FEATURES

Cost Centre Management

· Add a cost Centre to the platform
· Assign overall cost Centre data limit
· Assign notifications for cost Centre manager
· Control 3G usage and assign to various cost Centre’s for Cost Accounting
· Data management by exception by setting limits that limit the cost Centre as a whole
· Data budgeting
· Allow use to utilize the 3G data and pay for the value, not the value lost
· Reduced overhead in management and reporting on 3G data
· Passive management instead of Active Management

User management

· Add users via easy interface
· Set user limit individually
· Set user notification email address
· Linked to cost Centre
· User management can be integrated through Active Directory
· Add multiple SIMs per user
· Bottom-up/Top-down data view
· Mass management of multiple users through a central function
· Control data usage from top-down or bottom-up approach
· Easy, central asset and consumables management
· User-centric design allows the focus to be on the user, not on the device or SIM
· Safe secure access to the data usage to authorized users only.

SIM Management

· Add SIM with detail and link to user
· SIMs do not have to be linked to a user (Assign Pool)
· SIMs can be assigned to or unassigned from users
· SIMs simple reassignment process
· SIM search by cell number or SIM number
· SIMs device / user assignment (wording?)
· Simplifies and reduces technical development and skills investment to manage data.
· Increased user-based to manage data costs
· Multiple levels for data limiting depending on role or level within organization
· Visible, transparent user view for user-based control
· Reduced effort and downtime to manage theft or loss of device or SIM cards. Users are back up to speed with easy to manage interface

Capping/Suspension

· SIMs are capped to limit set in management portal
· SIMs can be manually suspended in the case of theft/abuse
· Historical reporting for trend analysis
· Dashboard for executive reporting
· Detailed reports

Notifications

· Notifications to users on 80%, 90% and 100% data usage
· Notifications to Cost Centre managers on 80%, 90% and 100% data usage
· Parallel notifications to Cost Centre Administrator and/or IT Administrator.
· Immediate capping / suspension (for APN Onsite and APN Onsite +)
· Reduced financial risk

Technical

· Supports PAP and CHAP authentication protocols
· Active directory integration
· SIM added Workflow integration
· Proxy statistics per SIM
· VPN access allowed to HQ

 

BENEFITS

Release management and notifications

· Control 3G usage and assign to various cost Centre’s for Cost Accounting
· Data management by exception by setting limits that limit the cost Centre as a whole
· Data budgeting
· Allow use to utilize the 3G data and pay for the value, not the value lost
· Reduced overhead in management and reporting on 3G data
· Passive management instead of Active Management
· Bottom-up/Top-down data view
· Mass management of multiple users through a central function
· Control data usage from top-down or bottom-up approach
· Easy, central asset and consumables management
· User-centric design allows the focus to be on the user, not on the device or SIM
· Safe secure access to the data usage to authorized users only.
· Simplifies and reduces technical development and skills investment to manage data.
· Increased user-based to manage data costs
· Multiple levels for data limiting depending on role or level within organization
· Visible, transparent user view for user-based control
· Reduced effort and downtime to manage theft or loss of device or SIM cards. Users are back up to speed with easy to manage interface
· Historical reporting for trend analysis
· Dashboard for executive reporting
· Detailed reports
· Immediate capping / suspension (for APN Onsite and APN Onsite +)
· Reduced financial risk
· Keep users informed to actively manage their own data usage
· Levels can be adjusted per installation
· Admin automatically informed of usage from user to predict allow proactive management of SIM and suspension
· Managed and hosted solutions reducing the need for expensive hardware and dedicated use to single system
· Ability to reduce 3G traffic to designated sites
· Designated IP address routing