PLEASANTON, California, July 27 /PRNewswire/ --

- New Agreement to Expand Trapeze Networks' Reach to More Than 100 Countries

Trapeze Networks (NYSE: BDC), a leader in enterprise wireless LAN equipment and management software, and TESSCO Technologies Incorporated ( (Nasdaq: TESS), a value-added provider of the product and supply chain solutions needed to design, build, run, maintain and use wireless systems, today announced that Trapeze's leading WLAN products and solutions will now be available through TESSCO's distribution channels.

TESSCO customers can now take advantage of Trapeze's broad range of MX controllers to meet the needs of any-sized WLAN, models for which address the broadest range of deployments, from corporate data centers, to branch offices. Additional products include, but are not limited to, grated waveguide bridge kits to support and protect cable spans between towers and shelters, as well as SmartPass, a software tool that provides IT managers with full control over client access to the WLAN, enabling them to fine tune access and authorization on the WLAN to an extent never before possible.

This is a particular honor for Trapeze because TESSCO has a proven record for providing many value-added benefits to both customers and manufacturers; in recent years, TESSCO has been awarded numerous Distributor of the Year awards, as well prestigious honors for the Company's mastery of merchandising, creativity, innovation, and marketing execution.

TESSCO has done more to educate businesses about wireless than any other company in the world, said Ray Glynn, vice president of channel sales at Trapeze. To be chosen by TESSCO means that your company is the best of the best.

This is an exciting announcement for TESSCO as we broaden and enhance our WLAN offering to the wireless industry, and we expect our relationship with Trapeze to enable us to further strengthen our position in the indoor wireless market, said Jerry Garland, senior vice president of solutions development and product management at TESSCO.


TESSCO Technologies ( (Nasdaq: TESS) is a value-added provider of the product solutions needed to design, build, run, maintain and use wireless systems. TESSCO is committed to delivering, fast and complete, the product needs of wireless system operators, program managers, contractors, resellers, and self-maintained utility, transportation, enterprise and government organizations. As Your Total Source(R) provider of mobile and fixed-wireless network infrastructure products, mobile devices and accessories, and installation, test and maintenance equipment and supplies, TESSCO assures customers of on-time availability, while streamlining their supply chain process and lowering inventories and total costs. To learn more, please visit

About Trapeze Networks

Trapeze Networks, a Belden Brand, is a leader in enterprise wireless LAN equipment and management software. Trapeze was the first company to introduce NonStop Wireless - delivering unmatched reliability to the enterprise wireless LAN and its solutions are optimized for companies requiring mobility and high bandwidth such as healthcare, education and hospitality. Trapeze delivers Smart Mobile(TM) providing scalable wireless LANs for applications such as Voice over Wi-Fi, location services, and indoor/outdoor connectivity.

SOURCE: Trapeze Networks

Brian D. Johnson of Trapeze Networks +1-925-337-8911,; or Jamie Holloway of TESSCO Technologies, +1-410-229-1123,