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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. 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 & Sydney is at the forefront of our operations servicing all of New Zealand, Australia & the Pacific Islands. The belief and dedication to the RUGGEDTAB brand by Ingram Micro shows we have devices worthy of your examination.

Our History

Supplier OEM

Commenced OEM for overseas clients

June, 2020

Reappointment of Distrubutors

Reappointment of Ingram Micro New Zealand & Australia as our distributors.

May, 2020

RUGGEDTABS

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.

Feb. 2020

Appointed first AU repair centre

XiT in Brisbane became our Australian warranty & support centre.

2019

Appointed NZ repair centre

Since we had such a low product failure rate we outsourced our repairs to a local repair company in Cambridge.

2016

Ingram Micro Distributor Appointed

Partnered with IT distributor, In gram Micro for New Zealand & Australian market.

2016

GLOBCOMM

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.

2014

GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED

Started as a part time home-based business 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.

2009-2019

Consulting

Evaluate your needs and align strategy with corporate/business goals and objectives. I apply my extensive experience to design a solution that makes business more productive, profitable and competitive

Professional Services

Technology consulting, project management, onsite implementation & remote support Customisation services Configure, stage & deploy devices Preload applications on devices End-user and administrator training sessions

Vendor Services

Identity applications & devices, integrate, deploy and manage inventory. Together with my partners, form a virtual team that focuses on one goal: Making our customers' business more efficient

APPLICATIONS OUT OF THE BOX

Customers are looking for more ready-to-go business applications. To meet those specific needs we work with Independent Software Venders and Integrator on projects. They provide the core application fuel to drive business change and with over a decade in the rugged space, I know the hardware.

Rapid Responce

The ability to respond to a customer’s need in a timely manner can mean the difference between a vendor relationship and strategic one. And, enabling a local quick response to troubleshooting reinforces the passion for customer success.

OEM

I can provide you professional contract manufacturing with your own brand, providing cost-effective manufacturing and custom OEM production services.