Afaria 6.6 vs. 7.0 Comparison – Mobile Device Management

In Enterprise Mobility by NLN4 Comments

Afaria 7.0 is the latest version of mobile device management software by SAP. Having a side by side comparison of Afaria 7.0 version with 6.6 version would give you all a good understanding of the changes and new features. Below are some of the major differences

 

Afaria 6.6 vs. 7.0 Features Comparison.

 

Afaria 6.6 Afaria 7.0
Flash based Admin UI. HTML5 based improved UI.
Completely dependent on Internet Explorer 6.0 Browser Independent
Supported Devices
– Windows 32
– Windows Handheld (CE, PPC & Mobile 6.0)
– Blackberry
– iOS (iPhone & iPAD)
– Android (Smartphone & Tablet)
– Palm
– Symbian
Supported Devices
– Windows 32
– Windows Handheld (CE, PPC & Mobile 6.0)
– Blackberry
– iOS (iPhone & iPAD)
– Android (Smartphone & Tablet)
Channel/Policy
– Software Manager
– Inventory Manager
– License Manager
– Backup Manager
– Configuration Manager
– Session Manager
– Remote Control
– Data Security Manager
– Patch Manager
– Document Manager
Channel/Policy
– Inventory Manager
– Configuration Manager
– Session Manager
Supported Backend database

– SQL Anywhere

– SQL Server

– Oracle

Supported Backend database

– SQL Anywhere

– SQL Server

Supports Sybase Managed Mobility 2.x No support for Sybase Mobility Management
No API Server available for building Custom Administration Tool Afaria API server will allow user to create custom Administration tool

 

Do you have any  other differences to share ?


Comments ( 4 )

  1. Balji

    Afaria7.0 does NOT having any delivered content for Reporting. All BO reporting which was available in Ver6.6 is no more available. This is very frustrating. Our users are asking to build those reports.

  2. editor
    NLN

    Hi Balaji,
    Afaria team is working hard to bring back many of the missing features in future hot fixes.. please wait for the hot fixes.

  3. sanjay

    HI Balaji,
    Need some help…
    can you please tell if Sap Afaria services can be availed only for determining and controlling the Session Manager.
    can we avail this service only.as our client is yet to appove the MDM part and we want to start with the stahdalone session manager.

    Sanjay Dubey

  4. sanjay

    Dear All,
    Thanks in advance.
    Can you please tell, sap Afaria 7.0 is not available in Oracle database because we are also using Afaria 6.6 in oracle database, can we upgrade Afaria 7.0 with Oracle databade

    Regards
    Sanjay

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