Mobile innovation, particularly when matched with today's emerging technologies, remains at the center of fast change for organizations big and small.

Today's employees expect easy, secure access to the information they need–when and where they need it–on any device they choose. In fact, with a higher demand for mobility, industry automation, and the Internet of Things (IoT), Gartner predicts by 2023 there will be more than 31 billion connected devices. What's more, 4.1 billion IoT cellular connections will use 5G worldwide.

Market Drivers

  • 5G and 4G: Increase in speed and bandwidth
  • Wired, Wireless, Wi-Fi, LPWAN: By 2024, 75% of companies will take advantage of four connectivity types.
  • Security solutions for device, data and voice
  • Deployment of mobile device management (MDM) software that can monitor manage and secure mobile devices.
  • Government mandates of mobile-friendly access to government services and websites
  • Electronic Logging Devices and Electronic Visit Verifications initiatives
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) mandates and implementation of practical workplace safety apps for Apple and Android devices.
  • Social worker mandates: Adoption of mobile technology for quick referencing clinical data and tracking mental health
  • Operational technologies like warehousing logistics: Logistic centers using 3G routers are in need of a refresh
  • Automation: IoT
  • Anywhere and anytime virtual access to business applications, data and services
  • Smart cities
  • Globalization of the workforce and smarter working environments

Trending Verticals

  • Fleet Management, Remote Patient Monitoring, Facilities Management, Industrial Management
  • Transportation, Healthcare, Government/Sled, Retail, Hospitality, Quick Serve Restaurants
  • Remote Security Monitoring, Agriculture Crop Management, Digital Signage

Mobile Edge Tools

The Mobile EDGE Team

Tech Data's business experts have some of the strongest relationships with our channel partners including, carriers, mobile device vendors and their business-to-business (B2B) teams calling on customers. Based on these relationships, our team has the highest-potential end-user leads that result in incredible opportunities and partnerships with our reseller community. Our Mobile EDGE team has the ability to:

  • Add revenue streams by including connectivity
  • Craft business plans with customers
  • Develop end-user adoption strategies
  • Deploy planning and resource allocations
  • Build a solution regardless of the vertical
  • Create end-user lead generation from the carriers
  • Simplify device deployment
  • Enable BYOD practice
  • Deploy new apps
  • Implement 5G and 4G networks
  • Wired, Wireless, Wi-Fi, LPWAN planning
  • Security solutions for device, data and voice
  • Deployment of mobile device management (MDM) software

To learn more about the latest trends and solutions that support mobility and managed services, contact Tech Data's Mobile EDGE team.