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AOTMP REPORT: Research Shows That Enterprises Can Reduce Wireless Expenses by More Than 20 Percent With an Effective, Enforced Policy

INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- (Marketwire) -- 08/15/11 -- AOTMP today announced the release of its latest report titled "Enterprise Performance Series: Policy, Governance and Security." Representing findings from 181 enterprise professionals across 22 different industries nationwide, the new report details the significance -- and potential business outcomes -- of having an effective wireless policy in place. Uncovering the latest performance trends, the study shows that enterprises have experienced an average of 21 percent savings in wireless expenses by developing, monitoring compliance of and enforcing policy.

AOTMP research indicates that 81 percent of all enterprises have established a formal wireless policy, yet only 28 percent of them feel that it is completely effective. Many enterprises see major opportunities to improve its effectiveness in terms of addressing company objectives, employee liable devices, and security concerns.

"Wireless expenses account for 35 percent of a company's total telecom spend. That percentage will continue to grow into the foreseeable future," says Timothy C. Colwell, senior vice president of global performance management at AOTMP. "With more and more Smart Devices and mobile applications being managed, enterprises must think broadly about their wireless policies to avoid damaging consequences and lost dollars."

AOTMP's report provides perspective and benchmarks for managing policy, governance and security, providing organizations with answers to key questions, including:

  • How often are other enterprises updating their policy?
  • How many enterprise wireless devices are lost or stolen each year?
  • What percentage of wireless users are in non-compliance with enterprise security protocols?

To download a complimentary summary of the research findings from this report, purchase the full publication, request a consultation, or view a comprehensive listing of all annual studies identified within AOTMP's 2011 Research Agenda, visit www.aotmp.com.

ABOUT AOTMP
AOTMP, an information services company, is a leading authority on driving efficiency and performance into enterprise fixed and mobile telecom environments. Working hand-in-hand with both enterprises and industry suppliers, AOTMP leverages information to drive results. Organizations seeking to reach peak performance turn to AOTMP's industry thought leaders, global knowledge, proprietary performance index, certification programs, and unparalleled benchmarking data for a complete environment management approach. For more information, visit www.aotmp.com.

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