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Helping to Serve and Protect

Boise Police Department Cruiser

It's pretty cool when you have a chance to help the men and women who protect our communities everyday. Recently, Cradlepoint had the opportunity to do just that by participating in a pilot project with the Boise Police Department, providing 4G wireless hotspots in their patrol cars. The benefit to officers is that they can remain in their assigned patrol area, accessing central databases and filing reports directly from their vehicles without having to return to the station. This keeps officers out in their neighborhoods, serving citizens, instead of being buried with paperwork. Helping to solve connectivity challenges like this is why we at Cradlepoint do what we do.

The Need for Speed: 4G-LTE Enables a New Wave of M2M Applications – M2M Evolution Magazine

I am a member of the advisory board and regular contributor for M2M Evolution magazine, a new publication from TMC that provides in-depth coverage of the shift toward greater connectivity in the rapidly expanding machine-to-machine environment.

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.

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.