BANGALORE, INDIA: Sybase Inc., an SAP company and industry leader in enterprise and mobile software, has announced its expanded partnership with Samsung to deliver its Sybase Afaria Advanced Enterprise Security (AES) for Android, providing breakthrough security and application management for Samsung’s popular Galaxy S and Galaxy S II devices.
Sybase Afaria is the industry's most powerful and flexible mobile device management and security solution for the enterprise.
“The partnership with Sybase enables our enterprise customers to confidently embrace Samsung Android devices,” said Jongshin Kim, VP of Enterprise Solution Group, Samsung Electronics. “Sybase provides a comprehensive solution that helps Samsung Galaxy S and Galaxy S II set a new security standard within the Android ecosystem. With the widespread adoption of both personally-owned and corporate-owned Samsung devices, our enterprise customers can now enjoy the benefits of Samsung’s compelling Galaxy S devices in the most secure and consistent manner.”
“Enterprises are diversifying their installed base of smart phones as users demand the latest devices to complement existing company supported platforms,” says Jack Gold, President of J.Gold Associates. “The surging popularity of Android devices, like the latest Samsung Galaxy phones, leaves companies with a dilemma – how to give users choice while maintaining a secure corporate environment. Products with extensive device support like Sybase Afaria significantly advance the off-the-shelf device capabilities of Android, iPhone, iPad, etc., making them enterprise-class through protection and manageability enhancements that safeguard corporate assets and minimize total cost of ownership.”
Together, Sybase and Samsung are setting out to transform entire organizations through enterprise mobility solutions that bring unprecedented levels of productivity and security without the complexity, allowing enterprises for the first time to extend best practices and polices to Android devices.