Psion Teklogix unveils global partner programme to facilitate open innovation

Psion Teklogix, Inc. (Psion Teklogix), a global provider of mobile computing solutions, has announced a new global Partner Programme focused on open innovation. The Partner Programme will provide a broader range of opportunities for partners with unprecedented tools and features for the co-creation of mobile hardware, software and services. Psion Teklogix's partners will now be able to offer true product and service differentiation, deliver customisable solutions specific to their customers' needs and expand their global reach.

The new programme platform provides Psion Teklogix's value-added resellers, systems integrators, application providers and hardware partners with the ability to leverage both the best parts of existing mobile devices and customised proprietary devices. The Partner Programme will facilitate the development of the Psion Teklogix partner community through the use of the company's best-in-class set of tools, features and services, including discounts, marketing materials and funds, technical support and training.
"Psion Teklogix is looking beyond today at where the industry is headed, allowing us to provide our worldwide base of customers what they need most - value," said Lorne Rubis, president and CEO of Ryzex, a Platinum Partner of Psion Teklogix. "In today's economy, our customers are demanding that we implement advanced and long-lasting technology solutions. Psion Teklogix's Partner Programme is more than a traditional channel programme, it's a system that offers the service and product environment we need to support our customers."
Additionally, Psion Teklogix's online open innovation community, Ingenuity Working, brings together customers, partners and developers to co-create mobile hardware, software and services. Fostering its dedication to openness, Psion Teklogix's online community offers a network environment for partners who wish to make their specific expertise (hardware modules, software applications, technology, etc.) available to the wider community on a global basis providing an opportunity to expand their reach, offer services and seek out solutions.
Partners will be afforded silver, gold or platinum status, and both distributors and partners will benefit from:
Service and Support - Psion Teklogix's I-Serv repair and support mechanism provides a full suite of both pre-sales and post-sales technical services including field services, on-site services and help desk support for Psion Teklogix products. I-Serv support can be tailored to meet individual project requirements.
Marketing - Access to a global team of sales and marketing experts that can include price lists, FAQs, co-branded marketing campaigns, etc. In addition, a joint marketing development fund makes financial resources available for approved marketing initiatives based on sales achievement.
Partner Council - Select Psion Teklogix resellers will be invited to participate in a partner council designed to provide direct and focused feedback that will benefit the community at large.
"Psion Teklogix continues to set the industry standard for technology development and is now driving open innovation via our Partner Programme," said Ron Caines, president of worldwide sales at Psion Teklogix. "Our channel is a valuable asset to Psion Teklogix and we are collaborating with our partners to deliver the most highly customised, rugged and reliable mobile devices on the market today."
About Ryzex
Ryzex is a provider of worldwide barcode, data collection and mobile technology solutions. With over 20 years in business, more than 6,000 customers worldwide rely on Ryzex products and services, getting maximum lifetime return on their barcode, radio frequency identification (RFID) and ADC systems. Ryzex advises and implements the best solution, ensures the solution is running for maximum uptime and provides actionable data so investments perform better. Ryzex has approximately 300 employees across North America and Europe.
About Psion Teklogix
Psion Teklogix is a provider of quality mobile handheld computers and their application in industrial b2b markets around the world. The company has developed solutions in mobile computing since 1980, helping its global customers solve their business problems, including Volkswagen, SNCF, RWE nPower, E.ON, BMW, Goodyear, Copenhagen Airports and major international transport hubs. Psion offers tailor-made solutions through its open innovation philosophy in which it co-creates mobile hardware, software and services, together with its customers and partners on Psion's community site. Psion Teklogix is a public company on the London Stock Exchange. It is headquartered in London with corporate offices located in Europe, North America, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.

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