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Antenna Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant in the 2009 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Enterprise Application PlatformsEvaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute (December 22, 2009)
JERSEY CITY, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 12/22/09 -- Antenna Software, delivering real business mobility to the world's most demanding enterprises, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the "Magic Quadrant for Mobile Enterprise Application Platforms" report(1). This recognition comes during a landmark year for the company -- with more than 200 customers, 250,000 end users and a compound annual growth rate of 85 percent in recurring revenues. A key part of Antenna's expansion was its acquisition of competitor Dexterra, enabling it to scale globally and drive innovation, while continuing to execute on an aggressive product roadmap for its flagship Antenna Mobility Platform(TM) (AMP).
According to Gartner, "The offerings in this Magic Quadrant, and mobile application enablement will continue to grow in importance to enterprises during the next three to five years, as enterprises continue to extend decision-relevant information to employees, who themselves are increasingly mobile." Gartner also states, "We believe that more than 95 percent of organizations will be choosing MEAP or packaged mobile application vendors as their primary mobile development platform through 2012."(1)
"As the demand for mobile applications continues to grow, AT&T remains focused on enabling its customers to mobilize business applications and deploy them in a highly secure, reliable and cost-effective manner," said Ebrahim Keshavarz, vice president, Business Development. "AT&T's Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP), powered by the industry-leading Antenna Mobility Platform, provides AT&T customers with access to a broad application portfolio, Antenna's unrivaled enterprise mobility expertise and highly usable apps that can be easily managed and controlled by IT."
"Not only is Antenna the de facto industry leader in the mobile market, but it is also the leader with the most vision, setting the standard for where the industry is going in 2010 and beyond," said Jim Hemmer, president and CEO, Antenna Software. "The beauty of mobility is that it has the power to align IT infrastructure more tightly with business needs, facilitating macro improvements in business processes. At the same time, mobile apps simplify the day-to-day activities of every end user, empowering the frontlines of the company and engaging mobile-savvy customers in new ways. We are thrilled to be a leader in such a dynamic and exciting market and will continue to provide our customers and partners with transformative mobile solutions at the best possible value."
(1) Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for Mobile Enterprise Application Platforms," by William Clark and Michael J. King, Dec. 16, 2009
About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted Dec. 16, 2009 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
About Antenna Software
The Antenna Mobility Platform(TM) (AMP) powers the real-time mobile enterprise -- a must for today's fast-moving, always-connected and customer-driven world. Delivered as a hosted service, AMP makes going mobile simple, secure and cost effective with end-to-end management and reporting of wireless messages, network connections, users, applications and devices. Antenna's broad portfolio of industry-focused mobile applications streamline and improve processes and can be easily configured to meet unique needs. AMP applications run on any mobile device platform, including Apple iPhone, RIM BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, Windows, Symbian and Google Android. With more than a decade of proven success with Global 1000 customers, Antenna is the global industry leader with a passion for mobility, a commitment to excellence and an unwavering focus on customer success. Follow Antenna on Twitter @AntennaSoftware.
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