Sybase iAnywhere Launches New Migration Program for Nokia Intellisync Partners and Customers
Includes Customized Offerings Backed by a Comprehensive Mobility Suite of Industry Leading Mobile Device Management and Security, Wireless Email and Business Process Mobilization Solutions
DUBLIN, CALIF — Sybase iAnywhere today launched its new Nokia Intellisync Migration Program. The program is aimed at supporting Nokia Intellisync partners and customers affected by Nokia’s decision to stop the development and marketing of its behind-the-firewall business mobility solutions. Sybase iAnywhere is offering Nokia Intellisync customers free copies of selected Information Anywhere® Suite components, including mobile email, device management, device security and application enablement capabilities.
“Nokia’s decision to focus on its success in the consumer market and reignite its partnership program on the enterprise side presents significant opportunity for companies with strong behind-the-firewall business mobility solutions such as Sybase,” said Stephen Drake, program director, mobile enterprise, IDC. “Sybase’s Information Anywhere Suite presents a viable migration option for Nokia Intellisync customers.”
Sybase® Information Anywhere® Suite is a secure, scalable mobile software solution that has been positioned in the leader’s quadrant of Gartner’s 2007 multi-channel access gateway (MAG) Magic Quadrant*. Backed by more than 20 years of expertise in solving mobile deployment challenges, Information Anywhere Suite allows organizations to integrate, extend and leverage investments in their existing IT infrastructure when developing a mobile strategy.
Heterogeneous Wireless Email
* Supports a wide range of devices (Symbian, Windows Mobile, iPhone), as well as backend groupware systems (Lotus Domino and Microsoft Exchange)
* Offers business process mobilization that enables business and workflow processes, such as approvals, to be integrated with wireless email
Mobile Device Management and Security
* Integrated management and security for both laptops and handhelds from a single web-based console
* Comprehensive device management including software distribution, inventory configuration enforcement, OS patch updates and remote control
* Mobile device security providing central control over compliance to corporate security policies for power-on password, data encryption, antivirus, firewall and over-the-air device kill
* Unique outbound connection model that facilitates highly-secure communications with mobile devices connecting into the corporate network without requiring any open inbound ports
Mobile Enterprise Application Enablement
* Mobile enterprise application enablement to extend existing enterprise information and applications to any mobile device
“As a leader in the mobility market, Sybase is committed to helping Unwire Enterprises through continued development and deployment of strategic mobile strategies and best-of-breed solutions,” said Terry Stepien, president, Sybase iAnywhere. “Our proven, industry-leading technologies – such as mobile device management and wireless email – are available to Nokia customers and partners to meet the demands of the mobile enterprise today and in the future. This new program was designed specifically with Nokia Intellisync partners and customers in mind and with the goal of making any migration project as seamless and painless as possible.”
About Nokia Intellisync Migration Program
Sybase is offering existing Nokia Intellisync customers free copies of selected Information Anywhere Suite components with a minimum purchase of one year of support. Nokia partners that are interested in reselling Information Anywhere Suite components can contact our channel team at 800-801-2069. For more information and promotion details, please visit: www.sybase.com/nokia or call 800-801-2069.
About Sybase iAnywhere
iAnywhere, a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc. (NYSE:SY), enables success at the front lines of business. The company holds worldwide market leadership positions in mobile and embedded databases, mobile management and security, mobile email, mobile middleware and synchronization, and Bluetooth® and infrared protocol technologies. Sybase iAnywhere plays an important role in the Sybase Unwired Enterprise strategy, which focuses on managing and mobilizing information from the data center to the point of action. Tens of millions of mobile devices and over 20,000 customers and partners rely on the company’s “Always Available” technologies, including SQL Anywhere and its Information Anywhere Suite.
**Magic Quadrant for Multichannel Access Gateways, 2007, Publication Date: 8 November 2007, by William Clark and Michael J. King, ID Number: G00152113
Sybase, iAnywhere, iAnywhere Solutions, Information Anywhere, Afaria, and SQL Anywhere are trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks of Sybase, Inc. or its subsidiaries. ® indicates registration in the United States of America. The Bluetooth trademark and logos are owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by iAnywhere is under license. All other company and product names mentioned may be trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated.
Special Note: References to Sybase iAnywhere mean iAnywhere Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc. Statements concerning iAnywhere Solutions’ product market, relationships with its customers and new products are forward-looking statements that involve a number of uncertainties and risks and cannot be guaranteed. Factors that could ultimately affect such statements are detailed from time to time in Sybase’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including but not limited to its annual report on Form 10-K and its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q (copies of which can be viewed on the Company’s web site).
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