SOURCE: Antenna Software

Antenna Software

January 06, 2010 10:51 ET

Antenna Concert and Antenna Mobility Platform Achieve Certified Integration With SAP® Applications

Solutions Help to Simplify the Deployment and Integration of Mobile Applications That Exchange Critical Data With Instances of SAP Business Suite Software

JERSEY CITY, NJ--(Marketwire - January 6, 2010) - Antenna Software, delivering real business mobility to the world's leading enterprises, today announced that its Concert 5.6.1 solution has achieved "Powered by SAP NetWeaver®" certification status from SAP AG and its Antenna Mobility Platform (AMP) 4.0 has achieved SAP-certified integration with the SAP® ERP application via enterprise services.

The SAP Integration and Certification Center (SAP ICC) has certified that Concert 5.6.1 can be successfully deployed and run on the Java EE 5-based SAP NetWeaver Composition Environment (SAP NetWeaver CE) 7.1 component-based server of the SAP NetWeaver technology platform to govern the development of applications that exchange critical data with instances of SAP Business Suite software. By deploying Antenna Concert on SAP NetWeaver, customers can benefit from a decrease in total cost of ownership relative to maintaining multiple application server environments.

The SAP ICC has also certified AMP Enterprise Connect (EC) 4.0 for its integration with SAP ERP via enterprise services. This delivers additional value for customers through improved applications interoperability, increased flexibility and reduced total cost of ownership. Certification of Antenna's solutions by SAP will also benefit AT&T customers mobilizing SAP solutions with AT&T Mobile Enterprise Applications Platform (AT&T MEAP), powered by Antenna.

"Antenna's mobility platform easily integrates with different back-end solutions such as SAP applications," said Rudy Putteman, Mobility Project Lead, ICT, Fluxys, an independent operator of the natural gas transmission system in Belgium. "This flexibility combined with its .NET capabilities simplifies the task of designing the mobile application. It also means that we are now able to share information more easily with field workers, which optimizes the quality of their follow up and responsiveness during a construction project."

Antenna provides a flexible and scalable platform for enterprise customers and third-party developers to build mobility solutions that extend SAP applications and other enterprise back-office and legacy systems out to mobile workers. With Antenna Software, customers and partners can rapidly develop mobile applications for a wide variety of mobile devices -- including BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, Symbian, iPhone and Android -- combining information from multiple back-end systems and tailored so mobile workers receive only the tools and data necessary to do their jobs.

By streamlining business processes and deploying end-to-end mobility solutions that are easily integrated with their existing SAP solutions, Antenna is helping customers such as Fluxys and Sylvania to realize significant efficiency and cost-saving benefits. The company plans to continue developing and extending its relationship with SAP to ensure that such benefits can be extended to all current and future Antenna customers.

"Through the certified integration with SAP NetWeaver and SAP ERP via enterprise services, we are removing the complexity of enterprise mobility and delivering the technology that allows businesses to leverage manageable, flexible and secure mobile solutions," said Dan Zeck, chief technology officer, Antenna. "Antenna's solutions integrated with SAP applications enable us to deliver critical solutions to customers who demand real-time mobile access to their enterprise applications, which is a vital competitive advantage in today's market."

About Antenna

The Antenna Mobility Platform™ (AMP) powers the real-time mobile enterprise -- a must for today's fast-moving, always-connected and customer-driven world. Delivered as a hosted service, AMP makes going mobile simple, secure and cost-effective with end-to-end management and reporting of wireless messages, network connections, users, applications and devices. Antenna's broad portfolio of industry-focused mobile applications streamline and improve processes and can be easily configured to meet unique needs. AMP applications run on any mobile device platform, including Apple iPhone, RIM BlackBerry, Palm, Microsoft Windows Mobile, Microsoft Windows, Nokia Symbian and Google Android. With more than a decade of proven success with Global 1000 customers, Antenna is the global industry leader with a passion for mobility, a commitment to excellence and an unwavering focus on customer success. Follow Antenna on Twitter: @AntennaSoftware

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