Symbol Technologies, The Enterprise Mobility Company, has announced that it was selected by Microsoft Corp. as the recipient of the Windows Embedded North American Partner of the Year award in the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) category. At the Microsoft Windows Mobile & Embedded Developer Conference in Las Vegas, Symbol was honored as the Microsoft partner that has best demonstrated technology leadership and commitment to providing industry-leading products to help Windows Embedded developers quickly and efficiently deliver and market smart products.
Windows Embedded partners play a pivotal role in creating opportunities and innovations for mutual customers in the Microsoft partner community. As a Partner of the Year winner, Symbol is recognized for its proven record of success in bringing a wide range of innovative WindowsÒ Mobile Enterprise Digital Assistants (EDA) and enterprise handheld computers to market and widespread support for MicrosoftÒ Windows Embedded platforms. Over the past five years, Symbol has demonstrated a successful record of launching ruggedized mobile computers built on the Windows Embedded platform to deliver enterprise mobility solutions that increase workforce productivity and drive operational efficiency.
“The OEM Partner of the Year Award acknowledges Symbol’s industry leadership and ability to deliver technological innovation to Microsoft Embedded developers,” said Chester “Chet” Pribonic, vice president and general manager of mobile computing, Symbol Technologies. “This honor further demonstrates our ability to meet customer demand for enterprise mobility solutions that improve productivity, reduce operating expenses and provide competitive advantage. With the introduction of Windows Mobile 5.0, Symbol will continue to drive technology innovations on the Microsoft mobility platform."
“Microsoft is proud to recognize our Windows Embedded Partners for making an impact on the embedded industry,” said Jane Gilson, director of the Mobile and Embedded Devices Division at Microsoft. “Our partners not only are an integral part of our business, they also provide the differentiation and innovation that makes Windows Embedded the most useful and functional platform for end customers.”