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UST Global Acquires Andare; Acquisition to Result in a Suite of Mobile Products Based on Andare's Award-Winning iDispatch Platform(March 16, 2012)
ALISO VIEJO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/16/12 -- UST Global®, a leading provider of services and solutions for Global 1000 and Fortune 500 enterprises, today announced it has acquired Andare, a pioneer of mobile applications for large enterprise CRM applications. UST Global's recent acquisition signals an additional direction for the IT services and solutions provider and will result in a range of new product offerings for its clients that are based on Andare's iDispatch platform.
"With the acquisition of Andare's iDispatch technology, we will be able to offer our clients unmatched enterprise mobile solutions to help enable major productivity gains in field service operations, and leverage the product platform to launch other enterprise mobile products," said Sajan Pillai, Chief Executive Officer, UST Global. "The end result combines multiple productivity gains with increased customer satisfaction and a boost in employee morale. We believe this technology is a game changer."
Andare's iDispatch product is an Enterprise Mobility solution for the Field Services industry. iDispatch is a client proven mobility solution which increases efficiency while reducing the costs associated with providing mobility to field technicians. Among its features are:
- Real-time service appointment scheduling, rescheduling and update notifications
- Management of time, expenses, parts, inventory, and assets
- Real-time GPS locations of field service personnel for optimized dispatch management
- Full CRM integration, Apple Push Notifications, and Google GPS Navigation Maps
- Secure on-screen signature capture
- Integrated Bar Code scanning for easy part entry and tracking
- Speech to Text for high-speed data entry
- Automatic synchronization of "Store and Forward" functions
- Full functionality even outside a 4G/3G or Wi-Fi service area
- Simple and flexible web services connectivity approach to integrating enterprise source systems
UST Global's most recent acquisition signals an additional direction for the company, with growth into solutions and software for license. Plans are underway for expanding the product line based on the Andare platform, including product development specifically aimed at the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, among others. Products currently available include iSales for field sales and iSalesExec for sales management approval.
UST Global will also further leverage the Andare product development capabilities and grow the Northern California office as a product development hub for the future.
Andare LLC is an early pioneer of building mobile applications for large enterprise CRM applications. Its first mobile application, iDispatch, was built for field service technicians. Built on the iOS platform, iDispatch drastically increases the level of "out-in-the-field" efficiency, at the same time reducing costs associated with "mobilizing" each technician.
About UST Global
UST Global® provides IT solutions that propel businesses forward, helping CIOs build the future for their organizations. Merging industry-specific expertise with transformative thinking, UST Global delivers market-defining solutions to Global 1000 companies with speed and agility. The company is distinguished by its community of collaborative innovation, relentless commitment beyond contract, measurable accountability to current and future business outcomes, and an entrepreneurial spirit that fuels transformation. As a trusted partner to clients worldwide, UST Global uses an optimal blend of locally based senior resources and highly accomplished and cost-effective offshore teams. Headquartered in Aliso Viejo, California, UST Global fosters client-specific cutting-edge innovation from its state-of-the-art centers in the United States, the United Kingdom, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Singapore. For more information visit: www.ust-global.com
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