Customer will standardize field technicians on XSLATE B10 rugged tablets over next two years
AUSTIN, Texas - June 20, 2017 - Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR) today announced that it has received the first orders under a mobile workforce technology refresh agreement that is expected to exceed $16M over the next two years. The Construction & Engineering Group at the long-time Xplore customer, one of the largest telecommunications service providers in the United States, is standardizing on XSLATE B10 Fully Rugged Tablet PCs and accessories as the primary mobile computing platform for thousands of field-based professionals across the U.S.
“This globally-lauded telecommunications provider understands that it must leverage best-in-class technologies at an operational level in order to build and deliver the industry’s highest-rated network and communications services,” commented Mark Holleran, president and CEO of Xplore. “The continuation of their multi-year, multi-million-dollar workforce mobilization initiative with Xplore is not only an impressive testament to the impact of our ongoing innovation, but also the value of our unrivaled experience as both telecommunications industry experts and mobile technologists.”
“Xplore has worked with this telco since 2011 to deploy the most modern and effective rugged mobility solutions for their field technicians,” added Holleran. “As they embark on this division-wide deployment of the XSLATE B10 over the next several quarters, they will be leveraging one of the most scalable and stable mobile computing platforms on the market today to drive productivity and operational improvements. The XSLATE B10 platform has consistently exceeded customer and end-user expectations for performance, reliability and ROI despite the extremely harsh conditions in which it has been field tested.”
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May 2016: Xplore Secures Additional Million-Dollar Contract with Major Telecommunications Provider for Two Rugged Tablet Platforms
October 2015: Xplore Technologies Secures Additional $1.1 Million Follow-up Order from Major U.S. Telecommunications Provider
April 2015: Xplore Technologies Secures $9 Million Follow-up Order from Major U.S. Telecommunications Provider
The Xplore XSLATE B10 is a lightweight yet fully rugged 10.1” tablet that provides ultra-mobility, superior connectivity and unfailing protection. Weighing only 2.4 lbs., the XSLATE B10 is IP65 and MIL-STD-810G rated to protect critical data under the most demanding conditions. Available with a choice of Intel® Core™ processors, the XSLATE B10 is engineered to deliver high-performance mobility via full version Microsoft® Windows® Pro 10 / 8.1 / 7 operating systems. It offers up to 20 hours of hot-swappable battery life, maximizing time in the field and boosting productivity. The tablet is equipped with critical I/O connectivity, including USB 3.0, RJ45, True Serial and an optional HDMI-In port. The XSLATE B10 also seals the most commonly used I/O ports against dust and water ingress, even when open.
For more information on Xplore and its fully rugged tablets, visit www.xploretech.com
About Xplore Technologies
Xplore is The Rugged Tablet Authority™, exclusively manufacturing powerful, long-lasting, and customer-defined rugged tablet PCs since 1996. Today, Xplore offers the broadest portfolio of genuinely rugged tablets – and the most complete lineup of rugged tablet accessories – on Earth. Its mobility solutions are purpose-built for the energy, utilities, telecommunications, military and defense, manufacturing, distribution, public safety, healthcare, government, and field service sectors. The company’s award-winning military-grade computers are also among the most powerful and longest lasting in their class, built to withstand nearly any hazardous condition or environmental extreme for years without fail. Visit www.xploretech.com for more information on how Xplore and its global channel partners engineer complete mobility solutions to meet specialized workflow demands. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
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