Monday June 4, 9:15 am Eastern Time
Zero G Software, Inc.
Plazmic Standardizes on PowerUpdate(TM) and InstallAnywhere(R)
Leading Software Company to Deploy Authoring Tool for Rich Wireless Content Using Zero G(TM)'s Industry-Leading Multi-Platform Deployment Solutions
SAN FRANCISCO, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- (JavaOne) Zero G Software®, the
leading provider of Java-based, multi-platform software deployment solutions,
today announced that Plazmic Inc., the leading provider of solutions for rich
wireless content, has standardized on PowerUpdate and InstallAnywhere to
deliver and update Plazmic Workshop(TM), their authoring environment for the
rapid development of rich graphical content to their customers worldwide.
The Plazmic product suite enables the creation and distribution of rich
wireless content worldwide.
Their cornerstone product, Plazmic Media
Engine(TM), is a downloadable, rich graphical player that displays
interactive, animated 2-D graphics created using Plazmic Workshop.
company's technology platform allows content owners and content developers to
create and deploy content services and applications for the accelerating base
of enterprise users and consumers with a compelling wireless experience.
``Zero G's Java-based multi-platform solutions are a good fit for Plazmic,''
said Jay Steele, president and CTO, Plazmic Inc.
``Our customers are global
content providers computing on many platforms, and our products are
Zero G's complete multi-platform deployment and updating
solutions are a natural choice for us.
PowerUpdate is easy to implement and
when coupled with InstallAnywhere's industry-leading feature set, provides the
out-of-the-box enterprise class functionality that we need.
From being able
to distribute software updates to our customers automatically to installing
Plazmic Workshop onto diverse computing environments, Zero G provides us with
a complete multi-platform deployment solution.
``Since its introduction in November 2000, PowerUpdate has registered more
than 1,500 developer-users, who have in turn updated tens of thousands of
''Plazmic's products enable content owners to offer their
subscribers unique, fresh, interactive and graphically rich wireless
experiences,`` said Eric N. Shapiro, CEO of Zero G.
''The latest versions of
PowerUpdate and InstallAnywhere are another step toward realizing our vision
of deploying anything anywhere in a seamless, multi-platform software
deployment solution -- one that enables the delivery of content, data,
applications or complex web services to desktops, thin clients, rich clients,
servers, mobile appliances, and other network-enabled devices.``
The InstallAnywhere Family
By delivering an ideal mix of power, ease of use, and functionality, the
award-winning InstallAnywhere family has become the preferred choice of
multi-platform software producers worldwide.
No matter how simple or complex
the installation, the method of distribution, or whether installation is on a
single machine or across an international enterprise, InstallAnywhere is the
shortest and most complete route from final build to customer ship.
InstallAnywhere 4 Enterprise Edition, the world's most powerful multi-platform
software deployment solution, simplifies complex installations and provides
maximum developer customization, along with full international support for
29 different languages.
InstallAnywhere 4 Standard Edition, the industry
standard for multi-platform software installation, offers more features and
customizability than every other product in its class.
InstallAnywhere 4 Now!
is the easiest, quickest, and most inexpensive way to build multi-platform
The PowerUpdate Family
Available as a hosted service or as a stand-alone server installation,
PowerUpdate ensures up-to-date system-wide software compatibility, lowers the
cost of support, and provides developers with a seamless mechanism for
deploying software revisions across the enterprise or around the world.
PowerUpdate Pro(TM)'s open API and extensive reporting functionality gives
software producers a complete live updating solution that automatically
manages the downloading and installation of the latest version of an
PowerUpdate Server(TM) contains all of the functionality of
PowerUpdate Pro, delivered as an internal, stand-alone server application.
Built upon a flexible architecture that may be deployed in a redundant,
load-balanced environment, PowerUpdate Server is comprised of web servers,
data storage and retrieval components.
PowerUpdate Now!(TM) is the easiest,
quickest, and most inexpensive way to update multi-platform applications.
About Zero G
Founded in 1996, Zero G is the leading developer of multi-platform
software deployment and updating solutions.
Some of the blue-chip software
producers who count on Zero G are Adobe, AT&T, BEA, Borland, IBM, Intel,
Nortel, Novell, and Sun Microsystems.
Privately held, Zero G is headquartered
in San Francisco, California, and can be contacted at 415-512-7771 or found on
the Internet at http://www.ZeroG.com.
Plazmic, Inc. is the leading provider of solutions for rich wireless
The Plazmic product suite enables the creation and distribution of
rich, dynamic content to wireless devices worldwide.
The product suite also
addresses the market challenges to continuously offer unique, graphically rich
wireless services and applications while minimizing development costs and
shortening development cycles.
The cornerstone product, the Plazmic Media
Engine, is a downloadable media player that displays interactive and animated
2D graphics on wireless devices.
Solutions built on the Plazmic technology
platform support existing 2G network standards and readily scale into next
generation 2.5G and 3G networks.
The company has offices in Tokyo, Japan and
For more information please visit www.plazmic.com.
Zero G, Zero G Software, PowerUpdate, PowerUpdateNow!,
PowerUpdatePro, PowerUpdate Server and InstallAnywhere are trademarks or
registered trademarks of Zero G Software, Inc.
Plazmic, and Plazmic Media
Engine are trademarks of Plazmic Inc.
All other trademarks and registered
trademarks are the property of their respective owners.