The Mobile Enterprise Alliance (MEA) is a global a not-for-profit organization promoting the business benefits of workforce mobility to enterprise end users and decision makers.
The advocacy group announced that Intel Corporation has joined the more than 300 IT vendors, service providers and systems integrators as the alliance's latest vendor member. The group includes companies such as Citrix Systems, Inmarsat, palmOne, Sierra Wireless, Symbian, Symbol Technologies, Telefonica, and Vodafone.
Enterprise organizations are able to participate and benefit from the MEA at no cost, although they are encouraged to share their experiences and advice with other enterprise members. The MEA currently represents more than 360 member organizations worldwide.
The MEA offers a common knowledge repository of case studies outlining successful implementations of mobility solutions. This information is available -- free of charge -- to enterprise managers, solutions providers and industry professionals. End-user focused, the MEA's objective is to provide vendor-neutral and technology-independent guidance to enterprises seeking to establish mobile workforce solutions. Through the participation of leading mobile technology companies, the MEA provides access to a wealth of educational material as well as technical information, case studies and product information. This helps enterprise decision makers to make informed decisions about the technical architectures within the context of enterprise business objectives.