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MDSL teams up with GEMA (Global Enterprise Mobile Alliance) to deliver the next in its series of liv

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MDSL teams up with GEMA (Global Enterprise Mobile Alliance) to deliver the next in its series of live webinars on Thursday, July 17 2014, with a discussion on key challenges and considerations to take into account in your Global Mobility Strategy

Thursday July 17 – New York: 9.30-10.30am – London: 2.30-3.30pm – Paris: 3.30-4.30pm

June 10 2014 – London, New York, Paris, Tokyo, Gothenburg and Hong Kong – MDSL, the leading global Technology Lifecycle & Expense Management solutions provider, announced that it will be holding the next in its series of TEM Webinars on July 17th 2014, entitled: “Global Mobility Strategy & Roll-out – Key Challenges and Considerations”.

MDSL is pleased to welcome Nick McQuire, CEO of global managed mobility services provider The Global Enterprise Mobility Alliance (GEMA), as a co-presenter on this webinar. Nick is responsible for the strategy and operations of GEMA, including overseeing its financial performance, business development, expansion and product development, and brings over 13 years’ experience in the enterprise mobility industry, most recently as Vice President at leading research firm IDC.

A recent Yankee Group survey found that companies, especially larger enterprises, are turning back to ‘pure play’ TEM providers and Systems Integrators for their global mobility solutions.

The report suggests various reasons for this trend. But what are the key factors to consider when compiling your global mobility strategy and preparing a multi-national roll-out? What are the major challenges and how do you legislate for them, to prevent delays and budget overruns?

The latest in MDSL’s quarterly series of TEM webinars will examine:

  • Today’s key trends in global enterprise mobility strategy 
  • The primary mobility challenges facing multi-nationals
  • What steps they’re taking to overcome those challenges 
  • What are the central considerations for multi-nationals over the next 6-12 months?

All these points will be supported by practical examples and case studies drawn from MDSL’s own extensive international experience as one of the leading global TEM providers and GEMA’s international experience as the preeminent expert in the management of enterprise mobility services.

Ben Mendoza, MDSL CEO and founder commented: “MDSL has a long and successful track record of deploying complex world-wide TEM installations on behalf of our multi-national clients. We have a long and proud reputation of careful attention to detail and innovation in tackling the problems which beset global companies as they install new IT infrastructures.

“As the growth in mobile devices continues to rise we have become experts in the integration of mobile device management technology into the global enterprise. In this webinar we will be demonstrating what the global organisation needs to know about now to be able to cope with the era of The internet of Things and Machine to Machine communications.”

Nick McQuire, CEO of GEMA, added: “The speed and complexity of mobility in the enterprise is accelerating, in some cases at a faster rate than some firms can realise its strategic potential.

“These trends are compounded in global organisations with large, distributed workforces which require specific support and guidance. I look forward to presenting in this webinar, designed to help multinationals understand some of the key mobility trends, customer challenges and potential solutions available to support their multinational enterprise mobility needs.”  

Webinar : Global Mobility Strategy & Roll-out – Key Challenges and Considerations

Thursday, July 17, 9.30am (New York) – 2.30pm (London) – 3.30pm (Paris)

To register, click here or paste www.mdsl.com/events into your browser.

About MDSL

MDSL leads the market in proactive Telecom Expense Management (TEM) and Market Data Management (MDM) analysis. MDSL solutions help enterprises around the world to manage their communications more efficiently and achieve significant cost savings on a global scale, through global visibility of their telecom spend, comprehensive business intelligence and automated business processes.

With offices in New York, London, Paris, Gothenburg, Hong Kong, Macau and Tokyo, and a range of award-winning software and services covering the full lifecycle from procurement to invoice reconciliation, more than 150 customers in over 34 countries trust MDSL to manage over $6.5 billion of technology expenses annually and deliver measurable benefits to their bottom line.

Established in 1995, MDSL holds ISO 27001 and Safe Harbor certification, and is a member of the TEM Industry Association (TEMIA) and Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). MDSL features in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant”, “Critical Capabilities” and “Competitive Landscape” TEM reports, and was the first global TEM provider to achieve AOTMP Efficiency First® accreditation.

About GEMA

The Global Enterprise Mobility Alliance (GEMA) is an independent joint venture providing global managed enterprise mobility services. Multi-national organisations today are looking for transparent and seamless services for the deployment, support, and management of their mobile workforce. GEMA’s core offerings of Consult, Procure, Deploy, Control, Manage and Assist enable organizations to scale globally while receiving the deepest local in-country support where they operate around the world.

GEMA’s members are leading Managed Mobility Services providers in their own markets and include the following: BMobile/Grupo Scanda (Mexico); CWSI (Ireland); Emitac Mobile Solutions, LLC (EMS) (Middle East, Africa); EVRY (Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland); Mobila (Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg); MSC Mobility Pty Ltd (Australia and New Zealand); NationSky (China); Navita (Brazil); Qolcom (UK); SCHIFFL GmbH & Co. KG (Germany and Austria); Vox Mobile Inc. (US and Canada); Xsat India (India) and YouCo S.r.l (Italy).

GEMA is operated by GEMA International Limited, a joint venture.

Further information

For more information on MDSL, visit www.mdsl.com or contact Bill Boyle, WHB Communications, on: +44(0)7909 954 991 or email bill@whbcommunications.com.

 For more information on GEMA, visit www.thegema.com.


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