iAnywhere Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc., today announced the next generation of Pylon(TM) Anywhere, delivering new platform support, security capabilities and enhanced user experience. With this new version, mobile professionals benefit from new push capabilities, faster synchronization, customizable email updates and access from all of the leading PDA and smartphone platforms. Product demonstrations are available at the iAnywhere booth (#717) at this week's Lotusphere conference.
"Email, PIM and calendaring offer initial plays for providers in enterprise mobile deployments in the near term," said Stephen Drake, program manager, Mobile Infrastructure Software at IDC, a leading provider of global IT research and advice. "The proliferation of mobile devices within the enterprise will drive demand for a single email solution that supports a wide variety of mobile devices. In addition, as more employees start accessing sensitive corporate information from mobile devices, companies will become acutely aware of mobile security considerations."
"The latest version of Pylon Anywhere makes mobile email more convenient than ever before, providing fast, easy access to corporate email from nearly any computing device," said Martyn Mallick, senior product manager at iAnywhere. "iAnywhere's broad range of mobility solutions and extensive industry expertise enable companies to get up and running quickly with mobile email and later add capabilities such as line of business applications."
Pylon Anywhere: New Feature Overview
New Push Synchronization and Alerting Capabilities
-- making mobile email access faster and more convenient
-- Using the new IP-based push or existing SMS-based push technology, the server will automatically send email and calendar information to mobile users based on the arrival of new email or other predetermined settings.
-- New enhancements enable mobile professionals to schedule periodic synchronizations, eliminating the need for user-initiated sync.
-- Compression and automatic restart significantly speed synchronization when using a public wireless or Wi-Fi network.
Expanded Platform and Device Support -- providing companies with more mobility options
-- Support for Lotus Domino 6 and 6.5, Microsoft Exchange 2003 and Windows Mobile 2003 enables companies to leverage the newest mobile technologies.
-- Support for SMS-enabled devices, WAP-based phones and Web-connected PCs provide mobile professionals with access using nearly any computing device.
-- Support for Microsoft Smartphone 2002 and 2003 will be introduced later in the first half of 2004.
Fortified Security Features -- protecting the integrity and privacy of corporate communications
-- End-to-end security features, including FIPS 140-2 certified encryption between mobile devices and the enterprise, protect enterprise information.
-- Multiple deployment architectures enable companies to enforce security policies and leverage existing infrastructure.
Enhanced User Experience - providing intuitive, easy to learn user interface
-- Ability to preview email by viewing headers and message size provides greater user control over synchronization.
-- Full-featured Palm mail client with included attachment viewers offers powerful Palm experience and includes enhanced support for the Treo 600
Pylon Anywhere is immediately available.