IANYWHERE SOLUTIONS AND SWEDBANK ENABLE MOBILE BANKING.iAnywhere Solutions iAnywhere Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc., (NYSE: SY) is a software company specializing in mobility (mobile computing), management and security and enterprise caliber database software. , Inc., the mobile and wireless subsidiary of Sybase, Inc. , and Swedbank, one of Sweden's largest banks, has launched a new pilot program of the companies' joint wireless m-Banking solution. The program, called Banken via Mobil t Internet (The Bank via Mobile Internet Refers to gaining access to the Internet using a lightweight, handheld device. See Mobile IP, PDA, smartphone and mobile TV. ), targets Swedbank's installed base of Internet banking customers, over one million in Sweden alone, by extending features such as money transfers, bill payments and mutual fund trading to wireless devices.
The companies have an ongoing relationship to leverage iAnywhere Solutions' m-Business platform to deliver an "always available" mobile banking solution that enables Swedbank's customers to access their financial portfolio and perform transactions regardless of wireless coverage. When a wireless network connection is not available, the application stores the transactions for later synchronization (1) See synchronous and synchronous transmission.
(2) Ensuring that two sets of data are always the same. See data synchronization.
(3) Keeping time-of-day clocks in two devices set to the same time. See NTP. over the wireless network.
"The fact that we recently signed our one millionth Internet banking customer in Sweden demonstrates the growing interest in new technologies for accessing and managing critical financial information and applications. The robust capabilities of iAnywhere Solutions' m-Business platform allow our customers to easily access their banking services at anytime, from anywhere, which gives them significant advantages," said Hakan Nyberg, senior vice president and head of Internet banking at Swedbank.
"iAnywhere Solutions' expertise in mobile enterprise technology combines with Swedbank's prominence prominence /prom·i·nence/ (prom´i-nins) a protrusion or projection.
frontonasal prominence in the Nordic banking industry to deliver a wireless banking solution with unparalleled reliability and usability How easy something is to use. Both software and Web sites can be tested for usability. Considering how difficult applications are to use and Web sites are to navigate, one would wish that more designers took this seriously. See user interface and usability lab. ," said Carl Bjorkman, business development manager for financial services The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
Please [ improve this article] or discuss the issue on the talk page. at iAnywhere Solutions. "We are currently working with a number of banks globally to further develop and implement this solution."
"The high penetration of mobile devices in the Nordic countries fuels the need for ever more sophisticated wireless services. Swedbank recognizes that the demand and expectations for m-Banking solutions are very high and so we are pleased that our joint solution has successfully entered the pilot phase," said Klas Olsson, senior regional director for Sybase Nordic.
Swedbank's new m-Banking service supports today's key mobile platforms including PocketPC, Symbian and Palm. In addition, the solution enables WAP- based solutions for mobile phones and can communicate over GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) A digital cellular phone technology based on TDMA that is the predominant system in Europe, but also used worldwide. Developed in the 1980s, GSM was first deployed in seven European countries in 1992. , GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) The first high-speed digital data service provided by cellular carriers that used the GSM technology. GPRS added a packet-switched channel to GSM, which uses dedicated, circuit-switched channels for voice conversations. or other IP-based networks such as wireless LAN A local area network that transmits over the air typically in the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz unlicensed frequency band. It does not require line of sight between sender and receiver. Wireless base stations (access points) are wired to an Ethernet network and transmit a radio frequency over an area . Swedbank expects to offer the new service to all of its Internet banking customers in the first quarter of next year.
Swedbank (ForeningsSparbanken) is one of the largest bank groups in the Nordic region. Our business concept is to be the natural banking alternative for private individuals, the agricultural sector, small and medium size companies, municipalities, county councils and nationwide organizations as well as many large corporations. More than 4.4 million private individuals and about 230,000 corporations are Swedbank customers. Visit http://www.foreningssparbanken.se/ for more information.
About iAnywhere Solutions
iAnywhere Solutions, a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc., is a provider of mobile and wireless solutions that enable anywhere, anytime access to enterprise information and applications. With more than six million deployed seats of its technology at work in 10,000 customer sites worldwide, combined with hosting and professional services (job) professional services - A department of a supplier providing consultancy and programming manpower for the supplier's products. , iAnywhere Solutions provides a one-stop source for successfully developing and deploying m-Business solutions.
iAnywhere Solutions can be found on the World Wide Web http://www.ianywhere.com/.
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