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November 01, 2010

Life Technologies Adopts Roambi ES for on-the-Go Business Information Management

By Nathesh, TMCnet Contributor

MeLLmo, a provider of mobile applications, claimed that biotechnology tools company Life Technologies had adopted the Roambi ES for smarter, on-the-go business information management.  

Life Technologies' information technology department selected Roambi to deliver secure, interactive visualizations of business-critical, daily sales data to on-the-go employees after identifying mobile Business Intelligence (BI) as a major priority in 2010.

Life Technologies has a global sales team who rely on data from the company's IBM Cognos (News - Alert) portal, and Roambi enables designated employees with an iPhone or iPad to access, interact with and analyze that data on-the-go. Life Technologies executives and sales force receive sales quotas and daily sales reports in a mobile dashboard delivered to their iPhones, providing the information they need for unrehearsed presentations and smart decision making, anytime, anywhere.  

Roambi ES is a secure and scalable mobile reporting system that allows companies to transform critical business reports and data from Excel, Crystal Reports and premium business intelligence (BI) systems such as IBM Cognos, SAP (News - Alert) BusinessObjects, Oracle Business Intelligence Suite and Microsoft Reporting Services into secure, interactive mobile dashboards for any iPhone or iPad.

Designed to meet and exceed the unique requirements for an enterprise-grade mobile application, Roambi ES includes: broad connectivity to diverse data sources and BI systems, an enterprise-ready user interface and tools, and the security and administrative capabilities required by enterprise-scale IT departments. Whether it is an SMB or a large enterprise, Roambi ES lets the company to connect their busy workers with convenient and timely business information for smarter, on-the-go analysis and decision making. With Roambi ES, IT administrators can easily customize the generation and automated distribution of Roambi files, ensuring only targeted users see the data meant for their viewing. 

"We have always relied on business intelligence systems to help us identify important sales trends, but we needed a better way to get that critical data to our mobile employees while they were out in the field. Roambi delivers visually rich mobile dashboards to any iPhone (News - Alert) or iPad, enabling real-time analysis and decision-making," said Manoj Prasad, vice president of enterprise architecture, global applications and testing at Life Technologies, in a press release. "With Roambi, our IT department is able to easily develop and distribute mobile reports that ensure our salesforce and executives are always connected to the pulse of our business."

Nathesh is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Nathesh's articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Jaclyn Allard

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