TMCNet:  Westell contest seeks new apps for cloud manager

[November 16, 2012]

Westell contest seeks new apps for cloud manager

Nov 16, 2012 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) -- Westell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTL) said it is sponsoring a contest for new applications developed for the Homecloud Digital Home Manager.

Entrants who develop a software application for the Homecloud platform and register for the contest on the Homecloud website, www.homecloud.com, will be eligible for cash prizes of up to $5,000. In addition, any applications selected by Westell for distribution to Homecloud users will earn $1,000, and all entrants providing a valid proof of purchase of the Homecloud DHM will receive a $100 entry prize.


The Homecloud DHM is an open platform for applications that sits in the centre of the home. It is a wireless router, a network hub, and an application server, all rolled into one. The DHM comes with an initial set of applications which enable network addressable storage, automated data backup and sharing of content across multiple operating systems. It is available for purchase via the Homecloud website, www.homecloud.com, for a special introductory price of $180.

The contest runs from November 12, 2012 through March 1, 2013. At the end of the entry round, eligible applications will be judged based on utility, quality and ease of use. Winners will be announced on or before March 31, 2013.

Complete contest rules are available on the Homecloud website.

Westell Technologies, headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, designs, distributes, markets and services a broad range of carrier-class communications equipment, including digital transmission, remote monitoring, power distribution and demarcation products used by wireline and wireless telecommunications service providers, industrial customers, and home network users. Additional information can be obtained by visiting http://www.westell.com.

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