UPS Going Wireless

UPS Going Wireless. “Beginning in June, UPS will start a $20 million project to replace wearable Symbol Technologies scanners at 1,700 hubs worldwide, including Worldport, with 55,000 devices that use Bluetooth wireless technology. Once each package is scanned, Worldport relies on a network of 4-way Intel-based fault-tolerant servers from Stratus Technologies to route data from the Louisville facility to back-end mainframes in Atlanta and Mahwah, N.J.” [I wish these teams would blog these large efforts. It would be interesting to read the nitty-gritty…] * [Archipelago]

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