Enterprises can deploy AirPrime SL9090-based products with confidence because the technology gives businesses the flexibility to use their preferred mobile operators when they launch services as well as the capability to seamlessly change network providers in the future if their business strategies would benefit from a network provider change.“The flexibility to change service providers following deployment will provide a particular benefit to enterprise customers, which need robust but adaptable hardware solutions that can remain in the field for many years,” Dutronc said. The AirPrime SL Series includes modules offering connectivity over EDGE, HSDPA, HSPA+ and EV-DO networks. The modules, based on standard 25 x 30 mm LGA (Land Grid Array) form factor, are compact and ruggedized to tolerate use in industrial environments. The connectivity options and packaging give OEMs an efficient, flexible and scalable solution. In addition to the new SL9090 module, the SL Series includes the AirPrime SL6087, which was named the “Best 2G Module” by the GSM Association in 2010, and the AirPrime SL808x, the AirPrime SL809x, and the AirPrime SL501x modules. For more information about Sierra Wireless AirPrime embedded modules, please visit http://www.sierrawireless.com/AirPrime. Developers interested in learning more about the AirPrime SL9090 are invited to visit http://developer.sierrawireless.com/SL9090. To contact the Sierra Wireless Sales Desk, call +1 (604) 232-1488 or visit http://www.sierrawireless.com/sales. Note to editors: To view and download images of Sierra Wireless products, please visit http://www.sierrawireless.com/newsroom/productimages.aspx. About Sierra Wireless Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) offers industry-leading mobile computing and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications products and solutions that connect people, devices, and applications over cellular networks. Wireless service providers, equipment manufacturers, enterprises and government organizations around the world depend on us for reliable wireless technology. We offer 2G, 3G and 4G wireless modems, routers and gateways as well as a comprehensive suite of software, tools, and services that ensure our customers can successfully bring wireless applications to market. For more information about Sierra Wireless, visit www.sierrawireless.com. “AirPrime” is a trademark of Sierra Wireless. Other product or service names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
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