GLENVIEW, Ill., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Anixter, a global supplier of communications and security products, electrical and electronic wire and cable, and fasteners, announced today that it has signed an agreement and is partnering with Corning MobileAccess to deploy the full line of Corning MobileAccess distributed antenna systems solutions. The agreement allows Anixter to market and provide in-building wireless solutions to their customers to meet the increasing demand in the in-building cellular market.
"Anixter understands the importance of wireless communications to enhance business operations, and Corning MobileAccess' in-building cellular solutions expand our enterprise offering in the wireless space," said Rick Arsenault, Vice President of Business Development, Enterprise Cabling & Security Solutions for Anixter. "We are excited to be expanding our relationship with Corning and see the in-building cellular market as a growing area of our business as customers continue to look to us to support their needs."
Corning MobileAccess' enterprise offerings consist of the MobileAccess2000 and MobileAccessVE solutions. The MobileAccess2000 is a multicarrier, multiservice distributed antenna system that allows enterprises to pay as they grow, enabling graceful expansion to emerging services such as 4G LTE.MobileAccessVE allows enterprises to leverage their existing Ethernet cabling to transport cellular services without interfering or impacting the performance of the local area network. MobileAccessVE minimizes operational disruption during installation and delivers seamless cellular coverage to the venue's employees or patrons via the existing Cat 5e and Cat 6/6A data cabling. "Our agreement with a global distributor like Anixter enables Corning MobileAccess to address the cellular demand in the enterprise market," said Darlene Braunschweig, Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Corning MobileAccess. For more than 25 years, Anixter and Corning Cable Systems have ensured customers' network infrastructure solutions allowed for growth beyond the status quo. With operations in 50 countries, Anixter is Corning Cable Systems' largest global distributor and leverages its geographic footprint, deployment capabilities and technical expertise to support customers all over the world.