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Cradlepoint Scores Big, Pushes Wireless WAN Service

Those putting wide area network (WAN) systems to use in corporate environments only seem to be growing in number, and as such, the companies looking to provide WAN, whether software-defined (SD-WAN) or in a hybrid WAN approach are on the rise as well. Recently, Cradlepoint noted its own significant advance in the field, demonstrated by landing an $89 million Series C funding round.

Smart technology: Building a more affordable home

According to ministers this week, England's housing market is "broken." They've unveiled plans to build 250,000 more affordable homes. These homes will likely be 'smart homes' using the same smart technology our phones use to remotely control 'things.' As people, places and things are becoming connected all around us, pretty much anything that can be assigned an Internet address and transmit data over a network is part of what is called the Internet of Things (IoT). With so many ways to connect the home, affordable housing is being transformed in a number of ways
 

Cradlepoint connects the elements of IoT with SD-WAN and NetCloud

Cradlepoint has combined cellular routing, edge computing, cloud management and a partner application 'sandbox' to address emerging IoT opportunities. The vendor sits at the sweet spot between cellular connectivity for IoT devices that lack the option of physical connectivity, software-defined networking for policy-based routing, and application execution at the network edge for latency- and cost-sensitive applications. Cradlepoint's portfolio presents an attractive platform for third-party software developers for edge analytics applications for multiple IoT use cases.