Oracle Database Lite 10g Available for Symbian OS Phones
To ensure that mobile workers have access to critical corporate data whenever and wherever they need it, Oracle announced the general availability of Oracle Database Lite 10g Release 2 for Symbian OS, the mobile operating system that powers today's most popular smartphones. Oracle has also added several Systems Integrators to its growing list of partners supporting Oracle Database Lite 10g for Symbian OS. Symbian OS is licensed by the world's leading mobile phone manufacturers and to date, close to 60 million phones based on Symbian OS have shipped worldwide to over 250 major network operators.
With mobile technologies playing a critical role for employees across a wide array of industries, maintaining centralized control over management, security and application functionality has become increasingly important. Oracle's mobile database, coupled with Symbian OS, provides field employees with direct and secure access to essential company data. Together, with their partners, Oracle and Symbian are enabling the interoperability of mobile devices with mobile networks, applications and services.
"Oracle Database Lite 10g for Symbian OS -- a combination of the world's leading database for the enterprise and the world's leading mobile operating system -- enables enterprise mobile workers to access their mission-critical data where and when they need it," said Jerry Panagrossi, vice president of US operations, Symbian. "In and out of the office, Symbian and Oracle are improving business user productivity by extending enterprise applications to the growing number of Symbian OS phones worldwide."