SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Visage, the leader in enterprise mobility management (EMM) today announced a partnership with Concur (NASDAQ: CNQR) to integrate Visage's MobilityCentral platform with Concur's expense management system using the Concur Connect platform. Today's announcement also marks the opening of the MobilityCentral platform for integration with other powerful SaaS applications.
The Visage/Concur integration will provide the first-ever combined visibility into individual-liable and corporate-liable mobile expenses. Companies will be able to accurately track individual-liable phone bills and corporate-liable phone bills all with ease in one place. According to Forrester, BYOD is now the norm in workplaces and 48% of employees choose their phone without even considering what their company supports. This innovation from Visage solves a significant management challenge that has emerged for businesses in the wake of the consumer-driven BYOD trend.
MobilityCentral provides deep analytics and reporting capabilities on an organization's management and consumption of mobility by uniting carrier bills, company users and hierarchy, wireless device inventory, and data from Mobile Device Management (MDM). With the open MobilityCentral platform, partners can create endless capabilities around mobility management.
According to Concur, MobilityCentral's powerful enterprise mobility management solution was a natural choice:
"While looking to add partners to the Travel and Expense Cloud that could help clients take control of their wireless spend, MobilityCentral's sophisticated data analysis, scalable architecture, and access to a broad corpus of mobility data made them an ideal Concur Connect Platform partner," said Barry Padgett, EVP, Concur Connect Platform Services.
"The Concur partnership completes one more step in our strategy to provide enterprises with the largest and most functional set of mobility data," said Jim Kiles, VP of Corporate & Business Development at Visage Mobile. "Providing clean and accurate analytics for enterprises facing BYOD challenges is the first of many innovative solutions that will emerge when customers and partners begin to leverage our massive data set and the unique cloud-based architecture of our software-as-a-service application."
Visage CEO, Bzur Haun, will be speaking at Concur's annual Fusion Conference in Orlando on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 3:30 pm EDT. Visage is also exhibiting at CTIA Wireless in the Emerging Technology Zone at booth #4374 in New Orleans.
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Visage (www.visagemobile.com), based in San Francisco, is a leading provider of enterprise mobility management solutions. The MobilityCentral Enterprise Mobility Management Suite provides policy management, spend control, inventory tracking, end-user allocations, configurable reporting and more. MobilityCentral helps businesses simplify mobility management while lowering costs and increasing IT productivity. Visage's leadership team has more than 30 combined years of experience in the mobile space.
Concur is a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions. Concur's easy-to-use Web-based and mobile solutions help companies and their employees control costs and save time. Concur Connect is the platform that enables the entire travel and expense ecosystem of customers, suppliers, and solution partners to access and extend Concur's T&E cloud. Concur's systems adapt to individual employee preferences and scale to meet the needs of companies from small to large. Learn more at www.concur.com.
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