AIS Thailand standardizing on Nokia mobility platform

AIS Thailand standardizing on Nokia mobility platform

Nokia today announced that AIS Thailand, the country's biggest operator, has selected Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite as their standard platform for mobile applications. The solution will enable AIS Thailand to offer mobile email and other business applications to their corporate customers immediately. The operator will also offer Nokia E51, a business smartphone and the latest addition in the Nokia Eseries portfolio, as a part of their device portfolio.

"Mobile working is increasingly important wherever business is conducted. The efficiencies and the cost savings it delivers are important criteria for our business customers," said Mr. Yip Hon Mun, vice president of marketing, Enterprise Solutions, AIS. "We have selected Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite as our standard mobility platform given the modular structure of the mobileware which means that it can grow and be customized according to the evolving mobility needs of our customers today and tomorrow."

In order to ensure an easy and cost-effective deployment of the different mobile services, to simplify administration and configuration of the mobile phones in use, device management is an integrated part of the offered services.

"AIS Thailand shares Nokia's vision that mobile infrastructure plans should fit into the overall IT strategy for an organization," says Mathia Nalappan, vice president, Enterprise Solutions, Asia Pacific, Nokia. "We recommend that all businesses take a similar, more strategic approach towards mobility. Done right, an organization can gain advantage by improving speed and quality of service, while encouraging collaboration and communication between employees, customers and partners."

Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite provides access to powerful collaboration tools such as email, contacts, calendar, device management and synchronization of file and data and business applications. Nokia Intellisync Wireless Email as part of Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite works in any groupware environment - ISP, Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes or Groupwise - and can run on any kind of device platform - Symbian, Windows Mobile or Palm. The highly scalable email solution supports a variety of different devices in addition to Nokia Eseries portfolio. Nokia Intellisync Call Connect Client ties employees' mobile phones into a company's telephony system, enabling workers to have all system functions available to them even when out of the office.

Nokia E51 is part of the Nokia Eseries portfolio of business optimized devices that support companies' business mobility strategies by protecting their investments in workforce mobility. Joining the ranks of Nokia E90 Communicator, Nokia E61i and Nokia E65, the Nokia E51 device enables business users to collaborate, communicate, and operate whether they are conducting business from their offices, working remotely or traveling - while also keeping in touch with their personal lives.