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Dec 2016 - IDC Perspective - Doc # US42030416

Global Workforce Shapes Device and Connectivity Solutions

Authors: Denise Lund, Bryan Bassett

This IDC Perspective examines how FedEx Express operations management outlined a set of business-critical criteria in its global connectivity solution decision process with IDC. This study outlines how the demands of FedEx Express' global workforce, mobile device requirements, and operational standards drove the company's ultimate selection of Vodafone as a trusted solution provider in this space. The goal of this study is to provide technology buyers with the major criteria that are a requisite part of a successful global connectivity solution, as well as key considerations and strategies for success.

"With wireless connectivity available at scale around the globe, we expect enterprise operations and logistics teams will increasingly incorporate mobile device solutions into the day-to-day operations," said Denise Lund, research director, IDC Enterprise Mobility. "There are tremendous benefits to enterprises that can rely on trusted vendors for their mobile solution availability and reliability, allowing focus to remain on driving excellence and innovation in the increasingly technology-infused operations."

Subscriptions Covered

Enterprise Mobility: Deployment Strategies , Enterprise Mobility: Services , Mobile Operator Strategies

Companies Covered

FedEx Corporation, Vodafone Group Plc

Regions Covered


Topics Covered

Enterprise mobility, Hybrid clouds, Mobile consumer, Mobile platform

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