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Phoenix Technologies Demos Laptop Security and Embedded Virtualization Solution, FailSafe and HyperSpace, at Intel Developer Forum

MILPITAS, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC), the global leader in core systems software, today announced that the first open demonstrations of Phoenix FailSafe(TM), its anti-theft and data protection firmware-based product, and its embedded virtualization platform, Phoenix HyperSpace(TM), is being held at the Intel(R) Developer Forum (IDF) August 19-21, 2008 in San Francisco. At IDF, Phoenix also unveiled Phoenix MicroCore(TM), Phoenix's newest BIOS designed for the new Intel(R) Atom(TM) processor for netbooks and nettops. Phoenix MicroCore, FailSafe and HyperSpace are being demonstrated in Phoenix booth #531 at IDF this week.

MILPITAS, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC), the global leader in core systems software, today announced that the first open demonstrations of Phoenix FailSafe(TM), its anti-theft and data protection firmware-based product, and its embedded virtualization platform, Phoenix HyperSpace(TM), is being held at the Intel(R) Developer Forum (IDF) August 19-21, 2008 in San Francisco. At IDF, Phoenix also unveiled Phoenix MicroCore(TM), Phoenix's newest BIOS designed for the new Intel(R) Atom(TM) processor for netbooks and nettops. Phoenix MicroCore, FailSafe and HyperSpace are being demonstrated in Phoenix booth #531 at IDF this week.

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The Intel Developer Forum draws thousands of attendees seeking access to new technologies, to learn new techniques and procedures, and to gain knowledge of the latest innovations. Phoenix Technologies is participating in the event, making available key members of its team of anti-theft, data-protection and virtualization experts as well as designers of its core BIOS products during numerous demos and presentations.

Phoenix FailSafe Demonstrations and Lectures

Phoenix FailSafe is a true embedded PC data protection and theft-loss solution, given that it is tightly integrated with Phoenix's firmware products which are at the foundation of more than 60% of mobile PCs in the world today. FailSafe location-based technology allows the owner to locate and recover lost or stolen laptops, remotely encrypt, retrieve or delete the data on the device or disable the unit to prevent potential misuse. Due to the fact that FailSafe is embedded into the core firmware layer, it is constantly available and functioning. FailSafe is able to offer a superior level of protection due to its tight integration with the hardware security mechanisms in a system.

FailSafe presentation dates/times: 1. During the Intel Keynote on 'Mobility: Where Will "On-the-Go" Go?' By David (Dadi) Perlmutter Executive Vice President and General Manager, Mobility Group, Intel Corporation Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1:35 pm 2. Presentation: How to Protect Your Business Data and PCs with Intel(R) Anti-Theft Technology Jacques Lemieux, Phoenix FailSafe's Development Manager, will participate alongside Intel product specialists in a session designed to educate attendees about the upcoming Intel Anti-Theft Technology. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 4:00 p.m. Room 2003 3. Panel Discussion: Leveraging Intel(R) Anti-Theft Technology for Services Learn about emerging anti-theft services from a chief designer of Phoenix Technologies' anti-theft and data protect software. Ravi Gupta, Vice President of Engineering for Phoenix FailSafe, will present, along with other speakers, during a panel discussion. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 4:00 p.m. Room 2000 4. Demo in the Phoenix Technologies Booth #531 5. Demo in the Intel ProZone, Intel's central demo area for business and mobile computing platforms Phoenix Technologies Booth #745 6. Demo in the Ericsson Booth No. #507

Phoenix HyperSpace and HyperCore Demo

Phoenix HyperCore is an ultra-efficient embedded hypervisor which allows an independent Linux-based operating system called HyperSpace(TM) to run specialized core services side-by-side with Windows Vista. The HyperSpace platform provides a unique computing environment called ManageSpace that PC designers and security innovators can use to host remote management and security applications that are available before, during and after Windows boot up and shut down. Operating like self-contained appliances, these embedded applications such as anti-virus and secure browsing provide stronger protection than is currently available on PCs.

Enhanced by Intel(R) based-processors enabling virtualization technologies, Phoenix HyperSpace(TM) provides a secure foundation of 'embedded simplicity.' PC OEMs can now offer highly-efficient, instantly available applications that promise to deliver new levels of security, up-time, system reliability, remote management, and ease-of-use to PC users.

Location: Phoenix Technologies Booth No. 531

Presentation on BIOS: Emerging Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Capabilities

Tim Lewis, Phoenix Technologies' Chief Firmware Architect, will present alongside Vincent Zimmer, Principal Engineer at Intel Corporation, on increasing platform security, provisioning, configuration and ease-of-use using recently updated Unified Extensible Firmware (UEFI) 2.20, Platform Initialization (PI) 1.10 and UEFI Shell specifications.

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 11:10 a.m. Room 2007

About Phoenix Technologies

Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC) is the global market leader in system firmware that provides the most secure foundation for today's computing environments. The PC industry's top system builders and specifiers trust Phoenix to pioneer open standards and deliver innovative solutions that will help them differentiate their systems, reduce time-to-market and increase their revenues. The Company's flagship products and services — AwardCore, SecureCore, FailSafe, HyperSpace, BeInSync and eSupport — are revolutionizing the PC user experience by delivering unprecedented performance, security, reliability, continuity, and ease-of-use. The Company established industry leadership and created the PC clone industry with its original BIOS product in 1983. Phoenix has 155 technology patents and 139 pending applications, and has shipped in over one billion systems. Phoenix is headquartered in Milpitas, California with offices worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.phoenix.com

Phoenix, Phoenix Technologies, Phoenix FailSafe, HyperSpace, BeInSync, eSupport, PC 3.0 and the Phoenix Technologies logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Phoenix Technologies Ltd. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contact: Phoenix Technologies Ltd. Global Press Office Tel : +1 408 570 1060 public_relations@phoenix.com

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