NCR and Symbol Technologies Collaborate to Sell Generation 2 RFID Systems
NCR named Symbol PartnerSelect Premier Business Partner
May 8, 2006, HOLTSVILLE, N.Y., and DAYTON, Ohio – NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) and Symbol Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: SBL), The Enterprise Mobility Company™, today announced a global agreement naming NCR a PartnerSelect Premier Business Partner entitled to resell Symbol’s portfolio of enterprise mobility products, including radio frequency identification (RFID) readers and tags.
As leaders in the retail market, Symbol and NCR provide deep industry expertise and high-performance solutions that can help retailers capitalize on next generation data capture technology to significantly improve the customer experience by reducing labor costs, accelerating material handling and increasing visibility within the supply chain.
“We are pleased to partner with NCR and offer its customers our industry-leading enterprise mobility solutions and look forward to expanding our alliance in the future,” said Sal Iannuzzi, Symbol president and chief executive officer. “Customers seeking to implement RFID into their supply chains can now leverage the domain knowledge of two industry experts helping organizations recognize operational efficiencies and productivity gains through the deployment of complete RFID systems.”
“This relationship is great news for adopters of RFID solutions who increasingly are seeking established firms that can support large-scale global RFID system implementations,” said Bill Nuti, president and chief executive officer of NCR. “Symbol and NCR have the combined capabilities to deliver comprehensive RFID solutions to customers worldwide.”
Symbol is a leading global provider of enterprise mobility solutions comprised of advanced data capture products, mobile computers, wireless infrastructure, services, and RFID – including high-performance RFID fixed and mobile readers that are compliant with the EPCglobal Generation 2 standard.
NCR delivers end-to-end, global RFID solutions that help businesses solve real business problems. The NCR TransitionWorks™ portfolio of RFID solutions encompasses thoughtware, hardware, tags, services and software, including data warehouse solutions from Teradata, a division of NCR.
About Symbol Technologies
Symbol Technologies, Inc., The Enterprise Mobility Company, is a recognized worldwide leader in enterprise mobility, delivering products and solutions that capture, move and manage information in real time to and from the point of business activity. Symbol enterprise mobility solutions integrate advanced data capture products, radio frequency identification technology, mobile computing platforms, wireless infrastructure, mobility software and world-class services programs. Symbol enterprise mobility products and solutions are proven to increase workforce productivity, reduce operating costs, drive operational efficiencies and realize competitive advantages for the world’s leading companies. More information is available at www.symbol.com.
About NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leading global technology company helping businesses build stronger relationships with their customers. NCR’s Teradata® data warehouses, ATMs, retail systems, self-service solutions and IT services provide Relationship Technology™ that maximizes the value of customer interactions and helps organizations create a stronger competitive position. Based in Dayton, Ohio, NCR (www.ncr.com) employs approximately 28,400 people worldwide.
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