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Panasonic partners with SOTI to eradicate rugged device downtime

07, December 2017 – Panasonic, Europe’s leading rugged mobile computing manufacturer, today announced its growing partnership with SOTI, the world’s most trusted provider of mobile and IoT device management solutions, to further secure its rugged device products.

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In its drive to reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) for customers, Panasonic has engineered one of the lowest failure rate devices in mobile computing*. Partnering with SOTI adds critical smart device management, further lowering TCO in sectors as varied as healthcare, retail and logistics.

At a time when almost half (49 per cent) of mobile workers feel mobility downtime seriously hinders their ability to work[1], this partnership is more business-critical than ever.

A better angle for business
Panasonic today also announced SOTIear barcode reader to protect against repetitive strain and increase productivity, alongside its voice and data capabilities, the device is rapidly becoming the rugged handheld device of choice.

Panasonicol Stage then generates a barcode for use in configuring all future devices. To replicate the configuration on each new handheld, simply switch on the device, open the local MobiControl Stage programme and scan the barcode. In seconds, MobiControl Stage automatically replicates the configuration on the replacement device.

This functionality has a number of advantages for businesses when deploying new devices or running repair and replacement programmes. For example, the manufacturer or reseller can hold a copy of the barcode configuration and then ship pre-configured devices directly to field workers, drastically reducing downtime.

In addition to the SOTI certification, Panasonic was also awarded SOTIOEM partners.

Shash Anand, VP Strategic Alliances at SOTI, said: artnership with Panasonic to guarantee the security and efficiency of its rugged device products. As two key players in this market, we

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*Based upon findings from the 2017 IDC whitepaper

[1]Arlington Research published July 2017.

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Date: 12/07/2017 - 12:09
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