Polaris Wireless Selects Radisys’ Award-Winning ATCA Platform to Enhance Wireless Location Systems

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Using a Radisys ATCA platform, Polaris Wireless’ OmniLocate location solution increases operational efficiency thereby improving customer CAPEX and OPEX

HILLSBORO, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Radisys® Corporation (NASDAQ: RSYS), a leading provider of embedded wireless infrastructure solutions, and Polaris Wireless, the global leader in high-accuracy, software-based wireless location solutions, today announced that Polaris Wireless is leveraging Radisys’ AdvancedTCA (ATCA) platform solution for OmniLocate, its universal location platform, which network operators and government agencies rely on to enable public safety, surveillance and other location-based services.

For public safety applications, an effective emergency response network must be deployed in record time and provide a reliable path for performance upgradability. Polaris Wireless selected Radisys’ ATCA platform to improve scalability and upgradability of its OmniLocate platform for emergency call management (E911) and security applications. The company was able to convert to the Radisys x86 solution in less than six months and reduce its costs significantly. In addition, Polaris Wireless was able to enhance OmniLocate performance threefold using the latest processor technology, enabling valuable time-to-market and cost savings. Radisys’ complete platform solution and support for Linux made this rapid transition possible.

“The Radisys application-ready ATCA platform was the best fit for Polaris Wireless because it minimized the system integration and validation on our end, giving us the fastest time-to-market and lowest cost for application development,” said Zaheer Allam, Senior Vice President of Telecom Products and Operations, Polaris Wireless. “Furthermore, by leveraging this common platform, we are poised to leverage the roadmap to improving our customers’ OPEX and CAPEX in addition to introducing new products and revenue streams.”

With the Radisys blade server approach, Polaris Wireless can upgrade OmniLocate platform performance based on the Intel roadmap by simply swapping blades—allowing development of new products with minimal investment with a future proof platform.

“Many of our customers are finding themselves constantly pushing the limits of their processing capabilities with their existing solutions and they need a complete and ready solution to cope with increased capacity or functionality,” said Venkataraman Prasannan, general manager, ATCA, Radisys. “The Radisys ATCA platform allows our customers, such as Polaris Wireless, to reduce their overall R&D effort required and leverage the investments in their platform. Radisys, with its broad portfolio of ATCA, Trillium software and Media Servers, enables customers to extend their market opportunities as well as minimize time to market with applications in LTE EPC, Public Safety, Conferencing and more.”

To place an order or to receive more information on Radisys’ ATCA platform offerings, call +1 800-950-0044 or +1 503-615-1100. Radisys will be showcasing the ATCA platform at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Feb. 27-March 1 at booth #1F01 and will be hosting meetings throughout the show in Suite 1 1HS28. Contact Radisys at info@radisys.com to schedule a meeting with the company’s mobile network experts.

About Radisys

Radisys (NASDAQ: RSYS) is a leading provider of embedded wireless infrastructure solutions for telecom, aerospace, defense and public safety applications. Radisys' market-leading ATCA, IP Media Server and Com Express platforms coupled with world-renowned Trillium software, services and market expertise enable customers to bring high-value products and services to market faster with lower investment and risk. Radisys solutions are used in a wide variety of 3G & 4G / LTE mobile network applications including: Radio Access Networks (RAN) solutions from femtocells to picocells and macrocells, wireless core network applications, Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) and policy management; conferencing and media services including voice, video and data, as well as customized mobile network applications that support the aerospace, defense and public safety markets.

About Polaris Wireless

Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., Polaris Wireless is the global leader in providing high accuracy, software-based wireless location solutions to wireless operators, law enforcement/ government agencies and location-based application companies. Since 2003, Polaris Wireless has successfully deployed its patented, software-based, high-accuracy location solutions to over 20 wireless operators to meet FCC E911 Phase II requirements in the US. The company has also deployed high-accuracy location surveillance applications for customers in Asia and EMEA. Polaris Wireless has offices in Dubai, U.A.E., Bangalore, India, Tokyo, Japan, and Santiago, Chile.

Polaris Wireless is the recipient of the prestigious Frost & Sullivan “2011 Enabling Technology of the Year” award, recognizing the company’s accomplishments and leadership in developing location solutions. The company participates in location committees and other groups within the 3GPP and OMA standards setting bodies, and also participates in regulatory and industry bodies related to E911, lawful location surveillance, and location-based services.

Radisys®, Continuous Computing® and Trillium® are registered trademarks of Radisys. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.



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