CALABASAS, Calif., December 5, 2006 - Strix Systems announced today that Galaxy Internet Services (Galaxy) has selected Strix Systems to provide its Access/One Outdoor Wireless System (OWS) high-capacity, multi-radio mesh network for the city-wide Wi-Fi network in Brookline, Massachusetts. The Strix OWS, which incorporates long-range 4.9GHz access, simultaneous 2.4GHz access, and high-capacity integrated dual-radio 5GHz backhaul, is critical to achieving Brookline’s public safety requirements.
Brookline’s new wireless mesh network is the first city-wide Wi-Fi network in the Boston metro area and represents a significant step forward in the deployment of combined public safety and commercial networks in the U.S. to incorporating 4.9GHz. The network will support a variety of public safety and municipal applications and provide Wi-Fi services to a population of over 58,000. The Strix OWS will enable Brookline’s Police Department to gain immediate access to police reports and crime incidents and to perform remote video surveillance. In addition, the network will support traditional Internet services and voice communications (VoIP) for public safety, municipal, and commercial/consumer applications.
CALABASAS, Calif., November 28, 2006 - Strix Systems announced today that both the Los Angeles Business Journal and the San Fernando Valley Business Journal named it as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the Los Angeles area.
The Los Angeles Business Journal ranks Strix as the fastest-growing high-tech company in Los Angeles and the second-fastest growing company overall, with revenues increasing 693 percent from mid-2004 to mid-2006. Simultaneously, Strix was honored by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. The company also recently won the Leading Lights Award in the Best Marketing (Private Company) category, given by Light Reading, the world’s leading on-line publication for the telecom industry.
CALABASAS, Calif., November 27, 2006 – Strix Systems announced today that Light Reading, the world’s leading online publication for the telecom industry, has named Strix as winner of the Leading Lights Award in the Best Marketing (Private Company) category. The award is given to the private company that has best communicated a specific technology vision and/or business proposition to customers and investors, especially in cases where the company has defined and led the market.
Strix developed its award-winning marketing strategy to rapidly capture market share by achieving global coverage (to increase global awareness of and access to its products) and global competitiveness (by differentiating its products from those of its competitors). Most private companies in the wireless mesh market opted to focus on the U.S., on one type of customer, or on one market segment.
Strix Systems Joins Exclusive List of Los Angeles’ Most Successful Private Companies
CALABASAS, Calif., November 7, 2006 – Strix Systems, the leader in wireless mesh networking, announces that it has been selected by Los Angeles Business Journal, the premier publication for Los Angeles business, to an exclusive list of Los Angeles’s most prestigious and fastest growing private companies. • Financial and industry market information was used to make the preliminary determination. November 15th, the journal will hold an event at the Walt Disney Concert Hall to award those who were among those listed. • Los Angeles Business Journal is LA’s premier publication for business. It examines the L.A. economy, demographics and lifestyle profiles. The Los Angeles Business Journal provides first-rate editorial and research teams provide in-depth analyses of the community’s ever-changing business and economic scene.
STRIX SYSTEMS SELECTED AS FINALIST FOR BEST NEW PRODUCT, BEST MARKETING AND BEST IPO/M&A COMPANY
Strix Industry leading products and marketing have propelled the companies success to a worldwide audience
CALABASAS, Calif., November 3, 2006 – Strix Systems, the leader in high-performance wireless mesh networking, today announced that it has been selected by Light Reading as a Finalist among an esteemed list of top public and private companies, and recognized for outstanding achievements in the telecommunications industry.
For more information on the Leading Lights Award and Finalists please go to http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=108158
STRIX SYSTEMS LEADS WIRELESS MESH NETWORK MARKET IN RADIOS SOLD IN BOTH 2005 AND FIRST HALF OF 2006
Research by Wireless Mesh Equipment Market Tracker Reveals Strix Holds 22 Percent of Market
CALABASAS, Calif., September 27, 2006 – Strix Systems, the leader in high-performance wireless mesh networking, today announced that it has shipped more mesh radios than any other vendor in both 2005 and 1H2006, according to Wireless Mesh Equipment Market Tracker published by Heavy Reading, the research division of Light Reading, Inc. The company has shipped a total of 32,100 radios: 16,000 in 2005 since it began shipping the Access/One® Network Outdoor Wireless System (OWS) in April 2005, and another 16,100 in the first six months of 2006.
ILLINOIS UTILITY COMPANY USES STRIX WIRELESS MESH NETWORK TO PROVIDE INTERNET ACCESS, PUBLIC SAFETY NETWORK
Strix OWS Offered Rochelle Municipal Utilities Best Performance, Flexibility, and Scalability
CALABASAS, Calif., October 4, 2006 –Rochelle Municipal Utilities (RMU) of Rochelle, Illinois, (pop. 9,000) has deployed Strix Access/One® Network Outdoor Wireless System (OWS) to provide broadband Internet access service to business and residential customers. When larger nationwide DSL and cable Internet access providers started offering services, RMU began looking for new ways to compete. The utility decided to build a future-proof wireless network and offer a new set of services to knock out the competition. RMU tested equipment from several other vendors, but nothing matched Strix’s performance, flexibility, or scalability. The new Strix network provides reliable, low-cost Internet service throughout Rochelle, giving residential and business customers an upgrade path to faster Wi-Fi access and new mobility options
STRIX SYSTEMS EXPANDS CARRIER-CLASS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES ORGANIZATION WORLDWIDE
Strix Professional Services Include Turnkey Services and Training for Customers of its Wireless Mesh Network
CALABASAS, Calif., September 12, 2006 – Strix Systems, the leader in high-performance wireless mesh networking, today announced that it has extended its carrier-grade professional services organization as well as its range of services in its North American base and, for the first time, to Europe and Asia. Strix also announced that in conjunction with its system integration partners it now offers service providers a complete turnkey service in the U.S and worldwide for the deployment of Strix’s Access/One® Network Outdoor Wireless Systems (OWS). In addition, the company offers the Strix Power/One™ Training Program to certify network engineers for the deployment of large-scale mesh networks using Strix Access/One products.
STRIX WIRELESS MESH DEPLOYED BY BEIJING'S PUBLIC SECURITY BUREAU IN PREPARATION FOR 2008 OLYMPICS
Strix Wireless Mesh Network Is Deployed by Beijing’s Public Security Bureau as Part of Preparation for 2008 Beijing Olympics
CALABASAS, Calif., August, 14 – Strix Systems, the leader in high-performance wireless mesh networking, today announced that Beijing’s Public Security Bureau has deployed Strix’s Access/One® Network Outdoor Wireless Systems (OWS) and Indoor Wireless Systems (IWS) to provide mesh networking throughout the Xicheng district, which has a population of 800,000. This is the first phase of a city-wide Strix deployment for the Bureau, which is responsible for many aspects of public security, including crime, security violations, anti-terrorism activities, and emergency command communications. Silicon Star, the Strix strategic partner and master value added distributor (VAD) in China, assisted the Bureau with the integration of the Access/One solution into Beijing’s existing secure high-speed network infrastructure and provided related voice, video, and data applications.
Strix’s Multi-Radio Wireless Mesh Provides Guest Access Throughout Mt Buller Ski Resort
CALABASAS, Calif., August 2, 2006 – Strix Systems, the leader in high-performance wireless mesh networking, today announced that SnowSports Interactive, Australia’s leading ski and snowboard technology company, has selected Strix’s Access/One® Network Outdoor Wireless Systems (OWS) and Indoor Wireless Systems (IWS) to provide the first Australian ski-resort-wide wireless network at Mt Buller Alpine Ski Resort, Australia’s premier snow destination. SnowSports Interactive will deploy its whispar™ wireless system, which is based entirely on Strix Access/One products, at Mt Buller to enhance the ski resort experience by providing multimedia Internet access to all visitors and skiers. Resort visitors using PDAs, Wi-Fi enabled phones, or laptops will be able to access the whispar wireless mesh network from anywhere in the 650-acre resort.
Carrier-Industry Veteran Will Drive Strix’s Leadership in Service Provider Market
CALABASAS, Calif., July 26, 2006 – Strix Systems, the leader in high-performance wireless mesh networking, today announced that it has appointed Martin Levetin as Vice President of Carrier and Municipal Networks. Levetin, who has extensive experience as an executive with wireless operators, will be responsible for driving Strix’s sales to carriers, service providers, and municipalities around the world. He will report to Jim Mooreland, Vice President of Worldwide Sales.
STRIX SYSTEMS’ ACCESS/ONE® PRODUCT RECEIVES TOP SCORES IN
INDUSTRY’S FIRST INDEPENDENT WIRELESS MESH TEST
Iometrix/Light Reading Review Proves Company’s Access/One OWS 2400 Has the Industry’s Largest Capacity, Highest Performance, and Zero Degradation Through Multiple Hops
CALABASAS, Calif., July 18 – Strix Systems, the leader in high-performance wireless mesh networking, today announced that its Access/One Outdoor Wireless System (OWS) 2400 product has received top scores in the industry’s first independent wireless mesh test held by Iometrix; Light Reading published the results. The Access/One 2400 excelled in backhaul performance and node capacity, voice-call capacity, mobility handoff, and failover roaming. This test confirms that mesh technology with multi-radio, multi-channel, and multi-RF capabilities is ideal for wide-scale urban networks that need to support multiple real-time services including voice and data.
KENYA DATA NETWORKS DEPLOYS STRIX SYSTEMS’ WIRELESS MESH NETWORK IN MAJOR CITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY
Strix’s Integrated Indoor/Outdoor Wireless Mesh Is Foundation of KDN’s New Butterfly Broadband Wireless Service+
CALABASAS, Calif., July 12 – Strix Systems, the leader in high-performance wireless mesh networking, today announced that Kenya Data Networks (KDN) has selected Strix’s Access/One® Network Outdoor Wireless Systems (OWS) and Indoor Wireless Systems (IWS) to create its new Wi-Fi service. KDN, which is East Africa’s largest public data network operator, employs Strix’s solution for KDN’s Butterfly® service, which provides broadband wireless connectivity to the Internet and local network. Initially available in the cities of Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, and Eldoret—which have a combined population of over 4 million—Butterfly will ultimately provide seamless connectivity throughout Kenya.
Strix’s Integrated Indoor/Outdoor Wireless Mesh to Provide Wi-Fi Connectivity, wVoIP, and Video Surveillance for Spain’s Airport Operations
CALABASAS, Calif., June 20 – Strix Systems, the leader in high-performance wireless mesh networking, today announced that AENA, the Spanish Airport Authority, has selected Strix’s Access/One® Network Outdoor Wireless Systems (OWS) and Indoor Wireless Systems (IWS) to provide wireless data, voice, and video for all 23 of Spain’s airport operations. Deployments are already complete at the Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, and Malaga airports, and the remaining 19 will be completed over the next 18 months.
Market Leader Increases Sales Worldwide; Introduces Wireless CPE and Compact Six-Radio Node; Reveals WiMAX Strategy; Expands the Largest Deployed Wireless Mesh Network in the World
GLOBALCOMM, CHICAGO, June 5, 2006 – Strix Systems, the leader in high-performance wireless mesh networking, today announced it has achieved record growth since its industry-leading Outdoor Wireless Systems (OWS) product became generally available less than 13 months ago. Customers are adopting the company’s outdoor wireless mesh solution at an increasingly rapid pace.
CellStar Pacific Becomes Strix System’s Regional Master Stocking Value-Added Distributor
CALABASAS, Calif., May 23, 2006 – Strix Systems, the leader in high-performance wireless mesh networking, today announced that it has expanded its sales and distribution channel in Asia with the appointment of CellStar Pacific Pte Ltd as a regional master stocking value-added distributor (VAD). CellStar Pacific will distribute Strix’s industry-leading Access/One® line of products for indoor and outdoor wireless mesh networks in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, and other Southeast Asian countries, excluding Japan. The company will also support all existing Strix channel partners. This agreement further strengthens Strix’s presence in Asia, complementing its office in Japan, which provides local support for a growing network of VADs and partners.
Strix Access/One® Outdoor Wireless System To Influence New Economic Developments
Among City of Dunedin’s Businesses and 38,000 Residents
CALABASAS, Calif., May 22, 2006 – Strix Systems, the leader in high-performance wireless mesh networking, today announced that Citi WiFi Networks has selected Strix’s Access/One Outdoor Wireless System (OWS) to create Florida’s first public/private partnership by deploying a citywide wireless mesh network in the city of Dunedin. This robust and highly scalable network will provide wireless broadband Internet access to Dunedin’s businesses, city offices, marina, tourists, and 38,000 residents. Already 25 percent complete, the network is expected to spur economic development and
reduce the city’s fixed costs. Upon completion the city’s wireless mesh network will cover 10.4 sq. miles.
STRIX SYSTEMS INTRODUCES EDGE WIRELESS SYSTEM THAT EXTENDS
ACCESS/ONE OUTDOOR WIRELESS MESH TO INDOOR WIRELESS DEVICES
Zero-Configuration Strix Solution Enables Seamless Indoor/Outdoor Connectivity and
Roaming for Voice and Data; Software Licenses Available to CPE Vendors
CALABASAS, Calif., May 22, 2006 – Strix Systems, the leader in high-performance wireless mesh networking, today announced its Edge Wireless System (EWS 100), high-speed CPE that extends the reach and mobility of the Strix Outdoor Wireless System (OWS) mesh network to the indoors, enabling connectivity to WLANs, LANs, wireless-enabled laptops, VoIP phones and other devices. With the introduction of the EWS 100, Strix now provides a complete end-to-end wireless experience for residential users and small businesses. The simple “plug and play” product connects multiple in-house devices to the mesh and provides seamless roaming for voice and data between inside and outside.
Arlington, Va., May 12, 2006 The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), owner and producer of GLOBALCOMM, today announced the nine winners and eight runners-up of the 2006 Awards of Excellence. The GLOBALCOMM Awards of Excellence honor the information and communications technology (ICT) industrys preeminent organizations, recognizing the most promising new technologies and the delivery of the best new network services, strategic support and customer care.
CALABASAS, Calif., April 17, 2006 – Strix Systems, the leader in high-performance wireless mesh networking, today announced the expansion of its industry-leading Access/One® product line with the new Outdoor Wireless System (OWS) 2400-30, a powerful new third-generation solution that enables customers to build large-scale mesh networks with the industry’s highest throughput, greatest scalability, and carrier-class reliability. The new Strix Dynamic Mesh Architecture™ (DMA™) of the OWS 2400-30 optimizes mesh networking through industry-leading improvements in hardware and software design.
First Deployed in Tempe, Strix Network Now Serves Three Cities and Covers Over 187 Square Miles
March 16, 2006 CALABASAS, Calif., March 16, 2006 – Strix Systems, the leader in high-performance wireless mesh networking, today announced that the town of Gilbert, Arizona, has selected MobilePro Corp. to design, deploy, and operate a citywide wireless service based on Strix’s Access/One® Network Outdoor Wireless System (OWS). This represents a further expansion of the wireless mesh network that MobilePro first deployed as a citywide system in neighboring Tempe, Arizona, and then extended to the city of Chandler. The deployment is based on Strix’s multi-radio, multi-channel, and multi-RF mesh solution, which provides the highest capacity in the industry.
CALABASAS, Calif., February 22, 2006 – Strix Systems, the leader in high-performance wireless mesh networking, today announced that Accatel, Inc., an international carrier based in New York, has partnered with Nextel Telecom (Bangladesh) to deploy a citywide wireless mesh network in Chittagong, Bangladesh. The network is based on Strix’s Access/One Network Outdoor Wireless System (OWS), a multi-radio, multi-channel, and multi-RF mesh solution that delivers the highest-capacity mesh system available today. The Strix network will provide phone and Internet service to residential and business customers in Chittagong.
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CALABASAS, Calif., January 30, 2006 – Strix Systems, the leader in high-performance wireless mesh networking, today announced that NeoReach Wireless, has selected Strix’s Access/One Network Outdoor Wireless System (OWS) for its city-wide wireless mesh deployment in Chandler, AZ.
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CALABASAS, Calif., January 18, 2006 – Strix Systems, the leader in high-performance wireless mesh networking, today announced the availability of the industry’s first 802.11j wireless mesh products for the Japanese market. Strix has introduced support for 802.11j in its multi-radio, multi-channel, multi-RF wireless mesh platform to address the need for a high-performance mesh solution for use throughout Japan, where 802.11a is prohibited. Strix’s 802.11j-compliant radios operate at the 4.9 to 5.0 Ghz frequency, providing a high-throughput mesh backhaul replacement. Strix has also announced its global expansion with the opening of its Japan offices, which will provide local support for its growing network of Japanese value-added distributors (VADs) and partners.
Strix also announced the addition of five new Japanese VADs to its network of global partners, including ALP Systems, Network Value Components, PSI Japan, Soliton, and Takabun. Strix currently has a network of over 15 value-added resellers (VARs) in Japan alone. These partnerships have resulted in Strix’s first Japanese customer wins with KDDI and the Phoenix Seagaia Resort.
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