SEATTLE and RICHMOND, British Columbia, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- NetMotion Wireless, a leading provider of secure mobile productivity and management software, and Sierra Wireless, a leading provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) communications tools, today announced a joint marketing agreement to deliver secure, reliable mobile communications solutions to keep mobile workers connected, improve their effectiveness, and help ensure their safety.
This announcement formalizes a collaboration that has already delivered robust, secure and reliable mobile data solutions for public safety and field service customers, including: Con Edison, Dominion Resources, Philadelphia Gas Works, Kansas City Power & Light, Miami Dade County, and Orange County California.
Sierra Wireless provides a broad portfolio of high performance mobile computing and M2M solutions, including mobile broadband modems, embedded modules, and intelligent gateways and routers. NetMotion Wireless Mobility XE™ is a comprehensive mobile VPN solution that maintains secure and reliable connections for devices as they transition between networks and encounter coverage gaps throughout the working day. The combined solutions are used by organizations where secure, remote access to a mobile workforce is mission critical.
The combined Sierra Wireless and NetMotion Wireless solutions optimize mobile cellular session persistence and continuity between coverage areas and locations with poor reception. This enables smooth hand-offs between 3G cellular, 802.11 Wi-Fi and private radio networks, providing field personnel with seamless roaming. The security features incorporated in the Sierra Wireless products and software, and NetMotion Wireless Mobility XE, simplify and unify security compliance with state and federal mandates.
"Entering into a formal agreement with NetMotion Wireless is an important step in addressing the growing M2M services market. The combined solutions delivered by our AirCard® mobile broadband devices, AirPrime™ modules and AirLink™ intelligent gateways and routers coupled with Mobility XE from NetMotion Wireless provide customers with reliable, secure, and on demand access to essential back-office data, systems and applications," said Justin Schmid, Vice President Marketing and Business Development for Sierra Wireless.
According to Pam Cory, Vice President of Marketing for NetMotion Wireless, "The Sierra Wireless and Mobility XE field service and mobile computing product offerings complement one another well, especially in mission-critical deployments. We look forward to broadening our partnership with Sierra Wireless in order to enhance the productivity of mobile workers world-wide."
About NetMotion Wireless
NetMotion Wireless develops software that enables more than 480,000 mobile workers in businesses and agencies around the globe to maintain and optimize connections to applications as they change locations or networks multiple times each day. The NetMotion Wireless award-winning mobile VPN, Mobility XE, enhances mobile worker productivity at more than 1,700 of the world's most respected organizations across multiple industries including utilities, healthcare, communications, public safety, local government, transportation, field service and many others. NetMotion Wireless is headquartered in Seattle, Washington with offices located in North America and Europe.
For more information, visit www.netmotionwireless.com or call (206) 691-5500.
About Sierra Wireless
Sierra Wireless (Nasdaq: SWIR – TSX: SW) is expanding the wireless world with a comprehensive offering of hardware, software, and connected services for mobile lifestyles and machine-to-machine communications. Our customers count on us to help them succeed with early access to new wireless technologies and innovative, reliable, high-performing solutions for a broad range of applications. For more information about Sierra Wireless, visit www.sierrawireless.com.
"AirCard" is a registered trademark of Sierra Wireless. "AirPrime" and "AirLink" are trademarks of Sierra Wireless. "Mobility XE" is a trademark of NetMotion Wireless. Other product or service names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
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SOURCE NetMotion Wireless