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SyBase Enhances Information Anywhere Program for Mobile Enterprise

Sybase iAnywhere has announced important enhancements to its Information Anywhere suite that are focused on collaboration and security for mobile enterprise users. The Information Anywhere suite is a platform that addresses converging enterprise requirements for mobile email, messaging, security, device management and enterprise applications. The company has expanded the suite's mobile collaboration capabilities with the general availability of Information Anywhere Mobile IM, which provides secure instant messaging and presence capabilities to mobile workers. In addition, the company has added new enhancements to the suite's security solution for laptops, including the addition of security for shareable removable media.

"With mobility comes responsibility. Businesses must take measures to protect corporate information wherever it resides, particularly with widespread usage of unmonitored consumer instant messaging services at work," said Joe Owen, vice president, engineering, Sybase iAnywhere. "Information Anywhere helps IT take a strategic approach to mobilizing, managing and securing the entire spectrum of enterprise solutions, from collaboration to other lines of business applications, across all mobile devices and media."

Information Anywhere Mobile IM and email address the demands of today's mobile workers for increased productivity and collaboration within a controlled, secure environment. The Information Anywhere collaboration software is installed and controlled within the enterprise and includes features such as message routing and compatibility with IM and email auditing and archiving systems, ensuring the security of the enterprise systems and complying with various industry regulations.

With this release, Information Anywhere suite offers comprehensive support for extending enterprise email systems and IM platforms across a broad range of mobile devices and smart phones, including the latest Windows Mobile 6.0 devices, such as the HTC S710 and the T-Mobile Dash, and Symbian-based devices, such as the Nokia Eseries and Sony Ericsson M600i and P990i series.

The newly available Information Anywhere Mobile IM includes:

  • Support for leading enterprise instant messaging systems including IBM Lotus Sametime, Microsoft Office Live Communications Server, Jabber XCP, Jabber Wildfire and Reuters Messaging as well as support for public instant messaging networks via XMPP, including Google Talk and Jabber.
  • Comprehensive cross-platform support for Windows Mobile, RIM BlackBerry, Palm, Nokia Eseries and Symbian OS-based mobile devices.
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