White Papers

#Wireless WAN

State of the WAN

This 2019 State of the WAN Report, based on IDG and Cradlepoint's survey of IT decision-makers, explores the changing role of LTE and 5G in the enterprise — and the future of network connectivity...

#Smart City

Smart City Planning

The benefits of smart city technologies are apparent, but the sheer size of such projects is making some wary of rushing in. In this white paper, explore various facets of smart city initiatives...

#First Responders

Public Safety E-Book

Cradlepoint is proud to connect and serve first responders with technology designed to work in the toughest conditions and when agencies, officers, and the community need it the most.


Retail Experience

The retail store has changed dramatically, with the customer experience and staff operations relying on IoT, WiFi, and the cloud more than ever before. The key to making it all work is...

#Branch Networks

Leveraging Cloud

IT trends such as cloud/SaaS-based applications, pervasive mobility, and IoT require IT to be agile and responsive to changing organizational needs while ensuring security and controlling...


Embedded LTE

Enterprise networks require embedded cellular broadband modems that offer more flexibility, reliability, performance, management capabilities, functionality, and cost-effectiveness than USB modems...


In-Vehicle Buyers

There are a multitude of connectivity options available for in-vehicle networking solutions. This buyers’ guide will help you understand the options so you can make an informed buying decision for...

#first responder

First Responders

First responders depend on digital and connected technologies to help quickly provide life-saving assistance, deal with crisis, and bring order to chaotic situations.


K-12 Education

In K-12 education, and LTE, WiFi, cloud management, and all-in-one network solutions help address the complexities and time and budget constraints currently facing school district IT departments...


Pop-Up Retail

Retailers and restaurants are operating in a new era in which pop-up and Day-1 networks are essential. They require WANs to connect all employees, IoT devices, and locations — whenever and...



Recently, WANs have begun to use best-effort networks such as broadband and 4G LTE — with Software-Defined WAN technologies.


Pathway to 5G

This report investigates where 5G is today, the significant and revolutionizing components of 5G, and how it will shape the future of networking.