Alvarion(R)'s Carrier-Grade Wi-Fi Solution Chosen to Provide Wi-Fi Coverage at the Port of Eilat, Israel

Alvarion(R)'s Carrier-Grade Wi-Fi Solution Chosen to Provide Wi-Fi Coverage at
the Port of Eilat, Israel

Powerful Radios Enable Extended Reach With Few Base Stations Offering
Significant CAPEX and OPEX Savings

TEL AVIV, Israel, April 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alvarion^® Ltd.
(Nasdaq:ALVR), a global provider of optimized wireless broadband solutions
addressing the connectivity, coverage and capacity challenges of public and
private networks, today announced the company's carrier-grade Wi-Fi solution
has been deployed to provide Wi-Fi coverage to support use of warehousing and
distribution applications at the Port of Eilat, Israel.

The Port of Eilat manages seven open-air parking lots as "bonded warehouses"
which hold up to 40 thousand cars on behalf of local car importers. As part of
a larger project to upgrade the Port's information technology systems and to
better manage the inventory in these parking lots, a private Wi-Fi network was
installed through which the Port staff can track vehicles with wireless RFID
technology. The network enables the Port staff to know the status of each
vehicle, its exact location in one of the Port's parking lots and other
information necessary in order to release the vehicle from the bonded

"With tens of thousands of vehicles stored at the Port we wanted a Wi-Fi
network that would allow us to utilize wireless RFID technology to give us
accurate and timely data to more efficiently oversee the inventory in the
parking lots and to move vehicles in, around and out of the Port," commented
Gera Bider, IT Manager, Port of Eilat. "We needed a reliable wireless network
with complete coverage of the parking lots and minimum interference at a
reasonable price that would improve our staff workflow, and at the same time,
would also securely handle sensitive business information of our customers,
the car importers. The Alvarion network provided that infrastructure."

As often happens with large scale logistical and distribution centers that are
built outside city centers and consequently suffer from poor cellular
coverage, the Port of Eilat required a secure, reliable and stable wireless
network to handle sensitive information and that would not fail in harsh windy
desert-like conditions where temperatures in the summer can reach 45°C
(113°F). Also, the Port's seven parking lots are located on different levels,
creating challenging NLOS (Non-Line-of-Sight) conditions.

Alvarion's partner, GreenWave Engineering, a subcontractor of Taldor Systems
LTD, deployed the company's powerful base stations, with their spatially
adaptive two-way Beamforming and powerful interference mitigation algorithms,
to provide extended coverage and higher throughput in outdoor environments,
excelling in NLOS conditions and heavy interference.

"We selected Alvarion's Wi-Fi solution for this project because it presented
significant CAPEX and OPEX savings. Using a competitor's solution would have
resulted in having to deploy ten times more base stations, making the project
economically unfeasible," said Eyal Harel, CEO of GreenWave. "Furthermore
Alvarion's base stations were easy to install and offered the necessary
robustness to withstand the harsh dry winds and extreme temperatures typical
in the desert area to deliver highly reliable Wi-Fi performance at all times."

"We are pleased to have been part of this major IT project at the Port of
Eilat. The benefits of deploying a privately-owned wireless network to allow
reliable and consistent connectivity to mobile employees are clear," said Zeev
Farkash, EVP of Sales at Alvarion. "Alvarion's carrier-grade Wi-Fi solution
offers the extended reach, interference mitigation and security that is
required for industrial applications such as the one used in this project."

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About GreenWave Engineering Ltd.

A partnership with the Taldor Group, GreenWave is an Israeli-based engineering
firm that specializes in the design and implementation of systems in the
security and telecommunication domains. GreenWave has international activities
covering all phases of project: consulting, survey, design, control,
supervision, execution, project management, system implantation and

About Taldor Systems LTD

Taldor is a leading IT company and one of Israel's three largest software
development, hardware, communications and information security companies, who
also specialize in consulting and outsourcing services for business units and
IT. Taldor is known for its values and flexibility, and focuses on its
relationships with its clients and their genuine needs. Taldor is traded at
the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, with DBSI being the major shareholder with
72.24%, while remaining shares are public. (

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addressing the connectivity, coverage and capacity challenges of telecom
operators, smart cities, security, and enterprise customers. Our innovative
solutions are based on multiple technologies across licensed and unlicensed
spectrums. (

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