Sybase Powers Latest Verizon Managed Mobility Offering

Sybase, an SAP company, recently announced its support for a new managed mobility offering from Verizon Business that aims to reduce the complexity in developing and deploying mobile applications running across a variety of back-end enterprise systems and mobile device types. Verizon's new Mobile Services Enablement Platform (MSEP) leverages Sybase Managed Mobility as well as the Sybase Unwired Platform and can be fully integrated with existing Verizon Managed Mobility Solutions modules.

"Our in-depth expertise and longstanding leadership in mobile device management and mobile enterprise application platforms position us as a key contributor to Verizon's comprehensive managed mobility offerings," said Terry Stepien, president, Sybase iAnywhere. "Our open, heterogeneous platform approach and ability to rapidly support the latest devices is critical in meeting Verizon's business and customer requirements. We look forward to expanding our partnership and driving the managed mobility service market."

Verizon Managed Mobility Solutions is a comprehensive, user-friendly offering that provides large global enterprises and mid-sized businesses with a fully integrated solution in key areas including: inventory and expense management, logistics, mobile device management, mobile security, and application development.

Sybase's Managed Mobility technologies have supported the mobile device management and security modules of the Verizon managed service for the past year through Sybase Afaria, and now powers Verizon MSEP which offers: heterogeneous device management for Windows Mobile, Windows 32, BlackBerry, iPhone and Symbian and Android in 2011; rapid application development tooling that leverages the popular Eclipse development toolset; out-the-box integration with enterprise applications through adapters (SAP, Remedy, Oracle, Siebel, etc.), customizable templates for users to design once and deploy to many mobile devices, and full web services stack; and pre-packaged templates for Sybase Mobile Sales for SAP CRM and Sybase Mobile Workflow for SAP Business Suite.

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