SOURCE: Symphony Services

Symphony Services

November 09, 2010 09:00 ET

Symphony Services Partners With Sybase to Develop Innovative Mobile Management and Security Solutions

Alliance Enables Symphony to Offer a Complete Communications Lifecycle Management Solution for Clients

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - November 9, 2010) -  Symphony Service Corp., the leader in global product engineering services, today announced an alliance with enterprise and mobile software provider Sybase, an SAP (NYSE: SAP) company. Sybase is contributing its Afaria mobile device management and security solution to enhance and complement Symphony Services' global smart phone and mobile device management services. This alliance ensures that customers can more effectively and securely manage mobile device deployments, with remote security and on-boarding and off-boarding capabilities that have emerged as an essential need for customers worldwide. 

Sybase's Afaria solution uses a centralized portal to empower IT administrators to proactively manage, deploy and secure mobile devices, applications and data. The multi-tenancy platform simplifies the process of keeping mobile data and devices secure and up-to-date, and limits disruption to global workforces. With the proliferation of new devices on the marketplace and evolving mobile communications needs, Sybase Afaria offers the flexibility to work with a wide range of operating systems and hardware. Whether choosing Android, iPhone, BlackBerry or another platform, Sybase Afaria is a device agnostic solution for businesses. 

"Our clients have realized significant cost savings through the utilization of Symphony's EMS suite and the Sybase Afaria offering is a natural fit to further enhance our mobile capabilities. Our clients were looking for greater security, scalability, flexibility to control apps remotely, and the ability to protect sensitive corporate data. The Sybase solution provides them with the information they are looking for and we are able to provide a total communications lifecycle management solution for smart phones and mobile devices," said Alan Harlan, President, Software Management Solutions.

"We are seeing a growing demand for hosted managed mobility solutions to minimize the pain points that accompany the development and deployment of mobile applications across the enterprise on a wide array of device types," said Terry Stepien, President, Sybase iAnywhere. "Our industry-leading mobile device management solution is designed for multi-tenancy, device-agnostic environments and when combined with Symphony's Expense Management System, we significantly enhance our customers' hosted, managed mobility service offerings."

Sybase Afaria is the latest addition to Symphony's versatile and scalable web-based EMS platform. EMS integrates applications on a standard platform so that they work together effectively and efficiently. It provides companies with all the tools required to manage their voice and data networks on a single system, and give them deep financial insight into their telecommunications spending. For more details, visit

This alliance brings increased value to clients seeking greater control and clarity over their telecommunications expenses with a global suite of solutions.

About Symphony Services
Symphony Service Corp. is the only global specialist providing software product engineering outsourcing services necessary for Engineering Outcome Certainty™. ISV's, software-enabled businesses, and companies whose products contain embedded software partner with Symphony Services to achieve their business goals, from improving product line revenue to raising client satisfaction, increasing product innovations and reducing time-to-market. The company helps clients drive unparalleled innovation while bringing predictability to costs, schedules and quality of the outsourced engineering process. Symphony Services' capabilities across the full Product Development Lifecycle maximize the ROI for client engineering organizations while delivering market-leading products in Telecom, Healthcare, Energy, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Financial Services and Internet Commerce. 

The company's risk-reward partnership models and focus on transparent, metrics-driven value delivery ensures complete alignment with clients' business and R&D objectives. Utilizing an approach centering on a repeatable, industrialized process that drives productivity across all client engagements while ensuring business outcomes, Symphony Services is helping its clients deliver over 1,200 software releases annually. Leveraging the product DNA and superior intellect of its people, the company's approach leads to superior engineering on-time, on-budget, and with Outcome Certainty Symphony Services is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., with facilities in North America, India, Europe and China. For more information, please visit

About Sybase
Sybase, an SAP® company, is an industry leader in delivering enterprise and mobile software to manage, analyze and mobilize information. We are recognized globally as a performance leader, proven in the most data-intensive industries and across all major systems, networks and devices. Our information management, analytics and enterprise mobility solutions have powered the world's most mission-critical systems in financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing and government. For more information: Read Sybase blogs: Follow us on Twitter at @Sybase.

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