Sybase iAnywhere Brings New Business Process Mobilization, Administration, and Security Features to a Wide Array of Wireless Devices in the Enterprise
New Version of iAnywhere Mobile Office Now Available for Windows Mobile, Symbian and iPhone
DUBLIN, CALIF. - Sybase iAnywhere today announced the latest version of iAnywhere® Mobile Office for Windows Mobile, Symbian and iPhone users in the enterprise. The new release offers enhanced administrative, network security and deployment features that allow enterprises to reduce the total cost of ownership when extending email and business processes to wireless devices. iAnywhere Mobile Office is an industry leader in extending enterprise-class email and PIM data from Lotus Domino and Microsoft Exchange to a variety of wireless devices.
“To ensure secure email access and protection of on-board corporate data for wireless users, companies need to add a third party application that extends the offering provided with the device,” said Jack Gold, President of J.Gold Associates. “Products that offer enhanced network security, data protection, device management, profile administration, support and deployment features, such as iAnywhere Mobile Office, should be considered for any enterprise deploying wireless devices. This especially holds true if the product allows for cross-platform support which is so common in the enterprise.”
The latest version of iAnywhere Mobile Office continues to address enterprise requirements on various wireless devices with the following new key features:
Business Process Mobilization
* A simplified email-driven approach that enables business and workflow processes on Windows Mobile and Symbian devices
* Ability for users to take action from mobile devices to complete business processes, such as approval of expense reports, human resources requisitions and purchase orders, or notifications from CRM activities
* Web Service interface for seamless server integration and speed of development with business process widgets, reducing the cost and effort necessary to develop and deploy simple applications
* Remote administration and the ability to administer multiple iAnywhere Mobile Office servers from a single console
* Web Services interface for managing the server
Enhanced Network Security with New Relay Server
* Facilitates highly secure communications with mobile devices by not requiring any open inbound ports into the corporate network
* Secure communications with no impact on device processor or battery performance (no VPN software required)
* Works across multiple Sybase mobility components, providing a single security solution for all device communications
Reduced TCO with New Deployment and Supportability Features
* Data roaming control of client connections to the server when the device is not on the carrier’s home network
* Optional SMS provisioning using Sybase 365 global messaging platform
* Enhanced supportability features that assist in troubleshooting issues
Sybase has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant in its Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Wireless E-Mail Software, May 2008 and 2008i Magic Quadrant for Mobile Enterprise Application Platformsii.
“Enterprise users are looking to do more with mobile devices. The latest version of iAnywhere Mobile Office empowers workers to securely conduct time-sensitive business processes on a variety of mobile devices,” said Willie Jow, vice president of Mobility Product Marketing, Sybase. “We are focused on enabling the real-time Unwired Enterprise, facilitating work to continue even when mobile workers are not in the office.”
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/getmobileoffice. For more information please call 800-8SYBASE or 519-883-6898.
In Related News
Sybase announced expanded iPhone support and availability on the iPhone App Store. The iPhone client is 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. To view a video demo of the new iPhone features please visit: www.sybase.com/iphonevideo0109.
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. 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.
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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).
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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