Sybase Delivers Next Phase of Information Anywere Suite with Sybase Unwired Accelerator 8.0
New Solution Provides Mobile Users with Access to Key Enterprise Applications and Business Processes from Any Mobile Device
DUBLIN, Calif. — September 25, 2006 — Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), a leading provider of enterprise infrastructure and mobile software, today announced the availability of Sybase® Unwired Accelerator 8.0, an innovative mobile solution that enables users to access their enterprise applications, data and business processes from mobile devices.
Sybase Unwired Accelerator 8.0 enables developers and IT professionals to build custom mobile solutions that extend existing enterprise information sources, including SAP ERP, BMC Remedy Service Desk, Business Objects and Crystal Reports XI, Lotus Notes, JDBC databases, Web Services or Web applications, directly to handheld devices.
“Mobile deployments are growing rapidly as companies utilize the expanding array of highly capable smart devices and increasingly available wireless broadband connections,” said Jack Gold, founder and principal analyst, J. Gold Associates. “However, the inability to rapidly create and deploy mobile apps is constraining the growth of the market and slowing deployments for many organizations. Easy to use rapid deployment tools, like Sybase Unwired Accelerator, provide a needed boost to organizations with limited development resources who want to deploy back office applications out to mobile end users with the least cost and in the shortest possible time.”
Sybase Unwired Accelerator 8.0 is a key component of the recently announced Sybase Information Anywhere® Suite, which includes mobile email, device management, enterprise-to-edge security and enterprise application enablement products that securely extend back-end enterprise applications and business processes to remote workers on the frontlines.
“Sybase Unwired Accelerator 8.0 delivers on Sybase’s vision for an Unwired Enterprise by providing superior technology that is secure and reliable for the mobile workforce,” said Neil McGovern, director of corporate development and product strategy, Sybase. “Sybase is unique in offering end-users a wide range of options for accessing enterprise data and business processes from virtually any mobile device.”
New features in Sybase Unwired Accelerator 8.0 include:
* Enhanced application support for Business Objects XI, Crystal Reports XI, Lotus Notes 6.5, Remedy Service Management and SAP ERP
* Server push and differential synchronization support for BlackBerry, Windows Mobile and Java Platform, Micro Edition (Java ME) devices
* New Eclipse-based mobile tooling in addition to Web-based tooling for the rapid development of both connected and disconnected mobile applications
* New .NET Compact Framework API to give .NET developers the ability to create sophisticated applications with support for enterprise-level synchronization, persistence, transaction and server push capabilities.
* Connected and disconnected support for Java Platform, Micro Edition (Java ME) devices that support MIDP 2.0 profiles and CLDC 1.0 runtime
* Support for SOA (Service Orientated Architecture), online/browser and smart/rich client architectures
* New Customization Wizard for the BlackBerry which enables non-technical people to quickly customize the look and feel of the UA Smart Client on BlackBerry devices
Sybase Unwired Accelerator 8.0 is available immediately. For more information visit http://www.sybase.com/unwiredaccelerator.
About Sybase Information Anywhere Suite
Sybase® Information Anywhere® Suite is a secure, scalable mobile software platform that combines mobile email, device management, enterprise-to-edge security and enterprise application enablement. Sybase Information Anywhere Suite extends back-end enterprise applications and business processes to remote workers on the frontlines. Additional components of Sybase Information Anywhere Suite will become available throughout the fourth quarter of 2006. More information is available at
About Sybase, Inc.
Sybase is the largest global enterprise software company exclusively focused on managing and mobilizing information from the data center to the point of action. Sybase provides open, cross-platform solutions that securely deliver information anytime, anywhere, enabling customers to create an information edge. The world’s most critical data in commerce, communications, finance, government and healthcare runs on Sybase. For more information, visit the Sybase Web site: http://www.sybase.com.
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