MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- GetWireless, a leading Value-Added Distributor of IoT solutions since 2001, continues to expand its IoT portfolio through its long-term relationships with industry-leading manufacturers. Sierra Wireless, the leading provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the AirLink® LX60, the industry's first cloud-managed Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) cellular router for the IoT. The LX60, launching with Cat-4 LTE, and with a future LTE-M/NB-IoT variant, extends the AirLink Networking Solutions portfolio into new applications for both primary and backup connectivity.
This expanded portfolio from Sierra Wireless launches the industry's first LPWA cellular router for commercial and enterprise IoT applications; as well as increases the market potential for GetWireless channel partners. An expanded portfolio empowers resellers in the GetWireless community to service a vast variety of vertical markets being served in IoT.
The AirLink LX60 is purpose-built, providing LTE connectivity out of the box, combined with trusted AirLink networking, routing and security. Sierra Wireless also provides a complete portfolio of AirLink Network Management tools, available in the cloud or on-premises, for remote monitoring, configuration and control of all connected AirLink routers and gateways. With the LX60, businesses can rapidly and confidently deploy high-volume IoT applications that easily scale from tens, to tens of thousands of networking devices.
The AirLink LX60 also enables IoT edge programmability, supporting the field-proven ALEOS Application Framework for custom applications, as well as tightly integrated cloud services and APIs. These features, combined with LTE-M/NB-IoT connectivity and a rich set of I/O options for data acquisition and sensor aggregation, enable critical data to be processed at the edge to drive application insight and create event-driven situational awareness. LTE-M/NB-IoT support also provides 5 to 10X enhanced coverage in remote locations and inside buildings, while reducing ongoing airtime costs by up to 60 percent.
Sierra Wireless has set MSRP on the AirLink LX60 models at $449 for the LTE-M/NB-IoT variant, $499 for the LTE Cat-4 base model variant, and $569 for LTE Cat-4 with Wi-Fi and GNSS variant. The LX60 LTE Cat-4 variants will have commercial availability beginning in April 2018. LX60 LTE-M/NB-IoT samples will be available in May 2018. The LX series of products will be in-stock at GetWireless to address sample and development needs.
In addition to building a strong product portfolio, GetWireless continues to hire industry specialists to ensure that channel partners always receive expert-level sales consultation and technical support. AirLink Networking Solutions are sold through Sierra Wireless' authorized channel partners worldwide. Those interested in learning more about GetWireless' Channel Programs can contact the GetWireless Sales Team for details.
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Established in 2001 and based in Minneapolis, GetWireless is a leading Value-Added Distributor of cellular solutions that connect the Internet of Things. By supporting a strong portfolio of embedded modules, end-device modems, intelligent gateways, and cellular boosters, GetWireless is able to supply the most advantageous cellular solution for each new IoT application. For more information, visit www.getwirelessllc.com.