From the Wires
Anite and National Instruments Collaborate to Provide Regional Calibration and Repair Centres
By: PR Newswire
Dec. 6, 2012 04:03 AM
FLEET, England, December 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Extension of partnership will enhance customer experience
Anite, a global leader in wireless device testing technology and National Instruments (NI), a global provider of tools for measurement and control, today announced the extension of their partnership to include regional repair capability at key global locations. Their current collaboration is focused on providing calibration services. The partnership will make use of NI's existing customer technical support network with its dedicated resources located at regional sites in close proximity to Anite's customers.
The existing Anite-NI technical support network already delivers highly competitive turnaround times for the annual calibration of customer test equipment. On the 28th of November, Anite and NI signed a contract to extend the collaboration to include repair. A joint plan will see global repair capability being rolled out over the course of 2013.
Mike Bonin, Managing Director of Anite's Handset Testing business, says, "We are very pleased to strengthen our partnership with NI, enabling us to continue to enhance the customer experience, one of our key strategic goals."
"National Instruments is delighted to expand our cooperation with Anite to include regional calibration and repair centres of excellence. This supports our company's goal to deepen our knowledge and build relationships to ensure the global success of our partners and customers," added Robert Morton, Managing Director of NI UK & Ireland.
Anite provides a comprehensive range of critical IT solutions to the Wireless and Travel sectors across the globe. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, Anite develops and implements software as well as provides consultancy, systems integration and managed services to ensure that our customers operate effectively and securely. By using the latest technologies to deliver quality and cost-effective solutions, Anite meets customers' specific requirements and realises tangible results for its clients.
Anite offers rigorous yet simplified device testing, accelerating new devices to market. A global market leader, Anite has over 20 years of experience providing cutting-edge technology to device manufacturers, operators and test laboratories. Anite was the first company to verify LTE conformance test cases in 2009 and has consistently remained at the forefront of the handset testing industry. Its highly flexible and reliable software solutions make Anite a key partner to the major Telecoms manufacturers and operators. With a diverse team focused on exceeding expectations, Anite draws upon worldwide expertise and is enthusiastic about the future of LTE and LTE-Advanced.
Headquartered in the UK, Anite has offices in 15 countries across Europe, America, Asia and the Middle East. For more information, please visit http://www.anite.com.
About National Instruments
Since 1976, National Instruments (http://www.ni.com) has equipped engineers and scientists with tools that accelerate productivity, innovation and discovery. NI's graphical system design approach to engineering provides an integrated software and hardware platform that speeds the development of any system needing measurement and control. The company's long-term vision and focus on improving society through its technology supports the success of its customers, employees, suppliers and shareholders.
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