7/1/2003 - iAnywhere Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY), announced the next generation of its award-winning PylonTM family of products – the industry’s first comprehensive solution for extending Lotus® Notes and Microsoft ExchangeTM environments to mobile devices using wired, public wireless and Wi-Fi networks. The Pylon family delivers both server-based and desktop-based synchronization options and introduces new features that significantly enhance the user experience and improve productivity for mobile workers. The new product family results from the integration of leading technology from iAnywhere Solutions and AvantGo, which was acquired by Sybase in February 2003.
“Companies rely on iAnywhere Solutions’ leadership, expertise and broad range of software offerings to successfully implement their mobile enterprise strategies,” said Ojas Rege, senior director of AvantGo Mobile Solutions at iAnywhere Solutions. “We work with customers to mobilize a full range of business data, information and applications from enterprise e-mail to line of business solutions, helping companies to realize concrete returns on their investment in the unwired enterprise.”
“The ability to extend Lotus Notes and Microsoft Exchange email, information and applications is critical to businesses looking to deploy a successful mobile SFA or CRM solution,” said Stephen Drake, Mobile Infrastructure Software program manager at IDC, a leading provider of global IT research and advice. “Mobilizing email and PIM as well as Notes applications in addition to providing a selection of synchronization architectures delivers on customers’ needs for a comprehensive mobile suite.”
Pylon Family Overview
Pylon improves employee productivity and effectiveness by providing anytime, anywhere access to enterprise information and applications using any available network connection – wired, public wireless or Wi-Fi.
Pylon Anywhere – is a server-based solution for extending Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Notes environments to mobile devices. Pylon Anywhere is the next generation of Mail Anywhere Studio and Pylon PIM Server. New enhancements include:
Pylon Application Server – provides server-based synchronization with Lotus Notes-based custom applications. With Pylon Application Server, users can convert custom Lotus Notes database applications into fully functional handheld applications with no programming or retraining necessary.
Pylon Desktop Products – Pylon Conduit is a desktop-based solution for extending Lotus Notes email, calendar, contacts, task lists, memos and expense data to mobile handheld devices. Pylon Pro offers these capabilities as well as the ability to mobilize Lotus Notes databases and applications. For both products, new features include:
The new Pylon product family is immediately available. For more information about the product family visit www.ianywhere.com/products/pylon.
About iAnywhere Solutions
iAnywhere Solutions, Inc. empowers the unwired enterprise with always available access to enterprise information. More than 12,000 customers worldwide, including 78 of the Fortune 100, rely on iAnywhere SolutionsTM industry leading database for mobile, embedded and small to medium sized business environments as well as the company’s 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, Pylon, AvantGo and My 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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