Sybase Enterprise Mobility Solutions Complement Cisco Cius Debut in Enterprise Tablet Market

Sybase has announced its mobile device security and application management software support Cisco Cius - a highly secure business tablet created for the enterprise. The announcement extends Sybase's device agnostic approach to support a growing list that includes Android (smartphones and tablets), iOS (iPhone and iPad), Windows Mobile, Symbian and BlackBerry.

"Our ability to rapidly support the latest devices on our mobile enterprise application platform and ensure they are enterprise-ready is unmatched in the industry," says Terry Stepien, president, Sybase iAnywhere. "We highly value Cisco as a strategic partner with a common goal of driving enterprise mobility innovation. The Cisco Cius running on Sybase Unwired Platform will offer customers a new class of highly collaborative and secure productivity apps, which will continue advancing tablet adoption in the enterprise."

According to Sybase, with the growth of personally owned and corporate-liable tablets entering the enterprise, businesses are seeking a comprehensive platform to simplify and centralize the development, deployment, management and security of their mobile application landscapes across a widening array of device types. The Cisco Cius business tablet brings new voice, video, collaboration and virtualization capabilities to enterprise users. By combining Cisco Cius and Sybase's enterprise mobility solutions, organizations can now deliver an optimized tablet containing enterprise-grade management, security and a suite of collaboration applications.

Built on proven technology, the Sybase Unwired Platform and Sybase Afaria are designed to improve customer efficiency, responsiveness and satisfaction through development and management of user-friendly, highly productive native and web-based applications. These applications are designed to mobilize business processes and workflow, and provide real-time access to back-office systems across the enterprise on one of the most secure mobile platforms in the industry.