Wicklow, IE & Aurora, IL – February 22nd 2019 – Druid Software, the pioneering Irish cellular network software provider and an Enterprise Ireland client company, has today announced its partnership with Westell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSTL) a leading provider of high-performance network infrastructure solutions in the US.
The Druid & Westell partnership delivers a cellular core network technology platform, which will make managing OnGo small cell solutions for the private 4Glte market a reality. Working with ip.access, the leading small cell solutions provider, Westell plans to offer the Druid carrier-grade 4Glte private network that will feature increased range, robust throughput, and quality of service for voice, messaging and data.
“We are seeing strong demand for private 4Glte networks in the US with the dawn of OnGo,” said Stephen John, CEO of Westell Technologies, Inc. “OnGo represents an essential alternative to public carrier networks for enterprises that require critical communications, where loss of coverage or congestion on the mobile network is not acceptable to delivery of their business services. Our partnership with Druid provides a private network that enables easy control and monitoring, the highest levels of security, and complete resilience from any public network outages.”
Liam Kenny CEO of Druid software said “The emerging market for private 4Glte networks in the US is very exciting.” “We have a vast array of campus-based enterprises and industrial businesses deployments in Europe already live proving the business case for the emerging US market.”
Commenting on the announcement, Richard Staveley, CEO of ip.access said “our small cells have been used in partnership with Druid’s core software for many years in Medical centers, hotels and resorts, theme parks, residential developments, transportation hubs, universities and other campus-based enterprises.” “We are delighted to be partnering with Druid for the Westell OnGo solution for the US.”
Druid welcome visits from innovative partners seeking carrier grade private networks at Mobile World Congress #MWC19 next week. Find Druid in Hall 7, Stand 7D71.
About Druid Software: Wicklow based Druid Software is an Irish software development company providing virtualized mobile core network technology and solutions with a specific focus on business users. Druid supply 4G, 3G and 2G core and access network technology and components to Global System Integrators and Network Equipment Providers enabling them to deliver both stand alone and roaming mobile communications solutions tailored for business needs. Druid are a leading supplier of private cellular solutions globally with deployments in Europe, the US and Asia. www.druidsoftware.com
About Westell: Westell Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, is a leading provider of high-performance network infrastructure solutions focused on innovation and differentiation at the edge of communication networks where end users connect. We enable service providers and network operators to improve performance and reduce operating expenses via a comprehensive set of products and solutions. With millions of products successfully deployed worldwide, we are a trusted partner for transforming networks into high-quality, reliable systems. https://www.westell.com/
About ip.access: ip.access develops 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G carrier grade small cell radio solutions. The company has two primary lines of business; commercial communications networks deployed with service providers, and private networks deployed with system integrators for critical infrastructures, security and surveillance. https://www.ipaccess.com