Deliver Your News to the World

Sybase Recognized as a Mobile Device Management Leader By Independent Research Firm


New Report Positions Sybase and another Vendor as Leading the Pack with Superior Mobile Device Configuration, Management and Security Capabilities, and Strongest Market Presence

DUBLIN, CALIF. - Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), an industry leader in delivering enterprise and mobile software, today announced it was among the select companies that Forrester Research invited to participate in its April 27, 2009, Forrester Wave™: Mobile Device Management Solutions, Q2 2009. In this evaluation, Sybase was top ranked in numerous evaluation areas such as installed base, systems integrators, services, product strategy, interoperability features, architecture, performance and OS and hardware platform.

According to Forrester Research, “with the capabilities to manage and secure [a variety of] mobile devices, Afaria® is the single most flexible and comprehensive mobile device management solution on the market today. Comprehensive security features like email and PIM encryption, malware and virus protection, OTA encryption, and temporary password recovery ensure that Afaria is the best solution for enterprises that embrace multiple platforms or have extensive investments in line-of-business applications on handhelds.”

“Sybase’s deep expertise and longstanding commitment toward Unwiring the Enterprise has enabled us to offer customers the most mature, open and comprehensive mobile middleware platform available in the market today,” said Terry Stepien, president, Sybase iAnywhere. “We are extremely pleased that Forrester Research recognized our efforts in key focus areas, including heterogeneous device and backend support and high performance, further solidifying our leadership role in enterprise mobility.”

The full Forrester Wave™ report can be obtained at

In Related News
Sybase today announced the latest release of Afaria now supports Open Mobile Alliance Device Management (OMA DM) standards for expanded device management functionality. It is estimated that there are over a billion Symbian and feature phones shipped worldwide using the native OMA client pre-installed on the device. Please see press releases at

About Sybase
Sybase is an industry leader in delivering enterprise and mobile software to manage, analyze and mobilize information. We are recognized globally as a performance leader, proven in the most data-intensive industries and across all major systems, networks and devices. 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 Read Sybase blogs:

Sybase, iAnywhere and Afaria are trademarks of Sybase, Inc. or its subsidiaries. ® indicates registration in the United States of America. 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.


This news content was configured by WebWire editorial staff. Linking is permitted.

News Release Distribution and Press Release Distribution Services Provided by WebWire.