STOCKHOLM – xchange magazine announced today that Aptilo Networks, the global leader in integrated solutions for service management and access control for wireless networks including WiMAX™, wireless mesh and Wi-Fi hotspots, has been selected as a finalist to receive the Best of WiMAX World EMEA 2008 Industry Choice Award for its Aptilo WiMAX CSN System™. The awards recognize leaders in the development and deployment of WiMAX technologies.
Nominations were open to exhibitors, sponsors and presenters of the WiMAX World EMEA Conference, May 19-21, in Munich, Germany. A select judging panel of experts from the WiMAX community chose 22 Industry Choice finalists among the nominees, including Aptilo’s WiMAX AAA Connectivity Service Network (CSN) System.
Conference delegates will vote for the Industry Choice Award at the WiMAX World EMEA Conference. The winner will be announced May 20 during the Best of WiMAX World EMEA Awards presentation hosted by Eliot Weinman, conference co-chair and president of Trendsmedia, the events and publishing division of Yankee Group that produces WiMAX World Conferences & Expos, and Mike Saxby, group publisher of xchange.
“xchange congratulates the finalists in this contest,” said Mike Saxby, group publisher of xchange. “The Industry Choice nominees are among the best and brightest in the field, showcasing the rapid advancement of WiMAX technology.”
Eliot Weinman, conference co-chair added, “We’re excited about this prestigious and objective awards program and the innovation represented by its nominees.”
The standards-compliant Aptilo WiMAX CSN System is the first integrated wireless broadband data and voice services solution for standards-compliant Mobile WiMAX™ authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA) and Service Control. The unique multi-access support allows for management of services provided over WiMAX and Wi-Fi networks from within the same platform.
“Aptilo’s proven integrated CSN solution offers service providers a best-in-class, cost effective approach to enable WiMAX network installations that can easily support rapid expansion,” said Torbjorn Ward, chief executive officer, Aptilo Networks. “We are proud to be recognized as a finalist for the WiMAX World EMEA 2008 Industry Choice Award.”
Finalists were selected by an independent judging panel, including Craig Mathias, principal, Farpoint Group; Will Strauss, principal analyst, Forward Concepts; Adlane Fellah, CEO and founder, Maravedis Inc.; Caroline Gabriel, lead research analyst, Rethink Research; Philip Marshall, vice president of enabling technologies, Yankee Group; and representatives from xchange and Trendsmedia.
Please visit Aptilo at WiMAX World EMEA 2008 in booth #610 for more information.
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About Aptilo Networks
Aptilo Networks offers a comprehensive wireless service management platform designed for service providers, enterprises and municipalities needing a rapidly deployable, scalable multiservice solution to easily manage data and voice services over WiMAX, wireless mesh and Wi-Fi networks.
From smaller initial installations up to large carrier networks, Aptilo’s cost-efficient solution for wireless service management and delivery provides a rapid time to market while flexibly supporting future network and service expansion.
Selected by premier technology partners such as Nortel, Cisco and HP, Aptilo has become a global leader and the provider of choice enabling service providers, businesses and governments to rapidly manage and deliver highly secure voice and data services in public, semi-public and private wireless access zones in more than 40 countries worldwide. Aptilo Networks is headquartered in Stockholm, with regional offices in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Plano, Texas. For more information, please visit www.aptilo.com.
Hillary Call, Public Relations Manager
Aptilo Networks AB
P: +1 917 414-9262