Stratos Announces Availability of its New StratosTrax Tracking Portal for a Wide Range of Mobile Devices

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 five minutes.

"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.

About Stratos
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

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Media Contact:
Carla Riggs
Director, Corporate Communications
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carla.riggs@stratosglobal.com

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