Press release from Business Wire
IBSS and Zebra Enterprise Solutions Partner to Offer Advanced Technology Solutions for the Healthcare Industry
<p class=' bwtextaligncenter'> <i>IBSS Joins ZES Channel Partner Program, Certifies Hardware for Use with Its Software Products</i> </p>
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
IBSS and Zebra Enterprise Solutions Partner to Offer Advanced Technology Solutions for the Healthcare Industry08:01 EDT Wednesday, June 30, 2010 OAKLAND, Calif. & COLUMBIA, S.C. (Business Wire) -- Zebra Enterprise Solutions (ZES), a division of Zebra Technologies (NASDAQ:ZBRA), today announced the addition of Integrated Business Systems and Services, Inc. (IBSS) to its channel partner program. The relationship allows IBSS to certify and incorporate ZES hardware into its software solutions for customers in the healthcare industry. IBSS, a leading developer of web-based on-line transaction processing tools and vertical application software products, joined the ZES channel partner program after utilizing ultra-wide band (UWB) technology from Multispectral Solutions, which has since been acquired by Zebra. IBSS is now incorporating active radio frequency identification (RFID) from ZES into its healthcare industry solutions and evaluating uses for ZES technologies in other industries it serves. “Our solutions capture data about our customers' processes and provide it back to them in a way that enables them to make more intelligent business decisions,” said Dr. George Mendenhall, chief executive officer of IBSS. “Partnering with ZES allows us to continue delivering this critical data to our customers in a smooth and cost-effective manner. In fact, based on our evaluation of best practices, ZES' active RFID tags are now often our first recommendation for new customers that have Cisco wireless networking products installed.” IBSS has already implemented a solution using ZES' active RFID tags to track critical care equipment at Greenville Hospital Systems, a 900 bed, 32 operation room facility. Moving forward, IBSS is now looking to integrate additional ZES technologies into future projects. “We are pleased that IBSS has already been able to utilize ZES technology to deliver tailored solutions for their customers,” said Bill Bulzoni, Director of Business Development for Zebra Enterprise Solutions. “We are excited to have the opportunity to work with IBSS on future projects and look forward to the mutual benefits this partnership will provide.” About IBSS IBSS is the creator of their SynTrack™ family of software products which utilize various RFID and wireless technologies to track and manage critical resources and workflow processes to improve efficiencies and lower costs. IBSS positions, markets and sells SynTrack: Visibility and SynTrack: Execution to hospitals in order to provide better manage utilization of their equipment and staff in order to lower capital equipment costs and improve process efficiencies while ensuring safety and compliance. IBSS is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina. For more information about IBSS and its SynTrack™ solutions and services, call 803-736-5595 or 800-553-1038, or visit www.ibss.net. 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 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 printer 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.