Inc. (NYSE: SY), a leading provider of enterprise infrastructure and mobile
software, and HTC Corp. (TAIEX:2498), the world's leading provider of Microsoft
Windows Mobile-based smart devices, today announced the formation of a global
alliance. The companies are teaming on strategic business, engineering and
marketing initiatives designed to deliver optimized Sybase iAnywhere mobility
software on HTC devices.
The alliance will focus initially on the management and security components of
the Sybase Information Anywhere suite, which provides a platform for enterprise mobility.
"The combination of HTC's leadership in the Windows Mobile device market
and Sybase's leadership in enterprise mobility software made this alliance a
natural fit," said Terry Stepien, president, Sybase iAnywhere.
"Combining our Sybase iAnywhere solutions with innovative HTC mobile devices
and wireless infrastructure creates simple and affordable ways to improve
productivity, increase efficiency and drive sales in an increasingly
"HTC strategically aligns itself with technology-leading partners to
provide exceptional value to our customers," said Fred Liu, Chief Operating
Officer, HTC. "We are pleased to partner with Sybase iAnywhere to empower
mobile workforces in a variety of industries to access and interact with
their enterprise data at the point of business activity."
Sybase will work closely with HTC on product optimization and integration,
resulting in stronger Windows Mobile device management and security options for
Cheers ~ Arne