OpenText™ has announced that it has expanded its industry leading enterprise portfolio of mobility solutions with the introduction of Exceed onDemand for Apple iPad tablets. The latest addition to the Exceed onDemand family of managed application access solutions provides iPad users with always-on collaborative access to their line-of-business UNIX applications, while offering organizations the security and management features of a true enterprise solution.
The iPad is quickly emerging as a standard business tool, driven by an increasingly mobile workforce. International Data Corp. (IDC) forecasts tablet shipments into consumer and commercial markets will reach 106.1 million in 2012.* Exceed onDemand for iPad features a touch-friendly interface that substitutes mouse interactions with intuitive gestures, allowing users to bring their UNIX data center along with them. Exceed onDemand is built on the Thin X Protocol™, ensuring fast access to complex 2D and 3D line of business applications even on high-latency connections such as 3G, 4G or LTE cellular networks.
The new Exceed onDemand for iPad solution joins OpenText’s broad portfolio of mobile technologies and solutions. OpenText offerings such as OpenText Everywhere and the OpenText Mobile Wave Platform enable enterprises to efficiently deliver enterprise content and information to employees’ mobile devices, helping to significantly boost productivity. Enterprises can also use OpenText Web Experience Management technologies to deliver personalized Web content directly to mobile sites for customers on the go. Recently announced, OpenText Tempo provides document sharing and syncing across desktops, laptops and mobile devices, while OpenText Travel Receipt Management for SAP Solutions support mobile capture of receipts.
Designed with productivity and collaboration in mind, Exceed onDemand enables users to seamlessly transfer their active sessions between desktops and iPad devices. With virtual teams becoming the norm in the engineering world, the session sharing feature accelerates collaboration by allowing engineers to run virtual design meetings using Exceed onDemand and collaborate simultaneously on Apple iPad tablets and desktop computers, or to show designs on meeting room projectors.
By leveraging the Exceed onDemand infrastructure, Exceed onDemand for iPad offers organizations an enterprise-class line-of-business application access solution with robust security, strong authentication and end-to-end encryption. Centralized management of the Exceed onDemand infrastructure enables deployment of enterprise policies and allows organizations to comply with industry security standards and regulations.
“As a new generation of enterprise workers usher into the post-PC world, organizations need to bridge the gap between their critical line-of-business applications and these new devices.” said Eugene Cherny, General Manager for Connectivity at OpenText. “Exceed onDemand for iPad allows them to offer a mobile, touch-friendly, collaborative solution to access UNIX applications, without sacrificing security or compliance.”
Exceed onDemand for iPad is available immediately on the iTunes Store.