1057_1In line with the growing market demand for innovative mobile applications Sybase, Inc., an SAP company and industry leader in enterprise and mobile software, has announced the latest version of Sybase® Unwired Platform that will enable enterprise developers to simply and quickly build applications that connect business data from more sources, including SAP applications, to mobile workers on any device.

Through a single integrated infrastructure, Sybase Unwired Platform is the most expansive and secure platform for empowering employees and transforming the enterprise.

The Sybase Unwired Platform is a flexible, open, and scalable enterprise-class application and services platform built on proven technologies from the industry leader in mobility. With seamless integration with a variety of enterprise applications and support for industry standard database, service-oriented architecture, and web services protocols, the platform enables the next generation of mobile applications and services that will transform any organization. The platform securely delivers data and services to all the major device platforms. Moreover, developers looking to build advanced mobile applications will benefit from the powerful 4GL tooling and the integration with common development environment such as Eclipse. When deployed with the industry leading Afaria Server, Sybase Unwired Platform's capabilities are extended even further by providing a single administrative console to centrally manage, secure and deploy mobile data, applications and devices.

Compatible with devices like iPhone and iPad, RIM BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, Windows, and Symbian, and Android support to follow its key features comprise:

  • Simplified Mobility
  • Lower total cost of ownership 
  • Empowered IT and Integrated Processes

Sybase Unwired Platform, positioned in the Leaders quadrant in Gartner, Inc’s 2009 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Enterprise Application Platformsi, provides a flexible, integrated infrastructure that reduces the complexity of developing and deploying mobile applications for all major device types, including iPhone® and iPad®, RIM BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, Windows, and Symbian, with Android support to follow.
Gary Kovacs, Senior Vice President, Markets, Solutions and Products at Sybase believes “that more than 95 percent of organizations will be choosing a Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP) or packaged mobile application vendors as their primary mobile development platforms through 2012 and expects the number of enterprises choosing multichannel MEAP vendors to rise by 10 percent in the next three years.

The Sybase Unwired Platform provides key benefits to the mobile enterprise, including:

  • Simplified Mobility – Reduces complexity of developing and deploying mobile applications with a comprehensive, integrated infrastructure
  • Empowered IT – Quickly offers innovative applications for task and knowledge workers who need mobile access to enterprise information
  • Integrated Processes – Provides out-of-box tools and services that easily integrate with existing enterprise infrastructure, business processes and enterprise applications
  • Lower total cost of ownership – Simplifies and accelerates creation of business process mobilization and integration without need for development resources.
  • Fast reaction to changing business needs – Significantly accelerates deployment of mobilized business processes.

Sybase Unwired Platform is a key component of the Sybase Mobility Platform, the industry’s first and most expansive framework of best-in-class mobility servers, mobile applications and mobile services, empowering enterprises to transform the way they connect with their customers and enable their employees.

“Sybase Unwired Platform enables leading enterprises to transform the way they operate by providing employees with anywhere, anytime access to business critical applications,” said Gary Kovacs, adding: “Unlike tactical or point mobile application solutions, the latest platform release is a comprehensive end-to-end infrastructure that enables enterprises to empower their employees and connect to their customers in new and innovative ways leveraging mobile.”

Watch an interview with Gary Kovacs, Senior Vice President, Markets, Solutions and Products at Sybase discussing the Sybase Mobility Platform.