KPN Successfully Deploys Aramova's Mobile Client Solution

Aramova Proves Seamless Mobility Across UMTS, GPRS, and WLAN Networks

San Francisco, CA (OTS) - Aramova, Inc. (,
a pioneer in Intelligent Access Management solutions announced today that KPN, a leading European mobile operator with operations in Germany (E-Plus), Belgium (BASE) and in the Netherlands (KPN Mobile), has successfully deployed Aramova's CoreWorks, an advanced mobile and remote management solution, as a key component of its mobile data solution for its general packet radio service (GPRS), universal mobile telecommunications system (UMTS), and public wireless local area network (WLAN) access service in the Netherlands. Aramova was selected as the vendor of choice for KPN's mobile division's Internet smart client solution in May 2004. The multi-year contract provides a robust client/server framework that entirely supports the mobile data requirements and product and service roadmap of KPN for the coming years.

KPN Mobile led the market in providing GPRS and GSM services and in a bold move to became one of the first operators to offer 3G services over a UMTS network along with WLAN access, extending business critical mobility to its users by enabling automatic bearer selection between their networks with Aramova's seamless mobility solution. KPN customers will be able to simply connect to the Internet through their laptops using a dedicated PCMCIA card or GPRS/UMTS handset without encountering the complexities associated with the installation or configuration of their hardware, choosing the right network, switching between these networks, or enjoying value-added services. KPN will soon be introducing numerous non-voice products and business services for their customers, which will be enabled through Aramova's advanced mobility solutions.

"We selected Aramova because of their advanced architecture and industry experience in multi-access solutions," said Amos Kater, Director of Group Innovation at KPN's mobile division. "They proved the flexibility and maturity of their framework and systems by incorporating all our requirements within a very short amount of time. We were truly very impressed with their management of our project and their ability to deliver a quality carrier-class solution, which we've deployed successfully on time and on budget."

"This is a significant milestone for Aramova," said Pete Szalay, CEO of Aramova. "Successfully deploying a multi-country multiple network operator over a multi-network infrastructure really serves to validate our company's solution in enabling seamless mobility across all bearers. This relationship also provides us exciting opportunities in business services, which require secure remote Internet access over wireless and fixed-line technologies."


Aramova is the pioneer in Intelligent Access Management solutions for Communications and Enterprise Service Providers. A market leader in the Fixed-line industry, Aramova is applying its success to fortify its position in the Wireless industry. Aramova delivers Internet Mobility to its customers by simplifying user experience when connecting across multiple access networks. By abstracting the complexities associated with connecting to and remotely managing heterogeneous networks, Aramova customers can expand their Internet access service offerings, create sustainable revenue growth, and maintain long-term profitability.

Designed for industry leading ISPs, Mobile Network Operators, ILECs, CLECs, MSOs, WLAN Operators, and Enterprise Service Providers worldwide, Aramova's customers include household names like AT&T, Bell Canada, KPN, Qwest, Verizon, and XO Communications. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with international offices in Norwich, England.

About Royal KPN N.V.

KPN offers high quality and innovative telecommunication services to both consumers and businesses. KPN's core businesses are: fixed network services in the Netherlands, mobile services in the Netherlands, Germany (E-Plus), and Belgium (BASE) and data services in Western Europe. At the start of 2004, KPN serviced a total of 7.6 million fixed line and 1.6 million Internet customers, and 15,1 million mobile customers. More information about KPN can be found at

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