iAnywhere Announces Customer Wins

Jan 28, 2005

iAnywhere Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc., has announced that its mobile technology has been chosen by Brink's; Lufthansa Systems; The Office of the Sheriff, Charles County, MD; Pioneer Hi-Bred; Reed Elsevier; and Winfield Solutions. These customers have turned to iAnywhere to design, develop, and deploy mobile enterprise applications that are designed to give their organizations the ability to manage and access the information they need, when and where they need it.

Brink's Incorporated is a security transportation company. Brink's has created a mobile application for the processing of international shipping orders; the system, based on iAnywhere SQL Anywhere Studio database technology, is currently live in 28 computer centers on four continents.

Lufthansa Systems is an IT service provider for the airline and aviation industry worldwide. As a systems integrator, the wholly owned subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group covers the spectrum of IT services from consultation to development, implementation and operation. Lufthansa turned to the Pylon Anywhere application to connect the company's mobile devices to Lufthansa's internal systems so that the group's executives can access their email and PIM (Personal Information Management) data, such as calendars, contacts, notes, and task lists anywhere and at any time.

Afaria, the mobile device management solution from iAnywhere that operates on Pocket PCs, enables officers at the Office of the Sheriff for Charles County, Maryland, to create reports that are automatically uploaded to the central system, in an effort to make record-keeping timelier and reporting easier. Additionally, Afaria enables the restoration of lost device information in the event of a power failure and the ability to lock down and protect information security if a device is lost or stolen.

Pioneer Hi-Bred is a developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics to farmers worldwide. iAnywhere SQL Anywhere Studio enables workers to synchronize data gathered via handhelds in the field with a high-performance, scalable back-end database.

UK-based publisher Reed Elsevier also owns Farmplan, a specialist software firm that develops applications for managing farm estates. Farmplan turned to integrator ProspectSoft, Ltd to develop a customer relationship management solution that uses iAnywhere SQL Anywhere Studio, UltraLite, and MobiLink as well as Sybase's PowerBuilder. The system is used to manage Farmplan's call center, remote mobile sales team, and administration functions.

Canadian-based Winfield Solutions enables wildlife management staff at airports across the United States and Canada to ensure flight safety by minimizing the likelihood of incidents such as bird strikes or collisions with mammals that could endanger aircraft or passengers. Winfield Solutions' AIRMAN (Airport Information Report Manager) software program, developed using SQL Anywhere Studio from iAnywhere and PowerBuilder and Pocket PowerBuilder from Sybase, is tailored to manage wildlife control activities on airfields. Using iAnywhere, data collected in the field on handheld devices by wildlife technicians can be synced and entered into the central AIRMAN system for analysis and reporting.