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Google Gears Enables Zoho Writer to Offer Offline Documents to Windows Mobile Device Users

PLEASANTON, Calif. - March 04, -Zoho today announced that Zoho Writer supports both online and offline access from Internet Explorer Mobile (IE Mobile), the Microsoft browser for mobile devices running its Windows Mobile operating system. Zoho support for the open source Google Gears means its customers can work with their Zoho Writer documents from Window Mobile devices, regardless of network availability. For a video of Zoho Writer on Windows Mobile with Offline Support, please visit https://www.viddler.com/explore/raju/videos/18/.

"Mobile phones are a road warrior's best friend when working away from the office," said Raju Vegesna, Zoho evangelist. "This is the primary reason why mobile support continues to be a top priority for Zoho. Today's news announcing Google Gears on mobile devices will help us offer online and offline access to mobile applications going forward."

Zoho Writer on IE Mobile

With Zoho Writer running on IE Mobile, Zoho expands the mobility of Zoho applications beyond the iPhone, which the company supports through iZoho. Like iZoho, the applications available under IE Mobile will eventually grow to include other Zoho applications.

Today, Zoho users running IE Mobile will have read-only access to their Zoho Writer documents, in both online and offline modes. Going forward, Zoho will make read/write functionality available both online and offline.

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About Zoho and AdventNet

Zoho is creating the most comprehensive suite of affordable, online collaborative productivity applications and business applications for today's knowledge workers. To date, Zoho has launched 16 different applications and more are in the works. Zoho has received numerous awards including a 2008 PC WORLD 25 Most Innovative Products Award for Zoho Notebook and "Best Enterprise Start-up" at The 2007 Crunchies. Nearly 200 developers work on the Zoho suite. For more information on Zoho, please visit www.zoho.com and blogs.zoho.com.

Zoho is a division of AdventNet, in business since 1996 providing innovative software products and serving more than 25,000 customers worldwide. For more information on AdventNet, please visit www.adventnet.com.

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