SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 31 Agito Networks, Inc.(TM), acompany pioneering new technology in enterprise mobility, today announced thatits RoamAnywhere(TM) Mobility Router was selected as a finalist in the ThirdAnnual CTIA Emerging Technologies (E-Tech) Awards program. The E-Tech Awardsprogram gives industry recognition and acknowledges the best wireless productsand services in the areas of Mobile CE (consumer electronics), Consumer MobileApplications, Enterprise Solutions, Network Infrastructure, Mobile Widgets,and 4G.
A panel of industry analysts, media and technology experts reviewed nearly300 products from established and emerging companies and judged productentries based on innovation, creativity and vision. Winning products will beon display this week at the Las Vegas Convention Center during CTIA WIRELESS2008(R).
The award-winning RoamAnywhere Mobility Router uniquely fuses 802.11wireless LANs (WLANs), enterprise IP telephony, and the carrier cellularnetwork, improving mobile worker accessibility and responsiveness to increasemobile worker productivity (http://www.agitonetworks.com/products/). Agito'sinnovative, patent-pending location-aware technology allows enterprises tomobilize voice by taking full advantage of their 802.11 WLAN deployments as alow-cost alternative to cellular networks for in-building enterprise mobility.Leveraging voice over WLAN (VoWLAN) enables enterprises to reduce cellularexpenses by as much as 60 percent, and avoid deploying costly,carrier-specific equipment to address poor cellular coverage. To ensure aseamless user experience, the RoamAnywhere Mobility Router provides theindustry's fastest, sub-second, automatic handover between the enterprise WLANnetworks and any carrier cellular network.
"Being recognized with another award for product innovation, this time atthe world's largest wireless show, is a significant honor for Agito Networks,"said Pejman Roshan, Agito Networks vice president of marketing and a companyfounder. "CTIA has traditionally been a carrier-focused event, and this awardis further validation that the carriers see value in offering a WiFi-basedsolution to their customers. We've seen strong interest from carriers, andthey understand Agito's differentiation in our approach to mobile convergence,and the value we bring to our joint customers."
Agito Networks will be honored at the E-Tech Awards Ceremony on theFashion in Motion stage in the Mobile Entertainment eXpo pavilion of the LasVegas Convention Center on April 2 at 3 pm. In addition, a demo of theRoamAnywhere Mobility Router will be included in the E-Tech Awards ShowcaseDisplay this week, located prominently in the Central Hall Lobby of theconvention center. E-Tech Awards finalists will be voted by show attendees forthe "Best in Show" honor for the 2008 Tech Awards.
The RoamAnywhere Mobility Router is unlike any enterprise mobilitysolution seen to date. The patent-pending, RF-based location aware technologyensures that in-building calls stay on the enterprise WLAN (using VoWLAN), toreduce cellular expenses and provide low-cost in-building coverage toeliminate dropped or poor quality calls. As part of an enterprise's mobileUnified Communications strategy, RoamAnywhere increases accessibility andproductivity of today's workforce by delivering voice applications to mobiledevices. Agito's patent pending sub-second, automatic handover of callsbetween WiFi and cellular is transparent to users. Agito's solution gives ITadministrators the confidence to roll out VoWLAN across their enterprise,knowing the user experience will be as good as their wired phones, and thatthey can significantly reduce cellular expenses.
About CTIA WIRELESS 2008(R)
As the premier global event representing the $500 billion global wirelessindustry and the largest wireless show in the world, CTIA WIRELESS 2008 bringstogether all industries af