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Friday 26 September, 2014

Globo plc

Globo included in Ovum's EMM Solutions report

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Globo plc
26 September 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                   26 September 2014

Globo plc ('Globo' or 'the Group')


Globo included in Ovum's EMM Solutions report

PALO ALTO, 26 September 2014
- Globo Plc(LSE-AIM:GBO), the international provider of enterprise mobility management solutions and software as a service, is delighted to announce that it has been included in Ovum's 2014-15 Decision Matrix for EMM Solutions. Globo has been evaluated and recognised as a major "Market Challenger" amongst the top 11 EMM vendors and close to the "Market Leaders" space.


Ovum's definition for a complete and competitive EMM solution goes beyond Mobile Device Management ('MDM') and Secure Container capabilities and includes the following components:


·     Mobile Device Management (MDM)

·     Mobile Application Management (MAM)

·     Mobile Application Development Platform (MADP)

·     Network Access Control (NAC)

·     Identity and Access Management (IAM)

·     Telecoms Expense Management (TEM)


"The demand for cross-platform mobile management has created a fast growing and extremely competitive market for EMM solutions", said Richard Absalom, Senior Analyst Enterprise Mobility at Ovum. "We are tracking over 70 vendors offering some form of EMM capability. Globo offers a well-rounded, end-to-end EMM solution, and is one of very few vendors to offer five out of six of our defined components. It combines strong MDM, containerization and MAM features with a proprietary MADP, offering an interesting choice for enterprises looking for a single solution delivering each of these EMM components."



Additional inclusion criteria for vendors to be included in the report were:


·     The product solution has over 200 unique enterprise customer deployments

·     Direct Ovum clients have shown particular demand for the solution

·     The solution has been commercially available for over 6 months

Globo was rated with top scores and parity to the "Market Leaders" in key execution measures including enterprise fit and scalability, as well MADP within the technology analysis.

Overall, Ovum assesses the EMM market to be relatively immature, with significant room to grow as EMM increasingly becomes a priority for enterprise IT, and a more mainstream component of the overall IT solution stack.


Costis Papadimitrakopoulos, CEO of Globo commented:

"This report is another achievement for Globo. It recognises the fact that we continue to deliver on our complete EMM solution, strengthening our position in the industry. The uniqueness of the integrated product with EMM and MADP capabilities and the recent acquisitions of Notify and Sourcebits further underline and reinforce our product and commercial edge in the EMM market"

You can download the report from Globo's website at the following address:

About Ovum's Decision Matrix report:

This Ovum Decision Matrix identifies and compares the leading EMM vendors and provides guidance around their individual capabilities, strengths, and weaknesses across the full range of EMM technology features, and assesses the opportunities and threats that they face.

About Globo

Globo plc is a global provider of complete enterprise mobility solutions and Software-as-a-Service ("SaaS"). Our GO!Enterprise (EMM) and GO!AppZone (MADP) offerings help businesses expand their engagement with employees and customers through the mobile channel via a secure and extensible environment that runs on all smart devices. The Group operates internationally through subsidiaries and offices in US, UK, Europe, Middle East and South East Asia. Globo was recognised in the 2014 Gartner Enterprise Mobility Management Magic Quadrant report (




For investor relations:

Globo Plc

Mike Jeremy

Investor Relations Officer

+44 20-7378-8828


RBC Capital Markets (Nominated Adviser & Broker)

Stephen Foss or Pierre Schreuder

+44 20-7653-4000


For financial media:

Brunswick Group

Chris Blundell or Charles Pemberton

+44 20-7404-5959

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