RACO Wireless, a key machine-to-machine (M2M) partner and enabler, announced that it has teamed with Direct Communication Solutions (DCS), a distributor of embedded modules for M2M developers, to provide a complete M2M solution package for a wide range of vertical market applications.
RACO Wireless specializes in providing wireless connectivity for machine-to-machine applications via T-Mobile’s network. In addition, the company provides its Omega Management Suite™ (OMS) platform, an information tool that delivers unprecedented visibility into the wireless network and features essential tools designed to simplify SIM management. The combination of the T-Mobile network, RACO Wireless’ expert team and strong tools like OMS, make RACO Wireless a powerhouse for M2M solutions.
DCS is a distributor of embedded modules for M2M applications such as wireless point of sale, automated vehicle location, healthcare and smart grid monitoring. Together, the companies provide complete M2M solutions that include connectivity, airtime, rate plans, devices and SIM management for a number of vertical industries.
“RACO Wireless and DCS together provide a one-stop shop for companies seeking M2M solutions,” said John Horn, president of RACO Wireless. “We have a long-standing relationship with T-Mobile for network connectivity, a deeply experienced team of M2M experts, powerful tools like the Omega Management Suite and now a partnership with a distributor of M2M modules that’s widely acknowledged as an industry leader.”
“This partnership allows our customers access to a single center of excellence,” said Chris Bursey, managing partner for DCS. “We’re providing a very unified approach, giving customers one place to go for hardware, airtime, rate plans, SIM cards, integration into the network and every other element they require for M2M services.”
DCS was recognized as the volume distributor for Telit Wireless Solutions’ M2M modules in North America in 2010. Partnering with RACO Wireless will allow DCS to continue to grow and increase volume shipments in 2011.
“RACO Wireless, working with DCS, is a great fit because both companies have a deep understanding of M2M and the proven ability to deliver compelling solutions to their customers,” said Mike Ueland, vice president and general manager at Telit. “At Telit, we are excited to be working with DCS and believe this announcement adds to their already compelling value proposition.”
About RACO Wireless
RACO Wireless, a subsidiary of RACO Industries in Cincinnati, OH and a T-Mobile partner for ten years, is a leading provider of wireless data solutions to the machine-to-machine industry specializing in delivering wireless data your way, with a data solution portfolio based on innovation, flexibility, and reliability.
About Direct Communication Solutions
Direct Communication Solutions (DCS) provides a comprehensive offering of M2M and mobile broadband solutions, hardware components from industry leading vendors and internet connectivity via our MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) agreements. DCS is a one-stop shop for procuring your developer’s kits, airtime, modules, finished devices and support for your M2M or mobile broadband solutions. DCS, a privately held company founded in 2006 is headquartered in Coral Springs, Florida with offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and San Diego, California. DCS markets its MVNO under the Data2Go brand
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