Aeris M2M Platform Wins M2M Value Chain Award Two Years in a Row

Awards Honor Most Successful Adopters of Machine-to-Machine Communication Services and the Solution Providers That Made Success Possible

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 21 - Aeris® (, the leading network services provider for wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) fixed and mobile communications services, announced today it was selected as the winner of the M2M Value Chain Bronze Award in the fleet management category for Pendum, Inc.'s use of Aeris' network to deliver reliable, real-time data messaging. This is the second year in a row Aeris has received recognition with a M2M Value Chain Award. These awards highlight the process of combining multiple technologies as well as application software and infrastructure to show how all of the elements of the M2M value chain created a winning solution for the end customer.

"Aeris provides a ruggedized network backed with comprehensive customer support. This award is another example of our commitment to working with our partners to ensure that everyone in the M2M Value Chain is successful," said Chris Purpura, senior vice president of marketing at Aeris. "We are honored to receive this award and will continue to bring our expertise on M2M technology and networks into the value chain."

Pendum, the nation's largest independent service provider for ATMs and other cash automation equipment, provides banks and other financial institutions with a single-source solution for hardware sales, cash management and armored cash handling. Aeris' wireless network enables Pendum to reduce fuel consumption by monitoring vehicle speed and engine idle time, provide a more effective dispatch and improve efficiency for the maintenance and management for the armored car fleet.

The M2M Value Chain Awards were announced on June 20, 2007 at the M2M United Conference, which took place on June 18-21, 2007 at the Westin Chicago North Shore Resort.

In 2006 Aeris was recognized with the M2M United Value Chain Gold Award in the OEM Services category as part of Lindsay Manufacturing Co.'s value chain. Aeris also received the Silver Award in the Energy Services category as a part of Genscape's value chain.

About Aeris

Aeris® is the leading machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless network operator in North America. Through its unique AerFrame(TM) M2M platform, and in partnership with more than 30 wireless carriers, Aeris delivers rugged, real-time managed data delivery for mission critical applications such as life-safety and security, high-value asset tracking, and numerous other fixed and mobile wireless applications. Recognized by CTIA with a Wireless Emerging Technology Award in 2006, AerFrame provides customers with wireless connectivity tailored to their specific application requirements - virtually any protocol, including specialized enhancements available only from Aeris - all delivered through configurable web services designed for the requirements of each application. Today, Aeris provides service to over one million customer devices. For more information, please visit or call 1-888-GO-AERIS.

Source: Aeris Communications, Inc.


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