WIRELESS LAN ASSOCIATION EXPANDS MEMBERSHIP AND SERVICES
Signa Services joins as Sponsor, New Members
Menlo Park, CA - November 15, 2001 The Wireless LAN Association (WLANA), the educational trade association for the wireless local area networking industry, announced today that Signa Services, the industry's only hardware-neutral WLAN professional services organization, is now a Sponsor member and will hold a seat on WLANA's board of directors.
In addition, Armstrong, WiFinder and WiPro have joined the association as affiliate members. Armstrong produces wireless systems that embed antennas for wireless communications inside ceiling panels. WiFinder, Inc. sells information and services that let corporate customers and mobile workers exploit the new remote access opportunities created by the rapid deployment of 802.11b (or Wi-Fi) public Internet access. Wipro provides design services for Wireless Networking solutions offered around their IP Cores for the 802.11 MAC, 802.11a Baseband and 802.11b Baseband.
"WLANA welcomes Signa Services as a new sponsor member," said Jeff Abramowitz, WLANA's executive director, "Their focus on services brings a unique market perspective to an organization that is growing to reflect the breadth of companies involved in the wireless LAN industry."
"WLANA is the ideal industry association for us, " said Joe Musgrave, vice-president and general manager of Signa Services. "We can help WLANA educate the market regarding WLAN system services while gaining visibility in the wireless LAN space."
WLANA continues to update its educational web site and now includes a new state of the industry white paper, new market research links and content on wireless and Windows XP in the Learning Center section of the web site. In addition, WLANA now provides wireless LAN users updated information about public access wireless LANS and an easy way to find a public access location at www.wlana.com/public/index.htm.
About Signa Services
Signa Services is the only hardware-neutral WLAN professional services organization with a long-standing track record of performance and innovation in the wireless networking industry. Regardless of the software and hardware involved in wireless implementations, Signa provides total WLAN project management, from analysis and design through to user support and all points in-between. Signa Services is a member of the Psion PLC Group of Companies. Its' global network of wireless local area network professionals provides WLAN professional services to clients around the world.
About the Wireless LAN Association
The Wireless LAN Association is a non-profit educational trade association, comprised of the thought leaders and technology innovators in the local area wireless technology industry. WLANA provides a clearinghouse of information about wireless local area applications, issues and trends and serves as a resource to customers and prospects of wireless local area products and to industry press and analysts. The Association maintains an educational web site at www.wlana.org. To obtain additional information about WLANA, please visit our web site or send requests to [email protected].
About WLANA Members
WLANA's members include more than 30 companies that offer a broad range of products and services that solve the high speed wireless connectivity needs of customers in the home, small business, enterprise and public access markets.
The following sponsor members sit on the WLANA board of directors. Alcatel (NYSE:ALA), Alvarion (Nasdaq:ALVR), Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO), Colubris Networks, Inc. (www.colubris.com), Enterasys Networks (NYSE:ETS), Intersil Corporation (Nasdaq:ISIL), Intermec Technologies (NYSE:UNA), Planet3 Wireless (www.p3wireless.com), Raylink, Inc. (www.raylink.com) and Signa Services (www.signaservices.com).