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Increase Your Mobility, Yet Remain Mindful of Mobile Device Management


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August 13, 2012

Increase Your Mobility, Yet Remain Mindful of Mobile Device Management

By Mini Swamy, TMCnet Contributor

Today's mobilocracy wants no restrictions placed on how, where and when it works. Mobile employees want seamless connections, unlimited access to data anytime and anywhere on any device. That's asking a lot considering the fact that IT managed devices and BYOD are on the rise. Luckily, iPass (News - Alert) is making that happen with a little help from mobile device management.

Having recorded over a million premium Wi-Fi hotspots across 111 countries and territories, the ompany gives enterprise customers connectivity almost anywhere in the world, simply, securely and cost-effectively, thus allowing subscribers to use the roaming facility without being afraid of incurring high roaming costs.

Enterprise customers can access these hotspots through the iPass Open Mobile (News - Alert) Platform, touted to be the world's largest commercial Wi-Fi network and trusted connectivity platform, while telecom operators can connect through the iPass Open Mobile Exchange.

"Wi-Fi is the perfect complement to a cellular offering providing the ability to extend the data roaming experience to millions of users who currently turn off data roaming when they travel," said Marcio Avillez, vice president of Network Services at iPass, in a statement.

According to Christophe Culine, senior vice president of Worldwide Sales, iPass is well positioned to provide fast, secure and reliable connectivity to business travelers not only for IT managed devices but also BYOD and mobile device management.

With its solutions, iPass enables a more productive workforce with global connectivity via a universal network, This helps reduce costs and also drives market growth.

"Mobile devices and applications have forever altered the way we do business, how people connect and how marketing-driven telecom operators will bundle their network packages in the future," added Evan Kaplan, president and CEO at iPass.

With mobile services quickly making a move towards the cloud, now more than ever mobile device management is a priority speeding its way to the top of IT managers’ lists. The iPass Open Mobile Client is one such mobile device management solution that acts as a gateway between its mobility services 

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