GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gartner Wireless & Mobile Summit - TrueContext today announced the immediate availability of Pronto, a new on-demand service that enables fast and flexible field force automation. Pronto features a mobile smart client with ready-to-use mobile applications, simple configuration, and secure web-based data management, so that customers can enjoy all the benefits of rich mobile applications without custom development or IT infrastructure investments. Field sales, field service, and field data collection teams can pilot mobile solutions with Pronto immediately and then go live with customized solutions in weeks, at a fraction of the cost of alternatives.
Pronto is built on the same award-winning mobile platform which powers Rogers mFORMS™ in Canada. Major consumer brands use the underlying Pronto technology today to efficiently automate new credit card applications at events, retail merchandising audits, sales order entry, mobile access to CRM, field service management and much more.
“We are very pleased to be making Pronto available to customers in the United States,” said Alvaro Pombo, President and Executive Chairman at TrueContext. “Many organizations in the US have been interested in our ability to quickly and flexibly automate field force processes without a heavy IT burden or large upfront custom software investment. US businesses can start enjoying those benefits today with Pronto.”
Pronto enables workers with Windows Mobile and BlackBerry® devices to easily communicate with a range of ERP, CRM, and SCM back-end systems, including Microsoft Dynamics™ CRM, SharePoint® Server, SQL and more. “With solutions like Pronto, mobile workers are able to stay productive in the field with Windows Mobile-based devices,” said Chris Hill, Group Product Manager at Microsoft. “Many businesses want those easy mobile connections into Microsoft-powered back-end systems for seamless business processes in the field.”
TrueContext won the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference Award for Mobile Innovation in 2006. The award recognizes partners that specialize in developing, deploying, and supporting software solutions and services based on Microsoft Windows Mobile® technologies.
Pronto is available in a software-as-a-service model – enabling businesses to benefit from a robust, multi-tenant server experience without requiring the purchase, installation or maintenance of mobile software infrastructure. With Pronto, TrueContext further extends its leadership in mobile smart client technology. Businesses enjoy the deployment and customization speed and flexibility of thin clients with the richness and robustness of thick clients on handheld devices. Using the mobile smart client, Pronto makes it easy to customize and deploy network-centric applications – usable online or offline – without the hard coding and installation of traditional software.
TrueContext is an award-winning provider of innovative mobile business solutions. True Context operates offices across North America, serving customers in the United States with Pronto and customers in Canada with Rogers mFORMS. Businesses enjoy fast and flexible field force automation without high upfront costs, IT requirements, or compromises on experience. TrueContext was recognized by Microsoft at its Worldwide Partner Conference with the Award for Mobile Innovation in 2006. For more information about TrueContext, Pronto, or mFORMs, visit www.truecontext.com.