EMW Signs Partnership Agreement with MobileIron

Published October 25th, 2010 - 06:45 GMT

EMW,  The  smart  convergence
experts  and leading supplier of services and products in the telecommunication,
ICT,  Engineering  and Project Management sector, today announced  that  it  has
signed a partnership contract with MobileIron to resell the company's smartphone
management  solutions  for  mobile enterprises to EMW's  current  and  potential
customers throughout the Middle East.

Commenting  on the partnership sign-up, Mr. Kees van Veenendaal, GM &  VP  Sales
EMEA, MobileIron said, "We have been receiving a lot of enquiries from customers
in  the  Middle East asking us to provide an integrated solution that is  mobile
device  agnostic  and  provides advanced management to  their  smartphone  data,
applications and access on their Blackberry, iPhone, Windows Mobile, Symbian and
Android.  MobileIron's Virtual Smartphone Platform provides just that. After  an
extensive search for the most qualified and capable partner that can deliver our
solution  to  customers,  we  chose EMW primarily for  their  mobile  technology
expertise and exceptional customer service, in addition to the capable technical
staff  that  constitutes  80% of their workforce.   EMW  has  built  up  a  very
impressive  base of clients over the past 7 years in voice, data,  wireless  and
unified communications and in our mind is undoubtedly the right choice".

The MobileIron Virtual Smartphone Platform is the first solution to combine data-
driven  smartphone management with real-time wireless cost control. It  provides
visibility into what's on a smartphone and how it's being used, letting both  IT
and  users  better  secure data and control costs without compromising  privacy,
even on employee-owned phones. The Virtual Smartphone Platform is packaged as an
easy-to-install  server that plugs into the corporate  network  and  is  up  and
running  in  less than a day. It lets companies get smartphone operations  under
control quickly with its 'Advanced Management' feature powered by virtual  phone
architecture.  Its  'Mobile Activity Intelligence' can cut wireless  bills  upto
20%.  Enterprise  end-user  web experience is enhanced  through  better  service
quality,  access  to internal and external mobile applications  and  full  usage

Mr.  Serjios EL-Hage, CEO at EMW Middle East, says, "We are privileged  to  have
been chosen by MobileIron to represent them in the Middle East. The needs of our
customers  are  our number one priority and we keep a close eye  on  the  latest
technologies  that  help  increase  their productivity  and  efficiencies  while
reducing costs. Mobile management is the trend of the future and our partnership
with  MobileIron is perfectly in line with our strategy of working with  vendors
who provide best-of-breed products and services".

MobileIron,  which has received various accolades including being recognized  by
Gartner,  Inc.  as one of the 'Cool Vendors in Enterprise Networking  2010',  is
currently  conducting  proof of concepts for a number  of  Middle  East  clients
across   verticals  such  as  oil  and  gas,  aviation,  hospitality,  financial
institutions,  sovereign  funds. There has been a  lot  of  interest  among  the
region's service providers who are looking to pitch the MobileIron solution as a
value proposition to their clients.

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