Extricom and Equanet Form Strategic Alliance

By Extricom And Equanet, PRNE
Wednesday, December 15, 2010

LONDON, December 16, 2010 - Extricom, a designer and manufacturer of high-performance,
next generation wireless LAN (WLAN) infrastructure solutions, has today
announced a strategic alliance with Equanet, a specialist value added
technology partner and the business-to-business arm of Dixons Retail Ltd.

Extricom's Channel Blanket(TM) architecture has been widely
adopted by educational institutions and businesses across the UK that wanted
a WLAN that is easy to deploy and reliably provides high throughput even in
challenging environments. The strategic alliance between Extricom and Equanet
is part of Extricom's strategy to bring the unique benefits of the Channel
Blanket architecture to an even wider range of verticals in the UK. Combined
with the broad market reach of the specialist sales and solutions teams of
Equanet, the alliance will offer a strong proposition to the UK WLAN market's
growing demand for high coverage, capacity and performance-oriented wireless

Extricom's wireless LAN is a new generation of enterprise wireless
infrastructure that scales from a single office to multi-building corporate
campuses. The Channel Blanket architecture is simple to design, simple to
deploy and simple to support. Developed to tackle the challenges of today's
mobile users, the Extricom WLAN has established its reputation by providing
reliable service in some of the harshest environments possible, where other
WLANs have failed to perform to expectations. Through its award-winning
technology, Extricom solutions deliver faster, more reliable, and fully
mobile wireless connections.

With more than thirty years of IT distribution experience, Equanet is a
technology logistics organisation that provides its customers with full
life-cycle support across all areas of technology. Equanet's extensive
solutions capability encompasses a range of specialties, including networking
infrastructure design and optimisation, server, desktop and storage
virtualisation, and software licensing and asset management.

"Extricom's strategic alliance with Equanet will provide both
companies with exciting opportunities in the mobility arena", commented
Gideon Rottem, CEO of Extricom. "Equanet's professional services and
distribution business elements will enable Extricom to drive high performance
WLAN implementations to all markets."

"The alliance with Extricom plays to the strength of both
companies, and creates a compelling offering in a rapidly evolving
marketplace. Our capability in technology logistics and solutions development,
and Extricom's leading edge technology, will bring real value to our clients",
explained Phil Birbeck, Equanet's Managing Director.

About Extricom

Extricom means enterprise wireless infrastructure that works.
Extricom's award-winning Channel Blanket(TM) architecture delivers better RF
coverage whilst minimizing networking and wireless complexity. Voice, data
and video applications are supported by a highly capable and flexible
wireless LAN infrastructure that ensures predictable service and seamless
mobility in any environment. Contact Extricom at info@extricom.com or visit

About Equanet

Equanet is the business-to-business arm of Dixons Retail Ltd.
The Dixons group has 40,000 employees, works with over 200,000 UK
organisations each year and has an established presence in 28 countries.
Equanet specialises in providing robust and scalable network solutions,
supported by PRINCE 2 accredited project management expertise. Equanet's
specialist sales and support teams are aligned to enterprise, local and
central government, healthcare and education sectors. Equanet's specialists
help customers across the lifecycle of their network projects using a simple
six step model [prepare - plan - design - install - operate - optimise].
Clients can engage Equanet for part or all of the cycle, depending on their

Contact Equanet at press@equanet.co.uk or visit

    Extricom Media Contact:

    Sharon Zahavi

Extricom Media Contact: Sharon Zahavi, Extricom, +1-(212)240-3896, sharon at extricom.com

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