MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Amex: WYY), a specialist in wireless mobility management, information technology life cycle support and cybersecurity solutions, today announced its inclusion in Gartner Inc.'s first Magic Quadrant for Managed Mobility Services (MMS), defined as the information technology and process services that are required to plan, procure, provision, activate, manage, and support mobile devices, network services, and mobile applications. Gartner estimates that the worldwide number of devices to be placed under management of external service providers (ESPs) will grow by more than 50%, with preliminary MMS market size forecasted at $3.4 billion by 2016.
During the first quarter of 2013, Gartner surveyed 36 potential Magic Quadrant participants. Gartner then interviewed the 18 service providers that qualified for inclusion in this Magic Quadrant and the 106 client references provided by the Magic Quadrant participants to gain their input for this research.
WidePoint's Managed Mobility Solution is a convergence of the company's unique high-assurance credentialing and authentication offerings and its flexible, proprietary telecom management products and services. Leveraging its expertise in secure and trusted identity creation and management, WidePoint is able to provide an interoperable and federally sanctioned solution for securing laptops, tablets, smart phones, and other IP-based devices. By combining this with its comprehensive telecom lifecycle management tools, WidePoint offers the marketplace a truly secure, flexible solution that can be deployed quickly and cost-effectively.
"We are very pleased to be included in Gartner's first Magic Quadrant focused on Managed Mobility Services," said Steve Komar, WidePoint's CEO. "Gartner's recognition of our competitive differentiators validates our focus on providing solutions that allow customers to manage their diverse information technology platforms along with the challenges mobility introduces to those complex environments."
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WidePoint is a leading provider of secured, cloud-delivered, enterprise-wide information technology-based solutions that can enable enterprises and agencies to deploy fully compliant IT services in accordance with government mandated regulations and advanced system requirements. WidePoint has several major government and commercial contracts. For more information, visit www.widepoint.com.
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