Amtel

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Amtel, Inc.
Type Private company
Industry Mobile device management, telecom expense management
Founded 2001
Headquarters Santa Clara, California
United States
Area served Worldwide
Key people Pankaj Gupta (co-founder and CEO), Richa Gupta (co-founder and VP, engineering development)
Products Mobile device security management (MDM), telecom expense management (TEM)
Website www.amtelnet.com

Amtel, Inc. is an American telecommunications management company based in Santa Clara, California providing cloud based mobile device management and expense management solutions. It was founded in 2001 by Pankaj Gupta and Richa Gupta. The company’s primary focus is on providing integrated mobile device management (MDM)[1] and telecom expense management (TEM)[2] platforms for businesses. Amtel’s SaaS-based integrated system for managing smart mobile devices and telecom expenses allows organizations to manage mobile devices and fixed telecom services from one platform.[3][4] In 2011, the company was awarded Internet Telephony Magazine’s Internet Telephony TEM Excellence Award for the third straight year.[5] In 2008, the company received a Product of the Year Award from Customer Interaction Solutions Magazine.[6]

History[edit]

Amtel was founded in 2001 by Pankaj Gupta and Richa Gupta with the aim of addressing challenges organizations face in managing mobile devices and telecommunications expenses. In 2003, the company developed and marketed an integrated software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution for telecom and mobile life cycle management.[7]

The company’s Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution for iOS (iPhone, iPad), Android, Blackberry, WebOS & Windows mobile devices was launched in 2010. With this program, Amtel combined mobile device security management with mobile apps management into a telecom information management system (TIMS) platform. The three components of the TIMS system - mobile device management, mobile expense management, and telecom expense management - could be set up separately or combined.[1][3][4][7] In 2012, Amtel launched a free version of its MDM solution—Free Business MDM—to help spur mass adoption of smartphones and tablets in the business sector. Using a web-based management console, the free service includes mobile password security, detection of compromised devices, real-time device information and statistics, application discovery and listing, and mobile asset inventory.[8][9]

Awards[edit]

  • Internet Telephony TEM Excellence Award – Internet Telephony Magazine (2011,[5] 2010,[10] 2009[11])
  • Product of the Year Award - Customer Interaction Solutions Magazine (2008)[6]
  • Best Mobile Operations Management Solutions, finalist – SIIA CODiE Awards (2012)[12]
  • Amtel Selected as Finalist for Prestigious SIIA CODiE Award (2013)[13]

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