May 22, 2012 08:00 ET

Amtel to Present TEMIA Webinar on Killing Zombie Phones in Enterprises

Tactics on How Mobile Device Management + Telecom Expense Management Can Eliminate Unused Phones

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - May 22, 2012) - Amtel Inc., the industry's first integrated SaaS solution for managing smart device security and telecom expenses, today announced it will present a webinar with TEMIA, The Telecom Expense Management Industry Association, titled "Zombie Phones." The webinar will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 1:00 pm ET.

During the TEMIA webinar, PJ Gupta, CEO and Founder of Amtel, and Richard Bliss, CMO of Amtel will be guest speakers discussing the definition of zombie phones -- from the "buried alive" to the "walking dead," their unwelcome presence in enterprises, and how to hunt them down and kill them. The webinar will address strategies for organizations that are grappling with the complexity of devices and services, and the rising costs of enterprise mobility.

"We are looking forward to participating with TEMIA on this webinar to share our tactics for killing zombie phones," said Richard Bliss, CMO. "We have discovered through our audits that organizations of any size have about five to 10 percent of their mobile devices that are unused but still paid for."

What: Zombie Phones
Date: May 23, 2012
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET
Speakers: PJ Gupta, chief executive officer and founder of Amtel, and Richard Bliss, chief marketing officer of Amtel.

Click here to register for the webinar.

Amtel's MDM solution is based on the following components:

  • Security Management including device configuration, compromised device detection, profile management, remote wipe and content management.
  • Expense Management to track, manage and allocate actual carrier expenses for enterprise mobile devices in real-time, instituting mobile policy and generating alerts and spend reports to users based on corporate policies.
  • Lifecycle Management including workflow procurement, expense allocations and inventory updating to simplify and reduce the costs of provisioning of new devices to users.

For more information about Amtel, visit or follow Amtel on Twitter @AmtelNet.

The largest Telecom Expense Management service providers founded TEMIA, the Telecom Expense Management Industry Association, in 2006. Since that time, TEMIA has grown to 39 members with international corporate headquarters managing over $61 billion of telecom and data spend.

TEMIA's mission is to raise awareness and knowledge of the values and benefits of Telecom Expense Management TEM, Wireless Expense Management (WEM), Managed Mobility Services, (MMS) and Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions, to improve the quality and value of these solutions through the development and promotion of open industry standards, and industry knowledge among Solutions Providers, business partners, telecom service providers, and enterprise clients.

About Amtel Inc.
Founded in 2001, Amtel, Inc. is a leading mobile device management (MDM) provider, addressing the challenges organizations face in managing mobile devices and telecommunications expenses. Amtel developed the industry's first integrated MDM and expense management software-as-a-service solution, allowing organizations of all sizes to securely manage mobile devices, fixed lines and telecom expenses from a single platform. Provided via a convenient and cost effective SaaS platform, Amtel MDM is the SAS 70 Type II certified solution, offering the highest level of data security and reliability.

Contact Information

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    K/F Communications for Amtel

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    K/F Communications for Amtel