Cisco Healthcare Germany Selects Ekahau as its Strategic RTLS PartnerBy Ekahau Inc., PRNE
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
RESTON, Virginia, July 7, 2011 -
Ekahau, the worldwide leader in
high performance Wi-Fi-based Real Time Location Systems (RTLS),
today announced a strategic cooperation with Cisco Healthcare in
Germany. Ekahau is already a member of the Cisco Developer Network
(CDN) and Ekahau RTLS solution is CCX- (Cisco Compatible
Extensions) and Cisco Assurewave -certified. On this basis, Ekahau
has implemented advanced features in supporting Cisco wireless
infrastructure and leveraging Cisco’s open API interfaces, and
companies have therefore decided to work in a closer partnership in
the German healthcare market.
“Cisco Healthcare Germany decided to engage in a strategic
partnership with Ekahau because of their advanced technology and
the cost-effective overall solution. Another reason for this choice
was the fact that here in Germany Ekahau provides all its services
in German, which is considered as an important precondition for our
cooperation,” says Axel Barthel, Account Manager Healthcare with
Cisco Healthcare Germany. The cooperation between Ekahau and
Cisco Healthcare Germany provides the following benefits to the
- Strong joint Partner ecosystem enabling innovative overall
solutions in the healthcare market
- Certified and tested interoperability
- Future-proof investments relying on two market and innovation
- Simple operation of the joint-solution to ensure maximum
Following the joint appearance of Cisco and Ekahau at the ConHit
Berlin conference in April, the next joint presentation in Germany
is planned for the Medica conference in Düsseldorf in November.
“We are very glad about the cooperation with Cisco Healthcare
Germany,” says Dirk Lenz, Ekahau’s Regional Manager of Central and
Eastern Europe. “We have already had excellent cooperation in the
recent years and we will now continue to expand the partnership.”
In cooperation with Cisco Healthcare Germany and their service
partners, several Ekahau RTLS solutions are already installed in
several German hospitals.
About Ekahau Inc.
Ekahau Inc. is the industry leader in providing Wi-Fi based RTLS
solutions. Ekahau’s customers, including several Fortune 500
companies worldwide, are realizing the benefits of Wi-Fi based
location services and innovative Wi-Fi network planning and
optimization tools. Ekahau partners include wireless software
developers, leading system integrators, and international OEM
partners, who develop and market wireless enterprise applications.
Ekahau is a U.S. based corporation, with offices in Saratoga, CA;
Reston, VA; Helsinki, Finland; and Hong Kong, China. For more
information about Ekahau, please visit at href="www.ekahau.com">www.ekahau.com.
Press Contact: Janina Rogge, Kafka Kommunikation GmbH &Co KG, +49(0)89-74-74-70-58-0, jrogge at kafka-kommunikation.de ; Annina Pierson, Marketing Direktor, Ekahau, +358-20-743-5910, annina.pierson at ekahau.com
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