|[January 17, 2013]
PCTEL Engages Wunderlich Securities, Inc. to Explore Strategic Directions for PCTEL Secure
BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. --(Business Wire)--
PCTEL (News - Alert), Inc. (NASDAQ: PCTI), a leader in simplifying wireless and site
solutions for private and public networks, announced today that it had
engaged Wunderlich Securities, Inc. to advise them on potential
directions for PCTEL Secure LLC and its security solution called
ProsettaCore™. Wunderlich will assist PCTEL in raising equity,
establishing distribution partners, or finding other ways to optimize
the value of the PCTEL Secure assets.
"We've developed an outstanding security solution," said Marty Singer,
PCTEL's Chairman and CEO. "It is clear, however, that there is a
mismatch between our traditional distribution channels and the various
government, military, enterprise, and SCADA markets for ProsettaCore™.
Wunderlich is accelerating the introduction of PCTEL Secure to companies
with an established interest in both the security and the mobile device
management market," added Singer.
ProsettaCore includes a behavioral-based security monitor and other
specialized software which runs on a smartphone and a myriad of other
devices. It also includes a Policy Server which provides secure software
downloads and Mobile Device Management (MDM) capabilities. The
ProsettaCore solution allows a mobile device such as a phone, tablet, or
tactical radio, to run in multiple modes, and to enforce multiple
security policies, all without any specialized hardware. For example, a
phone could have a "Personal Use" mode, and a "Secure" mode, each having
different configuration files, apps, access privileges, and more.
Security policies can be both pre-configured and updated in the field
using a mobile management solution. ProsettaCore keeps separate the data
and applications for different modes, effectively turning a
single-purpose device into a multi-use device with multiple security
levels. In addition, there are non-security applications for this
PCTEL Secure LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of PCTEL, reports into the
company's RF Solutions Group. An updated Investor Presentation, that
reflects this structure and other changes, has been posted to the PCTEL
website under the Investor Relations tab.
PCTEL, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCTI), develops antenna, scanning receiver, and
engineered site solutions and services for public and private networks.
PCTEL RF Solutions specializes in the design, optimization and testing
of today's wireless communication networks. The company's SeeGull®
scanning receivers, SeeHawk® visualization tool, and Clarify® system,
measure and analyze wireless signals for efficient cellular network
planning, deployment, and optimization. PCTEL develops and supports
scanning receivers for LTE, TD-LTE, EV-DO, CDMA, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA, GSM,
and WiMAX networks. PCTEL Secure, which is part of RF Solutions, focuses
on Android (News - Alert) mobile platform security.
PCTEL Connected Solutions™ simplifies network deployment for wireless,
data and communications applications for private network, public safety,
and government customers. PCTEL Connected Solutions develops and
delivers high-value YAGI, Land Mobile Radio, WiFi, GPS, In-Tunnel,
Subway, and broadband antennas (parabolic and flat panel) through its
MAXRAD®, Bluewave™ and Wi-Sys (News - Alert)™ product lines. PCTEL also designs
specialized towers, enclosures, fiber optic panels, and fiber jumper
cables to deliver custom engineered site solutions. The company's
vertical markets include SCADA, Health Care, Smart Grid, Positive Train
Control, Precision Agriculture, Indoor Wireless, Telemetry, Off-loading,
and Wireless Backhaul. PCTEL's products are sold worldwide through
direct and indirect channels. For more information, please visit the
company's web sites www.pctel.com,
PCTEL Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains forward-looking statements as defined in the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Specifically, these
forward-looking statements include statements regarding ProsettaCore™,
the innovative security solution developed by PCTEL Secure, and PCTEL
Secure's business plan. These statements are based on PCTEL's current
expectations. Anticipated benefits and product capabilities may differ
materially from those projected as a result of certain risks and
uncertainties, including but not limited to those detailed from time to
time in PCTEL's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date hereof,
and PCTEL disclaims any obligation to update or revise the information
contained in any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.
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