NORWICH, UK, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - SOTI Inc., the world-leader in enterprise Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) solutions, today announced that May Gurney, a leading infrastructure support services company in the UK, has selected SOTI's award-winning MDM solution, MobiControl, to manage and support Motorola MC75 devices used by their mobile workforce. MobiControl's centralized remote control and troubleshooting features provide May Gurney with full visibility over its devices in the field, allowing the company to continue delivering essential services such as fixing potholes, collecting household waste, repairing burst water mains and handling customer care calls. May Gurney's devices are responsible for updating work-order management systems and delivering progress reports for their customers to view and examine.
As an industry-leading MDM and BYOD solution, MobiControl equips organizations with the necessary tools to manage and secure corporate and employee-owned devices. MobiControl has a range of robust features that include Secure Content Locker, Self Service Kiosk, Enterprise App Store, Device Lockdown, Real-Time Remote Control, Location Tracking, Geofencing and more.
With a mobile field force of large disparate work groups that maintain road, utility, rail and waterway networks and public buildings, May Gurney selected SOTI MobiControl for its simplified device configuration and advanced remote device management capabilities. The deployment time of a new Motorola MC75 unit was dramatically reduced by 88 percent, from four hours to 30 minutes. Since implementing MobiControl, May Gurney has cost-effectively increased its mobile field force by hundreds of devices, with plans to further increase deployments in the coming months.
Tom Sewell, Project Manager at May Gurney said, "We achieved an amazing reduction in downtime with a simplified and cost-effective process, keeping devices in the field and working properly. We realize that MobiControl has even more to offer us, not only in terms of baseline features and functionality, but also in terms of further automating the management of our devices, ensuring they are secure at all times. We are expanding the size of our mobile deployments to further leverage the success of our mobility strategy."
Carl Rodrigues, President and CEO of SOTI said, "MobiControl's advanced management and security capabilities helped streamline May Gurney's processes, effectively reducing costs associated with device deployment and support. With MobiControl, May Gurney can now control, troubleshoot and fix devices remotely in minutes. This allows them to minimize downtime and maximize their ROI."
About SOTI Inc.
SOTI Inc. develops industry-leading solutions for Mobile Device Management (MDM), Mobile Content Management (MCM), Mobile Email Management (MEM), Mobile Application Management (MAM), Mobile Security Management (MSM), and to enable Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies in the workplace. SOTI MobiControl solves the unique challenges involved in managing, securing, supporting, and tracking mobile and desktop computing devices across all platforms. Today, over 10,000 customers around the world in all industries rely on SOTI to manage millions of devices.
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