OSLO, Norway--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Birdstep Technology (www.birdstep.com), a leading provider of Smart Mobile Data and Secure Mobility services, has announced that Scottish Water (http://www.scottishwater.co.uk), a major utility in the UK, has licensed its SafeMove software to simplify mobile connectivity for its field engineers.
The choice of Birdstep’s SafeMove was confirmed by successful evaluation of the software in the field, according to Jase Baxter, Lead Mobility Architect, Scottish Water. “Birdstep’s standards-based approach and broad Operating System support, as well as excellent service during the evaluation phase, convinced us that both the SafeMove products and the company’s organization, were of high quality,” said Baxter. “Implementation will start immediately with devices used by our water sampling team”.
By simplifying access to corporate network and organisational systems, SafeMove will improve productivity for Scottish Water’s engineers and enable more reliable communications in challenging environmental conditions. “People working in field services are constantly faced with network access challenges. SafeMove is a perfect tool for removing the frustration of connectivity problems and constant re-authentication. We are excited that Scottish Water chose us to help them improve the connectivity of their mobile workforce and we look forward to the chance of expanding our offering in their organization in the near future”, says Sanna Tiilikainen, VP Global Sales, Secure Mobility.
For further information, please contact:
VP Market Communication
Phone: +46 70 232 5998
VP Sales, SafeMove
Phone: +358 20 740 2555
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About Scottish Water
Scottish Water is a publicly owned company, answerable to the Scottish Parliament and the people of Scotland. Scottish Water provides 1.3 billion litres of drinking water every day and takes away 840 million litres of waste water daily. For more information, visit www.scottishwater.co.uk
About Birdstep Technology
Birdstep Technology is a leading provider of Smart Mobile Data and Secure Mobility for operators, enterprises and governmental organizations. Drawing on extensive experience of successful customer projects and cooperation with operators, enterprise customers and OEM partners around the world, Birdstep delivers industry-leading solutions for wireless connectivity and service management.
Our Smart Mobile Data services offer advanced solutions for data offload, support automation and end user communication to network operators. Our Secure Mobility services offer solutions providing seamless and secure connectivity to business data for corporations and governmental organizations. Birdstep Technology was founded in 1996 and has been listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange since 2002. The company is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with competence centres in Sweden, Finland and the United States. For more information, visit www.birdstep.com and follow @BirdstepTech on Twitter.