SAP and Sybase have announced the integration of Sybase technology with current SAP enterprise offerings, following the companies' recent merger.
The companies are aiming to offer state-of-the- art mobile database management functions, which could allow users to access and manage company databases from their smartphones.
SAP is banking on Sybase's expertise in mobility solutions and the shifting trend in the enterprise IT market to carve a niche for itself in the enterprise mobile market.
The Sybase Unwired Platform is designed to allow mobile users to access company data from their smartphones when they are away from their office. The platform will also let them alter the information stored on the database.
The platform is being offered to companies with a a lot of sales executive working in the field, who also need to access company data in an instant.
In a statement, Gary Kovacs, senior vice president of markets and products at Sybase, said: “Sybase offers the most comprehensive expertise and platform for mobilising SAP solutions, as well as for rapid development and deployment of custom mobile offerings in the industry.”