Mobile Working

The Rugged Truth: Total Cost of Ownership of Rugged vs. Non-Rugged Computing Devices

Provided by Dell, Inc

Category Mobile Working

Type Analyst Report

Length 6

Publish Date November 18 2015

Date posted May 19 2016


Many employees work in harsh, physically demanding environments where computing is critical for communication and situational analysis. Though non-rugged devices are cheaper initially, the total cost of ownership can be significantly higher over the lifetime of the systems, especially when considering all elements of the computing environment. This white paper from Dell provides a framework for how to understand the true total cost of ownership for rugged vs. non-rugged notebooks and tablets.



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