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City of San Juan, Texas Boosts Network Performance With Radwin
Jul 28, 2013 (04:07 AM EDT)
TEL AVIV, Israel, July 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
RADWIN (http://www.radwin.com), the global provider of sub-6 GHz broadband wireless solutions, today announced that the City of San Juan, Texas deployed its RADWIN 5000 Point-to-Multipoint systems to replace its existing T1 infrastructure. RADWIN 5000 systems significantly improve the performance of the City of San Juan's network which connects municipality offices and facilities throughout the city. Frontera Consulting and Crystal Communications were in charge of project planning and implementation. Winncom Technologies was the distributor for the project.
Darel Parker of Frontera Consulting: "Traffic over the City of San Juan's wireless network has skyrocketed in recent years. This resulted in T1 circuits losing connections, causing major disruptions and adversely affecting the workflow and efficiency of the City of San Juan. The City sought a solution that would dramatically boost network capacity and reliability and easily scale to accommodate future network growth. We knew that RADWIN 5000 was the right fit for the job."
Hussein Bakka, IT Director, City of San Juan: "Once project installation was complete the results were instantly apparent; more throughput to each of the City facilities and significantly improved network stability and reliability that is making a real difference! From the police department to the public works department, everyone is able to work more efficiently thanks to RADWIN 5000. As we move forward with other initiatives such as video surveillance and backhaul for city-wide Wi-Fi services, RADWIN
Drew Lentz, Sr. Presales Engineer for Winncom: "RADWIN 5000 PtMP solution provides the reliability, scalability, dedicated capacity per site and increased throughput that the customer required. With the RADWIN 5000 base station providing 250 Mbps capacity and a combination of 20 Mbps and 50 Mbps remote units installed across the City's facilities, we effortlessly tackled the reliability and throughput issues. From the beginning we used RADWIN's advanced R-Planner tool to optimize network planning and predict future network growth. This enabled us to build multiple 'what-if' scenarios to determine the correct equipment and installation sites."
Jody Nicewonger, RADWIN's US Central Region Sales Director: "We are proud to have been chosen for this prestigious project. RADWIN offers a complete solution for cities - point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, video surveillance transmission as well as mobility solutions. Our portfolio of products addresses the needs of government bodies that require reliable networks to support a variety of bandwidth-intensive applications. With our solutions, cities like San Juan benefit from much higher network capacity, fast deployment times and lowest total cost of ownership."