: Adaptivity 3.1"> Executive Summary: Adaptivity 3.1
Organizations deploying applications to Pocket PCs using both wireless-enabled and stand-alone devices will find Adaptivitys transparent support for data synchronization, message queuing and local data access a powerfulalthough expensivecombination.
(+) PDA client software is very powerful, including database, message queuing and Web server components; development tool is easy to use and supports PDA and wireless applications. (-) Supports only Pocket PC 2000 and 2002 clients (BlackBerry and Palm support is planned for the fourth quarter); 64MB of memory is recommended; programming language is proprietary; data sources must return data in XML format.
Palms Identicon DB
Sybases iAnywhere m-Business Studio
IBMs DB2 Everyplace Mobile Application Builder
Adaptivity is a big fish in a little pond, so prices are high. Production deployment server licenses start at $90,000 before additional per-user fees. Roll-your-own applications built on top of a PDA-enabled database will be much cheaper in dollar costs but much higher in labor and support costs.