MobileGuard Becomes a Silver ISV Partner in the Samsung Enterprise Alliance Group

MobileGuard’s mobile compliance technology, which records and monitors mobile phone messages, provides a valuable addition to Samsung’s extensive suite of enterprise mobile solutions.

Dec 5, 2013, New York – MobileGuard, a New York City based mobile phone technology company, has become a Samsung Silver Independent Solutions Vendor (ISV). Renowned for its patented mobile text message archiving and monitoring technology, MobileGuard has an established presence in enterprise mobile solutions and has committed to develop and market at least one solution customized for Samsung mobile products.

As a Samsung ISV, MobileGuard will extend its penetration in regulated markets, such as financial brokerage, insurance, healthcare, and government, that have stringent requirements for mobile phone message management. Also, MobileGuard will have the benefit of the depth and breadth of Samsung’s partner resources in the marketplace, including marketing, development, an online partner profile on Samsung’s website, and go-to-market support. In addition, when responding to specific mobile compliance sales opportunities, MobileGuard will collaborate with Samsung’s account teams and subject matter experts to secure the business. Lastly, MobileGuard’s development efforts to provide customized solutions for Samsung will be augmented by the support of a technical Samsung account management. Read more

Google Android sales decline 11% in US: Report York, Jan 7, 2013: Apple iOS remains the top selling smartphone platform in the US, with 53.3% of the market for the 12-week period ending November 25, 2012, says a report released by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. This is the first time Apple’s mobile platform has crossed 50% sales share.

According to the report, Android sales share declined by 10.9% to 41.9% in the same period. Windows Phone positioned itself at third place with 2.7% of smartphones sold between August 25 and November 25, 2012 in the US.

Regarding the mobile carriers, AT&T saw success due the iPhone 5 and was the top selling smartphone carrier with 35.4% of smartphones sold in this 12-week period. Verizon was second with 31.9% of smartphones sold. And Sprint was third, with 14.5% of sales, sees the largest decrease year-on-year, down 5%.

According to Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, the data comes from its USA consumer panel, which it claims is the largest continuous consumer research mobile phone panel of its kind in the world. Their analyst Mary-Ann Parlato says, “The iPhone 5 has been successful this period; however, we also see that Apple’s older models – iPhone 4S and 4 have also contributed to the growing share of iOS. This is particularly the case for first-time smartphone iPhone buyers where we see the older models still selling well amongst this group.”

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