Secure Roaming Solution for WLAN Installations Selected For Demonstration and Testing at State-of-the-Art Telecommunications Research and Testing Facility
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecutel Inc., the nation's leading developer of advanced mobile networking software, today announced it has been selected to demonstrate and test its Viatores WLAN Edition for secure roaming in Bechtel Telecommunications' new Training, Development and Research (TDR) Laboratory in Frederick, MD.
Ecutel is among a list of leading technology firms initially selected for the lab, which was designed to evaluate network equipment, technology and design. Bechtel Telecommunications is a unit of Bechtel Corporation, one of the world's premier engineering, construction and management organizations.
Ecutel's Viatores WLAN Edition allows mobile computing professionals to roam securely between LANs, wireless LANs, and different WLAN subnets. It stops security risks that are inherent in wireless networks while allowing for persistent connectivity. This approach simplifies connectivity, alleviates the need for restarting applications and reduces network administration costs.
"We are excited to be a part of Bechtel's TDR Lab debut," said Chuck Riegel, chief operating officer (COO) for Ecutel Inc. "Secure mobile computing that provides simplified connectivity will continue to be a top priority for American businesses. We expect global networks and telecom carriers will continue to evolve to single, IP-based networks capable of handling all types of communications, and we will see even greater use of wireless LANs and advances in communications devices."
George Conniff, president of Bechtel Telecommunications says, "According to industry analysts, the remote and mobile worker market is expected to reach more than 55 million people. Our TDR lab will enable us to offer our customers advanced technologies to meet this demand. That's why Ecutel is an ideal addition to our TDR Lab."
Ecutel gives today's mobile professionals the freedom to roam the world and communicate securely anytime, anywhere, over any network in real time. A privately-held company, Ecutel is dedicated to developing next-generation mobile networking products and services for organizations, private or public, which have an investment in mobile computing. Ecutel was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. The company is poised for solid future growth. Visit Ecutel's Web site at http://www.ecutel.com .
About Bechtel Telecommunications:
Bechtel Telecommunications is a unit of Bechtel Corporation, a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco, with 50,000 employees, more than 50 offices worldwide, and 2000 revenues of $14.3 billion. Bechtel Telecommunications provides design, engineering, project management, and construction management for a full range of telecommunication systems, through major offices in London, Sao Paulo, Hong Kong, and the Frederick, MD world headquarters. For more information visit: http://www.bechteltelecoms.com or contact Andrea Dravo, 301-228-7106.