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EION Wireless Acquires Systems Integrator Layer10

Ottawa Based EION Wireless Boasts End-to-End Network Capability

OTTAWA, Canada, July 2, 2009 - EION Inc., a manufacturer of broadband wireless products today announced it has acquired Calgary based Layer 10 Solutions Inc, a network solutions integrator. This transaction is part of EION’s planned growth strategy to provide end-to-end network solutions to its strategic customers worldwide.


The acquisition will expand the size of EION’s operations in Calgary. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Layer 10 Solutions, based in Calgary, Alberta brings innovative, cost-effective connectivity and networking solutions to a diverse client base in North America and overseas. Layer 10 has partnered with Bluecoat, Dell, H3C, InfoBlox, and MRV and others to provide integrated network solutions to its customers.

“We believe this is a key acquisition in EION’s growth strategy. Layer 10 brings to EION a wealth of experience in systems integration that will bolster our ability to serve and delight our worldwide customer base.” said Kalai Kalaichelvan, CEO of EION Inc. “From EION’s genesis as a pure IP software routing company in 2001, we have grown the company through key acquisitions to become a complete end-to-end data network provider – specializing in the area of broadband wireless and fixed WiMAX products.”

“We are excited to become part of the EION Wireless family,” said Joe Franklin General Manager of Layer 10 Solutions. “EION is a proven leader in broadband wireless technology and their experience in international markets will bring our systems experience to the global stage as we continue to serve our current clients and those of EION Wireless.”


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About EION
EION provides the broadest line of IP solutions for data and voice over satellite, wired, and wireless networks. EION is an industry leader in delivering mission-critical IP solutions for Telecom and Defense equipment manufacturers. EION has the world's leading IP solution portfolio that enables: Routing (IPv4, IPv6), Security, Quality of Service (QoS), MPLS, and related embedded IP technologies for satellite, wired and wireless networks. Over 120 equipment manufacturers already incorporate EION's real-time embedded software globally.
For more information, visit: www.eion.com

About Layer 10 Solutions
Layer 10 Solutions, Inc. brings innovative, cost-effective connectivity and networking solutions to Government and Business clients around the globe. Our consultants utilize their extensive industry experience to fulfill our clients’ technology requirements while respecting budgetary concerns. We pride ourselves on listening well and responding appropriately to bring forward unique solutions, whether from a single-vendor or blending multiple vendor offerings by partnering with industry-leading manufacturers. Committed to a philosophy of delivering innovative, cost effective solutions to clients, Layer 10 strives to be a customer-focused, forward-thinking organization. Our desire is to be a trusted ally that our clients rely on to bring forward new ideas and then deliver on them.
For more information : www.layer10.com

For additional information, please contact:
Richard Kelland
Marketing & Communications
Phone: (613) 271-4400 x232
e-mail: richard@eion.com

Layer 10 Solutions Inc.
Joe Franklin
Marketing & Communications
Phone: (403) 282-2880 ext 200
Fax: (403) 282-2815
e-mail: joef@layer10.com