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Nov 24, 2013 (3 years and 7 months ago)

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NEWS RELEASE


Contact:

Paul Manser

Mulberry Marketing Communications

+61 3 9626 2423

pmanser@mulberrymc.com



ANZ

logistics sector
to receive enhanced operational
intelligence

with

INcontrol technology


New software developments from Intermec mean
A
NZ
logistics sector has access
to greater visibility,
security

and increased
efficiency


Sydney
,

24 November 2013
:
Intermec
Technologies (NYSE:IN), a leading provider of hardware and
software solutions to the
A
ustralian

and New Zealand l
ogistics

sector,

has announced

the regional
launch of INcontrol


a
device management
managed service
allow
ing

businesses to
efficiently track
mobile technology assets, secure network investments and achieve a lower total cost of ownership.

INcontrol is designed to accommodate diverse
user

specifications and is accessible an
ytime via a
secure web browser. The platform will help
A
NZ
logistics operations

avoid downtime through access
to both
standardi
s
ed
and custom asset reports, allowing IT managers to examine the current state,
location and
utili
s
ation
of mobile
computers and networks
.

Importantly, through enhanced security featu
res
,

I
Ncontrol also promotes the protection of vital
business data
. Mobile computing d
evices
that feature INcontrol
can be remotely wiped if lost or if
they have not checked into the network wit
hin a specified period of time.

The next
-
generation of managed

service models are a response to the increased need for in
-
depth
visibility into the mobile workforce, as enterprises look to improve operational efficiency and raise
overall outp
ut,’

said Stephen Dr
ake, Program V
ice
P
resident
, IDC Research. ‘
By shifting real
-
time
monitoring and remote trouble
-
shooting to the experts, businesses are able to
analy
s
e
their overall
efficiency

in a way not possible before.’

INcontrol

is available in three different
platforms
:



INview:

a basic device management opti
on offering device inventory, including monitoring
of device status and serial numbers, asset reports and telephone technical support








INsync:

a robust device management option offering which includes INview services plus
proactive monitoring, remote troub
leshooting, device statistics and management, real
-
time
information on battery life, power status and customized email and SMS alerts



INcommand:
a

full wireless network management option which

includes INsync services plus

monitoring of WLAN and/or WWAN s
tatus and signal strength, network troubleshooting and
printer tracking, as well as monitoring of WWAN data usage, SMS, email and phone history


‘Protecting
business
network
s

and device investments is
fundamental in managing

IT and
operational costs
,

along with

greater visibility and
having remote
contro
l over
the

investments,’ said

Tony Repaci
,
Intermec’s
Managing Director
of Australia and New Zealand
. ‘Through Intermec’s new
INcontrol technology
,

logistics organisations
throughout
AN
Z
are

able to
max
imise their

mobile
devices and networks secure
ly, all while knowing that
their data is protected and they are operating
more

efficiently
than before
.’

F
or more information

on INcontrol
, go to:
http://www.intermec.com/services/managed
-
services/incontrol/index.aspx

For more from Intermec, visit Intermec’s Trends & Technology blog
(
http://www.ruggedized
-
mobile
-
computing.com/
)
, follow us on Twitter (
http://twitter.com/#!/Int
ermecAsia
),visit us on
YouTube
:
(www.youtube.com/IntermecAsiaPac
)
or become a fan of Intermec on Facebook
(
h
ttp://www.facebook.com/Intermec
-
AP
)
.

-

ends
-


About Intermec
:

Intermec Inc. (NYSE:IN) develops and integrates products, services and technologies that
identify, track and manage supply chain assets and information. Core technologies include rugged mobile
computing and data collection systems, bar code printers

and RFID. The company’s products and services are
used by customers in many industries worldwide to improve the productivity, quality and responsiveness of
business operations. For more information a
bout Intermec, visit
www.intermec.com.au

or call
+61 2 9330
4400