ALEOS Technical Bulletin - New Firmware 4.3.4.009 Released
Shared on October 21, 2013 written by Sierra Wireless under Sierra Wireless News
On 10/17/2013 Sierra Wireless released firmware update 4.3.4.009 for their Airlink Devices. It is recommended to update your devices as soon as possible. Important Notice: Before updating to ALEOS 4.3.4, you must have ALEOS 4.3.3x installed on your device. Failure to follow this step will require the device to be returned to the factory. Visit Sierra Wireless for the full release Known Issue Note Problem loading template with Internet Explorer 8 When uploading a template in Internet Explorer 8, you may see a pop-up window that asks if you want to “Stop running this script?” If you see this message, click Yes and reload the template. It may take a few minutes, but the second time, the template loads correctly....
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Sierra Wireless Acquires AnyData Corp.
Shared on October 11, 2013 written by Andrew Berg under Sierra Wireless News
Sierra Wireless today announced that it has agreed to acquire substantially all of the assets of AnyDATA Corporation's M2M embedded module and modem business. The transaction is expected to close by the end of this month.According to a financial documents, Sierra Wireless agreed to pay $5.9 million for AnyData, which is subject to final inventory valuation.Upon completion of the acquisition, AnyDATA's M2M embedded module and modem portfolio will become part of the Sierra Wireless OEM Solutions product line, and a team of 16 sales and engineering staff from AnyDATA's Korean subsidiary will join Sierra Wireless.According to Sierra Wireless, AnyDATA's M2M embedded module and modem products generated approximately $10 million in revenue during the last 12 months and the business is modestly profitable.Jason Cohenour, president and CEO of Sierra Wireless, said in a statement that the acquisition broadens his company's global reach, and enhances its technical capabilities....
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ALEOS Technical Bulletin - High Priority Update For Verizon Wireless GX440 Gateways
Shared on October 03, 2013 written by Sierra Wireless under Sierra Wireless News
High priority update for Verizon Wireless GX440 gatewaysDevices AffectedVerizon Wireless GX440s with ALEOS 4.3.3a or earlier.SKU Numbers: - 1101413 - 1101414 - 1101530 - 1101531 - 1101728 - 1101729 - 1101816Issue description and symptomsSierra Wireless has received a number of reports of Verizon Wireless GX440 radio module memory corruption due to a known issue affecting ALEOS versions 4.3.3a and earlier.Recommended actionsTo eliminate the risk of encountering the radio module memory corruption issue, which will render the GX440 inoperable, immediately update the firmware on all Verizon Wireless GX440s to ALEOS 4.3.3b.The ALEOS 4.3.3b firmware can be installed using one of the following methods:1. Install the new firmware using AirVantage Management Service2. Download the upgrade instructions and firmware from the Sierra Wireless website (http://www.sierrawireless.com/en/Support/Downloads/AirLink/Configurable_Intelligent_Gateways/AirLink_G...
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AirVantage Management Service 13.4 Release Notice
Shared on October 02, 2013 written by Sierra Wireless under Sierra Wireless News
On October 3rd, 2013 the AirVantage Management Service 13.4 will be released. AirVantage Management Service 13.4 Improvements:Alert Improvements-Frequency: You will now only receive a single alert per system for a recurring condition, until the alert is being acknowledged. This is to prevent the overload of email alerts.Notifications: Alert notification window and email will identify the system triggering the alert.Acknowledge: The user interface allow you to acknowledge an alert in multiple locations.Group: You can now apply an alert rule to a single device or a labeled group.New ways to view historical dataTimeline and Data History are two new views developed to replace the Communication History page. The history page is still available, we plan to remove it at the next release in Jan 2014.Timeline view for quick diagnosisTimeline is a new page that provides a clearer view of historical data received in chronological order. It makes troubleshooting straightforward.Data Hist...
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EOL Dates Delayed For Sierra Wireless Raven XEs
Shared on September 12, 2013 written by USAT under Sierra Wireless News
Sierra Wireless has revised their end-of-life product line sunset plan for the GPRS Raven XT (G2263) and the CDMA (V2228E and V2226E) and GSM Raven XE (H2225E and H22295E). The sunset dates have been pushed out significantly. Please see the formal announcement and timeline from Sierra Wireless here.Overview: Product SKU Last Order Last ShipmentRaven X EVDO (MC5728) V4228 30-Jun-2013 30-Sept-2013Raven X HSPA (MC8790) H4225 30-Jun-2013 30-Sept-2013Raven XT EVDO (MC5727) V2227 &...
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