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SEVEN Unveils Ping™ Services, Brings Array of Push Capabilities to Mass Market Devices

Company's Mobile Cloud Computing Approach Helps Operators Harness Data Services Explosion that is Putting Networks and Related Costs at Risk; Conducts Live Ping Demos at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

BARCELONA and REDWOOD CITY, California – February 15, 2010 – SEVEN®, today announced the general availability of PingTM, a set of packaged services for mobile operators and device manufacturers to "push enable" messaging, social networking and mobile applications on superphones, smartphones and mass-market devices. Ping is powered by System SEVEN, the industry's leading mobile push platform already deployed with great success on hundreds of device models and proven to reliably scale to millions of users.

SEVEN has taken a mobile cloud computing approach to Ping. This allows the company to efficiently provide push applications such as email, instant messaging, social networking, and any application that needs to be connected to or exchange data with the cloud, to mass market devices, including lower-end feature phones, smartphones and next-generation super-phones. With Ping, SEVEN is opening its platform to partners and customers enabling them to take full advantage of the SEVEN push and synchronization technology. The SEVEN platform and Ping bring significant efficiencies in wireless data synchronization: savings in precious battery life; reduction of the cost of service delivery; superior user experience; and optimization of data traffic on the network, which in some instances represent the majority of an operator's traffic.

"From the get-go, we envisioned a mobile world beyond pure voice and messaging, and hence designed our System SEVEN platform to support all forms of data, not just email," said Trevor Fiatal, CTO and co-founder of SEVEN. "Doing so has given us the scalability to meet global customer needs – whether for traditional messaging such as email or for newer trends such as today's high-growth social networking applications. We believe that this foresight and experience in building a push-enabled network that can easily grow as new mobile markets mature has been and will continue to be a key advantage for SEVEN over our competitors."

With the SEVEN platform and Ping services, any device and any application on the device can now benefit from robust push and synchronization mechanisms that are critical to avoiding the overhead of directly and constantly polling multiple data sources from the handset, and are a must to preserve the device's battery life. The support for push notifications and background synchronization are relevant to all aspects of a mobile device from messaging, social networking and contacts, to the calendar, camera, location, caller ID, media player, and more.

Ping 1.0 is already in use by SEVEN and several of its partners. SEVEN is continuing to expand the breadth of the product offering over the coming months. SEVEN is conducting demos of Ping-powered mobile applications at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in Stand AV31 on a variety of manufacturers' devices. Ping has been shortlisted by GSMA for the Best Mobile Service Delivery Platform award, which will be announced during the Mobile World Congress.

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About SEVEN Networks

SEVEN® is the leading provider of push-enabled mobile email and messaging solutions for mass market devices. The company is the first to provide wireless operators and device manufacturers with an integrated mobile platform that allows them to simplify the delivery of mobile data, applications, and services to a broad portfolio of devices. With services powered by SEVEN, operators and device manufacturers can increase customer loyalty and give subscribers access to the email and messaging services of their choice on the device of their choice. SEVEN's push-enabled email services are in production in 14 languages including English, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Arabic and Finnish, among others. Today, SEVEN runs on more than 550 device models across six operating platforms.

SEVEN is headquartered in Redwood City, California, with offices around the globe. For more information, visit www.seven.com.

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