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Zebra Technologies, Motorola and IBM to Co-Sponsor Educational Meetings on Role of Mobility in China Business
<p class=' bwtextaligncenter'> <i>Industry Leaders Extend Alliance to Highlight Regional Opportunities in Mobility and Wireless</i> </p>
Monday, May 17, 2010
Zebra Technologies, Motorola and IBM to Co-Sponsor Educational Meetings on Role of Mobility in China Business08:01 EDT Monday, May 17, 2010 LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (Business Wire) -- Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Motorola (NYSE: MOT) will co-sponsor an educational event in Shenzhen at the Shangri-La Hotel on Tuesday, May 18. The meeting is the final gathering of a three-city series of educational events to enlighten business and government leaders in China on enterprise mobility and wireless infrastructure solutions. The event series, “Mobilizing your Business in a Wireless World,” extends the strength of the alliance between Zebra Technologies, IBM and Motorola. The partnership between the three industry leaders in enterprise mobility offers customers a unique combination of benefits including faster return on investment through increased flexibility of mobile workers, reduced transaction errors, and improved customer satisfaction and loyalty. The day-long event in Shenzhen will focus on the role mobility plays in business today and highlight joint end-to-end solution portfolios and regional opportunities in mobility and wireless. “The China market is a strong and growing market for Zebra as well as our partners IBM and Motorola,” said Mark Welles, vice president of Asia Pacific for Zebra Enterprise Solutions, a division of Zebra Technologies. “These events provide us an exciting opportunity to educate the marketplace about how enterprise mobility, optimization solutions and wireless real time location systems can support their overall business strategy and deliver measurable results.” “Mobilizing your Business in a Wireless World” will include a series of programs including product demonstrations, customer showcases and presentations, and will be hosted by senior business leaders from Zebra, IBM and Motorola. Each of the three companies will present technologies, solutions and service offerings for field force automation, mobile point of sale and route accounting. The events will also feature customer successes and solutions for distribution, transportation and logistics, retail and the consumer packaged goods industries. Following are details of the previously held and upcoming educational events in major cities throughout China: Beijing - May 11, 2010Shangri-La Hotel12:00 pm to 5:00pm Shanghai - May 13, 2010Renaissance/Zhongshan Park Hotel12:00 pm to 5:00pm Shenzhen - May 18, 2010Shangri-La Hotel12:00 pm to 5:00pm “These events showcase the unparalleled depth of collective expertise, experience, industry leading products, and technological innovation the alliance between IBM, Motorola and Zebra delivers in the form of end-to-end solutions that drive greater return on investment and lower total cost of ownership,” said Chris Bazinet, director of alliances for IBM Global Services. “Our ability as a system integrator to put the best of these companies' technologies together with IBM software to deliver proven, successful solutions worldwide is something we are extremely proud of showcasing at these events.” About Zebra Technologies Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA) provides the broadest range of innovative technology solutions to identify, track, and manage the deployment of critical assets for improved business efficiency. Zebra's products include reliable on-demand printers and state-of-the-art software and hardware solutions utilizing a wide array of automatic identification technologies. By enabling improvements in sourcing, visibility, security and accuracy, Zebra helps its customers to put the right asset in the right place at the right time. Zebra serves more than 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies worldwide. For more information about Zebra's solutions, visit http://www.zebra.com. About Zebra Enterprise Solutions Zebra Enterprise Solutions, a division of Zebra Technologies Corporation, extends Zebra's reach beyond passive RFID by employing state-of-the-art software and hardware solutions to locate, track, manage, and optimize high-value assets, equipment and people across the world's largest supply chains. Whether tracking containers through a port, optimizing parts for manufacturing, or managing ground support equipment at an airport, the real-time asset management solutions from the combination of Navis, WhereNet, proveo, and Multispectral Solutions provide improved visibility and velocity to gain measurable business improvements. Utilizing products that are based on ISO/IEC 24730-2, Cisco CCX Wi-Fi, precision GPS, and UWB technologies, Zebra Enterprise Solutions offers a wide range of location solutions that are "application matched," enabling its customers to put the right asset in the right place at the right time. For more information about Zebra Enterprise Solutions visit http://www.zebra.com/zes. About IBM For more information, visit www.ibm.com/services. About Motorola Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications and is focused on advancing the way the world connects. From broadband communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility and public safety solutions to high-definition video and mobile devices, Motorola is leading the next wave of innovations that enable people, enterprises and governments to be more connected and more mobile. Motorola (NYSE: MOT) had sales of US $22 billion in 2009. For more information, please visit www.motorola.com.