DeviceVM and Lenovo Bring Splashtop to Netbooks

Splashtop instant-on platform featured in the Lenovo IdeaPad S10e netbook

October 28, 2008, SAN JOSE, CA – DeviceVM, the maker of the award-winning Splashtop™ instant-on platform, announced that Splashtop is now shipping on the Lenovo IdeaPad S10e netbook, making it the first netbook product in the world to offer a true instant-on experience.

With Splashtop, IdeaPad S10e users can surf the web, check email, chat online or video conference seconds after turning on their netbooks, all without starting a traditional operating system. Splashtop is branded as Lenovo “QuickStart” on the IdeaPad S10e. The netbook is based on the Intel® Atom™ processor.

“We are thrilled to partner with Lenovo to bring instant-on capabilities to netbook users,” says Mark Lee, CEO and co-founder of DeviceVM. “Netbook users want an instant-on, instant-off, efficient and secure way to get online, and Splashtop is the perfect solution.”

“Lenovo is committed to bringing the best-in-class user experience to our customers,” said Sam Dusi, vice president, notebook product marketing, Lenovo. “We are excited about our agreement with DeviceVM, which will help us deliver an unparalleled Internet experience to our IdeaPad netbook customers.”

Splashtop has been shipping on millions of motherboards, notebooks, desktops, and nettops, and now for the first time on netbooks through partnership with Lenovo.

About DeviceVM
DeviceVM, Inc. is a privately held software company, selected by Dow Jones as one of the top 50 companies to watch. With its ‘instant-on’ Splashtop product, DeviceVM is improving the every-day experience of computer users. Founded in 2006, DeviceVM is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Taiwan and China.

About Splashtop
Splashtop is an award-winning 'instant-on' platform that improves the personal computing experience. Splashtop enables users to read e-mail, chat with friends, share photos, or surf the Web seconds after turning on their PC. Numerous Splashtop-enabled motherboards, desktops, and notebooks are available from the world’s major computer manufacturers.

Useful Links:
More about Splashtop: http://www.splashtop.com
More about the IdeaPad: http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/
Splashtop blog: http://www.splashtop.com/blog/
Splashtop-enabled products: http://www.splashtop.com/os/showcase

Press contact:
Catherine Burke
Sparkpr for DeviceVM
cburke@sparkpr.com
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