For Immediate Release
SlipStream Releases a New Accelerator for Macintosh® Subscribers
New SlipStream SP6.0 client is compatible with Apple® Intel-based Mac®
WATERLOO, ON, Canada — July 10, 2007 — SlipStream Data Inc., a subsidiary of Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq:RIMM; TSX:RIM) and industry leader in data compression and acceleration software, today announced the availability of SlipStream SP6.0 for Macintosh®.
This latest version of SlipStream SP, which is the most widely deployed Internet acceleration technology in the world, will enable Internet Service Providers to meet the demands of their subscribers who are on the Mac OS® X operating system. The new SlipStream SP6.0 Macintosh client will offer Macintosh users compatibility with Apple® Intel-based Mac® (Intel-based MacBook® Pro and iMac®) computers.
Features of the new release include:
Superior performance — The fastest Web browsing for Apple's Intel-based Mac users and non-Intel-based Mac users
Full Client Customization — Fully brandable and customizable client with multi language support
Browser Integration — Seamless integration with Safari™. Mainstream browsers supported with manual configuration.
Auto-Update Functionality — Update notifications can now be sent to clients automatically
Quick and easy installation and deployment!
A competitive advantage — ISPs can entice new Macintosh users to their accelerated dial service and also retain current Macintosh customers looking for enhanced compatibility.
About SlipStream Data Inc.
SlipStream, a subsidiary of Research In Motion (RIM), delivers the fastest, most reliable acceleration, compression and network optimization technology for dial, fixed and wireless broadband networks. SlipStream's technology is the most widely deployed Web, email and multimedia content acceleration solution in the world and has delivered increased profits, reductions in subscriber churn and optimized bandwidth for more than 2200 service providers in over 50 countries. SlipStream enables ISPs to differentiate themselves by delivering a more enjoyable experience to end users. For more information, visit www.slipstream.com.
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