OVER 30 INDUSTRY-LEADING ORGANIZATIONS FEATURED!
Jake Gordon & Associates is pleased to provide prospective exhibitors and show attendees with a list of leading companies involved in the wirless & WLAN industry that took part in the Wi-FiPower 2004 Exposition, which was held on March 1-3, 2004 at the the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (Ontario, Canada).
Acer Canada is a member of Acer Inc, one of the world's top-ten branded PC vendors. Acer designs and markets client and server solutions for professionals who require reliability, enhanced productivity and greater value of ownership. As one of the largest global suppliers of PC's, more than 50 million Acer systems have been purchased throughout the world, solutions for living, learning and working. Acer Canada's award-winning products include tablet PCs, desktop PCs, notebook computers, servers, displays and peripheral solutions for business, government, education and home users. The Acer Group employs 39,000 people supporting dealers and distributors in over 100 countries.
As technology is changing business, it is also changing the way in which we live. The world, the economy and the workplace are all evolving, Backbone keeps pace with and even strides ahead of those changes. It provides the practical day-to-day information business people/consumers need, and keeps them up-to-date on important trends inside and outside the walls of their offices. We deliver 128,000 copies on a bimonthly bases to Canada’s business decision-makers in a distribution alliance with The Globe and Mail, Bell Canada and Scotia Bank. Our readers are tech savvy, educated, affluent, forward thinking and mostly in middle management positions or higher.
Bell Canada, Canada's national leader in communications, provides connectivity to residential and business customers through wired and wireless voice and data communications, local and long distance phone services, high speed and wireless Internet access, IP-broadband services, e-business solutions and satellite television services. Bell Canada is wholly owned by BCE Inc. (NYSE/TSX: BCE).
Bell Mobility, a division of Bell Canada, provides a complete range of innovative wireless communications solutions: PCS and cellular, web-browsing and data, two-way messaging, paging and airline passenger communications services.
Colubris Networks is a global provider of intelligent wireless LAN access equipment and management systems for service providers and enterprises. The company’s award-winning products deliver seamless, secure access to broadband networks while integrating into existing network infrastructure, security and management systems. Colubris Networks’ equipment is deployed by more than 400 organizations worldwide, including Swisscom Eurospot, Telecom Italia, NTT-ME, McGill University, STSN, Connexion by Boeing, the Resort Municipality of Whistler, and three of the world’s largest hotel chains. The company’s partners include ADC, Alcatel, Juniper Networks, RSA Security, Airwave, Funk Software, iPass, and a worldwide network of value-added-resellers.
Ranked by BusinessWeek as one of the top 100 Information technology companies, D-Link is the worldwide leader and award winning designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking, broadband, digital electronics, voice and data communications solutions for the digital home, Small Office/Home Office (SOHO), Small to Medium Business (SMB), and Workgroup to Enterprise environments. At $585 Million in revenue for 2002 and with more than a million square feet of manufacturing capacity and millions of Ethernet adapters, hubs and switch ports, manufactured and shipped, D-Link is a dominant market participant and price/performance leader in the networking and communications market.
Electrovaya's goal is to become the leading provider of tablet PC’s, portable power for the notebook computer and wireless sectors, and to apply its technology to a broad spectrum of alternative energy applications including stand-by power and zeroemission vehicles. Electrovaya develops, manufactures and sells high value products globally using award winning patented proprietary lithium ion SuperPolymer® rechargeable battery technology, which delivers the highest energy density of any battery technology on the market today. Electrovaya has designed, developed and markets the SCRIBBLER Tablet PC which offers significantly longer run time than any other Tablet PC currently available.
Ericsson supplies all existing mobile systems, including 3G mobile systems, as well as broadband multi-service networks and broadband access. We provide the network infrastructure, access equipment and terminals, application enablers and global services to support both business and private communications. Ericsson Canada Inc., a subsidiary of LM Ericsson, Sweden, serves the Canadian market by providing complete communication solutions including wireless network technology, advanced Mobile Internet Solutions, IP and Data Systems, Transmission Solutions and Managed & Consulting Services. As one of Canada's largest R&D investors, Ericsson Canada also fulfills worldwide mandates in the development, testing and support of systems for multiple wireless standards such as third generation (3G) telecommunications solutions and advanced user services such as MMS.
FatPort is the largest national wireless Internet service provider (WISP) and provider of Wi-Fi (802.11b) turnkey solutions in Canada. FatPort’s custom-built FatPoint wireless access point enables location owners to quickly establish a commercial FatZone. In each FatZone, anyone with a wireless-enabled laptop or PDA may access the Internet at speeds many times faster than cellular networks. FatPort is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ignition Point Technologies Corporation (TSX-VEN: IPN).
Fujitsu is the 3rd largest IT company in the world and a global leader in mobile and wireless technologies and solutions. The award-winning LifeBook family includes a wide range of wireless-enabled designs - from desktop replacements to ultraportable systems with touch screens. Fujitsu has the most complete line of Stylistic and LifeBook Tablet PC pen-enabled solutions with unprecedented flexiblity when combined with the functionality of the Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition operating system. These solutions transform the way people compute, allowing them to annotate documents using digital ink, take handwritten notes and wirelessly share information anywhere.
Since its founding in 1985, Gateway (NYSE: GTW) has been a technology and direct-marketing pioneer, using its call centers, web site and retail network to build direct customer relationships. As it transforms itself from a leading PC company into a branded integrator of personalized technology solutions, its range of Gateway-branded products is expanding to include thin TVs, digital cameras, tablet PCs, and enterprise products, all of which are designed to work seamlessly together with the company's award-winning line of PCs. Gateway is America's second most admired computer company, according to Fortune magazine, and its products and services received more than 125 awards and honours in 2002.
GlobeStar is a market leader in wireless integration software solutions for any organizational environment. Using communication standards, its core competence is interfacing both hard-wired and wireless real time event driven systems with communication networks either privately or publicly deployed through wireless voice and data devices. GlobeStar’s flagship product, ConnexALL, is a standard modular software engine, which closely integrates a wide array of communication resources to any system. The ability to receive real time notification and text messages anywhere in the world gives organizations the competitive edge in decision-making.
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services and imaging and printing. For the fiscal year ending on Oct. 31, 2003, HP revenue totaled $73.1 billion.
Intel, the world's largest chip maker, is also a leading manufacturer of computer, networking and communications products.
LComm Wireless Communications
Founded in 1995, LComm. Inc. has developed the LC2020 wireless communication Distribution System and Converge-Lync Platform which is producing outstanding results for clients. The company is based in York Region north of Toronto. Our growing list of satisfied clients are located across the North American continent. On a single backbone, the LC2020 Distribution System provides wireless enhanced distributed communications that can simultaneously manage Cellular, 2 way radio, Paging, Voice, High-speed Internet, High speed WAN and LAN data sharing capabilities. The system can also manage voice over IP, wireless PDA, and security systems. Primary applications for this state-of-the-art, secure, cost-efficient, reliable wireless system are in large buildings, campuses and high-density population structures.
Microcell Solutions Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Microcell Telecommunications Inc. (TSX:MT), is a national provider of Personal Communications Services (PCS) under the Fido brand name. The Company provides a wide range of wireless voice and high-speed data communications products and services to over one million customers. Another subsidiary of Microcell Telecommunications, Inukshuk Internet Inc., is licensed to operate Multipoint Communications Systems (MCS) across the country, in regions that cover approximately 30 million Canadians. MCS spectrum allows for the deployment of broadband wireless access networks throughout the country, including outlying regions.
Motion Computing - a tablet PC market leader - combines world-class innovation and industry experience, enabling people to use computers in new ways and places. Marketed directly through its Web site and an experienced international reseller network, each Motion product is built to customer specifications. The company's M1300 Tablet PCs and accessories are designed for users who need a combination of true mobility, power and versatility.
palmOne, Inc. delivers what matters most to customers -- whether a single consumer or company of thousands -- improving their personal lives and professional productivity through mobile devices and solutions. palmOne is the name adopted in October 2003 by Palm, Inc., when it spun off PalmSource, Inc., maker of the Palm OS® platform software, and acquired Handspring, Inc. Uniting the Zire™, Tungsten™ and Treo™ brands, the creation of palmOne launched a new, stronger market leader in handheld computer and communications hardware and software solutions.
Panasonic Canada Inc. is a sales subsidiary of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, the North American arm of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. of Japan, one of the world’s premier manufacturers of quality electronic products for industry, business and the home. Panasonic manufacturers a full line of rugged and semi-rugged notebook computers. The TOUGHBOOK™ series is designed to withstand the demanding conditions of mobile professionals in fields that include law enforcement, military, utility, and first response markets. Ruggedized features include a full or partial magnesium case that's 20 times stronger than ordinary plastic, a shock-mounted hard drive, and sealed keyboards that resist the hazards of dirt, dust and spills.
Since 1999 Redknee has successfully delivered Mobile Services Infrastructure solutions for mobile networks around the world. Today Redknee solutions are deployed in over 20 wireless networks and provide mobile services for more than 100 million subscribers. Redknee's commercially deployed suite of service applications includes Messaging, Mobility, Payment, and Data/Call Control solutions. Redknee solutions integrate seamlessly with existing mobile networks, and accelerate the development and adoption of revenue-generating mobile network services through 3GPP/2 Open Services Access and Open Mobile Alliance Web-Services based architectures. Redknee continues to be chosen as a preferred vendor for mobile services by the world's most demanding mobile network operators.
ReefEdge Networks is the leading provider of interoperable, managed and secure WLAN systems for multi-site enterprises. Through world-class channel partners and system integrators, ReefEdge Networks has deployed award-winning, patented technology in thousands of customer locations around the world. Founded in 2000 and privately held, ReefEdge is led by an executive team with extensive experience in the mobile wireless and data networking industries. ReefEdge Networks’ corporate headquarters are in Fort Lee, NJ with sales offices across the U.S. and worldwide distribution.
Rogers AT&T Wireless
Rogers Wireless Inc. operates under the co-brand Rogers AT&T Wireless and has offices in Canadian cities from coast to coast. Rogers AT&T Wireless is Canada's leading wireless communications service provider, offering a complete range of wireless solutions including Digital PCS, cellular, advanced wireless data services and one and two-way messaging services to more than 3.7 million customers across the country. Rogers Wireless Inc. trades under the stock symbols: TSE: RCM.B; NYSE: RCN. The Company is approximately 56% owned by Rogers Communications Inc. and approximately one-third owned by AT&T Wireless Services, Inc.
Sesame Networks Inc. is a wholesale Authentication Service that enables simple,secure and affordable wireless internet access for users while they roam on institutional, private and/or public WiFi networks. By interconnecting their WiFi infrastructures to the Sesame Network, Small and large Business along with Institutions all become Access Partners that can provide Public WiFi Access to their visitors. As part of the Sesame Federation, Access Partners also improve their internal LAN security, mitigate abuse and reduce management costs. For Mobile Phone Operators and other Service Providers, Sesame is an efficient way to provide customers with public WiFi service while eliminating the need to construct a national WiFi network.
Sony of Canada
Established in 1955, Sony of Canada Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of Tokyo, Japan, a world leader in the manufacture and marketing of electronic and computer products for consumer, business, electronics publishing and multimedia applications on a global scale. With headquarters in Toronto, sales offices in Vancouver, Calgary, and Montreal, and distribution centres in Coquitlam, British Columbia, and Whitby, Ontario, approximately 1,200 employees support more than 70 Sony stores and a network of more than 3,000 authorized dealers across Canada.
SpectraLink Corporation’s (Nasdaq: SLNK) Wireless Telephones are changing the way companies communicate in the workplace. In businesses large and small, SpectraLink’s Wireless Telephones are designed to free workers from desks and workstations, increasing productivity, efficiency and employee satisfaction. SpectraLink, headquartered in Boulder, Colo., has more installed systems, and more experience and application knowledge than any other provider. SpectraLink distributes its products through industry-leading service, equipment, and application providers, cultivating a vast customer base.
Spotnik Mobile is the leading provider of secure high-speed public wireless Internet service in Canada. Together, Spotnik and TELUS Mobility are building a national network of HotSpots in premium locations such as transportation facilities, hotels, conference centers, commercial properties and cafés. Spotnik enables the rapidly growing population of wirelessly-enabled mobile individuals to achieve real gains in productivity through high-speed wireless Internet access on-the-go.
Tadaa Wireless Communications Corp. develops wireless public Internet access solutions and remote monitoring software which tracks authentication and billing requests. We provide a turnkey hotspot and billing solution to enable a simple, quick and easy deployment of a public wireless solution. Our solution provides wireless services to hotels, cafés, restaurants, shopping malls, and other public access locations.
TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is the largest telecommunications company in Western Canada and the second largest in the country, with more than 24,000 employees. The company provides subscribers with a full range of telecommunications products and services including data, Internet Protocol, voice and TELUS Mobility wireless services across Canada.
TELUS Mobility provides its more than 3 million clients across Canada with a full suite of wireless voice, Internet and data services through its PCS and Mike digital wireless networks.
Toronto Wireless User Group (TorWUG)
The Toronto Wireless User Group (TorWUG) is a meeting place for Developers, IT managers, business people, and projects leaders interested, involved or working with - Wireless LAN and Mobile Technology. TorWUG is a forum of discussion, ideas and networking. It is a non-profit organization, and conducts FREE quarterly seminars that are meant to be educational. We assemble a panel of guest speakers that have expertise in their field, to discuss relevant issues.
Originally founded in 1998, Ubilium is a leading provider of web-based back-end services for mobile networks. Specializing in technology to facilitate the centralized management, billing and connectivity of intranetworks and mobile users, Ubilium has supplied solutions to the hospitality, travel, education and government markets. Within the hospitality market alone, Ubilium technology has been deployed in over 200 location and endorsed by key brands brand hotels such as Marriott, Sheraton, Hilton, Le Meridien, Radisson, Holiday Inn and Best Western hotels, as well as many renowned property ownership groups. Strategic partnerships and a solid deployment base, position Ubilium as a fore-runner in development of visitor-base IP networks.
WAV® is a full service value added distributor of wireless LAN, broadband wireless and wireless LAN security products. In business since 1990, WAV has the expertise to extend to the Solution Provider community not only wireless technology, but also a variety of technical services, including: staging, help desk services, technical support, site surveys, installations, security audits and custom rollouts. With a combination of state of the art technology and certified systems engineers and technical professionals, WAV is a true value add to the Solution Providers we partner with. And based on our success and the success of our business partners, WAV has made the INC500 list of fastest growing privately held businesses for two consecutive years (2001, 2002).