OPENAIR ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF OPENAIR MOBILE FOR IPHONE
First and Only Provider of PSA Software That Enables Businesses to Manage Time Tracking and Expense Business Processes via Full Mobile Access
BOSTON—May 7, 2009—OpenAir, Inc., a NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N) company and a leading provider of on-demand professional services automation (PSA) software,
today announced the availability of OpenAir Mobile, giving businesses the ability to manage business processes via full mobile access including time tracking and expense management that are key to professional services. OpenAir is the first and the only PSA software company that makes it possible for services professionals to run their businesses via the iPhone. To download OpenAir Mobile, OpenAir customers can go to Apple's AppStore (http://www.apple.com/iphone/appstore) and search for OpenAir in the iPhone App Store and select to install. O penAir Mobile for the iPhone is free and only requires a client's OpenAir credentials to sync with their account.
Unlike other competitors such as QuickArrow and Daptiv, OpenAir has given services professionals an additional tool to run their business in real-time while on the move. OpenAir Mobile includes the following features that every services professional desires to have:
- Intuitive calendar interface to track and manage time
- Access to OpenAir timesheets and expense reports using the easy-to-use, familiar iPhone user interface
- Instantaneous synchronisation with your OpenAir account to utilise up-to-date customer, project, and task data
"Our customers thrive in a mobile culture," said Morris Panner, CEO of OpenAir. "Our iPhone application is yet another example of OpenAir enabling the services workforce to be as effective as possible. For an industry of road warriors, we offer an outstanding solution and continue working to make it better."
Among the many OpenAir clients taking advantage of the enhanced mobility and access to the new OpenAir Mobile for iPhone application are Portal Solutions and Kono Consulting.
Portal Solutions, based in Rockville, MD, is one of the top Microsoft SharePoint consulting firms and depends on the real-time access to key project data that OpenAir provides.
"We are very excited about the release of the iPhone application for OpenAir; this offers a new way to ensure time and expenses are being entered accurately and shows OpenAir's continuous innovation in providing the right tools for the job," said Daniel Cohen-Dumani, CEO of Portal Solutions. "The iPhone platform is being embraced by many of our consultants and will enhance the way we track time."
Kono Consulting, based in San Francisco, CA, is a leading provider of Microsoft-based ERP applications to small and medium-sized businesses. Kono provides advisory, implementation and support services to help companies maximise the potential from their integrated business software. As a consultancy, Kono uses OpenAir to manage resources and projects, and to track time and expense for reimbursement and billing purposes.
"With the OpenAir native iPhone app, our team can record our time and expense anywhere, anytime," said Tom Battelle, President of Kono Consulting. "Not only do we benefit from enhanced accessibility to OpenAir, but also we have experienced awesome performance."
OpenAir, Inc., a NetSuite Inc. company, is a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) services automation software. Offering both professional services automation (PSA) and project portfolio management (PPM) solutions, OpenAir provides project-based organisations and firms the tools they need to grow their businesses quickly and profitably. Providing enterprise-level functionality for businesses of all sizes, OpenAir has more than 50,000 active users at over 350 world-class firms using the software to better capture billable time, manage projects and resources and bill customers. Coupled with a team of highly experienced consultants from some of the world's leading services firms, OpenAir's services automation solutions drive higher profits through improved utilisation, visibility and data collection. To learn more, please visit www.openair.com.