Gina Daniel-Lee, vice president of strategic alliances and partnerships for Peachtree Corners, Ga.-based mobility solution provider Stratix, said the slowdown has been most noticeable on the consumer side of business. “Consumer demand in the first quarter has been a bit soft,” she said in an e-mail response to CRN. “But we’re seeing stronger numbers from businesses as they look to improve workflows and productivity with mobile devices.”

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