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CipherLab Forges Strategic Alliance with Summit Data Communications

CipherLab Forges Strategic Alliance with Summit Data Communications

Taipei, Taiwan (Vocus) October 1, 2009

CipherLab, a leading innovator in Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) for the retail, warehouse, healthcare, government and distribution markets, today announced a strategic alliance with Summit Data Communications, a provider of wireless LAN radio modules and cards for business-critical mobile devices. Summit's embedded Wi-Fi® solutions enable new CipherLab mobile computers to establish secure and reliable wireless network connections in the most challenging operating environments.

"CipherLab is excited to partner with Summit to offer the best wireless LAN capabilities in the AIDC industry," said Sherman Chuang, President at CipherLab. "The new flagship CipherLab mobile computers, the 9300 and 9600 series, which are being launched this quarter, feature Summit Wi-Fi inside. CipherLab's extensive channel coverage will bring Summit Wi-Fi to many industrial users."

The use of Summit Wi-Fi solutions has enabled CipherLab mobile computers to earn the coveted Cisco Compatible Extensions (CCX) certification, demonstrating support for Cisco innovations for security, mobility, quality of service, and network management. CipherLab's new mobile computers also support all key industry standards, including the top industry standard for Wi-Fi security, WPA2®-Enterprise.

"CipherLab mobile computers support WPA2-Enterprise with a broad range of options, including all popular authentication types," said Chris Bolinger, Summit's VP of Sales and Marketing. "It is easy to configure CipherLab computers for even the most secure networks, including those that are compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)."

About Summit

Summit Data Communications, Inc. is the mobile in today's mobile computers and other business-critical mobile devices. Summit's embedded Wi-Fi solutions provide secure, reliable connections in the challenging environments in which business-critical mobile devices operate. For more information, visit .

About CipherLab

CipherLab is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of Automatic Identification and Data Capture products and systems. The company's mobile computers and scanners are integrated into the networks of some of the world's best known logistics, retail, distribution, government installations and healthcare companies, helping them run more efficiently and effectively onsite and on the road. Operating worldwide, CipherLab is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan with offices in China, Germany and the USA. For more information, visit .

Press Contacts:

Hannah Wheaton

Summit Data Communications, Inc.

330-434-7929 x102


Maggie Chern

CipherLab Co., Ltd.

886-2-8647-1166 x2812


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