updated 1/6/2011 4:16:02 PM ET 2011-01-06T21:16:02

NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WorkLight, a leading mobile application software provider, today reported a very strong year of results, more than doubling its revenue in 2010. The company added significant technology capabilities to its signature WorkLight Mobile Platform, including new smartphone and tablet support, introduced over 15 new partnerships and launched a Developer Zone, which provides complete access to the WorkLight platform for evaluation purposes.

"With the explosive growth of mobile devices and applications in 2010 - in both quantity and variety - companies have had to re-think how they develop, deliver and manage the best possible mobile experience to their end-users," said Shahar Kaminitz, CEO of WorkLight. "We’re pleased that WorkLight has been able to meet these challenges and provide our customers with a mobile platform on which organizations can grow and thrive in what promises to be an even more competitive and exciting new year going forward."

WorkLight experienced record growth, more than doubling its revenue in 2010. Its customer base now includes some of the world’s largest companies in the financial services, hospitality, IT services, healthcare, insurance and other industries. The company also doubled its office space moving in new midtown New York headquarters space last year, and increased its employee headcount by 30 percent.

In February, WorkLight released support for Android smartphones, followed by BlackBerry support in August. Last month, the company released a beta version of WorkLight 4.0 providing complete tablet support for iOS and Android devices, enabling combined native and web coding within a single app as well as delivering an extensive range of app development, integration and management capabilities that will be unveiled this month.

In mid-2010, the company introduced the WorkLight Dev Zone for enterprise developers to download a free evaluation version of the platform, along with access to a community forum, training resources, samples and documentation. Hundreds of companies, primarily large enterprises, have joined the WorkLight community to date.

Driven by its open mobile technology approach and partner-friendly channel and services strategy, WorkLight continued to enlarge its network reaching over 15 new ISV, OEM, reseller, technology and services partners last year. True to the WorkLight vision of enabling companies to independently leverage its mobile platform, WorkLight has attracted partners from North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

WorkLight was selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Global 100 award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from around the world and it was also named to AlwaysOn Global 250.

The WorkLight Mobile Platform enables companies to efficiently develop, run and manage applications securely for multiple smartphone and tablet devices. The WorkLight platform includes the WorkLight Studio for native and web application development and deployment, the WorkLight Server for secure delivery and backend integration with enterprise systems and the WorkLight Console for ongoing management and tracking of adoption and usage of the applications.

WorkLight is a leading mobile application platform that enables organizations to create, run and manage rich applications for smartphones, tablets and other environments with the highest levels of developer productivity, enterprise delivery and dynamic control. Many of the world’s largest companies rely on WorkLight to provide optimal user experiences across more devices while radically reducing time to market, development cost and ongoing maintenance effort. For more, visit www.worklight.com .

CONTACT: Glenn Rossman
         Baker Communications Group
         914.623.8354
         worklight@bakercg.com
         
         Yonni Harif
         Marketing and Online Manager
         WorkLight, Inc.
         646.696.8213
         yonnih@worklight.com

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