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Leading Analyst Firm Places Smith Micro Software In Magic Quadrant For Mobile Device Management

May 09, 2011
Wireless and Mobile Software Provider Evaluated Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

ALISO VIEJO, CA - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), a leading developer and marketer of software solutions and services for the mobility market, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the first-ever Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management (MDM) Software. Gartner reviewed more than 60 vendors and selected 23 for inclusion. Analysts evaluated technology providers based on ability to execute and completeness of vision.

"Our placement in the Magic Quadrant for MDM is exciting for Smith Micro Software as it validates our commitment to providing our customers with solutions that deliver increased visibility and management over mobile devices, mobile expenses and mobile applications," said Robert E. Elliott, CMO at Smith Micro Software. "Our extensive experience providing enterprise IT departments command and control over the devices accessing their network positions us as a leader in the MDM space, and as we continue to roll out our 2011 product roadmap we expect to further enhance our presence in this exciting industry."

Smith Micro® Software provides a simple, unified approach to enterprise mobility. The company's enterprise platform provides IT organizations with visibility, command and control over their mobile devices (laptops and handhelds), mobile expenses and applications through a single management interface. Using this platform, companies can enforce specific mobile policies, reduce operational efforts to update device configurations and gain greater visibility and control over the growing costs of global connectivity.

The Smith Micro Software enterprise MDM product portfolio is grounded in the company's QuickLink® Mobility and Device Management Suite. Together, the solutions give IT managers the ability to control their mobile users and devices in order to lower mobility support costs and support business objectives.

About the Magic Quadrant

The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted April 13, 2011 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Smith Micro Software, Inc.:

Smith Micro Software, Inc. develops mobile applications and solutions for the communications industry. Our portfolio of products and services spans Connectivity Management, Communications and Content Management solutions. Smith Micro's solutions include client and server software applications to help its customers manage their software investments.

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