Dimension Data Partners with Symbol on Enterprise Mobility Solutions

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Symbol Technologies and Dimension Data Partner on Enterprise Mobility Solutions

HOLTSVILLE, N.Y.--Symbol Technologies last week welcomed Dimension Data, a global mobility solutions provider, into its PartnerSelect program.

The partnership enables Dimension Data to offer comprehensive mobility solutions by integrating Symbol's core technologies of ruggedized mobile computers, wireless infrastructure, advanced data capture and mobility software with Dimension Data's network services, application development and integration, and managed services.

Dimension Data last month announced the formation of an enterprise mobility practice.

"Dimension Data is a large, trusted partner to a global list of well known and important customers," said Jan Burton, vice president of worldwide channels, Symbol Technologies.

"This partnership provides Symbol greater scope into markets such as retail, transportation and logistics, healthcare, government and manufacturing, and helps deepen our relationship with the Fortune 1000 customer segment where we already have a presence. Together, we bring enterprise mobility solutions to a number of new mid-tier customers."

Carol Ellison is editor of eWEEK.com's Mobile & Wireless Topic Center. She has authored whitepapers on wireless computing (two on network security–,Securing Wi-Fi Wireless Networks with Today's Technologies, Wi-Fi Protected Access: Strong, Standards-based Interoperable Security for Today's Wi-Fi Networks, and Wi-Fi Public Access: Enabling the future with public wireless networks.

Ms. Ellison served in senior and executive editorial positions for Ziff Davis Media and CMP Media. As an executive editor at Ziff Davis Media, she launched the networking track of The IT Insider Series, a newsletter/conference/Web site offering targeted to chief information officers and corporate directors of information technology. As senior editor at CMP Media's VARBusiness, she launched the Web site, VARBusiness University, an online professional resource center for value-added resellers of information technology.

Ms. Ellison has chaired numerous industry panels and has been quoted as a networking and educational technology expert in The New York Times, Newsday, The Los Angeles Times and The Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio's All Things Considered, CNN Headline News, WNBC and CNN/FN, as well as local and regional Comcast and Cablevision reports. Her articles have appeared in most major hi-tech publications and numerous newspapers and magazines, including The Washington Post and The Christian Science Monitor.

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