Apptis Becomes Ascom(R) Certified Solution Partner.RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK Research Triangle Park, research, business, medical, and educational complex situated in central North Carolina. It has an area of 6,900 acres (2,795 hectares) and is 8 × 2 mi (13 × 3 km) in size. Named for the triangle formed by Duke Univ. , N.C. -- Ascom Wireless Solutions Inc., a leading developer of on-site wireless communications wireless communications
System using radio-frequency, infrared, microwave, or other types of electromagnetic or acoustic waves in place of wires, cables, or fibre optics to transmit signals or data. solutions, is pleased to announce that Apptis has signed up to be a Bronze Level Certified Solution Partner. Apptis, with its corporate headquarters in Chantilly, VA will be a reseller of Ascom's FreeNET VoWiFi system and UNITE Messaging Suite. Apptis is an information technology services and solutions provider to the healthcare, government and commercial marketplace.
The Ascom FreeNET standards-based solution consists of market-specific VoWiFi portable handsets, a robust messaging engine, VoIP Gateway for integration with an existing PBX (Private Branch eXchange) An inhouse telephone switching system that interconnects telephone extensions to each other as well as to the outside telephone network (PSTN). and supports IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, www.ieee.org) A membership organization that includes engineers, scientists and students in electronics and allied fields. standards, including 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11e (Quality of Service), and 802.11i (Security). The FreeNET platform enables hospital-wide voice and messaging communication on a hospital's existing WLAN See wireless LAN.
WLAN - wireless local area network .
The UNITE Messaging Suite consists of embedded Inserted into. See embedded system. computing appliances running Ascom software applications utilizing a Linux kernel The nucleus of the Linux operating system. The Linux kernel, which was developed by Linus Torvalds, was integrated with software from the GNU Project and other sources to create the actual Linux operating system. See Linux, GNU/Linux and kernel. providing unparalleled reliability. The UNITE Messaging Suite enables integration with a broad range of both clinical and non-clinical systems.
"Apptis is an experienced provider of information technology solutions to the healthcare marketplace." said Patrick Marsden, Director of Apptis Commercial Strategic Partnerships. "We look forward to partnering with Ascom to develop high quality on-site wireless communications solutions for customers."
"Apptis will make a wonderful partner and are a perfect fit for Ascom because they understand the challenges and demands of the healthcare marketplace" says Tom McKearney, VP Marketing and Business Development for Ascom. "This sets them apart from other IT firms, which are typically "all technology" with little grounding in either the mission or business side of healthcare."
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AWS Austria Wirtschaftsservice GmbH ) is the Americas' market leading provider of on-site wireless communication solutions, bringing smart integration to existing systems which enables greater freedom of movement, better service and increased safety in the workplace. Ascom on-site wireless solutions make existing systems work smarter through the integration of complementing, not competing, technologies. Because Ascom is not limited to one particular technology, they can customize unique solutions to meet an organization's needs, helping to create a road map for the long-term goal of an all-digital, wireless facility. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina North Carolina, state in the SE United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean (E), South Carolina and Georgia (S), Tennessee (W), and Virginia (N). Facts and Figures
Area, 52,586 sq mi (136,198 sq km). Pop. , AWS is a part of the Swiss Ascom Group, an international solution provider with comprehensive technological know-how specializing in Wireless Solutions (high-value on-site communications solutions) and Security Solutions (applications for security, communication, automation and control systems for infrastructure operators, public security institutions and the army). For more information, please visit www.ascomwireless.com.