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3G Wireless Internet Improving Education, Health Care in Haiti

One of the salesmen who sits near me likes to say that he's "saving the world, one router at a time …" He means it tongue-in-cheek, of course, because while things like business continuity solutions and really awesome 4G-powered digital signs are, well, really awesome, they aren't exactly curing cancer or eradicating poverty …

Don't Strap a Rocket to a Car and Expect it to Fly

Many in the enterprise world are moving toward implementing 4G networking solutions to run critical applications. That's a wise move that can increase uptime and save money – if the 4G solution is truly enterprise-ready. What are some of the key considerations when integrating 4G into a business's network infrastructure?

It starts with the right solution.

New Rochelle Had Failover

By now, you've probably seen this crazy play from this highschool state basketball championship in New York. It's been on ESPN. It's been everywhere. And if you haven't seen it, do yourself a favor and watch the video.

When Mt. Vernon disrupts New Rochelle's last second effort to score the game winning basket, New Rochelle's failover solution kicks in to win the game. Failover, it's kinda like that. Check it out.

Beer, Ken, and M2M

Soon after joining M2M Evolution magazine's advisory board, Cradlepoint's Ken Hosac, VP of business development, is right in the middle of things as usual at the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo. Here he is on the conference's front page:

Ken Hosac at the M2M Evolution Conference

The Failings of Router Failover . . . (Until 4G)

We couldn't agree more with Steve Cassidy of PC Pro, who argues that typical failover is basically worthless. In his much stronger terms:

I hate failover – in fact, the art department won’t let me use a font big, bold and scarlet enough to fully express the depth of my hatred. It’s a crackbrained idea, the refuge of the ignorant against the indifference of the uncaring.