InnoPath Continues Mobile Device Management Leadership by Announcing Support for the Newly Ratified OMA-DM SCOMO Standard.
Sets the Stage for Powerful, Multi-Vendor Over-the-Air Lifecycle Application Management
SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- InnoPath Software, the leader in Mobile Device Management (MDM (Modular Digital Multitrack) An audio recorder that mixes and records multiple tracks of digital audio. The two major MDM technologies are ADAT and DTRS. See ADAT and DTRS. ), today announced support for the newly ratified rat·i·fy
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To approve and give formal sanction to; confirm. See Synonyms at approve. OMA-DM Software Component Management Object (SCOMO) Candidate Enabler. A standards-based method of managing the lifecycle of applications on mobile phones sets the stage for a new generation of over-the-air capabilities for both consumers and enterprises, while avoiding the single vendor lock-in In economics, vendor lock-in, also known as proprietary lock-in, customer lock-in, lock-in is where a customer is dependent on a vendor for products and services and cannot move to another vendor without substantial switching costs, real and/or perceived. that characterized previous approaches.
InnoPath first demonstrated draft SCOMO support at the Mobile World Congress in 2007, and as the convener of SCOMO within OMA-DM, the company has been actively working with its key operator and device manufacturer partners to bring to market a solution that is both deployable and scalable. Additionally, InnoPath was the first company to demonstrate interoperability with 3rd party SCOMO clients. MDM vendors may now build solutions based on a stable baseline, while operators may plan their deployments with assurances of interoperability and broad industry support. The other newly ratified standards supported by InnoPath include the Device Capabilities Management Object, or DCMO DCMO Defence Crisis Management Organisation (UK)
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"Mobile Device Management is evolving from point products based on customized platforms to a general solution providing care for both consumers and enterprises," said David Ginsburg David Ginsburg (18 March 1921 – 18 March 1994) was a British politician.
Ginsburg was educated at University College School, Hampstead, and Balliol College, Oxford. , Vice President of Marketing at InnoPath. "That the industry has converged on SCOMO for lifecycle application management is a sign of a maturing market."
MDM enables the operator's care organization to provide better service with reduced expenses despite increasing device and service complexity. InnoPath is unique in delivering a device management solution, which while supporting industry standards such as OMA-DM, is also highly flexible, extensible and quickly implemented. The ROI (Return On Investment) The monetary benefits derived from having spent money on developing or revising a system. In the IT world, there are more ways to compute ROI than Carter has liver pills (and for those of you who never heard of that expression, it means a lot). for MDM-enabled customer care has been illustrated in a recent study by the analyst firm Stratecast which places the annual global operator exposure at over $25 billion, billions of which may be saved through MDM. Interested parties can review a copy of this study at http://www.innopath.com/care.
InnoPath Software is the global leader in Mobile Device Management, a technology that enables wireless operators to better and more cost effectively manage and deliver revenue-generating services for consumers and enterprises. InnoPath's standards-based approach has proven successful at the largest wireless operators in the world, including AT&T, China Unicom China Unicom, full name China United Telecommunications Corporation, 中国联通, HKSE: 0762 NYSE: CHU, is a telecommunication operator in the People's Republic of China. 52. , KDDI and Verizon Wireless Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, owns and operates the second largest wireless telecommunications network in the United States, based on total wireless customers. . The InnoPath client has been adopted by leading handset manufacturers including Samsung and LG. InnoPath was recently recognized by AlwaysOn as an AO Global 250 Winner as well as by Deloitte for financial performance. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California Sunnyvale ([sʌniveil]) is a city in Santa Clara County, California, United States. It is one of the major cities that make up the Silicon Valley. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 131,760. , InnoPath is privately held with offices around the world. For more information, visit www.innopath.com.