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August 17, 2010

HCL AXON Announces Go-To-Market Partnership with Sybase

By Nathesh, TMCnet Contributor


HCL AXON, a division of HCL and provider of business value through SAP (News - Alert) solutions, has signed a strategic development and Go-To-Market partnership with Sybase (News - Alert), a dealer in enterprise and mobile software.

HCL AXON will work this partnership to exploit key areas where the demand for a comprehensive mobile solution tightly integrated with SAP is driving rapid advances in workforce productivity.

The Sybase Unwired Platform is a mobile enterprise application platform that enables enterprise developers to simply and quickly build applications that connect business data to mobile workers on any device, at any time. Using the platform HCL AXON has plans to develop a mobile solution that is capable of addressing the growing needs of field workforces.

Recent estimates have indicated that mobile worker growth currently accounts for 29 percent of the workforce and is expected to grow to over 35 percent of the worldwide workforce by 2013 - representing a total of more than 1.2 billion workers.

The partnership of HCL AXON and Sybase will bring together enterprise information resources and a broad range of mobile devices in order to enhance mobile workforce productivity. The solutions will help mobile workers make informed, timely decisions while staying in close contact with key stakeholders will transform the way organizations operate their field workforces.

Ian Greenhalgh, executive president of Solution Management at HCL AXON has commented that over the past year, HCL AXON has helped show customers the vast potential of mobile and multi channel access to their SAP solutions. As a result, the demand for anytime, anywhere access to SAP solutions using mobile devices has never been stronger. Their partnership with Sybase allows them to deliver instant value to their customers around the globe. With the Sybase Unwired Platform, they can provide any information required on any platform. It is a truly transformational solution.

Willie Jow, vice president of mobility marketing at Sybase added that they are pleased that Sybase and HCL AXON have strengthened a partnership where the two companies team up to mobilize SAP solutions by using the Sybase Unwired Platform. Enterprises in industries such as travel, transportation and utilities will receive tremendous productivity increase by enabling their workforce to access SAP applications on a mobile device.


Nathesh is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Nathesh's articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Juliana Kenny


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