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Cinterion and Numerex Team Up to Expand the M2M Market in North America

 
BELLEVUE, WA and ATLANTA, GA, Feb 11, 2011 - Cinterion, the global leader in cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) communication modules and a Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) company, along with Numerex Corp (Nasdaq: NMRX), a leading provider of M2M solutions, today announced their partnership to distribute and integrate award-winning Cinterion modules across all M2M markets, enabling customers to securely and rapidly implement M2M applications.
        
Cinterion offers a full range of M2M security products covering wireless communication modules, Machine Identification Modules (MIM), advanced value-added software applications and remote management services. The agreement combines Cinterion’s broad portfolio of award-winning wireless communication modules with Numerex’s unique DNA® service model (Device, Network, and Application) for its range of integrated services.
 
Numerex is the first M2M service provider in North America to be ISO 27001 certified for information security, protecting data confidentiality and integrity and safeguarding against security threats. Both companies are market leaders in their respective fields and share a commitment to providing reliable and secure data communications.
 
Cinterion and Gemalto are well known for high quality offers and outstanding customer support, and for their superior security value proposition which is paramount to our customers,” said Michael Marett, Chief Operating Officer of Numerex.  “Our collaboration enables our customers to streamline integration for a swift time-to-market of M2M solutions, optimizing enterprise operations and ultimately, improving the bottom line.”
 
Numerex now has the unique ability to bundle market-leading Cinterion modules with its own expert service and support,” confirmed Peter Fowler, Cinterion Regional President of the Americas at Gemalto. “We are eager to support Numerex by bringing Cinterion wireless M2M communications to the entire M2M vertical markets spectrum – from security systems, to automotive and fleet applications to medical devices and beyond.”
 
For more information about Cinterion and Numerex, contact: sales@Cinterion.com and sales@numerex.com.
 


About Cinterion

Cinterion, a Gemalto company, is the global leader of cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) communication modules. Combining unparalleled M2M engineering expertise and localized worldwide customer support, with a strong portfolio of cutting-edge GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS and HSPA products, Cinterion provides complete M2M solutions encompassing wireless modules and MIMs (Machine Identity Module) through to server platforms and managed services. Cinterion is a reliable partner valued by diverse vertical market customers for its award-winning M2M technology which enables machines, equipment and vehicles to communicate over wireless networks, helping enterprises dramatically cut costs and increase efficiency. Cinterion products are carrier and FTA approved and are deployed in industries including: healthcare, automotive and eToll, metering, remote maintenance and control, payment systems, routers and gateways, security systems, tracking and tracing, environmental monitoring and more. Cinterion is part of the Gemalto group (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security with 2009 annual revenues of €1.65 billion, and over 10,000 employees in 42 countries operating out of 77 offices, with 11 research and development centers.
www.Cinterion.com.

CONTACTS

Angela Roepenack
Cinterion Wireless Modules NAFTA
+1 (425) 214-4246
angela.roepenack@Cinterion.com
Ellen Lynch
LPI Communications for Cinterion
+1 (415) 225 2240
ellen@lpicommunications.com

 

About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2009 annual revenues of €1.65 billion, and over 10,000 employees operating out of 75 offices, research and service centers in 41 countries.

Gemalto is at the heart of our evolving digital society. The freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain, and work—anytime, anywhere—has become an integral part of what people want and expect, in ways that are convenient, enjoyable and secure.

Gemalto delivers on the growing demands of billions of people worldwide for mobile connectivity, identity and data protection, credit card safety, health and transportation services, e-government and national security. We do this by supplying to governments, wireless operators, banks and enterprises a wide range of secure personal devices, such as subscriber identification modules (SIM), Universal Integrated Circuit Card (UICC) in mobile phones, smart banking cards, smart card access badges, electronic passports and USB tokens for online identity protection. Moreover Gemalto delivers on emerging applications related to the ‘Internet of things’ by supplying wireless modules and machine identification modules (MIM) for machine-to-machine communication. To complete these solutions we also provide software, systems and services to help our customers achieve their goals.

As the use of Gemalto’s software and secure devices increases with the number of people interacting in the digital and wireless world, the company is poised to thrive over the coming years.

For more information please visit www.gemalto.com.



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North America
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jessi.marshall@gemalto.com 
 
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About Numerex
Numerex Corp (NASDAQ:NMRX) is a leading provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) business services, technology, and products used in the development and support of M2M solutions for the enterprise and government markets worldwide. The Company offers Numerex DNA® that includes hardware and smart Devices, cellular and satellite Network services, and software Applications that are delivered through Numerex FAST™ (Foundation Application Software Technology). Customers typically subscribe to device management, network, and application services through hosted platforms. Business services enable the development of efficient, reliable, and secure solutions while simplifying and speeding up deployment through streamlined processes and comprehensive integration services. Numerex is ISO 27001 information security-certified. "Machines Trust Us®" represents the Company's focus on M2M data security, service reliability, and round-the-clock support of its customers' M2M solutions. For additional information, please visit www.numerex.com.

 



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