Zebra-Motorola Acquisition

In April of 2014 news that Zebra Technologies had acquired Motorola’s enterprise unit for $3.5 billion seemed to come as a surprise, however considering how closely the two factoring companies had worked together over the years it wasn’t all that surprising.

The Lincolnshire, Illinois-based firm specializes in barcode, receipt, kiosk and RFID printers and supplies for businesses, where as Motorola’s enterprise unit produces rugged mobile devices for the corporate market as well as barcode scanners for the global market. All of which run seamlessly over Motorola’s indoor and outdoor WIFI hardware.

Motorola solutions is a leading provider of mission-critical solutions and services for public safety and commercial customers. Through innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader that enables its customers to be their best in the moments that matter.

The net result combine to create a leading global provider of end-to-end solutions to help simplify operations and empower mobile workers. This transformative acquisition creates one company with unparalleled capabilities and leading global brands in the industry.

The transaction significantly expands and strengthens Zebra’s product portfolio, geographic reach, go-to market channels and industries server. The combined organization has about 20,000 channel partners in more than 100 countries. The combination of Zebra and Motorola Solutions enterprise business will allow Zebra to offer its customers Industry-leading data capture, mobile computing, speciality printing and asset tracking solutions and services combined with a new and comprehensive product, technology and IP portfolio.

Wireless Intelligent Networking Ltd are a selected solutions partner, contact us today to see how we can implement an industry leading Zebra solution for you.

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