Software-Defined LTE Solutions Empower Retail IT

As retail adjusts to new industry demands, cutting-edge retailers are finding the flexibility, cost-effectiveness, and reliability of LTE to be the best solution to help extend, complement, and augment existing network infrastructure.

 

Never say “no” to a sale, put your customers’ data at risk, or miss out on your peak selling season with Cradlepoint solutions.

 

Solutions for Retail

$5,600 in revenue is lost to network downtime each minute. When WAN connections fail, companies lose productivity, brand credibility, and revenue — revenue that likely goes to competitors instead.

 

What would happen if, during peak business hours, your company’s wired Internet connection were to fail?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agile Networks for Retail

 

Retailers need to keep pace with customer expectations and rapidly changing trends. This 2-minute video will give you a comprehensive overview of Cradlepoint's LTE solutions that are purpose built for retail enterprise networking.

 

CHALLENGE: Unplanned network downtime when uptime is money

SOLUTION: Wireless failover for branch continuity

No wired connection can deliver 100 percent uptime. Retailers can mitigate the costs of lost revenue through wireless overlay failover at the network's edge.

 

 

CHALLENGE: Cost-effective temporary connectivity

SOLUTION: Flexible pop-up LTE networking

Whether it’s to Bring Your Own Network for peak selling season, deploy an in-store gift card kiosk, set up a pop-up location, or open a new store, temporary and instant networks using wireless solutions have become a vital part of retail strategy.

 

CHALLENGE: Aligning wired lines and store openings

SOLUTION: All-in-one wireless edge routers

Cradlepoint's branch routers provide primary and failover connectivity through a single device. With cloud-delivered all-in-one routers, you’ll never miss a store opening or opportunity for a pop-up retail location.

 

 

CHALLENGE: Threats to network security

SOLUTION: Unified Threat Management (UTM)

With comprehensive IPS and IDS, protect sensitive data, defend against attacks, and enable PCI compliance with Cradlepoint’s highly secure and cloud-managed edge networking solutions.

 

CHALLENGE: Managing multiple locations without on-site IT staff

SOLUTION: Single-pane-of-glass cloud management

Rapidly deploy and dynamically manage networks at geographically distributed stores with Cradlepoint’s NetCloud Manager. Improve productivity, reduce costs, and enhance the intelligence of your network and retail operations.