ATLANTA, Aug 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cbeyond (NASDAQ:CBEY, news, filings), (www.cbeyond.net), a leading provider of IT and communications services to more than 52,000 small businesses, announced the availability of the AndroidTM HTC Hero smartphone to Cbeyond customers.
Android is a flexible software platform designed to deliver a customizable and productive user experience on mobile devices. It allows users to modify their HTC Hero smartphone's look, feel and functionality while running multiple applications at the same time. HTC Hero users can easily switch between sending an email and browsing the Web from the smartphone without impacting productivity.
"Small business owners are looking for solutions like the HTC Hero that allow their employees to make the most out of every moment," said Melanie Kreh, director of product management for Cbeyond. "When combined with Hosted Microsoft(R) Exchange, a smartphone like the HTC Hero becomes an even more powerful device, allowing employees to synchronize with their desktop email, calendar and tasks to stay connected when they are away from the office."
The HTC Hero is the latest addition to Cbeyond's BeyondMobile service. Featuring a selection of smartphones, mobile devices, broadband access and cloud-based applications, BeyondMobile delivers voice and data services across a nationwide 3G network, and integrates with Cbeyond's core IT and communications services.
Kreh added, "Making the HTC Hero available for our small business customers was an easy decision because it will enable our customers to improve their productivity and grow their businesses - exactly what we are committed to at Cbeyond."
Cbeyond provides more than 30 productivity-enhancing applications to small businesses, including voice, broadband, mobile, messaging, security and marketing services. For more information about Cbeyond's portfolio of services, visit www.cbeyond.net/smb.
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Cbeyond, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBEY) is a leading provider of IT and communications services to more than 52,000 small businesses throughout the United States. Recently named as the sixth fastest growing technology company by Forbes magazine, and added to Standard & Poor's Small Cap S&P 600 Index, Cbeyond offers more than 30 productivity-enhancing applications including local and long-distance voice, broadband Internet, mobile, BlackBerry(R), broadband laptop access, voicemail, email, web hosting, fax-to-email, data backup, file-sharing and virtual private networking. Cbeyond delivers these services over a 100 percent private all IP network. For more information on Cbeyond, visit http://www.cbeyond.net/smb.
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