Visto Corporation receives patent for secure remote access to corporate data

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Visto Corporation (www.visto.com), the leading provider of personal and corporate mobile messaging solutions to wireless operators for the broadest set of mobile device platforms, today announced that it has been issued a patent for a system and method for globally and securely accessing unified information in a computer network. This patent marks the ninth US patent in Visto's portfolio.

The new patent, US Patent No. 6,708,221, describes a mechanism for secure remote access to a corporation's data. Additional information on the patent is available at the US Patent and Trademark Office at www.uspto.gov.

"Visto continues to lead the wireless market with innovative technology that makes mobile and offline access to data reliable and easy," said Daniel Mendez, vice president and CTO of Visto. "This new patent illustrates our capabilities in managing the synchronisation of data of various types in a secure fashion over the wireless networks used by mobile workers. We anticipate this patent will be another valuable asset in Visto's already substantial portfolio of intellectual property."

Visto holds a total of nine US patents relating to the storage, access, translation and synchronisation of data, all technologies necessary for easy, secure mobile data access. Internationally, Visto holds issued patents in China, Israel and Singapore and has other patents pending in Europe, Japan and numerous other countries worldwide.