Lowering total cost of ownership through mobile device management

CIOs, IT managers, road warriors, warehouse staff – we all love our mobile devices and the productivity and convenience they bring to everyday work tasks. Although handheld devices are terrific tools, the fact is, managing and maintaining them can be prohibitively expensive. Gartner estimates the annual total cost of ownership (TCO) for mobile devices equipped with wireless modems – a must in most industrial environments – is around $4000 per device per year. In this paper, we explore how using mobile device management can lower your TCO.