Norton Rose Selects Mobile Systems Management Solution
To Save Time and Money
XcelleNet, Inc., a leading provider of mobile resource management solutions, today announced that Norton Rose, a major international law firm, has selected its mobile systems management solution, Afaria, to manage its mobile workforce with timely up-to-date information to its network of offices in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The firm, which employs over 1500 staff, will benefit from improved communication through the delivery of applications and content over remote devices.
Norton Rose represents and advises banks and other financial institutions, international businesses, major public and private companies, and Governments. Clients include HSBC, Duetsche Bank, easyGroup, Siemens, United Airlines, Exxonmobile and Sumitomo Corp.
Remote Access Project Manager at Norton Rose, Graham Martin, explained: "We wanted a quick and easy solution that was able to communicate effectively with our international offices. We have many offices working in remote corners of the world and the chosen solution had to deliver applications and data quickly so when staff logged into the system, no matter which country they were located, they had up-to-the minute information available." Norton Rose turned to XcelleNet for the job.
Martin added, "As all the packages and programmes we use are designed to manage legal documents, security was the major factor when sourcing the right solution. Afaria complied with all the legal requirements required. Previously, all revisions of the legal files and applications were emailed to the staff, which proved very time consuming.
Afaria has eliminated this process thus saving both time and money in support costs. We have found Afaria very easy to install and it fits in well with our existing programme that works on a Microsoft platform. By next year we also hope to be fully SMS compatible."
Looking to the future Martin concluded, "We chose Afaria, as it offered exactly what we required. With future plans to integrate the use of PDAs, we see Afaria as an integral part of our company’s future development. XcelleNet is one of the major players within this market and we required the best. I have seen some good press reports and third party endorsements and I am confident of our choice."
XcelleNet is the leader of the fast-growing market for mobile resource management. The explosive growth of the mobile economy, and the race to implement Internet-enabled mobile applications has created a new challenge for IT: management of smart mobile devices, including laptop computers, handhelds, smartphones and interactive pagers. XcelleNet’s Afaria family of solutions enables businesses to implement and maintain web-enabled applications and content for mobile resources that depend on wire-line or wireless communications. Afaria’s products keep mobile devices up and running, business applications current and available, information fresh and accessible, and the people that count on them productive and competitive. XcelleNet’s RemoteWareÒ is a world-class retail polling and management solution for remote PCs and Point of Sale devices. A pioneer in remote and mobile resource management with 2,300 customers worldwide, XcelleNet serves a broad range of industries, including healthcare, insurance, retail, manufacturing and pharmaceutical. XcelleNet solutions reduce total cost of ownership, accelerate end-user productivity and enable the management of applications and content to a desired configuration from a central location. More information is available at http://www.XcelleNet.com
Claire Adam/Natalie Johnson
MCC International Ltd
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XcelleNet® and RemoteWare® are registered trademarks of XcelleNet, Inc. Afaria is a trademark of Afaria, Inc. XcelleNet and Afaria make no claims of ownership to all other products and company names mentioned herein which may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
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