WidePoint Placed in Magic Quadrant for Mobility Managed Services

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WidePoint Placed in Magic Quadrant for Mobility Managed Services

By Michael Guta

According to a study by Exact Ventures, mobility managed services (MMS) is a market with a $100-billion emerging market opportunity for mobile operators serving enterprise customers. The report, "Enterprise Mobility Services: Market Opportunity for Mobile Service Providers," says the market will be driven by some key trends in bring your own device (BYOD) policies and cloud computing. As organizations continue to acquire and provision smartphones, tablets and other integrated cellular and/or wireless devices, MMS becomes a crucial tool. The first Magic Quadrant for MMS by Gartner highlights WidePoint's comprehensive expertise in cyber security and proven telecommunications lifecycle management systems and services.

WidePoint provides enterprises and governmental agencies with the tools to deploy fully compliant IT services that meet government mandated regulations and the requirements of advanced systems with secured enterprise-wide information technology-based solutions delivered in the cloud. The solution the company provides is sanctioned by the federal government for securing laptops, tablets, smartphones, and other IP-based devices. The platform can be deployed quickly and cost-effectively with high-assurance credentialing and authentication offerings with a flexible propriety telecom management products and services.

As defined by Gartner, MMS is, "the information technology and process services that are required to plan, procure, provision, activate, manage and support mobile devices, network services, and mobile applications." Based on this definition, the company surveyed 36 potential Magic Quadrant participants during the first quarter of 2013. It then interviewed 18 service providers that were qualified for inclusion, who provided 106 client references to gain their input for the research.

"We are very pleased to be included in Gartner's first Magic Quadrant focused on Managed Mobility Services"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," said Steve Komar, WidePoint's CEO.

WidePoint is comprised of the following business groups:

  • Management mobility solutions with global, robust, integrated, and bundled solutions for addressing many different types of mobility deployments, management and support across all device types.
  • Wireless telecommunications expense management services (TEMS) providing a one source comprehensive management plan of the day-to-day operations of a communications networks of cellular phones, Blackberries, PDAs, air cards, pagers and other devices.
  • Identity management providing identity proofing, credential issuing and public key technology for ensuring the identity of the user.
  • Data protection services with unique encryption solutions to protect all data by securely encrypting all of the transmission to and from any Internet and intranet platform using digital signatures.
  • System engineering specializing in forensic informatics to support federal, state and local government agencies by providing full lifecycle systems or services with software development, system integration, testing, security engineering, training, and operations and maintenance services.



Edited by Rachel Ramsey

Contributing Writer

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