BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and COLUMBIA, Md., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless and BoxTone, the expert in proactive Mobile Service Management (MSM) software, today announced that Verizon Wireless enterprise customers can now leverage BoxTone's full lifecycle mobile management platform to secure, manage, monitor and support the leading mobile devices, users, applications and services.
Verizon Wireless and BoxTone set the foundation to address today's enterprise mobility challenges while strategically preparing the mobile environment for future expansion and requirements. Qualifying enterprises may be eligible to add BoxTone's software license cost directly to their Verizon Wireless bills.
"As enterprises aggressively mobilize their businesses with many brands of devices, it is critical that they have greater insight and control of their mobile environments," said Mark Bartolomeo, vice president, global enterprise marketing, Verizon Wireless. "BoxTone's holistic business approach represents a trusted solution to manage the entire mobile ecosystem."
Verizon Wireless customers gain access to a comprehensive solution that goes far beyond Mobile Device Management (MDM), which is traditionally limited to the initial activation, provisioning, configuration and change tasks for a device. BoxTone takes the process further and delivers a unified mobile management platform that provides the enterprise a single point of control to address the full mobile lifecycle. The supported smartphone and tablet devices include BlackBerry®, iPhone, iPad, Android™ and Windows Mobile/Phone 7. Mobile messaging platforms are also supported, including BlackBerry Enterprise Server, Microsoft® ActiveSync® and Good Technology.
"Enterprises have realized that a strategic mobile service management platform must go beyond basic MDM to address the entire mobility management challenge," said Alan Snyder, chief executive officer, BoxTone. "With BoxTone, Verizon Wireless offers enterprises a one-stop shop which facilitates customer success and enables widespread expansion of mobile devices, applications and services in the enterprise."
Verizon Wireless offers the most reliable network for customers across a variety of industries, from financial services, government, utilities, manufacturing, construction, professional services, healthcare, retail and others, which keeps their organizations running at top speeds today and for the future.
BoxTone's MSM platform addresses the full mobile lifecycle including Mobile Device Management, Mobile Support Management, Mobile Operations Management and Mobile Business Management. BoxTone's software is used by 40 of the Fortune® 100 companies to provide mobile device, support, operations and business management across more than 800,000 mobile users, devices and applications.
Verizon Wireless and BoxTone will be exhibiting together at the BlackBerry World™ 2011 conference (Booth 109), May 3-5, at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Fla. For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services for business, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/business. For more information about BoxTone's solutions, go to www.boxtone.com.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 104 million total wireless connections, including more than 88 million retail customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 85,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE,NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE,NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
With more than 800,000 devices under management, BoxTone's proactive Mobile Service Management (MSM) platform is trusted by more than 320 of the world's leading enterprises and government agencies, including 40 of the Fortune® 100, to continuously maintain optimal mobile performance & security at the lowest cost and risk. BoxTone's single unified mobile management platform powered by patented real-time automation technology addresses the entire mobile lifecycle: mobile device management, support management, operations management and business management. BoxTone delivers real-time centralized control of all mobile devices including BlackBerry, Apple iPhone and iPad, Google Android, Nokia Symbian and Windows Phone devices; mobile connectivity services including BlackBerry Enterprise Server, Microsoft ActiveSync and Good Technology; and enterprise mobile applications. Learn more from the expert in proactive Mobile Service Management and Mobile Device Management software solutions at www.boxtone.com, or call +1 410.910.3344.
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