Everypath and Socket Deliver Mobile Enterprise Solutions
Real-Time Access the Key
Jun. 13, 2005 07:00 PM
A recent analyst report shows that use of mobile data services
increases overall global workforce productivity by 13.4 percent. Enterprise IT organizations today are thus behooved to recognize the benefits mobile data solutions have
on workforce productivity, empowerment and access to real-time mobility
Now, Everypath and Socket Communications aim to capitalize on this trend through a partnership to
provide integrated solutions that streamline data collection and
enterprise information access for mobile workers.
Everypath, based in Santa Clara, CA, specializes in Mobile Task Automation (MTA) solutions for
the enterprise, and Newark, CA-based Socket Communications bills itself as the Mobile
Connection? Company. Together, then plan to offer greater
collaboration capabilities for field sales and service professionals.
integration of Socket¹s barcode scanning technology with Everypath¹s MTA
solution enables mobile professionals to detail customer interactions,
capture orders and manage inventory with greater efficiency and
accuracy, according to Everypath.
Everypath CEO Mark Tapling notes, "We strive to provide our customers with the best mobile tools
to enhance their productivity in the field. Socket¹s proven expertise in mobile barcode scanning makes
it a natural fit with our solutions. The ability to automate data collection
in the field and update inventory in real-time empowers field employees
to concentrate on more critical tasks when working with customers
With the combined Everypath MTA and Socket barcode
scanning solution, customers benefit from real-time product, inventory and
pricing information and the ability to capture accurate data while in the
field, according to Everypath. The company's MTA applications streamline and deliver data from existing
databases within the network directly to handheld devices operated by
employees in the field.
Socket offers a variety of plug-in and cordless
barcode scanning products, providing efficient alternatives to manual data
entry via keyboard. Socket¹s barcode scanners have been shown to be up to 50
times faster than the manual method and to dramatically improve data
accuracy. Everypath MTA software supports Socket¹s CF Scan Card 5 Series,
its Cordless Hand Scanner, 2D Scan Card and RFID Reader.
uniquely positioned to help enterprise customers improve the effectiveness of
their field activities," said Peter Phillips, vice president of marketing at
Socket. "Our common goal of empowering the mobile worker is supported as we
provide more comprehensive solutions that improve the speed and accuracy of
field data collection. The combination of
Everypath MTA software and Socket
barcode scanning solutions allows field professionals to gather and use
critical data immediately, onsite."
Phillips said the Socket scanners are easy to use,
requiring no additional training and integrate seamlessly with Everypath MTA.
The integrated solution is available now from Everypath.