Blue Hill Research, a Boston-based organization, is the leading provider of holistic, value-driven technology research. Since its inception, Blue Hill has been helping corporations become efficient in overall operational excellence through providing information to help them choose the best technologies and technology providers.

Recently, Blue Hill highlighted MOBI in an article discussing the importance of MMS. Author Tony Rizzo explains the difference between telecom expense management (TEM) and managed mobility services (MMS) and encourages organizations who currently employ a TEM solution to look into MMS for its additional capabilities.

Following the recent California Court of Appeals’ BYOD ruling, Blue Hill published an insightful article further explaining the ruling and its repercussions. Further, the article aims to advise enterprises to get their ducks in a row in regards to their BYOD programs, before similar rulings become common-stance across the United States.

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Example Savings Trends Infographic – 900 lines or less

One of the most common objections to buying Managed Mobility Services (MMS) is that companies think they’ll achieve savings the first month and then the return on investment goes away. We at MOBI know that continual optimization of wireless expenses is both required to keep costs down and overtime additional savings are found. This is all on top of the soft cost savings and efficiencies gained from other aspects of MMS. We figured the best way to prove this was to look at three real examples of wireless programs and their hard costs per user per month over time.

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MOBI Announces Partnership with IBM

Like many software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies, MOBI initially started driving its go-to-market strategy via direct sales from 2009 to 2012. This sales process is natural, as the internal team knew the solution and how to effectively sell it better than anyone. Early on, MOBI was successful in landing many blue-chip clients as a boutique mobility software and services company. In many cases, MOBI competed for this business and won against incumbent TEM providers migrating into mobility (this is prior to the MMS industry effectively being named). Quite simply, mobility was the technology trend for corporate IT, and MOBI’s laser-focus on mobility delivered the software and services to solve these new IT complexities. Continue reading

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Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for EMM

Earlier this month, Gartner released its 2014 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management. Vendors are evaluated and scored in a number of different categories based on their ability to meet customer needs, as well as their likelihood of future success. The contenders are then placed in one of four quadrants:

  1. Leaders
  2. Challengers
  3. Visionaries
  4. Niche Players

MOBI works closely with EMM providers to help companies fully capitalize on a robust mobility environment; we manage and/or integrate with a majority of the EMMs recognized in Gartner’s report. To learn more about how MOBI works with EMMs, visit the MOBIiron page.

To initiate the download and view the full Gartner EMM Magic Quadrant report, click here.

Understanding The Value of Managed Mobility Services

Field Technologies Online recently interviewed business leaders at the top Managed Mobility Services (MMS) companies to discover and share a journalistically neutral report on the value of Managed Mobility Services. MOBI President, Mitch Black, was among the experts interviewed. The article focuses on how “outsourcing mobile device support can reduce costs and allow you to concentrate on your business’ core competencies.”

Download a PDF of the article by clicking the image to the right or view the originally published story, here.

Customer Case Study: How an IT services company took control of mobility expenses

Mobility cost control was the primary driver behind this customer’s decision to employ managed mobility services. The customer outgrew what their internal tools could manage. In addition, a $100,000 international roaming bill made their insufficient management of costs painfully clear. MOBI devised a solution for the customer which included thorough expense management, helpdesk support for employees, and comprehensive reporting all powered by MOBI’s technology. As a result, the customer realized immediate hard cost savings, an increased level of employee mobility support, and much better visibility into their mobility program.

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