ADI to Distribute Firetide Video Mesh Networking Products

Feb. 23, 2006
Distributor to provide support and distribution for wireless networking company's solutions

LOS GATOS, Calif. and MELLVILLE, N.Y. - Firetide, a leader in wireless mesh networking announced a distribution agreement with ADI, a leading distributor of security and video surveillance products. Under this agreement, ADI will provide distribution and a full range of support services for Firetide indoor and outdoor wireless mesh networks.

"Mesh networks are revolutionizing the security industry by allowing surveillance cameras to be installed in any indoor or outdoor location without cabling," said Nick LaBella, Director of Product Management, ADI. "With Firetide's wireless mesh networks, it is not only much easier for our customers to install a surveillance system, but they can also remotely monitor and record video from any location over the Internet."

Firetide HotPort high performance mesh networks replace standard network cabling to provide a high capacity, self-healing wireless mesh backbone for outdoor and indoor networks. The HotPort system was designed for maximum performance, scalability and ease of use and allows standard Ethernet devices including IP video cameras to connect to the mesh, creating secure wireless video, voice and data networks.

"ADI is a leading full-service distributor with outstanding distribution and training facilities," said Bo Larsson, CEO of Firetide. "Our partnership with ADI demonstrates that the surveillance industry is migrating towards wireless IP-based technology. Providing wireless infrastructure for video surveillance is one of our core businesses and with ADI we can now reach and support many more security VARs who need mesh networking solutions."

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