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with Sybase365 at CTIA Enterprise&Applications 2011 in San Diego
bnetTV interviews William Dudley, Group Director, Product Management for Sybase 365 at CTIA Conference in San Diego.
About Sybase 365:
Sybase, an SAP company, creates technology that enables the Unwired Enterprise for our customers and partners by delivering enterprise and mobile infrastructure, development and integration software solutions. The world’s [...]
Rating: Sybase says Apple sells apps 9x faster than burgers
America’s Nielsen has finally woken up to the fact that you need to load software onto smartphones in order to accurately gauge exactly what kind of information handset users consume. comScore has been doing this for ages. Anyway, in a Blog on the Nielsen site here, Don Kellogg, director for telecom research and insights with Nielsen, revealed some of the insights gained for this new Nielsen Smartphone Analytics. The main one is that the Top Ten Android apps account for 43 per cent of all the time spent by Android consumers on mobile apps. Although ‘on-device meters’ have been installed on “thousands of iOS and Android smartphones” across the USA, Kellog didn’t bother to divulge the iPhone equivalent stats. (Probably because he’s plugging an Android webinar on September 15th . Which is a bit of a shame really because a Sybase blog compared iPhone apps to McDonald’s burgers. Continue reading
If your employees need to check their email or access basic internet in the field, which is more cost effective; a laptop or a smartphone? Businesses all over the world are investing in company smartphones for a mobile workforce, but information coming from various sources points to the increase of these devices as a security risk for companies whose IT departments aren’t fully prepared. Continue reading
Rating: Goes heavy on built-in apps, too
Asus is claiming that it will be the first to market with Google’s Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) OS in the shape of its Eee Pad Transformer TF101. The Press blurb says this device will become available on April 6th  but curiously both sites taking pre-orders online say April 18th. So, it’s still possible that Motorola’s Xoom which at least one online retailer says will be out by April 9th. Never mind because whatever happens the tablet wars are hotting up and Apple is going to face serious competition at last. Continue reading
SMS expert Sybase isn’t the kind of company that stays quiet, especially at CTIA time. Last year they announced a barrel full of new partnerships in Las Vegas – this year, Sybase is announcing a new version of it’s IQ product. Sybase IQ provides analysis on SMS and other messaging traffic for operators, although Sybase refers to it as “deep analytics” Continue reading
I interviewed Cameron Franks of Sybase 365 at the Mobile Commerce World event in San Francisco today. Sybase handles literally billions of interconnections between mobile operators, mostly in the form of SMS. Cameron and I spoke about the mobile commerce services that Sybase is working on: including its recent announcement of a deal with Western Union, and plans to offer more value to customers through mobile finances. Continue reading
I’m a big fan of the operator-level services that Sybase provides – particularly the mobile email services it creates for low-end devices in developing markets. But Sybase is a larger operation than that, so I was delighted when I got the chance to sit down with Gregory Dunn, VP of Product Management for Sybase 365, and catch up with what they’re doing and where they’re going. Continue reading
Here’s a Monday morning round-up of the weekends stories in mobile finances, m-payments and m-banking. Wells Fargo has created a mobile banking service for others banks. IBM has joined forces with Sybase for mobile commerce. A new body called the Alliance for Financial Inclusion plans to bring mobile money services to 50 million poor. Deutsche Bank isn’t sure where to start with mobile banking, and mobile banking is taking over transactions in Kenya. Continue reading
Some exciting stuff has been popping up today in the world of mobile operators. Amongst other stories, a proposed tax on texts is causing ructions in the Phillippines; and mobile operators are behaving so badly in Cambodia that a special taskforce is being created to deal with them. Continue reading
Sybase 365 today announced it has been chosen to power AirCash, a mobile financial service for Malaysia. Mobile operator Celcom chose Sybase to power it’s USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) financial service for over 9 million customers.
USSD is a function that all GSM phones can access – you just rarely hear about it. It’s very [...]
Sybase 365, the mobile messaging department of Sybase Inc., announced five new partners at CTIA in Vegas. Sybase 365 focuses on mobile enterprise, SMS banking and operator services. The five companies, all of whom are showcasing their solutions at CTIA, are JAGTAG, Integra5, 2SMS, Rave Wireless and Digby.
JAGTAG is a mobile coupon service that operates [...]
SAP AG and Sybase today announced a mobile partnership. SAP will bring it’s enterprise programs to mobile workers through the Sybase mobile management platform.
The Business Suite from German software giant SAP will come to iPhones, BlackBerrys, Windows Mobile phones and other devices. The Sybase platform allows data to be pushed onto smartphones in real time, [...]
Sybase, a leading provider of enterprise infrastructure and mobile software provider has acquired Cable & Wireless’s international inter-operator MMS Hubbing Service.
Sybase says that the acquisition makes it the the world’s largest International MMS interoperability provider with direct peering agreements with 40 customers and reach to over 250 mobile operators. The purchase, for an undisclosed amount [...]