BALLSTON LAKE, N.Y., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixnet, a global market-leader of machine-to-machine (M2M) networking solutions for industrial and wireless markets, today announced a new branding initiative in which all of the company's wireless product lines, including those from the acquisitions of JBM Electronics and BlueTree Wireless, will now become part of the Sixnet brand. This new structure will unify all of Sixnet's leading-edge wireless products under one common brand platform, making it easier for customers and partners to identify and order Sixnet products.
The acquisitions of JBM Electronics and BlueTree Wireless, combined with Sixnet's industrial connectivity solutions, form a comprehensive portfolio of industrial and commercial wireless networking solutions designed for a wide range of markets and applications. In addition to harsh industrial and outdoor environments such as power substations, water treatment, oil & gas, military, intelligent transportation systems and others, Sixnet solutions also deliver wireless connectivity for kiosks, ATM machines, point-of-sale (POS) terminals, lottery machines, landline backup, remote monitoring and control, fleet management, field service vehicles and other applications.
"The combination of Sixnet, JBM and BlueTree Wireless creates a powerful portfolio of ruggedized mobile, ruggedized fixed wireless and commercial fixed wireless products," said Hilton Nicholson, president and CEO of Sixnet. "As we continue to integrate and build upon the strengths of each product line, it is important to leverage the Sixnet brand and provide a common platform for our customers going forward."
Sixnet acquired JBM Electronics, a manufacturer of IP and cellular networking solutions, in September 2009 to provide secure, reliable wireless connectivity to meet the needs of the financial, retail and other markets with fixed cellular and landline backup/replacement solutions.
In 2007, the company acquired Blue Tree Wireless, a producer of ruggedized wireless modems and remote monitoring and control solutions for supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), telemetry and business continuity applications. Its solutions serve the needs of transportation, fleet management, public safety and other mobile environments.
Founded in 1976, Sixnet is a privately held company that provides innovative market-leading machine-to-machine (M2M) data communications solutions. Sixnet's worldwide customers benefit from its unique ability to integrate cellular modems, industrial automation products, and data connectivity products into rugged, reliable, and cost effective solutions. Sixnet 's innovative products expand the capabilities of open connectivity, industrial Ethernet, M2M communications, industrial automation, cellular data connectivity, and private label OEM solutions. Additionally, through its 2007 acquisition of BlueTree Wireless Data Inc., and 2009 acquisition of JBM Electronics, Sixnet offers the broadest range of industrial and commercial wireless networking solutions available in the market today. The Sixnet name is synonymous with quality and reliability around the world. Sixnet has partnered with Riverside Partners LLC and American Capital Ltd. For more information on Sixnet's suite of connectivity, automation and wireless products, please visit www.sixnet.com.
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