Tessco Technologies named new distribution partner by Monnit

Tessco Technologies (NASDAQ: TESS), a value-added distributor and solutions provider for the wireless industry, has partnered with Monnit Corporation as part of Monnit´s new IoTvantage — Premiere IoT Partner Program, the company said.

Tessco will sell Monnit´s wireless sensors to value-added reseller, system integrator partners and enterprise customers in North America. Tessco will focus primarily on distributing Monnit´s ALTA wireless sensors, the only wireless sensor platform available today that offers 1,000+ feet wireless range (non-line-of-sight), 10+ year battery life and integrated bank-level security.

The sensors are available via 10 market specific application kits (with either cellular or Ethernet connectivity); Commercial Refrigeration, Remote Real Estate, HVAC, Pharmacy/Lab, IT Server Room, Corporate Property, Agriculture, Mobile Refrigeration, Industrial Manufacturing and Small Business.

In addition to offering four times the range and much stronger battery life than traditional sensor platforms, ALTA products use Monnit´s new Encrypt-RF bank level security, featuring a 256-bit exchange to establish a global unique key, and AES-128 CTR for all data messages.

Tessco Technologies is a value-added technology distributor, manufacturer, and solutions provider. Tessco was founded more than 30 years ago with a commitment to deliver industry-leading products, knowledge, solutions, and customer service and supports customers in the public and private sector. Tessco supplies more than 50,000 products from 400 of the industry´s top manufacturers in mobile communications, Wi-Fi, Internet of Things, wireless backhaul, and more.

Monnit leads the Internet of Things by empowering businesses with easy-to-use, low-cost remote monitoring solutions. Monnit solutions can be used to: remotely monitor a variety of “Things” (i.e. temperature, motion, humidity, vibration, etc.); alerting you via text, email, and/or phone call when something goes wrong.