CareWorx and Aerohive Networks® Partner to Bring Enterprise Class Wi-Fi to Senior Care Market

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Advanced Wireless Solutions Becoming a Necessity with Mobile Future

'As mobile device usage explodes within the senior care industry, facilities are realizing that just rolling out Wi-Fi isn’t enough...' - Kurt Mills, Aerohive Networks, Inc.

CareWorx Inc., a leading technology solutions provider to the North American senior care industry, announced today that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Aerohive Networks, Inc. (NYSE:HIVE), a leader in controller-less Wi-Fi and cloud-managed mobile networking. The partnership enables CareWorx to provide powerful, secure, and flexible managed wireless network solutions to the growing North American senior care market.

“Everything is going mobile - no business can escape it, but the ones that can’t keep up will have the hardest time staying in business,” said Mark Tomzak, CEO of CareWorx Inc. Mark has been involved in the senior care industry for over 20 years, and has witnessed the dangers of pragmatism toward technology. “Although the adoption of technology in senior care is advancing, the biggest obstacle faced in that adoption is in finding a solution that can keep up with the rapid pace of change. That’s where Aerohive fits in. The impetus isn’t just on the mobile workforce, either. Families, visiting professionals, even the residents themselves are all demanding access to a Wi-Fi signal. All that attention puts a lot of pressure on wireless networks, not to mention online video and music streaming services that can steal bandwidth from mission critical applications.”

CareWorx has been promoting and providing technology solutions exclusively to the senior care market for more than 10 years. Aerohive’s proprietary mobile networking technology offers senior care organizations enterprise class features and functionality that help support the growing need for a robust and cost effective wireless solution. Their cloud-based mobile networking tools are intelligent enough to identify and segment access to a wireless network based on application request, location in a facility, even device type and ownership. This level of management helps ensure that mission critical apps are prioritized over general consumption.

“As mobile device usage explodes within the senior care industry, facilities are realizing that just rolling out Wi-Fi isn’t enough—facilities need properly managed Wi-Fi that can meet mission-critical healthcare IT demands,” said Kurt Mills, vice president of channel sales, Aerohive. “At Aerohive, we’ve devoted resources to understanding the unique Wi-Fi challenges of senior care providers and providing Wi-Fi solutions tailored to enabling their success. As a leading solution provider with established long-term care expertise, CareWorx is the ideal partner for us to better penetrate the market and enable digital-savvy senior care,” Mills concluded.

About CareWorx Inc.
CareWorx is the largest provider of Point of Care, eMAR, mobile computing and wireless networking hardware solutions for use with EHR software applications in the North American senior care market. With an intimate understanding of senior care staff needs to interact with technology, combined with more than 10 years of dedicated experience, CareWorx has designed their best of breed solutions to be rugged enough to withstand the harsh environment of a senior care facility while also being extremely efficient and energy conscious. More than 2,300 facilities currently operate over 20,000 CareWorx touch screens for their daily electronic health record (EHR) documentation. CareWorx has helped drive the advancement and adoption of technology for senior care, and is committed to continuing the development and support of emerging and appropriate technologies.

About Aerohive Networks
Aerohive (NYSE: HIVE) unleashes the power of enterprise mobility. Aerohive’s technology enables organizations of all sizes to use mobility to increase productivity, engage customers and grow their business. Deployed in over 16,000 customers worldwide, Aerohive's proprietary mobility platform takes advantage of the cloud and a distributed architecture to deliver scalable, simplified, secure and cost-effective networks. Aerohive was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif. For more information, please visit, call us at 408-510-6100, follow us on Twitter @Aerohive, subscribe to our blog, join our community or become a fan on our Facebook page.


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