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Mobile Device Management Provider Saw Great Success Last Year


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January 13, 2012

Mobile Device Management Provider Saw Great Success Last Year

By Jamie Epstein, TMCnet Web Editor

Recognized as a leader in the mobile device management industry, most wouldn’t be phased to learn that MobileIron recorded astounding customer growth and financial achievements in 2011. In fact, the company increased its customer base by a staggering 600 percent year over year including adding 435 new enterprise customers in the last quarter alone, currently boasts over 100 of the Fortune 500 and Global 250 companies as customers and added over 130 new employees, doubling its size.

As companies are continuing to realize that they need an efficient mobile device management strategy in place, MobileIron is right there to assist customers in keeping their important data and information safe at all times. According to a recent IDC report, approximately 80 million new smartphones and tablets started being utilized within enterprise environments in 2011 and the research company is predicting that this number could grow to 140 million by 2013.

"MobileIron is the only company that was purpose-built to address the challenges Mobile IT departments are facing," said Bob Tinker, CEO of MobileIron in a press release. "Our success is due in equal parts to rigorous business execution and having a unique solution that meets the needs of an expanding market at the right time. We deeply appreciate the customers and channel partners who chose MobileIron to make their organizations successful today and keep pace with mobile innovation in the future."

Additionally, the mobile device management now has customers in over 30 countries and has formed strategic partnerships with major mobile operators such as AT&T, SingTel, SoftBank BB and Swisscom (News - Alert), and over 150 Mobile IT VARs around the world

2011 also brought to light many prestigious recognitions for MobileIron including: being positioned in the Leaders quadrant of Gartner, Inc.'s Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management Software 2011; selected as an Innovator by Forrester (News - Alert) in the Market Overview: On-Premises Mobile Device Management Solutions, Q3 2011; and taking home the Global Telecoms Business Innovation award with partner AT&T (News - Alert).

Moreover, last year the company also introduced the MobileIron AppConnect strategy, launched the MobileIron Connected Cloud, and unveiled MobileIron University.

Want to learn more about the mobile device management solutions powered by MobieIron? Then be sure to attend Adam Stein’s (News - Alert) not-to-miss session at TMC’s upcoming ITEXPO (News - Alert) East, which is taking place from Jan 31-Feb 3, 2012 in the Miami Beach Convention Center. Stein will be featured in the segment entitled, “Mobile Virtualization: Two Virtual Phones, One Single Mobile Devices.”

Jamie Epstein is a TMCnet Web Editor. Previously she interned at News 12 Long Island as a reporter's assistant. After working as an administrative assistant for a year, she joined TMC as a Web editor for TMCnet. Jamie grew up on the North Shore of Long Island and holds a bachelor's degree in mass communication with a concentration in broadcasting from Five Towns College. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Carrie Schmelkin

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