AT&T and SAP AG say they're working to help simplify the enterprise mobile lifecycle, including mobile application development, mobile security and management for businesses. AT&T today announced that the comprehensive suite of mobile solutions from SAP is expected to be available to AT&T business customers in the fourth quarter of 2013.
U.S. Bank and Western Union are collaborating to expand Western Union Money Transfer services to U.S. Bank customers via online banking and, for the first time, through mobile banking. The move allows U.S. Bank to seamlessly integrate the Western Union global money transfer capability directly into its mobile banking application.
VPISystems announced today the availability of their OnePlan Policy Analytics offering. The company says OnePlan Policy Analytics enables mobile operators to create policies that accurately reflect their subscribers’ behavior, preferences, and network conditions, and to model and analyze network requirements for new business opportunities and promotions by exploiting the existing Policy Charging and Rules Function (PCRF) event records or logs. The new offering will enable operators to analyze when, where and what policies are applied, thus providing further insight into subscriber usage patterns, network hotspots, and policy administration.
ProtectCELL today announced the availability of protection plans for the Apple iPhone 5S and 5C. ProtectCELL’s plans protect not only the physical device, but also the data on it as well as the user’s identity. Additionally, ProtectCELL says its plans provide buyback value and online shopping rewards for users that keep their device safe. The following ProtectCELL plans are now available for pre-order: Complete, Device, Data, Buyback, Lifelock® Standard and Lifelock Ultimate.
The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition), comprised of over sixty member companies representing Internet infrastructure providers and related tech firms, today celebrates its one year anniversary following its launch on September 17, 2012. The i2Coalition had an extremely successful inaugural year, highlighting the important issues that face Internet infrastructure companies. From privacy issues to fighting abusive patent trolls to addressing cybersecurity, i2Coalition educated policy makers on the concerns our members have as the ‘nuts and bolts’ of the Internet.
AT&T has opened its second Foundry facility in Plano, TX just north of Dallas. The new facility will focus on machine-to-machine solutions and connected devices.