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Why rugged IT is a must for cold storage use

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Cold chain management is all about making sure the products always keep the right temperature. For operations to run smoothly in cold storage facilities, different types of IT devices are needed. But what happens to them when they’re subjected to low temperatures? In this blog post, we find out. All eyes on cold chain management…

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What to consider when migrating your rugged IT to Android

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More and more companies within the industrial space are looking into the possibilities of choosing Android OS for their rugged devices. But when is it the right move to make? Let’s take a closer look at some of the main considerations before and during the process of going Android. End-of-life for Windows OS – opportunity…

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Buying rugged computers – five ways to get it right

Buying rugged computers – five ways to get it right

Ever bought a shirt in a rush and regretted it later? You bought it from the nearest store because it was cheap and easy. But later you realise it doesn’t suit you, it’s too big and it’s made from cheap fabric. It’s a suboptimal shirt. Well, it’s the same when you purchase a piece of…

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Common mistakes in rugged computer RFPs

Common mistakes in rugged computer RFPs

RFPs are designed to result in the most cost-competitive solution for a business. However, sometimes an ineffective process can lead to ineffective solutions. In this blog, we’ll look at three ways RFP processes can fail – planning, documentation and decision criteria. Pitfall one – insufficient or bad planning You need to put out a RFP…

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Windows versus Android – the battle of the OS

Rugged computers generally come with one of two operating systems (OS) – Windows or Android. But it’s not a case of choosing one or the other for your operation. Each has their place in a warehouse. So, what do you use when? Experience is your guide You probably use a laptop for the bulk of…

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How to upgrade rugged devices the easy way

If you have rugged devices, and I mean truly rugged devices – devices you can drop a brick on or drive through a dust storm without even a flicker on the screen – they could be reaching a ripe old age of five or even seven years and still be going strong. It’s tempting to…

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The real cost of an IT breakdown in a warehouse

Today’s warehouses depend on business-critical IT systems to keep goods moving through the facility. With tight deadlines and challenging targets to meet, every second really does count. So when IT breaks down, it’s a serious problem. But the cost is much more than just a broken device.   It takes time to recover There’s an…

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