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Esri and Motion Collaborate to Empower Field Workers with Performance-Optimizing Solutions

AUSTIN TX and REDLANDS CA, January 28, 2013 – Motion Computing®, a global provider of mobile computing solutions based on leading rugged tablet technology, and Esri, the worldwide leader in geographic information systems (GIS) today announced the companies have aligned to empower mobile workforces worldwide with performance-optimizing solutions. Esri has achieved Platinum status in the Motion® Valued Partner (MVP) Program as a reseller of Motion mobile solutions.

“At Motion we are committed to joining forces with partners such as Esri to deliver on a common goal of providing innovative, end-to-end solutions for our mobility customers,” said Grant Frederiksen, senior director, strategic corporate alliances at Motion. “Esri’s GIS mapping systems solve the toughest geospatial challenges. Powered by a Motion mobile solution including a rugged tablet, tailored accessories and services, Esri and Motion deliver powerful location-based information at the touch of a finger.”

“Motion’s ruggedized devices enable better collaboration and decision making at the right time and place. Combined with Esri’s location analytics and enterprise GIS solutions they enable true decision making in the field while also delivering off-site managers better oversight and awareness,” said Simon Thompson, director of commercial industry at Esri. “No matter if it is retail, insurance, store operations or supply chain and logistics, this moves the point of information to those that need it most.”

The Motion’s MVP Program reflects the importance Motion sees in partnering with industry-leading ISVs and VARs from across the globe and providing those partners with marketing, sales and training resources that drive the delivery and deployment of best-in-class mobility solutions. Motion and Esri will be exhibiting at the DistribuTECH 2013 exhibition and conference this week in the San Diego. Please visit Motion in booth #1437 and Esri in booth #3139.

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About Esri

Since 1969, Esri has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS technology, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of Web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. Esri is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms. Visit us at

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About Motion Computing
Motion Computing the worldwide leader in rugged tablet PCs and mobility solutions, combining world-class products with services customized for the unique needs of mobile professionals across vertical markets, such as field service, retail and healthcare. The company’s enhanced line of rugged tablet PCs as well as mobile point of service solutions and accessories are designed to increase mobile productivity while providing portability, security, power and versatility. For more information, visit

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