In the utility industry, the cloud is an
old concept. People don't generate their own power, have a water treatment
plant in their backyard or chop and store wood every fall for a long winter.
They rely on a scalable and highly reliable public infrastructure for heat,
water and power. They don't even think about the specifications of the power
they receive, the quality of natural gas or the availability of water. They
count on experts who can provide those services seamlessly.
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Hello Valued Alliance™ Customers,
Tomorrow, July 29 2015, Microsoft will release their latest operating
system, Windows 10. It has also been published that Microsoft will
offer Windows 10 over the next year as a free Windows upgrade from
Windows 7 & 8.
While this new operating system release is exciting and good news,
please be aware that your Alliance™ applications have yet to be tested
for compatibility. United Systems will be testing over the coming
months and eventually make an announcement regarding compatibility with
the Windows 10 operating system. Please do not upgrade to Windows 10
until we make an official announcement of Alliance™ application
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Here is some great info from Derek Oja of MobileDemand
Deployment in telecommunications requires specific hardware
capabilities. These criteria are crucial for CSPs (Communications
Service Provider) considering using devices on the retail store floor or
in the field. A range of new Windows tablets, convertibles, and other
devices from a variety of manufacturers are available to meet your
Here are the top five reasons why field service / telecom / utilties companies should be utiltizing tablets.
1. The new class of Windows 8 tablets is lighter,
thinner, and faster than ever before making them ideal for use in
mobile, store and/or office settings.
2. Stylus support is critical for tablet use in
telecommunications. Field technicians will appreciate the pen for tablet
navigation and signature capture to close out a work order. Retail
store associates can leverage pen for signature capture at point of
3. Rugged devices are available for heavy-duty use
in the field, so that tablets can stand up to falls or environmental
factors like heat, water, dust or snow.
4. A wide variety of ports, plus mobile broadband,
Wi-Fi and near field communication (NFC) make it easy to connect to key
field worker and sales associate peripherals. Scan barcodes, read credit
cards, and send receipts to a printer quickly and easily. Cash drawers
and check readers can also be connected, allowing the tablet to act as
the register. Integrated cameras are used for capturing images of the
installation or repair site and sending them to a field manager for
troubleshooting or documentation.
5. A variety of ports, including full-sized USB
ports on some devices, allow employees to continue to use the
peripherals they have already purchased and need to use on a regular