FileMaker And Handspring Team Up

FileMaker has announced that Handspring has chosen FileMaker Pro software for the management of internal data at Handspring. Not only has Handspring licensed FileMaker Pro, they have announced that they will also use the FileMaker Mobile Companion for Palm OS for synchronizing data between their desktop and hand held devices. According to FileMaker:

FileMaker today announced that Handspring has signed a FileMaker Box Set License, a simple, affordable, and flexible site license for deploying FileMaker software company-wide.

The license allows any combination of FileMaker Pro 5.5, FileMaker Server and FileMaker Pro Unlimited to be installed throughout a company (see more details at

Handspring will also use FileMaker Mobile Companion for Palm OS, which runs on all Palm OS handheld devices, including the Handspring Visor.

"FileMaker Pro is an ideal productivity tool for individuals and workgroups who share and manage information over the Web, local networks and handhelds," said Dominique Goupil, FileMaker president. "Handspring is one organization in a long, growing list of satisfied customers who recognize enhanced data productivity equates with FileMaker."

"FileMaker Pro database software is a great fit for Handspring, where we strive to keep things small, simple, affordable and connected," said Glenn Noga, chief information officer for Handspring.

You can find more information about Handspring and FileMaker at their respective Web sites.