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Encore Networks and Wyless Partner to Provide a 4G LTE Wireless Starter Kit for M2M Applications

Companies mentioned in this article: Encore Networks

CHANTILLY, Va. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Encore Networks, a leader in M2M solutions for fixed and wireless communications, and Wyless, the global M2M managed services provider, today announced a program providing a turn-key 4G LTE Wireless M2M Starter Kit. This kit will allow customers to develop and test industrial M2M applications, at no cost, before committing to a long term wireless data plan. The Starter Kit will include either a commercial grade or industrially hardened pre-configured Encore router, either an EN-4000™ or other Encore platform, depending on the application, complete with technical support and up to 500 Mbs of free data on the Verizon LTE Network, pre-paid for 60 days by Wyless.

“Both Encore and Wyless understand that every application has its own unique requirements and that customers need access to a wide range of highly specialized products and services backed by dedicated support,” stated Peter Madsen, President of Encore. “The kit we’ve developed addresses these requirements and provides network engineers the time and a risk-free approach to the challenges of deploying robust, scalable and secure M2M applications.”

The complete 4G Wireless M2M Starter Kit contains:

  • An Encore 4G Broadband Router

    • 1 or more Ethernet ports, multiple Serial ports, Copper Line Conversion, T1, Fiber, MPLS
    • 4G LTE or 3G EVDO if applicable
    • Dual Wireless Carrier where appropriate, with multi-carrier coverage by Wyless
    • Diverse transport for wireline and wireless network access
    • Operates in harsh network environments from -40c to +85c
  • FREE 60 day equipment and cellular air time trial
  • 500 Mbs Pre-paid Data Plan
  • Application and Engineering Support
  • Wyless Global Managed Wireless Network Service

The starter kit is an out-of-the-box solution that can be set up in minutes and provides customers the tools needed to deploy mission critical M2M applications in:

  • Utilities/SCADA
  • Oil and Gas
  • Waste and Water
  • Financial
  • Transportation Digital Signage
  • Security
  • Healthcare
  • Enterprise/Business Continuity
  • Local, State and Federal Government

“With the proliferation of higher bandwidth consuming applications and the rapid development of 4G/LTE, the wireless landscape is quickly evolving. Even the name M2M is changing to the ‘Internet of Things’,” said Dan McDuffie, President of Wyless. “This evolution is an exciting opportunity for both Wyless and Encore as we offer a smarter approach to the complexities of deploying and integrating legacy data and IP machines using wireless router technology and high-speed 4G connectivity.”

This announcement coincides with the Distributech 2014 Expo at the Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, January 28-30, where Encore (Booth #3467) and Wyless (Booth #4345) will be available to answer any questions and provide more information.

Get the 4G LTE Wireless M2M Starter Kit, free for 60 days, through the Wyless online store at http://store.wyless.com or contact sales@encorenetworks.com.

About Encore Networks

Encore Networks www.encorenetworks.com is a leading designer and manufacturer of commercial enterprise and industrial hardened routers providing IP, SSL, VPN, Firewall, Ethernet Switching and Legacy Copper Line interface and serial data protocol to IP interworking with embedded 4G cellular modems all in a single box solution. Made in the USA, Encore’s family of BANDIT™ and EN-4000™ routers are purpose built for numerous M2M and Business Continuity applications including SCADA, Smart Grid, Security, Transportation, Retail and Banking industries. Encore enables companies to reduce total cost of ownership by reducing dependence on high cost wireline connections and converting them seamlessly to next generation cellular connections while protecting their embedded equipment investment.

About Wyless

Wyless is the leading global M2M managed services provider. Our resilient platform, delivered in partnership with the world’s largest network operators, provides secure, reliable communications with wireless devices in over 120 countries. Powerful management tools offer real-time reporting and control over all devices connected to our network. Wyless delivers a comprehensive suite of managed services with unrivalled expertise, professional support and competitive pricing. We enable our customers and partners to deploy M2M applications and services faster, cheaper and more effectively. The world’s most advanced M2M Platform from the world’s most trusted M2M partner. For more information, please visit www.wyless.com.


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Contact:

Encore Networks:
David Allen, Vice-President, Global M2M Solutions
203-539-9118
dallen@encorenetworks.com
or
Wyless:
Barry Nay, CMO
+44 7515 586 283
barry.nay@wyless.com
or
Media:
Tony Crane, Encore Networks
703-318-4366
tcrane@encorenetworks.com