February 17th, 2010, Barcelona, Spain - Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a leading mobile phone provider, today introduced a range of new enterprise mobility solutions at Mobile World Congress 2010, demonstrating its strong commitment in the enterprise mobility market. Samsung enterprise solutions, delivered in collaboration with leading partners, encompass key mobile enterprise solutions such as Enterprise Email, Enterprise IM, Security, MDM (Mobile Device Management), UC (Unified Communications), CRM (Customer Relationship Management), SFA (Sales Force Automation), BI (Business Intelligence) and vertical applications.
Samsung is actively discussing with major mobile operators to commercially launch the solutions in 2010. Most of the enterprise solutions showcased at MWC are expected to be commercially available by end of 2010.
“The Enterprise Mobility Solutions we’ve presented today at Mobile World Congress, really cement Samsung’s place as a major player in the enterprise mobility market” said WP Hong, Executive Vice President of Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics. “Support from leading enterprise partners and major operators, has proven Samsung’s commitment to deliver the comforts of the office computing environment to the smartphone – true mobility without compromise.”
The Samsung Enterprise Mobility Offering comprises a suite of solutions & devices specifically targeted to the needs of the enterprise customers. Samsung smartphones support the most robust enterprise solutions on Microsoft Windows Mobile, and soon offer enterprise solutions on Android platform. Samsung will expand the capability to offer enterprise solutions on LiMo as well as bada, its own platform in 2011, giving enterprise customers both the choice and flexibility they want.
In recent months, Samsung has greatly expanded its channel support structure with major carriers’ enterprise sales teams and has built strong relationships with premium solution partners such as Cisco, Formotus, Microsoft, Spring Wireless, Sybase, and Wipro. Samsung will continue to expand its collaboration model with major enterprise players such as Oracle, SAP and IBM in coming months. The details of each enterprise mobility solution available are as follows:
At Mobile World Congress, Samsung and Cisco will demonstrate several prototype solutions that will be available in 2010 that enhance the mobile worker experience with embedded collaboration and security solutions.
Mobile web conferencing via Cisco WebEx solutions – It’s easier than ever before to collaborate in a WebEx meeting with unique Samsung-optimized features. With a single click, users can escalate a phone call to a Cisco WebEx Meeting Center meeting and launch it directly from e-mail or calendar invites from select Samsung smartphones.
Enhanced collaboration through Cisco Unified Communications – The Cisco mobile UC solution enhances collaboration by helping enable a mobile workforce to make calls via the corporate infrastructure, and giving mobile workers access to UC features, such as visual voicemail and unified presence capabilities which shows contacts’ availability status. This solution delivers improved connectivity and productivity to the mobile workforce while simultaneously reducing the enterprise’s mobile spend by extending the corporate unified communications network to Samsung smartphone users.
Formotus extends SharePoint business productivity to people in the field by allowing mobile business forms designed just once to be used online or offline on all kinds of devices, including the new Android-powered and Windows phones from Samsung.
Formotus mobile apps put the new Samsung phones to work for business by creating solutions that capture touchscreen signatures, camera photos, and GPS locations, all of which can be submitted back to the office in forms that integrate with SharePoint and company workflows.
Rapidly create and instantly deploy custom forms over-the-air without writing a line of code. Formotus completes projects in days or weeks, not months or years. There’s no limit to the line-of-business apps possible using Formotus forms – mobile dispatch, field service, inspections, surveys, data collection, inventory, time and expense, workflow approvals, mobile healthcare apps, you name it.
Samsung Windows phones provide the leading support for enterprise mobile solutions for end users and organizations and come with Microsoft Office Mobile, which provides access to the applications people use all the time, like Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.
Samsung Windows phones make the most of enterprises existing assets without requiring the cost and complexity of adding and maintaining additional third-party middle-ware solutions.
Samsung Windows phones let enterprises reuse their existing Visual Studio and .NET development skills and server infrastructure to extend their applications to Windows Mobile devices and give users new experiences and solve new business problems,
Samsung’s Windows phones are designed to provide the best level of integration with Microsoft Exchange as well as great solutions for Microsoft SharePoint, SQL Server, Dynamics and hosted solutions such as Microsoft Hosted Exchange and BPOS.
Samsung SDS - offers a comprehensive mobile solution portfolio, compassing:
Mobile Groupware – push mail, calendar/contact sync, approvals workflow, and remote device management to enable collaboration anywhere, any time
Mobile CRM (Customer Relationship Management), SFA (Sales Force Automation), and Business Intelligence – cost effective mobilization of critical enterprise back-end applications and business processes, based on industry best practices
Flexible deployment models which include installation and maintenance behind the corporate firewall or access as a managed service through Samsung’s Mobile Cloud Center (SMCC)
The Spring Wireless solution enables enterprises to truly mobilize its sales forces. The field mobility solutions Spring Wireless provides helps organizations to seamlessly connect their mobile workforce to corporate systems with the information they need, when and where they need it
Sybase Afaria is the industry’s most powerful, flexible and secure solution to manage mobility across the entire enterprise. Afaria simplifies the complex mobile world by providing an infrastructure that allows enterprises to manage and secure data, devices and applications over any network for any size of deployment. Whether workers are using personally-owned consumer devices or task-specific ruggedized devices on the frontlines, Afaria allows enterprises to manage mobility with complete confidence
Wipro Technologies is a global service provider delivering technology-driven business solutions across multiple domains.
The Mobile Claim Adjuster solution demonstrated by Wipro at MWC enables adjusters to have real-time access to claims assigned to them, download loss information and upload loss photographs & appraisal reports back to backend systems and thereby increasing their productivity multi-fold. The offering is based on Wipro’s strong knowledge of the global insurance industry and mobile technology competencies.
Wipro understand the high potential of business mobility and has invested significant time and effort in building various reusable components, frameworks and solutions like the Mobile claims Adjuster solution with high investment from Wipro’s CTO office.
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