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Motion Computing Appoints Simms as Distributor

Motion Computing has appointed Simms International as a distributor of its slate tablet PCs and peripherals to strengthen its sales base in Australia.
  • 26 May, 2009 08:49

<p>Motion Computing®, a leader in ultramobile computing and wireless communications, today announced its distribution agreement with Simms International, a leading distributor and supplier of IT products and services to the corporate, reseller, system-integrator, retail and OEM markets.</p>
<p>The addition of Simms as an Australian wholesale representative for Motion Computing’s slate tablet PCs, including the J3400, F5, C5, LE1700 and peripherals, will further strengthen Motion’s sales base in Australia. Simms will work with its extensive network of resellers to reach vertical markets such as healthcare, field service and sales and government.</p>
<p>Simms International Managing Director Danny Moore welcomed Motion Computing as a partner whose offerings are a significant addition to the existing Simms’ portfolio.</p>
<p>“Motion Computing enjoys an outstanding reputation and we are proud to offer its slate tablet PCs and peripherals to our customers,” Moore said. “We will support these products with the same high standards of service, commitment and focus for which Simms is renowned.”</p>
<p>Simms will offer its sales, marketing, technical support and logistics expertise to assist its resellers in taking full advantage of opportunities to sell Motion Computing products. This partnership reinforces Simms’ already strong position in the Corporate segment.</p>
<p>“Our channel program is an integral component of our business model and vital to our continuing growth in the region,” said Brett Gross, Regional Manager, Australia and New Zealand for Motion Computing. “Our agreement with Simms International will allow us to more effectively broaden our outreach to both resellers and our target markets.”</p>
<p>About Motion Computing</p>
<p>Motion Computing is a mobile computing and wireless communications leader, combining world-class innovation and industry experience so professionals in vertical industries such as healthcare, field sales and service and government can use computing technology in new ways and places. The company’s enhanced line of tablet PCs, mobile clinical assistants and accessories are designed to increase productivity for on-the-go users while providing portability, security, power and versatility. Motion combines those products with services and unique vertical market knowledge to deliver complete solutions – platforms, peripherals, services and wireless – customized for the needs of a particular industry. For more information, visit</p>
<p>About Simms International</p>
<p>Simms International is a leading supplier of IT products and accessories to the corporate, Apple, and retail channels for vendors such as Apple, Kingston, Linksys by Cisco, Bose, Elgato, Fuji, STM, VMware, FileMaker, Roxio, Tucano, Motion Computing and Western Digital.</p>
<p>Established in 1995 in Sydney, Simms International is also represented in Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Simms’ absolute focus on a small, select group of vendors is what sets it apart. Simms sees itself as an extension of its vendors, constantly seeking innovative ways to develop the market and create more opportunities for its channel partners. Simms’ commitment to quality is supported by its accreditation to the quality standard ISO 9001:2000. In April 2003, Simms achieved the Investor in People accreditation - the first such accreditation by an IT company in Australia. For more information visit</p>
<p>For further information please contact:</p>
<p>Susan Moore Simms International 02 9026 3000</p>
<p>Shuna Boyd BoydPR 02 9418 8100</p>
<p>Lynne Peterson Motion Computing 1300 654 978</p>

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