Deutsche Telekom has announced a strategic partnership with Wandera to deliver its mobile gateway services to Deutsche Telekom`s business customers. The integration will enable their customers to secure, control and manage mobile data usage across employee devices. This solution is at the same time part of Deutsche Telekom´s MobileIron Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) ecosystem further enhancing the EMM capabilities of Deutsche Telekom.
The partnership comes at a time when businesses are increasingly pursuing a “Mobile First” strategy to achieve higher productivity by mobilising business processes and applications to enable the mobile workforce conducting business anytime from anywhere.
Wandera’s Secure Mobile Gateway, now delivered by Deutsche Telekom, is a mobile first cloud solution that offers core services such as mobile threat prevention, intelligent policy control and data compression to increase productivity, eliminate bill shock and cut data usage to reduce spend.
“Wandera is one of the real pioneers in the market of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM). Their solution perfectly complements and enhances our existing portfolio of mobility solutions,” said Oliver Gediehn, Vice President Europe Business Marketing of Deutsche Telekom. Marc Sommer, Senior Vice President of Business Development & Partnering at Deutsche Telekom, added: “This partnership finally enables us to provide our business customers across the globe with a unique tool to effectively protect and manage their company’s mobile data usage.”
“We’re very excited to be partnering with Deutsche Telekom, the leading European telecommunications provider, to offer our services to its customers ensuring a secure mobile Internet experience,” said Eldar Tuvey, CEO at Wandera. “With the explosion of employee mobile data usage, this partnership with DT will become the foundation of efficient and transparent mobile strategies for some of the world’s top enterprises.”
Wandera pioneered the Secure Mobile Gateway to enable the next generation of enterprise mobility. Organisations use Wandera to optimise data usage to reduce costs. The multi-level gateway scans data both on device and in the cloud, enabling more powerful controls and actionable real-time insights. A Gartner Cool Vendor in enterprise mobility, Wandera is based in San Francisco and London, and backed by leading venture capitalists Bessemer Venture Partners and 83North. For more information visit the website www.wandera.com, Twitter or LinkedIn.
About Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies with around 151 million mobile customers, 30 million fixed-network lines and more than 17 million broadband lines (as of December 31, 2014). The Group provides fixed network, mobile communications, Internet and IPTV products and services for consumers and ICT solutions for business customers and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is present in more than 50 countries and has approximately 228,000 employees worldwide. The Group generated revenues of EUR 62.7 billion in the 2014 financial year – more than 60 percent of it outside Germany.
Deutsche Telekom considers the European business customer segment a strategic growth area. Deutsche Telekom offers small, medium-sized and multinational companies ICT solutions for an increasingly complex digital world. In addition to services from the cloud, the range of services is centered around M2M and security solutions, complementary mobile communications and fixed network products, and solutions for virtual collaboration and IT platforms, all of which forms the basis for our customers’ digital business models.
With approximately 47,800 employees worldwide, T-Systems generated revenue of around EUR 8,6 billion in the 2014 financial year.