Panasonic selects Red Bend Mobile Software for Toughpad tablets

By Telecom Lead Team: Panasonic announced that its
customers of Toughpad tablets will get Red Bend Software’s Mobile Software
Management (MSM) solution.


The offering will allow its enterprise customers to
manage their Toughpad devices over the air.


So far, Red Bend’s MSM solutions have been shipped in
over 1.4 billion mobile phones, tablets and connected devices.


Toughpad tablets has the unique security core in the
Marvell ARM-based CPU, which creates a compelling and secure mobile
computing platform with Red Bend’s innovative software management solution.


Red Bend’s MSM solution for the Android-powered Panasonic
Toughpad range will include vRapid Mobile for Firmware Over-the-Air (FOTA)
updating, vDirect Mobile for Device Management and Application Management,
and the Red Bend Software Management Center.


The company added that from October 2012, the Red Bend
solution on the Panasonic Android-powered Toughpad tablets will also be the
first to use the advanced OMA DM software management standard, SCOMO (Software
Component Management Object), which further reduces time and network costs for


The Red Bend MSM solution, which performs software
management over wireless connections including 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi, is location-
and network-aware and enables the most efficient and reliable software updates.


Red Bend’s technology allows customers to create the most
compact software updates, reducing update file size by up to 97 percent. The
Enterprise can also deploy different application packs based on the unique
profile of the end user, such as workgroup.


Our approach means that businesses will be able to
deploy our Android-powered Toughpad computers to their mobile workers with
world-class Enterprise software management and security capabilities,” said
Stephen Yeo, European marketing director at Panasonic Computer
Product Solutions.


In addition to Red Bend MSM solution, Panasonic will also
be offering its Toughpad Enterprise customers access to a Toughpad App Store.


The company announced its Toughbook in Novemeer last year for the Indian customers.


Panasonic Toughbook CF-53 offer mobile workers in India
tension-free usage at all times and will be available in the market at a price
less than Rs 100,000.


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