Soprano Design: IBM Beacon Award Finalist for 2007

Sydney, Australia, April 28, 2007 --( Soprano Design today announced that its Mobile Enterprise Messaging Suite had been selected as one of three finalists in the international IBM PartnerWorld Beacon Awards for 2007.

The Beacon Awards recognise IBM partners that have delivered innovative, technically excellent solutions that solve real business issues for clients while delivering consistently high customer satisfaction.

"The IBM PartnerWorld Beacon Awards recognize Business Partners that have delivered powerful, innovative solutions and services to customers around the world," said Ravi Marwaha, general manager, IBM Global Business Partners.

Soprano’s CEO, Dr Richard Favero, will attend the awards ceremony in St Louis, Missouri, on Monday the 30th of April.

“Our success in the Beacon Awards 2007 is great recognition for both our team and vision for world class software and confirms our strong position in international markets,” said Dr Favero. “Our intent is to leverage the credibility that this award provides to market the Soprano Mobile Enterprise Messaging Suite to Mobile Network Operators around the world.”

About the Mobile Enterprise Messaging Suite
The Soprano Mobile Enterprise Messaging Suite provides a set of sophisticated mobile and email messaging applications in a single ‘out-of-the-box’ solution. The solution provides a multi-tenant, secure, and fully featured SMS, MMS and email messaging solution. The solution is targeted at mobile network operators and mobile service providers, enabling them to provide their customers with a robust mobile and email messaging value added service that is deliverable in hours not days or weeks.

About Soprano
Soprano Design is the leading provider of mobile messaging and wireless application infrastructure in Australia. Soprano counts as its clients leading mobile network operators, wireless application service providers, financial institutions, government agencies and global top 100 corporations.

With over a decade of experience, and operations in Sydney, Paris, London and the USA, Soprano can deliver innovative off-the-shelf and customised solutions for the wireless customer in a timely and highly cost efficient manner.

Soprano is an IBM Premium Business Partner and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

Soprano Design Pty Ltd
Paul Haddon
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