Zebra to discontinue support of MC9090G Hand Held Terminal

In a services bulletin to PLM Global, Zebra Technologies has confirmed that the Motorola MC9090-G industrial class mobile computer will reach EOSL (End Of Service Life) later this year. The manufacturer will no longer repair the unit after this time should commercial entities and users experience faults with their MC9090-G. A firm favourite with mobile workers for years thanks to the unit’s flexibility and reliability, particularly for those that work in extreme environments thanks to the MC9090-G’s rugged design. The unit’s technology was also a factor in its popularity, with the MC9090-G’s Intel XScale PXA270 processor helping to support complex…

PLM head to New York City for NRF.

Directors from PLM will be flying out to The Big Apple this weekend, for the company’s annual visit to NRF – Retail’s Big Show at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. “It gives us a great chance to see some of the emerging technology in the barcode and EPoS arena as well as allowing us to catch up with a lot of our customers and suppliers from not only the U.S but also the rest of the world. The show attracts a lot of the management teams and directors from both existing and potential partners, to have them all in one…

PLM Global Extending The Product Lifecycle Of Your Toshiba ST-A20

This month saw Toshiba’s official end of life notice on the Willpos ST-A20 all in one terminal, and whilst users may initially worry about the product availability, PLM Global has wasted no time in securing stock to keep supporting both new sales, and to provide class leading maintenance to the retail, convenience and hospitality industry. The ST-A20 machine was, and still is one of the most popular all in one devices that has hit the various industries that it serves, and Shane Watson, PLM’s Sales Director, expects that its prominence will not die for some time. “The ST-A20 is used…

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PLM Global target Retail’s BIG show 2016

We’re very excited to announce that PLM Global will be attending the National Retail Federation (NRF) Retail’s BIG show in New York City in January 2016. Running from 17th-20th January 2016 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Retail’s BIG show attracts over 33,000 visitors from across the globe and will be the NRF’s 105th annual retail expo and convention. The event caters for decision makers and influencers across the international retail sector, with specific additional sessions for small businesses, students and a wide range of speakers from some of the biggest brands on the planet taking part in the…

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Buying New vs 2nd User IT Equipment

Purchasing any quantity of business IT equipment is always a big deal to the buyer. The investment in hardware must be offset by its value to the running of the business over the equipment’s lifetime, so there are many things to consider before making the final buying decision.  One of the biggest questions for businesses of all sizes has to be whether to purchase brand new or second user equipment. This decision will usually depend on what the hardware is and its application in your business, how long you expect to be using it for and, of course, your budget….

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PLM Global to exhibit at RBTE 2016

PLM Global are delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting at Europe’s fastest growing event for the retail and hospitality sector, Retail Business Technology Expo (RBTE), in March 2016. The two-day event at the Olympia, London, welcomes over 17,000 visitors from the retail, hospitality, travel, entertainment and leisure industries, and PLM Global will be there to showcase our range and product life-extending solutions. In addition to the other 550+ global solutions providers attending the event, RBTE also boasts an expansive conference programme with 190 speakers from leading brands including Boots, Asda, AO.com, Screwfix, Dominoes and Debenhams, making this a…