On Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, Target revealed that data from 40 million of its customers’ credit and debit card accounts had been accessed by hackers. I’d like to discuss how and why this happened. But before I do, I want to make it clear that I’m not singling out Target as having done anything wrong. I’m using what happened to them simply to illustrate the kind of situation many companies are facing—even those with very good security systems and personnel.
I recently returned from Mobile World Congress, held annually in Barcelona. It was huge: 85,000 visitors a day and eight enormous halls full of everything from consumer goods to emerging gear for LTE networking.
Part of a network manager’s job is to make sure the stakeholders in your projects understand what you are doing, why you’re doing it, and how well it’s working. NetCloud Manager provides you with the data to support what you’re doing—and it helps you communicate that information to people who may not feel comfortable diving deep inside the data.
Cradlepoint got its start six years ago by providing redundancy for companies with multiple remote locations. A good example is how, after Hurricane Katrina, one of the largest insurance companies in the nation bought 18,000 of our devices and installed them in every single one of their branch offices. By utilizing Cradlepoint to provide a cellular network-based failover solution to back up their primary Internet connection, the company took a big step forward toward protecting its business continuity.
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As I said in my last post (See Your Network in Real Time), when you’re a network manager it’s helpful to be able to stay tuned in to any problem that might pop up—even when you’re away from your desk. That’s why we make it easy for you to monitor your network the same way you probably monitor a lot of other things: by creating alerts.
If there's one thing that defines customer engagement in Las Vegas, it's digital signage. From the moment you get off the plane at McCarran International Airport, digital signage is all around you, highlighting the biggest shows, best attractions and most popular night clubs. Behind the scenes, making these signs more effective and more intelligent are Cradlepoint's next generation, 3G/4G networking solutions. Below, Cradlepoint's Vice President of Sales Engineering, Todd Kelly explains at Digital Signage Expo 2014 how our solutions make customer engagement more effective.
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In my previous post (Making Large-Scale Deployment Faster, Easier, Simpler), I talked about how Cradlepoint NetCloud Manager gives you the tools you need to quickly deploy large numbers of devices to distributed locations. In this post I’ll talk about how NetCloud Manager makes on-going management of your networks easier as well.
As Mobile World Congress 2014 wraps up in Barcelona, I wanted to share the 4G LTE speed test results our AER2100 achieved via Vodafone's 4G network. And this was only on one SIM...
Network managers face three main challenges in the course of their work: Deployment, On-Going Management, and Integration with Existing Systems. In my next four blog posts, I’ll discuss how Cradlepoint NetCloud Manager helps you centrally deploy, configure, and manage all of the Cradlepoint devices on your network.
At this year's National Retail Federation's Big Show, one of the main themes was how companies could create the Connected Retail Experience for their cutstomers. Our CEO, George Mulhern, explains how WiFi, the Cloud and Cradlepoint's solutions give retailers everything they need to achieve the Connected Retail Experience.