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Birdstep Partners with Goodmill Systems for Broadband via Router System

December 21, 2012

Birdstep Technology, a provider of Smart Mobile Data and Secure Mobility services, recently formed an alliance with Goodmill Systems, a supplier of multichannel router solutions that enable broadband connectivity for field services.

According to the terms of the agreement, Birdstep SafeMove Mobile IP solution and Crypto IP IPsec security will be integrated with Goodmill's state-of-the-art multichannel router, enabling a seamless connection over multiple, intermittent broadband connections.

As a result, users will be able to enjoy uninterrupted connectivity even on moving applications, such as trains, buses or Public Safety and Security (PSS) vehicles. The solution would feature Goodmill w24/w24e routers, Birdstep Mobile IP Home Agent, Birdstep Crypto IP IPsec gateway, Birdstep SafeMove Management Server among others.

SafeMove leverages built-in IPsec VPN clients on mobile phones and tablets, along with proven SafeMove server infrastructure, to provide easy and secure access from mobile phones and tablets to an organization’s network resources.

“Our customers who operate in extremely demanding environment have been seeking means to provide their moving vehicles with VoIP and Live Video applications which would serve reliably everywhere.  Now this has become possible when we are able to offer them combined Multi-channel router solution with embedded Mobile IP.  This combination will be very competitive in the demanding global market,” said Petteri Suomalainen, CEO at Goodmill Systems.

The solution solves the remote access issue in environments with a multitude of different mobile platforms, such as Apple iPhone, iPad and Android phones.

 “Thanks to our standards-based software, the integration of our Mobile Router Toolkit to Goodmill’s multi-channel router has gone smoothly and we are very pleased of our cooperation with Goodmill.  We believe that our Mobile IP provides competitive edge to Goodmill in growing EMS market,” said Lonnie Schilling, CEO at Birdstep Technology.

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Edited by Braden Becker

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