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Amtel and Ingram Micro Mobility Sign Distribution Agreement to Expand European Channels for Enterprise Mobility Management Solution

Relationship Brings Integrated Mobile Device Management and Telecom Expense Management Solution to Customers Across Europe

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/18/14 -- Amtel Inc. ("Amtel") (www.amtelnet.com), the leading provider of integrated cloud-based solutions for mobile device management and expense control, today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Brightpoint EMEA Enterprise Limited ("Ingram Micro Mobility") to distribute Amtel's cloud-based mobile device management (MDM) and telecom expense management products through Ingram Micro Mobility's vast channel of European customers. Amtel's award-winning mobile lifecycle management solution enables Ingram Micro Mobility customers to rapidly deploy mobility management solutions for their enterprise end customers, helping secure corporate and BYOD mobile devices, protect enterprise content, take control of mobile apps and manage wire line and wireless communications expenses, resulting in lower risks, reduced costs and increased productivity.

"Many of our resellers ask for integrated mobile device management and telecom expense management solutions and that's what Amtel brings. The cloud-based solution delivers mobile device security, control over mobile applications and expense management from a unified web-based console," said Marios Ktisti, senior manager, companion products, software and services, Ingram Micro Mobility Europe. "We regard Amtel as a comprehensive, intuitive and cost-effective value proposition for our customers and their enterprise customers."

The agreement represents a strategic move for Amtel's expansion into the European markets to bring mobility management solutions to customers by leveraging one of the strongest distributor networks. By expanding its solution set to include Amtel's mobile lifecycle management, Ingram Micro Mobility is providing its customers with a logical choice of capabilities and a comprehensive MDM portfolio.

"Through our relationship with Ingram Micro Mobility, Amtel expands its reach in global markets, especially in the U.K. and European territories," said Pankaj (PJ) Gupta, Amtel's CEO and chief architect. "Having the full support from Ingram Micro Mobility with dedicated teams across the region for Amtel's robust and cost-effective solution for MDM and expense control, customers in these regions are able to profit from the explosive growth in the enterprise mobility market which is fueled by the BYOD trends in the work place."

About Amtel

Amtel delivers solutions for the mobile revolution, simplifying enterprise mobility management by securing mobile endpoints, protecting the data and apps that run on them and controlling mobile expenses. Founded in 2001, Amtel provides a complete suite of integrated, cloud-based solutions for mobile device management (MDM), mobile apps management (MAM) and telecom expense management (TEM). Amtel's award-winning enterprise class mobile lifecycle management solution is used by organizations worldwide for securing mobile devices, protecting content, and taking control of apps for corporate and BYOD devices. For more information, visit www.amtelnet.com

About Ingram Micro Inc.

Ingram Micro is the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics and mobile solutions, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving approximately 160 countries on six continents with the world's most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services.

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Ingram Micro Mobility is a leading provider of device lifecycle services -- with the ability to provide complete lifecycle capabilities from basic warehousing to software loading, order and accounts receivable management, end-user fulfilment, and reverse logistics, which includes services from repair to refurbishment and recycling of wireless devices.

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Amtel, Inc.
Joe Kuriakose
408-615-0522
[email protected]

Ingram Micro Mobility
Adam Sweeney
Director, European Marketing and Vendor Management
+44 (0)7971 034316
[email protected]

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