Aptilo’s Service Management Platform Supports Access Gateways and Hotspot-in-a-Box Solutions From Gemtek Systems
AMSTERDAM, STOCKHOLM — Aptilo Networks and Gemtek Systems, two of the world’s leading manufacturers of PWLAN solutions for wireless Internet service providers (WISPs), telecommunications companies and mobile-phone operators has entered into a partnership in the market for carrier class public WLAN solutions. Thanks to the full support of Gemtek System’s access gateways and hotspot-in-a-box solutions and the Aptilo Service Management Platform for managing and operating public Wireless LANs provided by Aptilo, even extensive public WLAN networks can be managed completely and easily from the carrier’s network operation center.
The interoperability between Aptilo’s management platform and Gemtek System’s public access solutions encompasses all network management aspects, as well as security, authentication, user administration and billing systems. The scalability of the Gemtek System’s comprehensive product range, which encompasses the highly integrated P-560 hotspot-in-a-box as well as the leading G-6000 access gateway, and the Aptilo Service Management Platform, provides hotspot operators with customized network infrastructures and low total-operating costs.
Aptilo and Gemtek Systems will be demonstrating the interoperability between their components live at the Wireless LAN Event in London, Europe’s largest exhibition for wireless public Wi-Fi network access solutions (London 6th – 7th April 2004, Olympia, Stand 310 / Gemtek Systems and Stand 915 / Aptilo Networks).
About Gemtek Systems
Gemtek Systems is the world’s leading supplier of carrier-grade Wi-Fi public access solutions. Gemtek Systems was founded in 2002 and is a spin-off of Gemtek Technology Co. Ltd, a leading global manufacturer of Wi-Fi and 802.11 products for the consumer, SOHO and enterprise markets.
Gemtek Systems is headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, with operating companies across Europe, Asia and China. Gemtek Systems is the world’s only vendor that is 100% dedicated to Wi-Fi public access solutions. Gemtek Systems is also the world’s only supplier of full, end-to-end access networks for WISPs, telcos and mobile network operators.
Gemtek Systems enables its customers to enjoy the additional benefits of integrated and optimized hotspot solutions beyond the features and functionality of a multi-vendor network.
About Aptilo Networks
Aptilo Networks develops system solutions for PWLAN (Public Wireless LAN), also referred to as hotspots or Wi-Fi areas. The solution enables wireless Internet access at public venues and places such as hotels, coffee shops, airports and conference centers. More than four years of technology development have been invested in the creation of a feature-rich, flexible PWLAN solution that is carrier class and extremely scalable to fit nationwide telecommunication operators as well as local wireless service providers. The solution can be used for a variety of business models and supports a number of payment and authentication methods. With installations in more than 30 countries on five continents, Aptilo is the leading player in its field.
The company is based in Stockholm, Sweden, with regional offices in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Dallas, in Texas, USA. More information about Aptilo Networks can be found at www.aptilo.com.
Oliver Schwartz, Schwartz Communications for Gemtek Systems
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Aptilo Networks AB
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