3/20/2003 - iAnywhere Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), demonstrated an innovative application that leverages the .NET data provider for SQL Anywhere® Studio and the Microsoft .NET Compact Framework. The mobile insurance claims processing application enables remote workers to view and enter information, import and annotate photos and synchronize data to a backend enterprise database using a Pocket PC device. The demonstration will be available this week in the iAnywhere Solutions booth (#107) at the Microsoft Mobility Developer Conference.
"iAnywhere Solutions’ support for both our .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework will play an important role in fueling the creation of database-powered enterprise solutions, delivering the technology to iAnywhere Solutions’ base of more than 10,000 developers," said Craig Neable, program manager for the Developer and Platform Evangelism Division at Microsoft Corp.
"The introduction of our SQL Anywhere Studio .NET data provider is further evidence of our commitment to the .NET developer platform," said Michael Paola, group product manager at iAnywhere Solutions. "This insurance solution illustrates the power of mobile enterprise applications to make remote workers more productive, providing them with the same critical tools and information that they rely upon in the office."
A robust, reliable relational database stored locally on a mobile device enables insurance adjusters to work effectively regardless of network availability. The data in the local SQL Anywhere Studio database is always available and can be automatically synchronized with the insurance company's enterprise database when the adjuster regains network access.
About the .NET Data Provider for SQL Anywhere Studio
The .NET data provider for SQL Anywhere Studio features support for Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003, which helps to increase developer productivity by speeding and simplifying application development. The technology is a full implementation, supporting all classes including DataReader and DataAdapter. It is also a direct implementation, not requiring OLE DB or ODBC bridges – providing application flexibility and superior performance.
About iAnywhere Solutions
iAnywhere Solutions, Inc. empowers businesses with always available access to enterprise information. More than 10,000 customers worldwide, including 78 of the Fortune 100, rely on iAnywhere SolutionsTM industry leading mobile, embedded and workgroup databases, mobile middleware and m-Business solutions. In addition, eight million registered users leverage My AvantGo®, the company's mobile Internet service. iAnywhere Solutions is a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY). Visit www.ianywhere.com for more information.
iAnywhere, iAnywhere Solutions, SQL Anywhere and AvantGo are trademarks, registered trademarks or servicemarks of Sybase, Inc. or its subsidiaries. ® indicates registration in the United States of America.
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