Proxim expands reach in France, Switzerland and N. Africa with distributor Config
Config to distribute high capacity Proxim wireless portfolio in France, Switzerland and French-speaking Africa
Silicon Valley, CA (February 25, 2013) – Proxim Wireless Corporation (OTC Markets: PRXM), a leading provider of complete outdoor wireless backhaul systems, today announced the distribution partnership with Config, a leading value added IT distributor.
Config, based in France and having strong regional presence in Switzerland, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria, is keen to enable its customers to capitalize on the growth opportunities in the outdoor wireless market within these countries. Proxim’s products deliver leading-edge performance on a very cost-effective basis, due in large part to Proxim’s unique Wireless Outdoor Router Protocol (WORP®) software. Proxim’s wireless portfolio addresses numerous broadband connectivity needs that exist today, including video security and surveillance, cellular backhaul, and mobile data offload, for governmental, enterprise, and telecom customers. Config is very proactive in these markets providing support at both commercial and technical level. Proxim products are now available for purchase through Config and a program covering commercial and technical training for Config’s partners will be announced shortly.
Simon Snowdon, Regional Sales Director Western Europe for Proxim Wireless, stated that: « Our agreement with Config is a positive development for our existing and potential French speaking partners and customers in the region. Outdoor wireless deployments are expanding rapidly and Config with their deep understanding of their customers coupled with their knowledgeable personnel and regional presence will help us to address and support the growth in these markets ».
Marc Polomba, Sales Director for Config added that: « We are delighted that we can add Proxim’s range of products to our current portfolio. Proxim has been recognized as a wireless leader for more than 20 years, and the high performance of its current Tsunami® 8000 series, among others, offers great value and functionality for our customers. Especially in these trying economic times, wireless is fantastic value. Wireless technology can provide substantial cost reductions such as lease line replacement or as an alternative for future deployments such as the rapidly expanding video surveillance market. We look forward to offering our customers the performance and cost-effectiveness of Proxim’s products».
Founded in 1981, Config is a value added distributor focusing primarily on integrators, resellers and IT services and consultancy companies. Config offers expertise in providing advice and support for sales and marketing solutions. With its headquarters based in Paris, Config currently has 65 employees with 4 subsidiaries (Switzerland, Morocco, Tunisia and Algreria) managing a network of 850 active partners. For more information, visit www.config.fr.
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David L. Renauld