Total Cost of Ownership: Important considerations when comparing rugged and consumer mobile devices

Whitepaper:  Total Cost of OwnershipIf you are in an industry where the hazards exceed the level of durability of your tablet, then in the long term, you will end up paying more. In these cases, a rugged computer is the better choice because it is designed specifically to withstand harsh challenging conditions. These are ultra-mobile, tough, and customer-engineered devices, specifically designed for use in mission-critical applications.

Of course, when purchasing a tablet, cost is an important factor to take into account. But hardware cost should not be the only number to factor into your financial considerations. The rugged ratings of a tablet will help determine how long the tablet will last, and under which conditions, so you can be sure you get the best deal possible.

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