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    It’s nearly impossible for your mobile workforce to “get the job done” with piecemeal technologies. That’s why you can’t focus on buying the best products. Rather, you need to create the best (budget-friendly, scalable, future-proof) solution that won’t fail when IoT, Industry 4.0, or other emerging tech redefines your operating environment. And that’s just one reason why you need to work with a mobile “solution provider”.

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    This checklist outlines rugged mobile computing features commonly required by the Oil & Gas Industry for both onshore and offshore operations. Evaluating the necessity of each capability for your organization’s workflows and your workers’ daily flow is a critical first step as you research different rugged tablet PC options for your specific mobility requirements.

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