Zebra Technologies2018-10-26T20:13:47+00:00

Delivering Smart Business Solutions from Zebra Technologies.

Dataflo is a Gold Partner of Zebra, committed to helping your business achieve desired results through the latest data capturing technologies.

Enjoy access to a broad variety of barcode scanners, mobile computers, RFID products, printers, and more, fit for every workflow, every work condition, and every work task. Wherever your objectives lie, you can always trust in our experienced experts to always lead you to the right Zebra solution. In addition, our unparalleled customer service ensures the you receive the same quality, attention, and care in every purchase you make.

E-commerce Boom
4.5 Trillion
Online global sales by 2021

Labor Pinch
48%
rate of worker turnover

Time Crunch
78%
of logistics firms expect to offer same day delivery

Microsoft’s End of Support

Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 by 2020
Windows Embedded Compact 7.0 by 2021

Microsoft will be ending its extended support as follows:

  • January 1, 2020, for Windows Embedded and mobile operating systems.
  • January 1, 2021, for Windows Embedded Compact.

Windows Embedded 6.5 has a support life cycle during which new features like bug fixes, security fixes, and so on are provided by Microsoft. This life cycle typically lasts for 10 years from the date of the product’s initial release—the end of which is known as the product’s end of support. When Windows® Embedded 6.5 reaches its end of support in 2020, and Windows® Embedded Compact 7.0 reaches its end of support in 2021, Microsoft will no longer be providing:

  • Technical support for problems that may occur.
  • Bug fixes for issues that are discovered and that may impact the stability and usability of the server.
  • Security fixes for vulnerabilities that are discovered and that may make the server vulnerable to security breaches.
  • Time zone updates.

You will stop receiving service packs of new features, but much more importantly, you’ll no longer receive security updates, leaving you exposed to breaches and criminal activity.

Yes – Online orders will only continue to escalate as delivery times shorten and labor forces remain volatile. If you’re going to keep pace with new demands and keep devices secure, upgrade the devices workers use day in and day out.

Yes – Some parts such as chips are no longer being made on legacy Windows devices. If Zebra runs out of stock, then you’ll be forced to retire the device. That can disrupt your daily operations.

New hardware brings improved functionality, continuity of parts (less chance of issues with supply components), better battery performance and productivity gains thanks to intuitive user interfaces on new form factors.

Yes – It depends on the application. Ivanti® and StayLinked’s terminal emulation apps can run on our devices in green-screen mode right out of the box. For other apps, migration is inevitable, given Microsoft’s end of support. It’s just a question of when you want to seize the advantages of modern technology. Now or later?

Yes – Android has demonstrated a history of incremental security enhancements, such as NSA “Security Enhanced” (SELinux) features, per-user VPNs, Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR), etc. Android OS is meeting regulatory security certifications in multiple verticals, including retail via PCI DSS, healthcare’s HIPAA and government’s FIPS 140-2.

Yes – Any business can be a target. Most of your devices run on Windows CE, a 20-year-old operating system. They’re simply not architected to handle modern-day threats. Think of Spectre. Microsoft declared that it is not going to be patching these devices for such vulnerabilities, which can stall your operations.

Vendors of consumer devices end security support after just three years, which is well short of the five plus years of service that you require. With the purchase of Zebra OneCare, you can extend the protection of your Zebra Android devices up to 10 years with LifeGuard™ for Android. LifeGuard gives you predictable, periodic security updates and legacy OS security support when transitioning to a newer OS. Frequent updates will enhance your security, and LifeGuard makes them easy to install at your discretion, either locally or remotely.

Zebra Barcode Scanners

Speed, accuracy and dependable scanning make Zebra the go-to for all your data scanning. Upgrade your barcode scanning experience, configuration, management and utilization.

Zebra Mobile Computers

Maximize productivity with intuitive, easy-to-use, dependable mobile computers from Zebra. An industry-leading brand, work with confidence and keep your mobile business as fast-paced and productive as your work.

Zebra Printers & Supplies

Whatever your needs, Zebra has the product solution. From tracking to tagging or barcodes and RFID, keep up with daily demands with industrial, desktop, card and mobile printers. Remote management is made easy with built-in software, keeping you and your business on track.

Zebra Rugged Tablets – Windows 10 and Android

Speed and Dependability are the benchmarks in which rugged tablets are judged.  Zebra now has a wide selection of the most rugged tablets on Earth.  Never worry about your hardware again!

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