May 12, 2008SAN DIEGO and AUSTIN, TX
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Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading provider of business-to-business wireless enterprise applications and services, and BorgSolutions, Inc., a leading business process applications developer, today announced that BorgSolutions' patent-pending fleet management platform AstralTM is now fully integrated with Qualcomm's GlobalTRACS® and GlobalTRACS LiteTM equipment management systems. This new integration gives customers advanced fleet management and tracking capabilities from one seamless, Web-based platform.
“We are excited to bring to market this integrated solution that we have been mutually working toward since January 2007,” said Lance Massey, director of sales for BorgSolutions, Inc. “By partnering with Qualcomm, a world leader in mobile information and services, and offering this solution to our mutual clients, we are able to provide a true turn-key fleet management platform beyond what is currently available in the market.”
Built by fleet owners for fleet owners, BorgSolutions' Astral is the first truly intuitive fleet intelligence platform designed for the construction, government, rental and fleet services industries. Astral can help streamline maintenance, improve inventory management, reduce theft, manage employee productivity and maximize return on investment on a continuous, predictable basis. With Astral, users have a global view of all activities occurring between inventory, work orders, purchase orders and mechanical staff, enabling a powerful, single point of access to all crucial fleet information. By integrating Astral with the GlobalTRACS and GlobalTRACS Lite equipment management systems, BorgSolutions and Qualcomm have enabled their customers to take immediate action on critical maintenance tasks and ensure their fleet's uptime is maximized.
“We've thoroughly enjoyed working with BorgSolutions to offer customers the best of their technologies with the best of ours,” said Chris Dorny, director of product management, Qualcomm Enterprise Services. “Astral's robust equipment and vehicular maintenance capabilities, combined with the GlobalTRACS and GlobalTRACS Lite systems' precise location and time information, provide customers with advanced fleet management for superior performance and improved business practices.”
Since its foundation in 2003, BorgSolutions has dedicated itself to the creation of business process management applications via a simple Web site. The company's flagship product Astral, a modular, easy-to-use fleet intelligence platform, integrates customers' existing business processes to reduce costs by simplifying maintenance, tracking and management. With Astral, companies turn what is ordinarily an expense into continuous cost-savings across the entire fleet, for the entire life of each asset. BorgSolutions is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with offices in Puerto Rico to service the Latin America markets and Germany to service the EMEA markets. For more information, please visit http://www.borgsolutions.com, or call 1-877-801-8084.
Since 1988, Qualcomm Enterprise Services (QES), formerly known as Qualcomm Wireless Business Solutions, has provided integrated wireless systems and services to businesses around the world. QES delivers the actionable information businesses seek in order to operate at peak performance and improve the quality of life for its customers, their employees and the entire value chain. Qualcomm's world-class technology infrastructure, customer care and professional services enable QES to meet the increasingly complex needs of many industries, such as mobile enterprise, transportation and logistics, construction equipment, manufacturing and healthcare. QES' customer focus is based on the knowledge that leveraging technology is critical to creating business insight that helps clients achieve their vision.
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 2008 FORTUNE 500® company traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the ticker symbol QCOM.