MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileIron (NASDAQ: MOBL), the leader in enterprise mobility security and management, today announced preliminary results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015 ended March 31, 2015.
Gross billings for the quarter are expected to be in the range of $35.5-$37.0 million, below the company's guidance of $40.0-$42.0 million. Recurring billings as a percentage of gross billings increased from 57% in the fourth quarter of 2014 to approximately 65% in the first quarter of 2015. Total non-GAAP revenue is expected to be between $32.0-$33.0 million, compared to guidance of $34.0-$37.0 million. Non-GAAP revenue excludes perpetual license revenue recognized from licenses delivered prior to 2013. Cash from operations is expected to be in the range of negative $10.0 to $11.0 million. The company ended the quarter with cash and equivalents plus short-term and long-term investments of approximately $132.0 million.
These preliminary, unaudited financial results are based on management's initial review of operations for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, and remain subject to change based on management's ongoing review of the first quarter results.
"Near the end of the quarter, we witnessed multiple large deals from North American customers that did not close as expected. Further, we saw a large shift by customers to our monthly subscription offering, which resulted in lower billings and revenue." Said Bob Tinker, CEO, MobileIron. "We will provide more details on our regularly scheduled quarterly earnings conference call."
Conference Call Information
MobileIron will report final results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015 on Thursday, April 30, 2015 after the close of the market and host a conference call and live webcast at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (4:30 p.m. EDT) to discuss the company's financial results and business highlights. Interested parties may access the call by dialing 1-855-327-6837 in the U.S. or 1-778-327-3988 from international locations. The live webcast will be available on the MobileIron Investor Relations website at http://investors.mobileiron.com/. A replay will be available through the same link.
MobileIron provides the foundation for companies around the world to transform into Mobile First organizations. For more information, please visit www.mobileiron.com.
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