Azalea Networks Adds WAV, Inc. as Value-Added Distributor of Its 'Intelligent' Broadband Wireless Products

MILPITAS, Calif. , July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Azalea Networks, a leading innovator in wireless network equipment and technology, today announced an agreement with WAV, Inc. to distribute Azalea's network intelligent broadband wireless infrastructure products. Part of Azalea's global expansion plans, WAV, a value-added distributor of wireless, security, RFID, VoIP and portable data-collection equipment, brings a strong relationship with wireless and security integrators to Azalea's distribution channel.

Azalea's patent-pending technology is ideally suited for industrial enterprise, government agency, and service provider applications that need to deliver voice, video, and data with superior performance, capacity, and cost-effectiveness while offering the greatest flexibility to expand, grow or modify a network at any given time. "WAV's strengths in value-added distribution and wireless technical expertise will provide a key link between Azalea's innovative technology and the applications that can best benefit from it," reported John Elms , CEO of Azalea Networks.

"Partnering with Azalea Networks expands our reach and enables the delivery of cost-effective and innovative solutions that our customers are looking for," said Norm Dumbroff , president and CEO of WAV, Inc. "We're excited to continue to offer our solution providers, and the wireless and mobile VAR communities, outstanding technologies, as well as our full portfolio of value-added services."

Azalea is the first vendor to bring network-level intelligence to a broadband wireless infrastructure, which is realized through the delivery of patent-pending wireless routing technology that sets new standards in price and performance. With today's demand for high-speed throughput for video and other bandwidth-intensive data applications, it is becoming more critical that wireless networks be capable of not only delivering the highest caliber of voice, video, and data, but to do so with superior levels of reliability and scalability.

By bringing network intelligence to wireless communications, Azalea's Adaptive Wireless Routing(TM) overcomes the remaining challenges that limit the scalable capacity and performance of other all-wireless solutions. With Azalea's intelligent broadband wireless network infrastructure, operators experience superior multi-radio, multi-hop performance, radio/spectrum-independent routing, greater flexibility and scalability, seamless roaming, "high definition" video quality, and carrier-grade QoS, security and management. Azalea Networks has proven the reliability, scalability and cost-effectiveness of its intelligent wireless routing technology in numerous markets including industrial enterprises, municipalities, and service provider networks addressing applications such as video surveillance and security, large scale Wi-Fi hot zones and emergency response.

Recently, Azalea announced its deployment of a broadband wireless network to aid emergency personnel and the victims of the disastrous earthquake in China . Azalea has already deployed nearly 1,000 routers in Beijing as part of a broadband wireless network infrastructure that will be used during and after the Olympic Games, one of the largest mesh network deployments throughout Asia .

About Azalea Networks

Azalea Networks, headquartered in Milpitas, California , ( is the first company to provide network intelligence to its broadband wireless infrastructure through an innovative wireless routing technology that sets new standards in price and performance. Azalea's solution is ideal for service providers, government agencies, and industrial enterprises that need the superior high performance, scalable capacity, quality of service, seamless mobility and other advantages made possible by true, intelligent network routing. Azalea's solution is purpose- built for wireless broadband infrastructures deployed in converged voice, video and data applications.

About WAV, Inc.

WAV, Inc. is a full-service, value added distributor of wireless broadband, wireless LAN, wireless security, data collection hardware, mobile computing products, rugged computing products, rugged docking stations and vehicle mounts, IP video surveillance, mobile printers and voice over IP technology. Located in Aurora, IL , WAV offers value-added services, product availability and unmatched technical expertise to its VAR channel. WAV provides its partners a competitive edge by offering extensive product knowledge, support for multi-vendor solutions, as well as professional value- added services for its VAR community, including (but not limited to): site surveys, software and hardware development and integration, custom rollouts, installation and technical support. For more information call (800) 678-2419 or visit

All product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Azalea Networks and the Azalea Networks logo are trademarks of Azalea Networks in the U.S. and various countries. (C)2008 Azalea Networks, Inc. All rights reserved.

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