Next Generation Rugged Handheld Device Requirements – Intermec Whitepaper Presented by VDC

This paper will review the key requirements when considering a mobility solution. Historically, enterprise mobility solutions – whether supporting a field technician, a warehouse worker or a delivery driver – have been deployed as a point solution, separate from the overall IT infrastructure. However this approach has limitations in system scalability and manageability.

By · May 9, 2011

Intermec Inc. (NYSE:IN) develops and integrates products, services and technologies that identify, track and manage supply chain assets and information. Core technologies include rugged mobile computing and data collection systems, bar code printers, label media, and RFID. The company’s products and services are used by customers in many industries worldwide to improve the productivity, quality and responsiveness of business operations. For more information about Intermec, visit http://www.intermec.com or call 800-347-2636.

This paper will review the key requirements when considering a mobility solution. Historically, enterprise mobility solutions – whether supporting a field technician, a warehouse worker or a delivery driver – have been deployed as a point solution, separate from the overall IT infrastructure.  However this approach has limitations in system scalability and manageability. Today, enterprises are taking a more holistic approach to mobility investments. In fact, according to VDC’s research, over the past three years CIOs and CTOs have consistently identified mobile solutions as a “top ten? IT investment priority.

Intermec recognizes these current and emerging requirements and has addressed them as part of the design of their next generation mobile platform: the 70 Series.


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