Xircom Launches Wireless Ethernet Demo-action for European Resellers Tuesday 12 June 2001 PDF Print Xircom to Give Away Harley Davidson Sportster to Promote ‘Wireless Freedom’ London, 12 June 2001 - Xircom, an Intel company and the leading provider of mobile information access solutions, is launching a special Wireless LAN demo-action to European resellers. The action offers resellers the opportunity to buy a Wireless LAN starter kit at a considerably lower price and to get a firsthand experience of wireless access. In addition, Xircom is giving away a Harley Davidson Sportster in a unique competition to promote its complete set of wireless access products. Recently, Xircom announced its Wireless Ethernet starter kit, which consists of the new Xircom® Wireless Ethernet access point and two Xircom Wireless Ethernet adapters at an entry-level price of £432 (recommended retail price, excl. VAT). Xircom is now extending this offer towards resellers with its Wireless Ethernet demo-action. This reseller-only action runs through June and July and enables resellers throughout Europe to purchase a demo Wireless Ethernet starter kit for £279 (recommended reseller Buy price, excl. VAT) - 35% off the suggested retail price. “Resellers are confronted with an increasing demand for wireless access solutions”, says Tom Symoens, Channel Marketing Manager at Xircom EMEA. “At Xircom we want to give resellers a firsthand experience with our Wireless Ethernet product offering so they can experience the benefits of wireless computing and eventually become experts in Xircom’s Wireless Ethernet solutions.” Xircom’s Wireless Ethernet starter kit has been specifically designed for SME’s with or without an IT department and allows for a complete Wireless Ethernet network to be installed without a dedicated IT-staff. It supports 10/100 Mbps networks, roaming, connects up to 64 users per access point and is compatible with any WiFi 802.11b certified product. To participate, resellers can contact their distributor, visit http://www.xircom.com/mobilevision or call Xircom at 00800 7070 6060 (toll free) for more information. Mobile vision - mobile freedom Additionally, Xircom has launched its Mobile Vision website - http://www.xircom.com/mobilevision The site offers resellers a comprehensive and understandable reference guide to wireless technologies including Bluetooth* wireless technology, Wireless Ethernet and GPRS and provides useful information on Xircom’s wireless access solutions. Resellers visiting the site can get a taste of wireless freedom by entering Xircom’s Harley Davidson competition and answering a few questions on wireless technology. To promote its complete set of wireless access products Xircom will be giving away a unique Harley Davidson Sportster C53 as the main prize. The competition is open until the end of June for all resellers and can be entered through the mobile vision website. “Xircom offers a wide array of wireless access solutions”, explains Tom Symoens. “With our Harley Davidson competition we want to make resellers aware of our wireless strategy and the Xircom wireless access solutions. And what better way to promote a feeling of freedom - wireless freedom - than by giving away a Harley Davidson”. Xircom wireless access solutions Xircom has recently announced a complete line of access products with Bluetooth technology. In June, the RealPort2 Bluetooth Integrated PC Card and the CreditCard Bluetooth will become available. Following, in the summer timeframe, are the SpringPort Bluetooth module for the Handspring Visor organiser and the USB Bluetooth dongle. Also due in the June timeframe is Xircom’s own Wireless Ethernet access point, designed for the SME and also available in a starterkit promotion together with two Xircom Wireless Ethernet adapters. Earlier this year, Xircom announced a Type II GPRS PC card that provides wireless wide-area network (WWAN) connectivity for notebook PC users. About Xircom, an Intel company Intel completed the acquisition of Xircom in March 2001. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Intel, Xircom Mobile Communications Division will continue to design and develop innovative solutions that connect mobile users worldwide to corporate networks, the Internet, Intranets and other online resources. For over a decade, mobile professionals around the world have relied on Xircom for access to their information anytime, anywhere. Please visit http://www.xircom.com for more information. Intel, the world’s largest chip maker, is also a leading manufacturer of computer, networking and communications products. 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