Phoenix Launches Secure Hypervisor Platform

New platform from Phoenix will transform the user experience with new levels of security, reliability, ease of use, and low power consumption

Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading

November 7, 2007

2 Min Read

MILPITAS, Calif. -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: PTEC), the global leader in core systems firmware, today announced Phoenix HyperSpace™, an innovative platform that promises to ignite a PC revolution by transforming the mobile personal computing experience. Enhanced by Intel® processor technology, Phoenix HyperSpace™ provides a secure foundation of ‘embedded simplicity.’ PC OEMs can now offer highly-efficient, instantly available applications that promise to deliver new levels of security, up-time, system reliability, remote management, and ease-of-use to PC users.

The HyperSpace platform provides a unique computing environment that PC designers, security innovators and content providers can use to create instant-on applications that are available before, during, and after Windows boot up and shut down. Operating like self-contained appliances, these purpose-built applications will be embedded into new computers by PC system vendors. Next-generation PC users will benefit from one-click remote system maintenance, repair, lower battery consumption and embedded security providing stronger protection than is currently available, along with a host of possible applications and content such as instant-on multi-media players, IP soft phones, email, instant messaging, Web 2.0 browsing, safe shopping and more. Phoenix has already demonstrated prototype, proof-of-concept applications that show the possibilities of the new HyperSpace platform.

HyperSpace delivers an elegant, high-performance, low battery-consumption environment which enables mobile PC users to be productive at all times.

“For most of us, today’s computing experience is a lot like air travel – offering tremendous possibilities, but plagued with security issues, delays and system failures,” said Woody Hobbs, President & CEO of Phoenix Technologies. “HyperSpace introduces a new framework to transform the personal computing experience through purpose-driven appliances™ that work within the HyperSpace environment. Working together with our partners within the PC ecosystem, we believe HyperSpace will ignite a new revolution of innovation built on the foundation of embedded simplicity.”

Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC)

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