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Smith Micro Launches Hosted Services, Helping Businesses, Families, Clubs Establish Portals, eBusiness Sites

Feb 05, 2004
Four Value-Priced Packages Leverage Features of Smith Micro's Leading WebDNA™ eBusiness Platform; Hosted Server/Software Solutions Give Users Power of WebDNA Without the Cost

Aliso Viejo, CA - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), a developer and marketer of software solutions for the Internet development tools market, announced today the debut of four new, web-based Hosted Services based on Smith Micro's leading WebDNA eCommerce and dynamic web publishing platform. The new services enable anyone-from individuals and families posting personal photos to retailers operating sophisticated online stores-to establish their own web portal, eCommerce, or eBusiness site at a fraction of the cost of user-purchased software.

Smith Micro's hosted services are secure, flexible, and reliable, featuring redundant multiple Internet connections and 24/7 assured availability. The four hosted solutions include:

Consumer Based Offerings:

  • MyFotoFolder.comSM, a state-of-the-art online photo album portal. In minutes, individuals, families, hobbyists, and clubs can establish a proprietary gateway to their public and private photo collections. ($4.95/month plus setup)
  • WebDNATM Personal Portal, a full-fledged dynamic content solution for individuals and groups. Smith Micro's Personal Portal service gives users full control over graphic design, access rights, multimedia content, navigation and much more. Personal Portal includes many of the WebDNA's most popular web tools including SiteBuilder (formerly StoreBuilder), FotoFolder, Calendar, Links, News, Directory, and Newsletter Manager. ($19.95/month plus setup)

Business Based Offerings:

  • WebDNATM Business Portal, a comprehensive eBusiness solution for small-to-medium sized businesses. Business Portal allows growing enterprises to establish a robust corporate Intranet or Extranet; the service includes SiteBuilder, FotoFolder, Calendar, Links, News, Directory, Handbook, FAQ, Classifieds, Careers, Documents, Newsletter Manager and more. ($59.95/month plus setup)
  • WebDNATM Commerce Portal, the most full-featured of the hosted options. Commerce Portal incorporates WebDNA's incredibly versatile storefront creation wizard with a full-service back offer order management and payment authorization capability that can support any level of online retailing activity. Commerce Portal includes SiteBuilder, FotoFolder, Calendar, Links, News, Directory, Handbook, FAQ, Classifieds, Careers, Documents, Newsletter Manager, and Store. ($99.95/month plus setup)

"Smith Micro's new Hosted Services gives users all the capability at a substantially reduced cost," said William W. Smith, Jr., President and CEO of Smith Micro, Inc. "These valuable services also reduce the time involved in choosing and establishing an Internet server resource. Just sign up for the service at the Smith Micro website and receive a one-stop solution for all your web portal or other eBusiness needs."

Dependable Server Options

Smith Micro's Network Operations Center is a state-of-the-art Internet server facility that can support, and grow with, users of virtually any size. The totally secure, environmentally-controlled Center provides redundant safety systems as well as redundant multiple Internet connections. Package options are available for both dedicated servers and co-location facilities using the Center's scalable equipment.

Smith Micro's Hosted Services are now available. For more on Smith Micro's Hosted Solutions or any of the company's other WebDNA eBusiness development products and services, log on to

About Smith Micro Software:

Smith Micro Software, Inc., headquartered in Aliso Viejo, CA, is a developer and marketer of wireless communication and utility software products. The company designs integrated, cross platform, easy-to-use software for personal computing and business solutions around the world. With a focus on the Internet, Wireless, and Broadband technologies, the company's products and services enable wireless communications, eCommerce, eBusiness, Internet communications (voice-over-IP), video conferencing, and network fax, along with traditional computer telephony. Smith Micro's complete line of products is available through direct sales, retail stores, value-added resellers (VARs) and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Smith Micro's common stock trades on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the symbol SMSI. For more information, contact Smith Micro at (949) 362-5800.

This release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including without limitation risks and uncertainties relating to the company's financial prospects and projections, the company's plans for returning to sustained profitability and the company's ability to increase its business in the Wireless and Broadband segments. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements are new and changing technologies, customer acceptance of those technologies, unforeseen delays in the timing of orders from [OEM] customers, new and continuing adverse economic conditions, and the company's ability to compete effectively with other software companies. These and other factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those presented in any forward-looking statement and are discussed in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its recent filings on Forms 10-K and 10-Q.

Smith Micro, the Smith Micro logo, and WebDNA are trademarks or registered trademarks of Smith Micro Software, Inc. All other trademarks and product names are the property of their respective companies.