Atlanta, Georgia – (The Hosting News) – April 26, 2007 – Web hosting and managed integrated VoIP small business services provider, Cbeyond, has debuted its new BeyondMobile Laptop Access nationwide mobile broadband access service, enabling connectivity to email, Internet, corporate networks and business applications.
Through a 3G EV-DO Rev A mobile network, which removes reliance on Wi-Fi hotspots, using the new BeyondMobile Laptop Access service and a Sierra Wireless AirCard 595 PC Card, was developed to enable wireless access of online information nationwide at broadband speeds. The AirCard 595 is designed to provide simple, high-speed connectivity, while minimizing battery power consumption; the AirCard automatically disconnects when a local broadband connection has been established.
Brent Cobb, Vice President of Product Management for Cbeyond remarked, ”As the business world becomes increasingly mobile, our small business customers need technology that allows them to access their information while in transit. With our new Laptop Access service our customers can quickly and reliably access their data anywhere on the Internet, stay productive while they travel and maintain their focus on their business rather than spending time on less productive matters such as tracking down a high-speed data connection.”
With peak data transfer speeds of up to 3.1 Mbps on the downlink and up to 1.8 Mbps on the uplink, the AirCard 595 with BeyondMobile Laptop Access service allows users to efficiently download and send large files from anywhere. Laptop Access provides secure access to corporate networks using Cbeyond’s remote user VPN and is compatible with all other Cbeyond applications.
Dan Schieler, Senior Vice President of worldwide sales for Sierra Wireless added, ”BeyondMobile Laptop Access service offers compelling benefits for both small business owners and employees, who frequently need to manage multiple projects and maintain close contact with colleagues and clients while working away from the office. In working with Cbeyond, we have a great opportunity to deliver reliable, nationwide connectivity to this largely untapped small business market.”
Cbeyond offers more than 20 voice, data, and mobile applications to its 27,000-plus small business customers. Its BeyondVoice package is an integrated offering of voice, mobile and broadband Internet services. The Laptop Access service comes on the heels of the company’s Integrated Voicemail service, which merges the company’s mobile and landline voice messaging into one easy-to-access voicemail box.
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR)(TSX: SW) develops and markets wide area wireless solutions for mobile computing. The Sierra Wireless product portfolio includes the AirCard line of wireless modems, embedded modules for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and the MP line of vehicle-mounted wireless modems. Sierra Wireless also offers professional services to OEM customers during product development, leveraging the company’s expertise in wireless design and integration to provide built-in wireless connectivity for notebook computers and other portable computing devices. Sierra Wireless is headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, with additional offices in Carlsbad, California, London, and Hong Kong.
Cbeyond is an Atlanta-based managed services provider that delivers integrated packages of voice, mobile and broadband services to small businesses in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston and Los Angeles. Cbeyond offers core communications services like local and long-distance voice, mobile and broadband Internet access along with enhanced applications, including voicemail, email, web hosting, fax-to-email, data backup, file-sharing and VPN. Cbeyond manages its services over a private, 100-percent Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) facilities-based network.
To learn more about Sierra Wireless, please visit: www.sierrawireless.com.
For more information about Cbeyond, please visit: www.cbeyond.net.