Sybase, Inc. (NYSE:SY), an industry leader in enterprise mobility software, expanded its support for Apple devices with a full mobile device management and security solution for iOS 4. The release of Sybase® Afaria® delivers proven, market-leading functionality to empower enterprise IT to effectively manage the proliferation of personally and corporate-liable iPhones, while providing a high degree of security to meet the strictest corporate standards.
“The increasing diversity of platforms being incorporated into enterprise environments, such as iPhone 4, have companies scrambling to enable the use of such high user-demand devices while maintaining corporate security policies,” said Jack Gold, President of J.Gold Associates, LLC. “Third party management and security applications like those from Sybase enable companies to augment these devices’ capabilities by keeping corporate data assets safe and separate from the private user sections of these devices. When such enhancements are deployed, these consumer devices can become capable business productivity tools connected to a corporate environment.”
With Afaria, Sybase meets widespread customer demand for simplified, seamless over-the-air delivery of in-house apps and management policies, separation of personal and enterprise information, and improved transparency and control of asset tracking for iOS 4 devices. This release extends Sybase’s expansive list of device types supported by Afaria which includes iPhone.
“The new features that Sybase will offer to secure Apple’s iOS 4 devices are game-changing for customers using our cloud-ready, managed mobility service,” said Caroline Comet-Fraigneau, Head of Mobility Business Unit, Orange Business Services. “Our customers will significantly benefit from the ability to separately manage enterprise data without affecting personal data all while transforming their business through managed mobility solutions that better connect customers and better enable employee productivity.”New features of the upcoming Afaria release support both on-premise and multi-tenant, managed mobility service models, delivering significant customer benefits including: