iPass Launches Mobility Cost Savings Calculator Tool for the Channel
Personalised tool helps resellers sell BYON by educating customers on the real-world costs of mobile working and BYOD
Mobile workers now carry an average of 3.5 devices when they travel, and 43 percent report experiencing smartphone bill shock, which, when passed on to their employer, results in significant costs. With the Mobility Cost Savings Calculator (http://www.ipass.com/
Rene Hendrikse, VP EMEA, iPass, states, “By offering this tool to our valued partners we are providing them with a new avenue for driving business and lead generation. We’ve all seen and heard about the BYOD trend. However, businesses are starting to realise that although they don’t have the device costs anymore, connectivity fees are going through the roof. Using the iPass Mobility Cost Savings Calculator, resellers can demonstrate to customers how they can slash connectivity costs by offering global Wi-Fi access through a BYON approach.”
iPass provides partners with promotional text and graphics for their website and a dedicated landing page to the Mobility Cost Savings Calculator. Each partner organisation also receives support from their iPass account manager to track sales progress.
“Our customers know that mobile working increases productivity. However, it also increases mobile data roaming costs, making them difficult to control and complex to account for within an organization. While many businesses already approach us to discuss how to handle this in a management or security context, many enterprises are still struggling with the financial impact of network roaming costs. For enterprises with increasing numbers of devices that require the support of multiple networks, a BYON plan with global Wi-Fi roaming access reduces the cost of mobile data roaming. Providing access to the iPass Mobility Cost Savings calculator has enabled us to demonstrate this without question to our customers, expanding the conversations that we can have with existing clients whilst also attracting new ones,” said Hannah Cunningham, Marketing Manager, Cisilion.
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