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ONE-STOP SOLUTION PROVIDER FOR RUGGED HARDWARE
With our out-of-the-box thinking and vast knowledge, RUGGEDTABS is a manufacturer of rugged computer tablets, laptops and handheld devices. With over 10-years in the industry it was necessary for us to have the right devices for our own client base. Our design team has a vision of competitive, reliable and innovative products. Working across many sectors of industry our products are right for the rugged and mobile space.
Our ongoing relationship with our team at Ingram Micro in Auckland is at the forefront of our operations servicing all of New Zealand & the Pacific Islands. The belief and dedication to the RUGGEDTAB brand by Ingram Micro shows we have devices worthy of your examination.
2020 – present
Business reset button hit: New company name and new brand name to reflect our core product range, rugged computer tablets, rugged 2:1 laptops and handheld devices.
Appointed first AU repair centre
XiT in Brisbane became our Australian warranty & support centre.
Appointed NZ repair centre
Since we had such a low product failure rate we outsourced our repairs to a local repair company in Cambridge.
Ingram Micro Distributor Appointed
Partnered with IT distributor, In gram Micro for New Zealand & Australian market.
Commenced marketing own brand of hardware including to overseas markets. Our first major client for our own brand in New Zealand was Carters Tyre Services. They had been a client of mine since 2010. Their workforce provided proof we had a good quality product for sale & export.
2009 – 2019
GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED
Started as a part time home-based bsuiess in the rugged computer space as a reseller for all major brands. Supported client base with other hardware items like barcode scanners and printers. Formed partnerships with strategic software partners.
Paul Scoble (Owner) – I have a passion to bring innovative products to the market and develop relationships that are more than just business relationship. A number of clients have become good friends. I now have over a decade of experience in the rugged computer mobility market which allows me to look outside the square for client solutions.