ESPOO, FINLAND--(Marketwire - Jun 7, 2012) -
Non-Profit Cites Efficiency, Live Tiles and the Lumia's Sturdy Construction
Sunnyvale, CA - Nokia announced today that Woodcraft Rangers, a Los
based non-profit providing education and enrichment to more than 16,500
from in-need neighborhoods through after school programs, has chosen the
900 to support its field operations and to increase operational
while providing a user experience that meets the needs of a wide age group
For over 90 years, Woodcraft Rangers has been providing participatory
for students in kindergarten through high school operating primarily
government grants, donations and bequests. Operational efficiency, ease of
and integration with existing IT infrastructure is of paramount importance.
were looking to repurpose BlackBerry servers so right there we are saving
money," said David Lara, IT Administrator, Woodcraft Rangers.
site coordinators like the big, bright Live Tiles, the Lumia's large screen
we like the seamless integration to our Office Suite," he added.
Over 90 employees at the non-profit have received the Lumia 900 in Cyan,
that black is too hard to find in a purse or between the car seats. "We
at a lot of options," Lara noted. "The sturdy construction of the Lumia 900
stood out to us. Other options seemed too delicate and focused on
Nokia's option gave us the functionality of the most popular smartphone in
format that lets us focus on our work."
Site coordinators use their mobiles to share and review documents while in
field. Additionally, employees can quickly and accurately use their time
application on their mobile which ensures payroll accuracy. By pinning the
mobile app URL to their home screen as a Live Tile, access to the time card
is one touch away.
With a history of communications since 1922, the organization is exploring
mobile field use and sees the Lumia 900 as a tool they can leverage across
areas utilizing its social media and imaging capabilities.
Nokia provides the business market with a portfolio of compelling, high-
devices at every price point that meets the needs of people both as
and business users. With business productivity tools and applications to
employees have access to the information they need within the framework of
well-governed IT environment and an ecosystem of partners and providers,
ensures the long-term viability of IT investments.
Nokia is a global leader in mobile communications whose products have
integral part of the lives of people around the world. Every day, more than
billion people use their Nokia to capture and share experiences, access
information, find their way or simply to speak to one another. Nokia's
technological and design innovations have made its brand one of the most
recognized in the world. For more information, visit
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