T-Venture, the venture capital division of Germany-based telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom, has invested in Netherlands-based mobile devices management company Veliq. The amount invested was undisclosed but was described in a T-Venture press release as ‘several million euros’.

Veliq is the second Netherlands-based company T-Venture haw funded, after acquiring a minority stake in medical database provider Portavita, in November 2009. The T-Venture financing is the first outside funding raised by Veliq, which has grown autonomously since its founding in 2006.

Veliq has developed a mobile device management service it calls Mobidm. Mobidm allows companies to manage smartphones and personal digital assistants (PDAs) from a single central portal, which it claims decreases the likelihood of data theft while increasing productivity.

Marcus Hacke, senior vice president of portfolio & solution design at T-Systems, said: "Through our partnership with Veliq we complement our portfolio with a comprehensive solution of Mobile Device Management…

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