Nordic ID strengthens partnership with Summit

Nordic ID, one of the leading mobile data collection terminal manufacturers in Europe, has announced a strategic alliance with Summit Data Communications, a leading provider of embedded Wi-Fi solutions for business-critical mobile devices. The partnership provides the next level of better performance for Nordic ID computers with Summit solutions inside.

We were an early adopter of Summit solutions, said Hannu Heino, R&D Director of Nordic ID. Summit has been a reliable partner for nearly three years. Our new strategic alliance with Summit ensures that Nordic ID will be at the forefront of Summit technological innovations and Summit service. Facilitating information ?ow, channeling and distributing it to the right points across this highly changeable and dynamic ?eld of operations is one of the key challenges for improving our customers businesses. Summit WLAN ensures secure and reliable connection in all conditions.

Like Summit, Nordic ID is a relatively small company that competes against much larger rivals, said Summit president Ron Seide. Nordic ID succeeds because it understands the requirements of its customers and delivers solutions that address those requirements. Nordic ID is partnering with Summit for the same reasons.

Summit Wi-Fi solutions are certified for Version 4 of Cisco Compatible Extensions, or CCX, and support all key Wi-Fi industry standards, including the top security standard, known as the Enterprise version of Wi-Fi Protected Access 2, or WPA2-Enterprise. With Summit Wi-Fi inside, the security on Nordic ID computers is also sufficient for the retail industry security standard known as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

The Nordic ID handhelds are advanced mobile computers designed together with the end customers to take the full advantage of RFID and other data collection methods in daily work.

About Nordic ID

Nordic ID, based in Salo, the mobile valley of Finland, is one of the main providers of handheld terminals and computers for retail and industry, with customers such as WH Smith, Spar, Coop, Adidas and Kaiser's Tengelmann. Every morning between 8 and 9, over 2 million retail transactions are processed by Nordic ID handhelds. Annually the company supplies over 10,000 products that use the latest wireless and mobile telecommunications technology. About Summit

Summit Data Communications, Inc. is the mobile in todays mobile computers and other business-critical mobile devices. Summits embedded Wi-Fi solutions provide secure, reliable connections in the challenging environments in which business-critical mobile devices operate, including factories, warehouses, ports, hospitals, and retail stores.

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