Sybase Launches Enterprise-Ready iPhone Solution on the App Store
First Major Leading Software Provider to Isolate and Secure Enterprise Data on the iPhone, while Leaving User’s Personal Data Untouched and Easily Accessible
DUBLIN, CALIF. - Sybase (NYSE: SY), an industry leader in delivering enterprise and mobile software, today announced a new version of iAnywhere® Mobile Office with expanded iPhone support and availability on the iPhone App Store. Sybase’s unique approach for enhanced security and usability make it the first recognized leader in the middleware space to encrypt all data contained within an email and PIM application on an iPhone without compromising user’s personal information. The latest version is intended to strengthen iPhone adoption within enterprises by providing Lotus Domino and Microsoft Exchange email and PIM data to iPhone users.
“Today’s wireless consumers have grown accustomed to feature-rich functionality and extensive access to personal data, which is carrying over to the enterprise. The recent iPhone OS 3.0 release supports this transformation,” said Dr. Raj Nathan, Chief Marketing Officer, Sybase. “As the demand for wireless device usage and access to corporate data in the enterprise continues to grow, only solution providers with extensive mobility expertise and a single, comprehensive mobile platform such as Sybase will be in a position to fulfill requirements of the next generation workforce.”
With this release, iAnywhere Mobile Office provides iPhone users with an enterprise solution supporting email, calendar, tasks and contacts with corporate directory lookup. In addition, it provides several key security features for IT to administer and manage iPhones within the enterprise including:
* Application password protection
* On-device encryption for all enterprise data contained within the iAnywhere Mobile Office application on an iPhone, leaving user’s personal data and applications untouched
* On-demand remote data wipe to remove all enterprise data within the application in the case of a device being lost or stolen
Sybase has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant in its Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Wireless E-Mail Software, May 2008i and 2008 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Enterprise Application Platformsii.
App Store & Product Availability
The new version of iAnywhere Mobile Office, which supports both IBM Lotus Domino and Microsoft Exchange, is now available. A free 30-day trial version is available at: www.sybase.com/iphone. The iPhone client is also available on the App Store as a free download. The client requires use of iAnywhere Mobile Office server and a client access license to connect with email systems. For more information please call 800-8SYBASE or 519-883-6898.
To view a video demo of the new iPhone features please visit: www.sybase.com/iphonevideo0109. A webcast is scheduled for March 26 to discuss iAnywhere Mobile Office iPhone support in further detail. Interested parties may register at: www.sybase.com/iphonewebcast.
In Related News
Sybase announced a new version of iAnywhere Mobile Office that includes enhanced administrative, network security and deployment features to a wide array of mobile devices in the enterprise. Please see press releases at www.sybase.com/press.
About Sybase iAnywhere
Sybase 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 Sybase Unwired Platform, SQL Anywhere, Afaria and iAnywhere Mobile Office. For more information, visit: www.sybase.com/ianywhere.
Sybase is an industry leader in delivering enterprise and mobile software to manage, analyze and mobilize information. We are recognized globally as the performance leader, proven in the most data-intensive industries and across all systems, networks and devices. For 25 years, our information management, analytics and enterprise mobility solutions have powered the world’s most mission-critical systems in financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing and government. For more information, visit http://www.sybase.com. Read Sybase blogs: http://blogs.sybase.com.
Sybase, iAnywhere and iAnywhere Solutions 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. IBM, Lotus, Notes, Domino and Lotusphere are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States, other countries or both.
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 Sybase’s 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).
About the Gartner Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrants are copyrighted 2008 by Gartner, Inc. and are reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the “Leaders” quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
iMagic Quadrant for Enterprise Wireless E-Mail Software Market, Publication Date: 29 May 2008, by Monica Basso, ID Number: G00157091.
iiMagic Quadrant for Mobile Enterprise Application Platforms, Publication Date: 18 December 2008, by William Clark and Michael J. King, ID Number: G00162969.
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