The 2021 Tech Innovator Awards
From among 373 applicants, CRN staff selected products spanning the IT industry—including in cloud, infrastructure, security, software and devices—that offer both strong differentiation and major partner opportunities.
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active3
Samsung’s Galaxy Tab Active3 is a rugged Android tablet for businesses featuring a number enhancements for both users and IT administrators. The 8-inch tablet gets a boost on display resolution to 1,920 x 1,200 (from 1,280 x 800 previously), a larger battery (enabling up to 11 hours of battery life) and new features such as a programmable key that can be configured to open commonly used apps. Samsung also makes it simpler to manage a fleet of Galaxy Tab Active3 devices. The Tab Active3 is the first U.S. tablet that’s available out of the box with Samsung’s Enterprise Edition–which features a year of access to the Knox Suite, providing tools for mobile enrollment, setup and endpoint management.
Panasonic Toughbook G2
A fully rugged, 2-in-1 tablet running Windows 10 Pro, the Panasonic Toughbook G2 offers a 10.1-inch display, up to 18.5 hours of battery life and three programmable buttons for launching frequently used apps and shortcuts. The tablet also provides three modular expansion areas, allowing users to customize the tablet with functionality such as a barcode reader, thermal camera, serial port or quick-release SSD.