Firetide, a provider of wireless infrastructure mesh networks, and Hutton Communications, a distributor for wireless communications products, announced a distribution agreement under which Hutton will distribute Firetide's wireless infrastructure mesh product lines to the US and Canadian markets.
"Hutton is a distribution partner for Firetide given their strong presence and outstanding reputation in the service provider market. In addition, Hutton is a market provider of voice communication solutions to public safety agencies," said Bo Larsson, CEO of Firetide. "Our high-performance, secure and reliable wireless infrastructure mesh products enable Hutton's service provider and public safety customers to start building out their next generation wide area wireless infrastructure networks for multiple demanding applications, including mobility with fiber-like performance."
"This distribution agreement allow us to add Firetide's mesh products to our service provider and public safety offerings, enabling our customers to have all the redundancy and QoS advantages of mesh topology with the exceptionally high performance of Firetide solutions," said John Walker, CEO of Hutton Communications. "Firetide's wireless mesh solutions and business expertise are a perfect fit with Hutton's."
Firetide's infrastructure mesh technology, with 300 Mbps outdoor/400 Mbps outdoor capacity, provides service providers, municipalities, and public safety agencies with the bandwidth needed to expand the reach of their existing networks, while adding a variety of applications: city-wide video surveillance, traffic management and intelligent transportation systems, Wi-Fi access for mobile city workers and wireless broadband for underserved areas. Firetide infrastructure mesh also makes possible high-bandwidth mobile applications, including voice, data and video, to enhance productivity of government workers and provide new capabilities to transportation networks.