MultiTech, Aeris and Future Electronics Launch the First Pre-Activated and Pre-Paid Communication Products

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A New “All in One Bundle” Reinforces MultiTech’s Commitment to Ease of Use for Customers

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"These are great products for engineers, developers and creaters who want to get started quickly on their development and evaluation."

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of M2M/IoT devices with the shortest path to deploy wireless communications, today announced a joint partnership with Aeris and Future Electronics to make available pre-activated and pre-paid cellular communication devices. Future Electronics, a leading distributor of M2M products, stocks a variety of MultiTech cellular modems, routers, and gateways in both CDMA and GSM technologies which include 10MB of cellular data available for use for 90 days on the Aeris Cellular network.

MultiTech, Aeris and Future are the first to provide an out-of-box, pre-activated solution for either CDMA or GSM products. Customers interested in GSM can use a pre-paid data SIM card in various MultiTech products. Companies using CDMA technology will only need to connect the device, apply power and begin passing data. All the work has been done for customers, including pre-activating the device and pre-paying for the data. This eliminates complexity and the need for customers to contact a cellular carrier to obtain a cellular data account for testing and evaluation.

“This “it-just-works” product portfolio reinforces MultiTech’s commitment toward making communications easy for our customers,” said Vice President of Sales, Duane Wald. “These are great products for engineers, developers and creators who want to get started quickly on their development and evaluation.”

“Our customers want immediate cellular data access for their products and the ability to quickly and easily test and evaluate the manufacturers solutions beforehand,” said Kelly Murphy, Director of Marketing for Future Connectivity Solutions. “They appreciate MultiTech, Aeris and Future working together to make it quick and easy to test, evaluate and get their products to market.”

The products are available immediately at Future Electronics by searching on “pre-activated” when visiting the Future Electronics website. http://www.futureelectronics.com

About MultiTech

MultiTech has been expanding the connected world by delivering industry-leading communications technology platforms for over 40 years. Offering an extensive line of fully certified and carrier-approved external and embedded modems, routers, and gateways, MultiTech works with thousands of customers worldwide to easily enable cellular, analog, Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® , LoRa®, GPS, and other M2M communication capabilities for their IoT applications. For more information, please visit http://www.multitech.com.

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit http://www.FutureElectronics.com.

About Aeris

Aeris is a pioneer and leader in the market of the Internet of Things – as an operator of end-to-end M2M services and as a technology provider enabling other operators to deliver profitable M2M services. Among our customers are the most demanding users of M2M services today. Through our “Made for Machines” technology and services, we strive to fundamentally improve their businesses – by dramatically reducing costs, improving operational efficiency, reducing time-to-market, and enabling new revenue streams. Visit http://www.aeris.com or follow us on Twitter @AerisM2M to learn how we can inspire you to create new business models and to participate in the revolution of the Internet of Things.

Contacts:

MultiTech
Jennifer Costello
MG Communications
Tel: 781-715-4870
Jennifer(at)mgresults(dot)com

Future Electronics
Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
Tel: 514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
Fax: 514-630-2671
martin.gordon(at)FutureElectronics(dot)com

Aeris
Elle Wood
Community Marketing Manager
elle.wood(at)aeris(dot)net
Tel: 408-557-1948

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