Yearly Archives: 2016

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Asignet Earns AOTMP Efficiency First Vendor Solution Certification

2017-01-21T12:31:50+00:00 November 15th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Asignet Earns Efficiency First® Vendor Solution Certification Organization commits to best-in-class service by aligning technical, financial, and operational performance principles to Efficiency First® Framework INDIANAPOLIS, NOVEMBER 16, 2016 — New Jersey-based telecom expense management company, Asignet, was recently awarded AOTMP Efficiency First® Vendor Solution Certification. This esteemed certification demonstrates Asignet’s commitment to demonstrating best-in-class service and [...]

GSMA Mobility Live Conference Recap

2017-01-21T12:31:50+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Categories: Perspective|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Mobile and Wireless Gerry.Purdy@aotmp.com | LinkedIn GSMA Mobility Live Conference Recap A Brief History The GSMA is the largest producer of mobile and wireless-focused trade shows in the world. The GSMA Mobile World Congress is held each February in Barcelona, Spain and has over 175,000 participants [...]

LeEco Launches in North America

2017-01-21T12:31:50+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Categories: Perspective|Tags: , , , , |

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Mobile and Wireless Gerry.Purdy@aotmp.com | LinkedIn LeEco Launches in North America This Chinese Company is Making Smartphones, TVs, Bikes, VR Headsets and Electric Cars with a Common Platform (EUI) for Information Sharing Across All Their Devices Every once in a while, something happens in the tech [...]

Why AT&T’s Acquisition of Time Warner is So Important

2017-01-21T12:32:07+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Categories: Market Alert, Perspective|Tags: , , , |

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Mobile and Wireless Gerry.Purdy@aotmp.com | LinkedIn Why AT&T’s Acquisition of Time Warner is So Important This is a vertical integration of content with distribution. It gives AT&T tremendous content to distribute through their DIRECTV Now and through mobile. Enterprises will see more ability to get access [...]

How Did Machine to Machine Migrate into Internet of Things

2018-02-21T15:39:05+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Categories: Perspective|Tags: , , , |

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Mobile and Wireless Gerry.Purdy@aotmp.com | LinkedIn How Did Machine to Machine Migrate into Internet of Things? (M2M to IoT) The simple answer is “the addition of people”. IoT now has a very broad swath covering many vertical markets as well as consumer-embedded. There’s an old adage in marketing [...]

BlackBerry Stops Making Devices: The Rise and Fall of a Mobile Empire

2018-02-21T15:10:07+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Categories: Perspective|Tags: , , , , , |

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Mobile and Wireless Gerry.Purdy@aotmp.com | LinkedIn BlackBerry Stops Making Devices: The Rise and Fall of a Mobile Empire BlackBerry was caught off-guard by the introduction of the graphical user interface used by Apple in the iPhone in 2007. It took BlackBerry over six years to introduce [...]

2017 AOTMP Mobility Awards Nominations Now Open

2017-10-04T10:01:11+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |

2017 AOTMP Mobility Awards Nominations Now Open Winners will be announced Thursday, January 5, 2017 during the Consumer Electronics Show INDIANAPOLIS, OCTOBER 4, 2016 — AOTMP, the leader in telecom and mobile management best practices and industry standards for enterprises and vendors, announced today that nominations are now open for the 2017 Mobility Awards, honoring the best mobile [...]

Comcast as A Wireless Provider

2018-02-21T15:24:48+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Perspective|Tags: , , , , |

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Mobile and Wireless Gerry.Purdy@aotmp.com | LinkedIn Comcast as A Wireless Provider Comcast to focus on offering wireless cellular services to their 27.7 million cable TV & Internet customers. They will also leverage access to their 15 million Wi-Fi hotspots. Longer term, Comcast may leverage access to [...]

Enterprise Mobile App Management

2018-02-21T15:36:17+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Categories: Perspective|Tags: , , , , , |

J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Mobile and Wireless Gerry.Purdy@aotmp.com | LinkedIn Enterprise Mobile App Management It is easy for mobile apps to get developed in disparate organizations without any supervision by the IT department. It’s important for the IT organization to stay on top of all enterprise apps – from mobile [...]

Don’t Settle for 99% SLAs

2018-02-21T15:41:26+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Categories: Perspective|Tags: , , |

Timothy C. Colwell SVP, Efficiency First® Adoption AOTMP Don’t Settle for 99% SLAs Technical availability is widely known in the SLA arena; and “five 9s” is the gold standard. But SLAs are also important tools for setting performance expectations in professional services, consulting and outsourcing relationships. The difference between SLAs in [...]