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OMA standard for data synchronisation - SyncML

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by , 11-28-2011 at 07:06 PM (2159 Views)
SyncML is the standard for data synchronization and is accepted by Open Mobile Alliance (OMA). All the major players, including Ericsson, Nokia, IBM, Motorola, and Symbian support this protocol.


The synchronization of data has great importance in today’s world. You carry email applications, contact database, files and other stuff on your handheld devices. It would be great of you can synchronize those with your desktop/notebook. For that there has to be a agreed format.

SyncMLconsists of: SyncML representation protocol and SyncML synchronization protocol. The representation protocol defines the representation format in for of XML The synchronization protocol defines the actions between a client and a server. Both the protocols combine together to ensure a consistent set of data is available on any device or application at any time.

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