will jointly market and sell the HP Openmail Anywhere product in an agreement designed to give business customers access to corporate email from Internet-ready phones.
The companies said customers will be able to manage their accounts and respond to email through one of the 18 Sprint PCS Internet-ready phones. Openmail is Hewlett-Packard's business messaging and collaboration product for Linux and Unix systems.
Shares of Hewlett-Packard rose 81 cents, or 2.6%, to $31.94 in recent
New York Stock Exchange
trading. Sprint PCS was down 94 cents, or 3.6%, to $25.13.