Reading, UK, 20th August 2007- Airversent, formerly Telepartner, today announced that it has been awarded Vodafone ?Preferred Application? status for its ServiceNet mobile workforce management software. ServiceNet is a fully featured platform providing wireless communications to and from the field, mobile application configuration, workflow management, lone working support, scheduling, performance reporting, plus a range of extensions such as mobile device management, navigation and mobile email.
Fully scalable, ServiceNet can demonstrably support any size of field force from 10-1000s of engineers, inspectors or meter readers. Available as a pay as you go subscription service with minimal up front investment, it is extremely quick to configure and deploy making it ideal for SMEs wanting to implement a mobile data solution.
In order to achieve Vodafone Preferred status, ServiceNet underwent market and technical evaluation by Vodafone UK. As a result, the application is certified as meeting the high standards demanded by Vodafone UK?s customer base and as proven to deliver value to the UK marketplace.
As a Preferred application supplier, Airversent now has access to Vodafone UK?s technical expertise and ServiceNet will be fully integrated into the ongoing Vodafone sales and marketing programmes targeted at both existing and potential business customers. ServiceNet will be identified by the ?Vodafone Preferred Application? brand logo. This will allow Airversent to benefit from Vodafone UK?s status as the UK?s largest mobile network operator, offering its customers in-depth support and peace of mind when deploying new mobile applications.
?We are delighted to receive Preferred Application status from Vodafone for ServiceNet, said Lindsay Kennedy,? Managing Director of Airversent. ?We have worked successfully with Vodafone for a number of years and this will extend the relationship to our mutual benefit.?
Nick Parbutt, Head of Enterprise Product, Vodafone UK said: ?For many of our customers, mobile data applications, such as mobile email, are a business imperative. Having experienced the business benefits such applications deliver, these customers are now considering additional solutions to address day-to-day business needs. Airversent has proven that it can address these needs and we look forward to working with its team to enable our customers to realise the efficiencies that ServiceNet delivers.?
ServiceNet joins a number of other application developers in the Preferred application level of the Vodafone UK applications portfolio, which have developed solutions ranging from telematics and sales solutions to tools that replicate the functionality of the desktop environment on the mobile device.
Airversent formerly Telepartner, is an independent provider of mobile data applications for field workers. Airversent?s ServiceNet solutions are scalable to suit any size of field force and available either as a managed service, or as licensed software for installation on a customer?s premises. ServiceNet is in daily use in the UK by companies like BT and Thales, in utilities like Southern Water, EDF and Thames Water and across Europe for customers such as Group 4/Falk and HP/Synstar.
?Arguably the most experienced of all the UK?s mobile systems integrators, middleware and software providers, with a particular focus on field service implementations?. ?Information Age?
About Vodafone UK:
Vodafone UK has 16.3 million customers and is part of the world?s leading international mobile telecommunications Group, offering a wide range of voice and data communications. The company is committed to providing mobile solutions that allow both consumer and business customers to make the most of now. In addition, Vodafone connects customers across the globe with roaming agreements worldwide. It provides 3G roaming in 29 countries and offers great roaming value with Vodafone Passport. For more information, please visit www.vodafone.co.uk.