Trimble Boosts Enterprise Mobility Offerings with PocketMobile Acquisition

pocketmobile engineerEnterprise productivity software maker Trimble has strengthened its position as a leader in the field-to-office mobility market with its acquisition of PocketMobile, a leading European mobile workforce solution firm.

PocketMobiles PreCom platform provides companies with a large, mobile work force with a scalable enterprise mobility solution that can cope with complex, information-heavy and time critical requirements. It enables users to efficiently build, configure and maintain mobile tools tailored to workflows, and seamlessly connects workers across a large network.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but PocketMobile will be reported as part of Trimbles mobile solutions segment, and the companys existing partner network of over 150 certified developers and system integrators will remain in place.

“Field-to-office mobility has become one of the most strategically important components of an organisations operational structure with a mobile workforce,” said John Cameron, general manager of Trimbles field service management division. “Trimbles focus is to transform the workplace of the future by providing mobility tools to businesses to drive agility, efficiency and insight across the organisations operations.

“PocketMobiles strong position and proven expertise in mobile enterprise solutions can further expand our reach into new verticals and accelerate our development in the field-to-office mobility market.”

“We are very excited to join Trimble,” said Anders Tormod, general manager of PocketMobile. “We share Trimbles vision of leveraging mobile technologies to solve our customers challenges across a number of industries. In addition to the continued focus on customer support and our core markets, the acquisition will enable us to expand PocketMobiles reach with Trimbles global footprint. this is truly an exciting time for PocketMobile and our customers, who can also benefit from Trimbles comprehensive portfolio of solutions.”