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Mobile World Congress Feature Articles

February 22, 2010

Sierra and Telefonica Announce New Cloud Computing Service


Sierra Wireless and Telefonica have introduced a new cloud computing application and both companies demonstrated the solution at the recent Mobile World Congress (News - Alert) 2010.

 
The 3GBox demonstration with the use of Sierra Wireless (News - Alert) AirCard 310U USB modem at the Telefonica displayed combination of extraordinary product and service where a customer was given a storage vault online that could be retrieved directly through the USB modem.
 
The 3GBox is an easy way to store, share and access files online. The online storage service installation software will be provided directly from the device. It also connects automatically to the password protected storage file of the user every time the AirCard 310U USB modem is popped into the computer.
 
Unlimited virtual storage is offered by the 3GBox without dreading data loss which could happen is a USB key lost or a laptop computer got stolen. The Sierra Wireless AirCard 310U USB modem lets 3GBox users utilized the online storage like it was local with the Telefonica (News - Alert) network’s HSPA+ download speeds of up to 21 megabits per second (Mbps) and upload speeds of up to 5.76 Mbps. This saves the users’ time wherever they are.
 
Benefits of the Sierra Wireless AirCard 310U USB modem includes the latest high bandwidth applications support including gaming, video and graphics, Windows 7 and Mac OS support, compact and USB design, plug-and-play and single click installation, and a built-in micro SD slot for more storage and sharing.
 
Wireless Technologies has been Sierra Wireless’ specialty for over 16 years and they provide products that have a proven reliability track record. Consumers and Enterprises rely on Sierra Wireless modems that any other brands available.
 
Jim Lahey, vice president of sales in EMEA for Sierra Wireless, said that they are committed to not only making wireless work but making it work better.
 
Lahey added that this demonstration is an example of how Sierra Wireless works with network operator partners such as Telefonica to raise the value of wireless service of their shared customers.

Anuradha Shukla is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Anuradha’s article, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Erin Harrison










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