I was surprised during researching Sierra Wireless Nasdaq (SWIR), that there wasn't a thread for discussion, Recent alliances with Qualcom by extending licensing agreements and purchasing their CDMA module business prompted me to dig a little deeper into this company. Sierra Wireless seems very well positioned and aligned to be a serious contender in the explosive wireless market not only in North America but in Asia as well, copied a small profile of the company from their site here for anyone interested and you may want to go to their site directly @ sierrawireless.com
The wireless data industry is one of rapid growth, driven by breakthroughs in portable computing and communications products, wireless services and the staggering adoption of Internet and Intranet wide area networking. Whole industries are now networked as never before, with information - and timely access to it - considered a key asset. Sierra Wireless, as a leader in the industry, is uniquely positioned to capitalize on this growth with breakthrough wireless products for every application. Sierra Wireless has earned strong endorsements and support from industry-leading service providers, hardware and software vendors and systems integrators. These partnerships are formed as part of Sierra Wireless' goal of providing the complete solutions experience for our customers.
Sierra Wireless has established itself as a leading source of wireless modem solutions. Some of the most demanding customers in such sectors as police, public utilities, transportation, field service, field sales and corporate road environments are using our wireless solutions. These customers have used wireless modems to increase field force productivity and efficiency and to enhance community or customer support in their respective industries. To each one Sierra Wireless has delivered a dependable way to reach mission-critical information wherever and whenever it is required.
Partners and Resellers
Wireless Data Forum
Bell Atlantic Mobile
Aether Systems, Inc.
Dynamic Mobile Data
IBM eNetwork Software
Public Safety Systems
HTE - UCS
Software Corporation of America
Utilities Dispatch and Work Management Systems
Mobile Data Solutions, Inc.
MobileForce Technologies, Inc.
Smith Advanced Technology
Stock Market Applications
Data Broadcasting Corp.
River Run Software Group
Data Compression Providers:
Fourelle Systems, Inc.
FullStream Technologies Inc.
Global Wireless Data
Bismark International Ltd., Ecuador, Phone 593-4-687-093
Insite Technologies, New Zealand
NanJing Southern Telecom Company, China
AVL Information Systems
Compaq Computer Corp.
Cycomm International Inc.
MobileTec International, Inc.
Pro Tech Monitoring, Inc.
Sharp Electronics Corp.
Manufacturers who have integrated Sierra Wireless modules into their products:
Itronix - XC6000 rugged laptop
Telxon - Pen based rugged computers
Melard Technologies - Scout All-Terrain Sub Notebook
XL Computing - PC Mobile rugged laptops
Miroslate - Rugged Pentium pen based compute
MDC - Ruggedized in-vehicle/portable PCs