BETHESDA, MD, Nov. 8, 2011 /CNW/ - Stratos Global, the leading global
provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications
solutions, today announced the commercial availability of its new
StratosTrax tracking portal. StratosTrax features fully integrated GPS
and geofencing capabilities for web-based location, identification and
tracking of users.
StratosTrax is ideally suited to help customers manage mobile resources
anywhere in the world. It is a robust, reliable solution that enables:
Vehicle and maritime fleet management; personnel security; situational
awareness; and asset management.
Stratos experts will provide demonstrations of StratosTrax at the
Stratos Channel Partner Conference November 8th in Barcelona.
The new StratosTrax solution is both device and medium agnostic,
supporting satellite, GSM, 3G and radio devices. The new portal now
supports a wide range of mobile devices, including Inmarsat Global
Satellite Phone Services (GSPS), Blackberry units, Iridium Extreme and
Iridium Short Burst Data units.
In the coming months, Stratos expects to announce StratosTrax support
for additional devices, including iPhone, IsatData Pro, Inmarsat BGAN,
Inmarsat FleetBroadband DTS and Inmarsat C services.
StratosTrax features an intuitive, user-friendly interface that
integrates Google mapping views in Map, Satellite, Hybrid and Terrain
options. All devices can be viewed on a single map.
The portal also features a breadcrumb function that enables users to
quickly trace their trail, with tracking-update intervals programmable
from 15 seconds to one week.
The cost-effective StratosTrax solution is available for as little as
$20 per month, in addition to the cost of the mobile device's data
plan. The portal easily integrates with mobile devices in less than
"Our new StratosTrax portal adds value and security for those using
popular mobile devices while working around the globe in demanding
markets such as military, media, maritime, energy and mining," said Ian
Canning, Stratos Vice President, Marketing & Product Management.
"Because it was originally designed for military use, our customers are
assured of its reliability and durability."
More information on StratosTrax is available at www.stratosglobal.com/StratosTrax.
About The Stratos Advantage
The Stratos Advantage, featuring Stratos Dashboard, is a suite of
value-added services utilized by tens of thousands of Stratos
customers. The Stratos Advantage elevates Inmarsat GSPS, Iridium
satellite phone services, FleetBroadband, BGAN and SwiftBroadband from
Stratos far above baseline offerings. These convenient applications
provide users with cost control, firewall management, full traffic
information, pre-paid facilities, high security options, easy VPN
access, messaging services and a full range of IP options. Stratos
customers also have the ability to utilize AmosConnect over Iridium and
AmosConnect over Inmarsat GSPS, free messaging and compression tools
that allows users on land or at sea to send reliable and cost-effective
e-mails and e-faxes.
Stratos is the world's trusted leader for vital communications. Stratos
offers the most powerful and extensive portfolio of remote
communications solutions including mobile and fixed satellite and
microwave services. More than 20,000 customers use Stratos products and
industry-leading value-added services to optimize communications
performance. Stratos serves U.S. and international government,
military, first responder, NGO, oil and gas, industrial, maritime,
aeronautical, enterprise, and media users on seven continents and
across the world's oceans. Stratos is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Inmarsat plc. For more information, visit www.stratosglobal.com.
All product and company names mentioned in this press release are
trademarks of their respective companies.
SOURCE Stratos Global Corporation
For further information:
Director, Corporate Communications