Tag: computing

Handheld failures frustrate workforce and cost business, latest Panasonic research shows
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Handheld failures frustrate workforce and cost business, latest Panasonic research shows

Handheld mobile computing failures are frustrating delivery drivers, warehouse workers, retailers and emergency services personnel across the UK and costing business. On average, the handheld mobile computing devices with bar code readers fail more than 2.5 times a year[1] and take 2.6 days or more to replace or repair, according to workers in the latest research undertaken by Opinion Matters, on behalf of Panasonic TOUGHBOOK. On average over 63% of workers felt their handheld device was more prone to failure than other technology devices they used. But in this fast-paced business world, device users were certainly not treating their handhelds with kid gloves. Workers reported device damage was caused by a wide variety of issues from drops and spills, to being left in freezing or meltin...
Columbus Communications expects BYOD  boost for Cloud Computing
Tech News, Internet, Caribbean Tech

Columbus Communications expects BYOD boost for Cloud Computing

“I expect that this will be normal for Jamaican businesses and other sectors such as education in the next five years” Director of Government and Strategic Accounts Jenson Sylveste at Columbus Communications Jamaica Limited speaking on the trend toward Cloud Computing Yes, folks, the byline on this article is spot on. Columbus Communications, the parent company of FLOW Jamaica, is expecting an 18% boost in Cloud Computing in Latin America and the Caribbean thanks to the trend towards BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). FLOW has an impressive bank of Servers on a 30,000 Sq ft Server Farm in Curacao to provide Cloud Computing and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) based Cloud Computing Products as noted in Digicel’s Cloud Backup Services – A deep Analysis. So they really are in a position...