23 Nov 2021

Rugged Computers Hold the Key to Unlocking Value Buried in Reams of Digital Information

Digitalization and workforce mobility are radically changing the way companies operate. As new technologies are adopted, work processes become more streamlined; access to and sharing information becomes more efficient; data becomes more prevalent, and analytics brings greater intelligence.

Companies and organizations in industries such as manufacturing, logistics, healthcare, public safety, and utilities are already experiencing how today’s advanced technologies impact their workers and businesses – IoT, AI, augmented reality (AR), cloud, and 5G, among others.

Rugged devices are increasingly becoming the lynchpin of all of these technologies as they enable organizations to realize even greater benefits. Companies are mainly relying on rugged laptops and tablets as edge devices at the front end for data collection and processing, at source data visualization, machine-to-machine communication, and more.

International Data Corporation (IDC), the premier global provider of market intelligence for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets, expects the ruggedized segment to continue flourishing as companies continue their digital transformation and update their current devices.

Computer manufacturers that offer rugged devices can help organizations understand how to use such devices in the field as enablers for their digital transformation programs and ensure new technologies are used for their greatest benefit.

Read full article on Cyber Security Magazine.