KORE's Specialized Digital Network Provides Expanded Coverage Footprint and Unique Pricing Options, Enabling SageQuest to Deliver More Powerful M2M Applications
Reston, VA.—June 15, 2009—KORE Telematics, the world's largest digital wireless services provider specializing in machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, today announced that SageQuest, a leading provider of workforce management solutions, has selected the KORE network. By relying on the specialized KORE network, SageQuest can deliver more powerful M2M applications that improve the efficiency and productivity of the mobile workforce across North America.
The highly reliable network and unparalleled coverage footprint provided by KORE enables SageQuest to deliver its fleet tracking and mobile workforce management solutions anywhere at known and controllable cost. KORE provides SageQuest with a unique pricing approach that is specifically designed to meet the needs of all M2M application providers. Unlike most wireless network agreements, KORE charges its partners for only the airtime they actually use, reducing network usage costs. In addition, KORE provides the 24x7 personalized support that SageQuest requires to effectively run its business.
"KORE understands the specific needs of our business, making the KORE network the clear choice to power our suite of fleet tracking applications," said Bill Luoma, vice president of business operations, SageQuest. "With the KORE pay-per- use model, we pay for only the airtime that we use, eliminating costly charges related to overages and wasted data. As a highly responsive partner that truly understands our needs, KORE is helping us provide more value to our customer and increase revenues."
SageQuest provides GPS fleet tracking and management solutions that improve the efficiency and productivity of mobile workforces. Its award-winning product, Mobile Control, provides a comprehensive set of tools and the flexibility to fit the needs of mobile workforce in industries such as field service, delivery, passenger transport, construction, broadband and utilities. In addition, Sage Quest has integrated KORE static IPs with Garmin Personal Navigation Devices (PND), ensuring that its customers are communicating with the correct service at all times.
Through its direct agreements with Tier 1 GSM and CDMA network operator partners, KORE provides the industry's most reliable and ubiquitous coverage throughout North America and in over 200 countries worldwide. The KORE PRISM portal enables partners like SageQuest to instantly activate and deactivate devices, as well as monitor each device's data usage in real time to identify devices using excessive amounts of data and control costs.
"There is no 'single solution' that meets all M2M applications' requirements. Each of our partners has unique needs that require a personalized approach," said Alex Brisbourne, president and COO, KORE Telematics. "We recognize that our network is a critical, component of our partners' success. Our goal is to constantly improve our service offerings and bring new solutions to market that enable our partners to operate more efficiently and enhance the value of their own solutions."
SageQuest LLC provides GPS fleet tracking and management solutions that improve the overall efficiency and productivity of any mobile workforce. With a focus on helping customers reduce fleet costs, increase productivity and improve customer satisfaction, SageQuest's best-in-class solution, Mobile Control, delivers a comprehensive suite of tools through an easy-to-use online interface. For more information on SageQuest, visit www.sagequest.com or call 888.837.7243.
About KORE Telematics
KORE Telematics is the world's largest fully digital wireless network provider specializing in the rapidly-expanding machine-to-machine (M2M) communications market. Companies in fields as diverse as security, utilities, health care and fleet management, as well as government agencies, are implementing M2M solutions to achieve productivity gains, cost management, environmental improvement and to expand customer services. Through its extensive network of application and hardware partners, KORE enables complete solutions for vehicle tracking, homeland security, automated metering and dozens of other M2M applications. KORE's long-term, direct agreements with Tier 1 wireless operator partners allow it to offer a range of technologies—including GSM, HSPA, CDMA and EV-DO—that ensures the greatest possible reliability and coverage. For more information, please visit www.koretelematics.com.