidth-intensive applications," said Ms. Patricia Ng, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Aztech. "The combination of Aztech's new advanced technology 56k modems and Smith Micro's QuickLink MessageCenter III will provide Aztech's customers with an integrated, advanced communications system for their small business and personal needs."
"We are delighted to be associated with an acknowledged industry leader like Aztech Systems, and to be bundling our software with Aztech's 56k modems," said William W. Smith, Jr., President and CEO of Smith Micro Software, Inc. "Our QuickLink MessageCenter III complements Aztech's new high performance 56k modems by providing an integrated suite of easy-to-use PC-based communications tools."
Based in Singapore, Aztech Systems Ltd. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of a full range of multimedia solutions for desktop computers. Aztech is one of the major suppliers of sound cards worldwide, and is the fifth largest modem supplier in the world (Dataquest '98). Aztech is also moving ahead to explore the tremendous opportunities in PC multimedia and the Internet arena. Aztech's established market position is affirmed by the significant awards and commendations received from renowned publications worldwide. The company is dedicated to making multimedia more accessible to the masses by bringing high quality multimedia solutions to the market place. For more information, please visit http://www.aztech.com.sg.
About Smith Micro
Headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, Smith Micro is a leading developer and marketer of software products that make person-to-person communications simple. With a focus on the Internet, broadband and modem-based technologies, the company designs integrated, easy-to-use software that enables fax, data, voice and video communication to personal computer users around the world. Smith Micro's complete line of products are available through direct sales, retail stores, value-added resellers (VARs) and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The company is publicly traded on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol SMSI.
Corporate headquarters is Smith Micro Software, Inc., 51 Columbia, Aliso Viejo, Calif., 92656. Telephone: (949) 362-5800. Fax: (949) 362-2300. For more information about Smith Micro and its complete line of products, visit the company's Web site at www.smithmicro.com. To become a VAR partner, visit the VARPlus "Partner in Profit" Program Web site at www.smithmicro.com/varplus. Smith Micro's common stock trades on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the symbol SMSI.
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