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A broader range of third-party applications are now available through the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 to expand flexibility and impact for fleet managers

Zonar, the leader in smart fleet management technology, announced the expansion of its mobile ecosystem designed to deliver even greater fleet safety, compliance, and business efficiencies for its customers. The Zonar Mobile Ecosystem, enabled by the addition of the ruggedized Samsung® Galaxy Tab Active2 to Zonar’s device portfolio, allows greater flexibility for customers of all sizes across vocational, pupil, mass transit, and commercial industries.

With a variety of third-party apps available from both Zonar and the Google Play Store, the expanded ecosystem provides more options for managing devices deployed across fleets. Customers can now choose the device, applications, and data plan that best meets their current and future digital and mobile needs:

  • The Connect Plan includes the fully-managed, ruggedized Zonar Connect tablet with apps developed by Zonar including Advanced Navigation, Electronic Verified Inspection Reporting (EVIR), Zonar Logs, Zonar Coach, Zonar Forms, and more. A selection of pre-approved third-party apps are also available. Device security, data plan, and Zonar SIMs are included.
  • The Certified Plan includes a fully-managed, ruggedized Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2, enabling access to both apps developed by Zonar and certified apps from the Google Play Store. Device security, data plan, and Zonar SIMs are included.
  • The Open Plan includes a fully-managed, ruggedized Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2, managed by customers’ own data plans, enabling access to apps developed by Zonar along with any apps of their choosing from the Google Play Store to further boost fleet operations.


The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 is a ruggedized tablet built for the harshest environments. It is MIL-STD-810 certified—the military standard for durability during excessive pressure, temperatures, vibrations, and drops—and IP68-rated for water and dust resistance. Physical buttons are included for easy operation with work gloves, and the display can be used while wet, enabling access in rainy or inclement weather.

A user of the Zonar Mobile Ecosystem enabled by the ruggedized Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 is SEFNCO, a telecommunications company that provides communication network services and operates a fleet of more than 650 vehicles.

“Zonar’s expansion of its mobile ecosystem to include the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active2 allows us the flexibility to deliver fleet management functionality on a platform we can customize for seamless integration with other applications required to continue operating our business as efficiently as possible,” Wayne Farris, project implementation manager at SEFNCO Communications, says. “Zonar is working closely with us to understand how our needs are evolving and to develop solutions capable of doing the same.”

“Fleet management solutions are not one size fits all. We know fleets have unique business problems that require unique solutions,” Ian McKerlich, president and CEO at Zonar, says. “Our growing ecosystem of managed app programs and portfolio of tablet offerings empower our customers to make critical decisions that improve the safety and performance of their fleets—from drivers and operators to the bottom line of their businesses.”

“Today’s fleets increasingly rely on mobile devices for advanced navigational, analytical, and recreational functions,” Taher Behbehani, senior vice president and general manager, Mobile B2B Division, Samsung Electronics America, says. “We are excited to collaborate with Zonar on this transformative solution, which leverages the ruggedized Samsung Tab Active2 to empower drivers to do more with their devices and help fleet managers gain greater benefits from their digital strategies.”

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