Edgewater Wireless Welcomes NEEPS Ingeniería as New Channel Partner in Mexico
Edgewater Wireless Expands Presence in the Americas for WiFi3 Technology
OTTAWA, CANADA and MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – July 11th, 2012 – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI; TSX.V) a leading developer and manufacturer of 802.11 wireless communications equipment, is pleased to announce that it continues to grow its presence and expand its distributor network in the Americas. Edgewater Wireless and NEEPS Ingeniería have signed a channel partnership agreement for the distribution of Edgewater Wireless’ WiFi3-enabled multi-channel access point products in Mexico.
For over twenty-two years, NEEPS Ingeniería has provided system integration and distribution of turnkey networking solutions, including optical fiber, LAN/WAN, microwave and Wireless LAN (WLAN), into the Mexican education, carrier, healthcare, and manufacturing markets, as well as into mid-size Enterprise and government agencies. NEEPS’s customers include Televisa (the largest mass media company in Latin America), Pemex (Mexico’s state oil company), Telefonica Movistar (a major carrier’s fixed and mobile brand in Spain and Latin America), IBM, Procter & Gamble, IUSACELL, ICA, Avon, Telcel, Red Uno, Grupo Angeles, Grupo Posadas and others.
“NEEPS needed to expand its turnkey services to include high performance, carrier-class 802.11 WLAN equipment to support and grow our customer base. There is clearly a growing demand in our market for this technology and Edgewater Wireless’ WiFi3 product was noticeably superior to other product offerings we evaluated,” said Ismael Castañeda Reyes, NEEPS Director General.
NEEPS is now a member of Edgewater Wireless’ Element3 distributor program signing up to the “Flame” channel partner level. As part of the agreement, NEEPS volume sales commitment over the next 12 months will be supported by Edgewater Wireless through on-site training of NEEPS’ sales and system integration teams.“NEEPS is a high-quality distributor and system integrator that provides a high-value, well established channel into a key target market for Edgewater Wireless,” said Andrew Skafel, President of Edgewater Wireless.
“NEEPS has large customers in verticals that have been early adopters of Edgewater Wireless WiFi³, such as the hospitality industry, the large service providers, and sectors such as the oil and gas where WiFi³ technology could truly provide superior performance. In addition, NEEPS adds upwards of sixty new sales and support people, which makes NEEPS an invaluable addition to Edgewater Wireless’ channel partner eco-system.”
About Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc.: Edgewater Wireless develops and commercializes leading edge technologies and intellectual property for the communications market. Edgewater Wireless delivers advanced product solutions designed to meet the high-performance, high quality of service (QoS) and high-reliability needs of service providers and their customers. Leveraging over twenty (20) patents, Edgewater Wireless’ WiFi3 is redefining WLAN infrastructure with its wideband, multi-channel radio and high-capacity Access Point solutions, and delivering next generation WiFi, today. For more information, please visit www.edgewaterwireless.com.
About NEEPS Ingeniería: NEEPS Ingeniería SA de CV has been a leader in Telecomm Infrastructure Implementation for over 22 years in the Mexican market. During this time NEEPS has provided high quality services across all sectors, exceeding customer satisfaction in every project it undertakes. Through its Technological Institute, NEEPS develops nationwide top-notch talent and encourages best practices to continually transform and prepare Mexican business and organizations to compete at a global scale. For more Information, please visit: www.neeps.mx