Calculating the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of Mobile Barcode Scanning

Imagine you’re a manager who needs to purchase barcode scanners for hundreds, or even thousands of employees. Which devices should you purchase? Should you choose a dedicated barcode scanner, traditional mobile computer, or are smartphones a reliable and cost-effective alternative?

As more and more enterprises begin to embrace mobile technology, it’s important to keep total cost of ownership in mind. Busy IT leaders can choose between a wide variety of device options on the market today, making it increasingly difficult to determine which ones will deliver the performance you need at a price point that works with their IT spending budget.

To make this process easier, we’ve developed a comparison of the cost and feature differences between popular barcode scanning devices that highlights one of the most important metrics for decision makers: total cost of ownership (TCO).

Download our free eBook to learn more about:

  • Calculating the total cost of ownership (TCO) of legacy and mobile barcode scanning hardware
  • Lowering IT costs by deploying smartphone-based barcode scanning solutions to your workforce
  • The soft and hard costs associated with smartphones and dedicated scanners