Sybase iAnywhere Introduces Secure Mobile Instant Messaging Capability in Information Anywhere Suite

Mar 06, 2007

Sybase iAnywhere has added mobile instant messaging and presence capabilities to its Information Anywhere suite. Sybase iAnywhere's mobile IM and presence technology is a component of the company's Information Anywhere suite, a platform that addresses converging enterprise requirements for mobile email, collaboration, security, device management, and enterprise applications. Additionally, the new technology provides logging and routing capabilities designed to ensure compliance with corporate auditing policies.

Features include: multiple messaging systems, with support for enterprise instant messaging systems including IBM Lotus Sametime, Jabber XCP, Jabber Wildfire, Microsoft Live Communications Server, and Reuters Messaging; support for public instant messaging networks via XMPP, which includes support for Google Talk and Jabber; broad device support with cross-platform support for Windows Mobile, Palm, RIM BlackBerry, and Symbian mobile devices; a single client that provides access to multiple instant messaging systems; presence information where the client can transmit and receive extended presence information (online, busy, away, and not available); contacts can be managed (add, drop, edit) from the device in the field. In addition, contacts can be organized into personalized groups for recognition and access; custom notifications and alerts (audio, vibration) can be set up for new inbound messages; and a message history can be displayed with timestamps. In addition, the client supports multi-party chat.

The Sybase iAnywhere Suite is compatible with IM security and management solutions such as Akonix, FaceTime, and IMLogic; includes support for web-based administration and registration; it can be installed directly from the mobile device; and it supports end-to-end encryption through 168-bit 3DES. Sybase iAnywhere's mobile IM and presence technology will be available Q2 2007. Customers can pre-request a free 30-day trial version at the iAnywhere website.