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Ian Thain

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Sybase TechWave is back in Vegas Baby!.. The glowing light in the hot Mojave Desert, Las Vegas, is this week the location for the hottest & brightest technologies in the IT industry… presented by Sybase & SAP. Check out the TechWave Website For me I have been involved in the preparation and planning of the Mobility Track which is key to Sybase's 'Enterprise UnWired' vision, but there are more... TechWave features four conference tracks: Data Management, Application Development Tools, Analytics, and Enterprise Mobility. Products covered include Sybase ASE, Replication Server, SQL Anywhere, Sybase Control Center, Sybase IQ, PowerBuilder, PowerDesigner, Sybase RAP, Sybase ESP, Afaria, and Sybase Unwired Platform. Some products may be represented in multiple tracks. Each track will open with a Plenary Session on Tuesday morning, immediately following the SAP TechEd Gen... (more)

Today Is The Day...The iPhone 3G S Is Available!

Today June 19, is the day that we will see if there will be a repeat of the same rush to own an iPhone 3G S, as previous releases of the iPhone experienced. Though initially, this will only be for the first phase of countries, US, Canada, France, Italy, UK, and Spain. iPhone 3G S, is available in 16GB and 32GB flavors, which will retail in the US at $199 and $299 respectively, with the current 3G model available unchanged for $99 in the US. A very high percentage of users that already had the iPhone 3G, upgraded their devices two days ago when the iPhone OS 3.0 became available,... (more)

Enterprise Mobility: Sybase to Present at Wireless World 2009

I'm really proud to announce that I have been asked to present at the Wireless World 2009 event, at the Sydney Convention Centre, Australia, 9-10 September 2009. During this two day event, which will be my first trip down under, I will be addressing the attendees twice on two different but, connected subjects Firstly on day one, within the keynote of the Enterprise Mobility stream, I will present with regard to Enterprise Mobility. Secondly I will be presenting a session in the Mobile Business Application Development stream on day two. Wireless World is a solutions-based event ... (more)

Multi-Layers of Security Encryption Is A Mobile Enterprise Necessity

Today more than ever Multi-layers of security encryption is a Mobile Enterprise necessity. Lets face it, in work or our personal lives, when we leave a location we do not just shut and lock-up one lock, but we rely on maybe a secondary lock or security alarm system. We still even rely on the old faithful human security guard. Now that we are carrying around more and more personal & corporate data with us, we need to do the same and to be as vigilant. Apple's iPhone continues as a hot topic in the media. I wrote last week about, Apple's recently announced earnings and reported sa... (more)

New Unified Communications Solution from Sybase & Siemens

Today Sybase and Siemens Enterprise Communications (SEN) Group (a leader in Unified Communications Solutions for the enterprise) announced a partnership that will provide customers with a fully integrated mobile and fixed line voice and data solution that supports and includes the management of a range of device types through a completely heterogeneous environment. The new solution combines Sybase’s leading mobile device management capabilities with the SEN Group’s leading-edge Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) technology providing a complete end-to-end solution that businesses can ... (more)