AURORA, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Additional Partners Drive More Consumer-Centric Applications for Westell’s MediaStations(TM)Westell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSTL), a leading provider of broadband access products, gateways and conferencing services, today announces that Clarity Communication Systems, ES3(TM) and Xanboo have joined its new development partner program – Westell Partner Connections – to create feature-rich applications and services that can be delivered through Westell’s IP-enabled MediaStation broadband devices and help service providers differentiate their offerings in the marketplace. Clarity Communication Systems, as well as five existing solution partners, will be conducting application demonstrations at Westell’s Booth #21025 at the Telecommunications Industry Association’s (TIA) GLOBALCOMM 2006 to be held at Chicago’s McCormick Place, June 5-7.
Westell intends to fully capitalize on the anticipated growth of the advanced broadband market in the coming years. The Westell Partner Connections program represents a component of Westell’s expansion strategy. The partner program was announced earlier this year and is driven by the emergence of the new MediaStation, Westell’s line of always-on broadband gateways and appliances. Westell continues to seek select partners that offer customers of the Westell MediaStation more unique, revenue-generating applications.
Westell’s partners provide MediaStation customers fast access to solutions and software developers that can rapidly and cost-effectively build new applications and services. Clarity Communication Systems, a leading provider of wireless applications, offers location-based services that cover a full range of end user needs. Clarity’s applications enable users to locate family members and friends and enjoy better communication. ES3, an innovative software development company, helps Westell’s customers develop new applications and services. Xanboo’s applications enable users to control, command and monitor devices from anywhere in the world using a standard web interface.
“We are absolutely delighted to announce three new additions to our Westell Partner Connections program,” said Gordon Reichard Jr., Westell’s Vice President of Marketing. “Our development partners further strengthen Westell’s MediaStation offering by bringing to our customers more applications and an ability to develop their own unique applications quickly and efficiently,” Reichard said.
Prospective application and technology developer partners are encouraged to contact Westell to become part of this fast growing segment. “Cooperative development, marketing and selling will lead to broader business opportunities for all of us,” Reichard said.
Westell Technologies, Inc., (NASDAQ: WSTL) headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, is a Broadband Access Solutions company that provides leading broadband products, service solutions, and conferencing solutions for carriers, service providers and business enterprises around the world. Westell delivers innovative, open broadband solutions that meet the market’s needs for fast and seamless broadband connection. ConferencePlus, a Westell subsidiary, offers conferencing services including voice, video, and IP data conferencing, to carriers and multi-national corporations throughout the world. For more information visit www.westell.com.
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