Wi-Fi roaming and wireless connectivity solutions provider iPass (News - Alert) has partnered with Wireless Analytics to resell the iPass Open Mobile Enterprise (OME) Service to its medium to large-size enterprise customers located through the Northeast United States.
Wireless Analytics provides outsourced mobility management services such as online visibility and reporting, wireless policy development, cost analysis, procurement, complete help desk services, inventory management, and carrier invoice management.
The partnership will benefit Wireless Analytics customers that have large mobile workforces spread across the globe. They will gain the ability to connect to the Internet and corporate network through more than 1.2 million Wi-Fi access points including in-flight, at hotels and airports and business venues around the world.
"As an iPass partner, Wireless Analytics can now offer our customers access to the iPass network and services to help them manage the influx of mobile devices that are coming into the enterprise and the associated connectivity costs," said Erik Eames, CEO, Wireless Analytics, in a statement.
The recently formed strategic alliance is important for Wireless Analytics because it broadens the company’s current wireless connectivity suite, giving its customers access to the world's largest commercial Wi-Fi network which in turn will improve the overall customer experience.
iPass Open Mobile (News - Alert) provides a consistent user experience across smartphones, tablets and laptops while avoiding costly roaming charges and expensive Wi-Fi day passes. Organizations can significantly increase visibility into enterprise, group, individual and device mobility as well as easily control expenses and security to reduce the total cost of enterprise mobility.
"By working with Wireless Analytics, we are able to add value to their customers when they are working on the move," added Christophe Culine, senior vice president and general manager, iPass Enterprise. "Wireless Analytics recognizes the growing importance of the mobile office, and by becoming an iPass OME reseller, Wireless Analytics customers have easy access to global wireless connectivity at a predictable cost."
Edited by Jamie Epstein