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June 17, 2011

Embedded M2M Solutions - RACO Wireless Announces M2M Support to Securus Inc. to Enhance GPS Solutions Offerings


RACO Wireless, a machine-to-machine (M2M) partner and enabler, today announced that it will be providing the M2M backbone for Securus Inc., a provider of GPS-based products and services. RACO Wireless provides wireless network connectivity and SIM management support for a number of Securus Inc., GPS applications.


RACO Wireless focuses on offering wireless connectivity for machine-to-machine applications by leveraging T-Mobile's (News - Alert) network. Securus’s hardware and software platforms called GPSaaS (Global Positioning System as a Service) are capable of providing safety and security applications for higher education institutions, law enforcement agencies, and child safety, among other markets. The company will be utilizing RACO Wireless' Omega Management Suite (OMS) platform to enhance SIM management for its personal, portable GPS devices.

RACO Wireless, with a powerful ensemble of the T-Mobile network, an expert team and tools like OMS provides perfect M2M solutions.

In a release, John Horn, president of RACO Wireless said that "Securus offers critical safety applications based on cutting-edge technology, and we are excited to bring our tools and team together to help support Securus in its growth. Our long-standing relationship with T-Mobile and the expertise of our team make this a win-win for Securus and RACO Wireless."

The Omega Management Suite is a comprehensive information tool which provides complete visibility into the wireless network and comprises of specific tools capable of simplifying SIM management, web-based billing and APN system hardware health monitors. It also comes with features such as advanced reporting and alerting which enable real-time SIM monitoring & reporting.

Chris Newton, president and CEO of Securus said that "After a lengthy comprehensive analysis, we decided that RACO wireless is the best fit for our company, especially during our high growth phase. We're very happy to have found a partner that will provide tools and relationships required to support our growth."

RACO Wireless is a leading provider of wireless data solutions to the machine-to-machine industry. The company which is a subsidiary of RACO Industries (News - Alert) in Cincinnati, OH and has been a T-Mobile partner for close to a decade, focuses on providing wireless data your way, through a data solution suit which has been developed to advance innovation,  and enhance both flexibility and reliability.


Calvin Azuri is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Calvin’s articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Rich Steeves


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