Extricom Appoints ICON to Distribute Extricom WLAN Solutions

ICON, a leading VoWLAN Distributor in the UK, chooses the Extricom solution as the WLAN of choice for VoWLAN applications
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Nov. 20, 2012 - PRLog -- New York, NY – November 19, 2012 – Extricom Ltd., the manufacturer of enterprise wireless LAN providing seamless mobility, highest throughput and capacity, with their patented Channel Blanket™ architecture, today announced that ICON, a leading distributor distributor of VoIP solutions in the UK, has been chosen as its strategic partner in the UK Voice over WLAN (VoWLAN) market.

ICON’s dominant position in the UK market as a specialist provider of voice mobility solutions means that for the first time, the UK VoWLAN market can source a robust and reliable Wi-Fi voice mobility solution (infrastructure and handsets) from a single knowledgeable source.

Extricom’s Channel Blanket™ WLAN technology overcomes the deficiencies and limits of traditional cell-based Wi-Fi deployments. The hand-off limitations of cell-based Wi-Fi systems, as well as their co-channel interference, are the main causes of the poor voice mobility performance commonly seen when cell-based WLAN’s are used to support VoWLAN infrastructure.

The Extricom WLAN is a ground-breaking advance for ICON channel partners who can now quote for complete voice mobility solutions and deploy both the Wi-Fi infrastructure and the VoWLAN handsets. The Extricom solution is compliant with all Wi-Fi standards to assist channel partners and integrators.

Mark Shane, Sales Manager, ICON said,

“Extricom is an established and proven product around the world and is the necessary infrastructure if you want to deploy a robust Wi-Fi handset solution. It is the natural partner for our range of Polycom Spectralink Wi-Fi handsets. We see the Extricom solution as opening up many new opportunities for our partners in the voice mobility Wi-Fi market. We are pleased to have been chosen by Extricom as its strategic partner in the voice market.”

Charles Burns, Sales Director UK and Ireland, Extricom, said, “This is an exciting step for us. ICON has a pedigree in voice mobility wireless solutions and distributes Wi-Fi handsets from the leading global player. With the advantages in VoWLAN infrastructure that Extricom has over the traditional Wi-Fi venders I believe that ICON and its Channel Partners have the potential to dominate the VoWLAN market in the UK. Our relationship with ICON means that we have a partner in the key strategic position of being one of the few, UK distributors able to supply both the Wi-Fi infrastructure and Wi-Fi handsets needed for an enterprise VoWLAN solution and also support it technically.”

About ICON:

“Independent Computer Owners Network PLC” has more than 15 years’ experience of supplying and supporting communications based IT applications. Today it is a leading UK distributor of Vertical IP-PBX solutions, KIRK DECT and SpectraLink mobility solutions, Fortivoice a small business analogue/IP-PBX, and the unified messaging solution from MESSAGEmanager. ICON covers England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern and Southern Ireland through a network of Channel Partners. It has helped its Channel Partners provide converged IT and communications solutions into many of the UK’s best known FTSE companies. For more information visit the icon web site www.icon-plc.co.uk
For more information, visit us at:  http://www.icon-plc.co.uk/extricom/index.htm
Contact: info@icon-plc.co.uk

About Extricom:

Extricom is a manufacturer of 4th generation enterprise wireless LAN solutions, based on its Channel Blanket™ technology architecture. The Channel Blanket architecture provides wire-like reliability, high throughput, seamless mobility, unparalleled noise immunity, and is easy to install and maintain. In an era of intensive wireless usage powered by the market explosion of smart phones, iPads, iPods, tablets and other communication devices, voice, data, video, and location services are delivered with an always-on, robust and mobile Wi-Fi connection to any client, in any environment. Extricom Interference-Free™ WLAN is purpose-built to slash wireless complexity and future-proof your network for tomorrow’s multi-service demands. Extricom solutions are in use by customers operating in numerous industries worldwide, including Education, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Logistics and Warehousing, Retail and public venues. They have discovered the uncompromising performance, reliability and ease of ownership that are the hallmark of the Extricom WLAN.Extricom serves its growing global customer base through offices in the USA, Europe and Japan, and by working with a global network of distributors and partners.
For more information, visit us at www.extricom.com

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