Reasons to Go Rugged

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There are always a lot of factors that need to be considered at any organization in the device selection process. So, it’s no coincidence that more organizations are turning to rugged devices for their mobile workforces. Rugged tablet sales are growing at a compound annual growth rate of nearly 15%, compared to about 2.5% for non-rugged tablets. If you’re wondering why, it might be time to learn more about rugged devices.

Attend this webinar with mobility expert Jim Martin and Dell’s Leslie Fleischmann to learn: 

  • Which types of users need rugged devices;
  • The average monthly failure rate of rugged vs. non-rugged devices, in various vertical industries; 
  • Features to look for in rugged devices;
  • The total cost of ownership of rugged vs. non-rugged devices. 

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James A. Martin is an award-winning blogger and writer based in San Francisco. He is a contributor to Windows IT Pro and has written about mobile technology since the mid 1990s for PCWorld, Macworld,, and others.

Leslie Fleischmann is the Product Launch Marketing Manager for Dell Rugged product portfolio and associated ecosystem. In this role, she is responsible for managing the Dell Rugged portfolio from plan to launch; ensuring all orders can be placed, fulfilled, and serviced. She also certifies that the initial offer release demonstrates satisfactory quality and operational performance. Leslie has held very positions in her 17+ years career at Dell including various positions across sales, operations and product marketing. Leslie has a B.S. in Marketing from Texas Christian University.

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