New Software Integration Partners Join QUALCOMM Alliance Program
Partners Provide Transportation Systems Software to Variety of Industries
ORLANDO — March 13, 2006 — QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leader in providing business-to-business wireless enterprise applications and services, today announced three leading technology providers in the transportation industry - Prophesy Transportation Solutions, Profit Tools and ROADVision® Systems - have recently joined the QUALCOMM Alliance Program and have developed value-added interfaces to QUALCOMM’s OmniTRACS® and OmniExpress® mobile communications solutions. The new partners serve customers of all sizes in the truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL) and intermodal industries.
“QUALCOMM is dedicated to building valuable new partnerships and strengthening existing alliances for our customers’ benefit,” said Norm Ellis, vice president and general manager of transportation and logistics for QUALCOMM Wireless Business Solutions. “Working with partners to extend the value of mobile communications throughout the business enterprise is an example of how QUALCOMM is working to help ensure our customers have the tools, information and insight they need to take their businesses to the next level.”
The three new QUALCOMM Alliance Program members offer transportation management software solutions that address the needs of today’s diversified transportation industry. Prophesy Transportation Solutions is a leading provider of software, Internet and mobile communications solutions for the transportation, logistics and distribution industries. Profit Tools is a leader in intermodal and multimode trucking software serving customers who offer intermodal, truckload, LTL and brokerage services. ROADVision by Computac Inc. is a fully integrated transportation management system designed to meet the information and logistics needs of today’s truckload and LTL carriers.
QUALCOMM works with several industry-leading providers of complementary technologies through its Alliance Program to develop tightly integrated solutions that increase the accuracy, velocity and meaning of data driving our customers’ business management systems. These integrated solutions have helped its mutual customers to improve operating efficiencies, compete even more effectively in the markets they serve and accelerate their return on technology investments. The QUALCOMM Alliance Program oversees the ongoing support and continued improvement of the more than 40 unique software, hardware and fleet service interfaces installed and operational at our U.S. transportation and logistics customers.
QUALCOMM has helped the transportation industry become more efficient since 1988 when the introduction of the OmniTRACS solution began providing transportation companies with an innovative and effective way of managing fleet logistics. Today QUALCOMM is the industry’s global leader in providing high-value wireless data solutions, applications and services. QUALCOMM has shipped more than 678,000 mobile systems to businesses in 39 countries on four continents. Processing more than 12.5 million data transactions daily, QUALCOMM’s Network Operations Centers are staffed by trained professionals 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
QUALCOMM Incorporated (www.qualcomm.com) is a leader in developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services based on CDMA and other advanced technologies. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., QUALCOMM is included in the S&P 500 Index and is a 2005 FORTUNE 500® company traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the ticker symbol QCOM.
Except for the historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties, including the extent and speed to which OmniTRACS and related products are deployed; change in economic conditions of the various markets the Company serves; as well as the other risks detailed from time to time in the Company’s SEC reports, including the report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 25, 2005, and most recent Form 10-Q.
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