Stratix and Southwest Airlines Recognized for Innovative Mobility Partnership

NORCROSS, Ga.--()--After deploying 14,000 iPad mini-powered electronic flight bags to transform the in-flight experience, Southwest Airlines and Stratix have been recognized for their mobility collaboration in the 2017 Modern Mobility Innovation Awards. Presented by TechTarget’s Modern Mobility magazine, the program highlights enterprise mobility projects that are delivering exceptional value and impact for their organizations.

“Stratix helped to make this critical transition seamless for our flight attendants”

Southwest and Stratix “demonstrate how organizations that embrace mobility and take advantage of cutting-edge technology can transform their processes and achieve new levels of productivity,” wrote Colin Steele, editor-in-chief of Modern Mobility.

Southwest introduced the iPad minis to replace its 700-page paper flight manuals, creating more efficiency for flight attendants while presenting new opportunities to enhance the customer experience. Stratix partnered with Southwest to provide end-to-end managed mobility solutions, from procurement and deployment to ongoing support. Learn how the project is driving value for Southwest in this case study, featured in Modern Mobility’s January 2017 issue, and in this short video.

“Stratix helped to make this critical transition seamless for our flight attendants,” says Ron Freer, senior manager of strategic inflight planning at Southwest. “They offer proven expertise in delivering and supporting business-critical mobile solutions, and we look forward to continuing our partnership to support our evolving mobile ecosystem.”

“Organizations like Southwest are leading the way in achieving new levels of productivity, efficiency and customer satisfaction through mobility,” Stratix CEO Gina Gallo adds. “We’re proud to partner with Southwest to ensure the company is receiving the greatest value from its mobile investments.”

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Southwest Airlines and managed mobile services provider Stratix have been recognized in the 2017 Modern Mobility Innovation Awards for their rollout of 14,000 iPad minis to flight attendants.