UK-based Artilium, a developer of advanced Mobile 2.0 software for telecoms networks, and US-based Microsoft have announced a partnership to build a mobile application developer ecosystem.
Artilium said that ARTA8, the next-generation of its mobile applications platform, will be available from June 30, 2009, and includes flexible and fast mobile network connectivity via ARTA Direct Network Access; real-time subscriber data extraction and pattern matching via ARTA Mobile Presence; and rapid applications delivery infrastructure via ARTA AppLAB.
Ruud de Jonge, director of development and platform evangelism at Microsoft Netherlands, said: Microsoft’s strong relationship with developers has led to some of the most exciting innovations in the software industry. We’ll continue our collaboration with Artilium to engage developers.
Robert Marcus, CEO of Artilium, said: Today marks achievement of a key milestone for Artilium, directly engaging the developer community with Microsoft to demonstrate the ease and speed of application and mashup development for mobile networks on ARTA. We’re thrilled also, to announce that ARTA8, the output of a powerful new wave of engineering innovation at Artilium, will release to general availability on schedule by June 30, 2009.