The BYOD phenomenon and its attendant security and management problems have been widely reported. Every market research company has had a crack at forecasting the market, and the number of players offering mobile device management and security products has multiplied to meet surging demand.
But no matter how many device management tools an organisation employs it still needs to address the overarching problem of managing all aspects of mobile devices - those it supplies and those belonging to employees - used to access corporate data and applications.
Apart from the high profile issues of securing corporate data there are the more mundane tasks of managing accounts with mobile service providers, allocating expenses to different cost centres, providing support to users on all aspects of their devices.
Sydney company imei provides all the services and - rather surprisingly given the market need - claims to be unique.
"We don't believe there is anybody in the market today doing exactly what we are doing," founder and CEO, Tim Fussell, told iTWire. "There are lots of organisations doing bits and pieces."
"We are an enterprise mobility management company," Fussell explained. "That means we keep people connected. We keep their company information confidential and secure using a variety of mobility management tools and we give the client complete control over the expenses related to the carrier and to the support of their devices.
"We have over 50 people in [our headquarters] in Frenchs Forest and a number of technologies we have developed around procurement of mobile equipment, the asset management of that equipment and to manage the carrier contracts and all the carrier information and to manage the carrier's bills.
"It is a combination of all those things that give us the ability to provide lifecycle management."
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