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4G LTE Router Makes M2M Data Aspirations a Reality

Jul 01, 2013 (11:07 PM EDT)
URL: http://www.techweb.com/show-press-release/enUK201307017091/4g-lte-router-makes-m2m-data-aspirations-a-reality.html

CARDIFF, Wales, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Businesses wanting to improve their network performance and data connectivity using wireless 4G are now able to make their aspirations a reality, with the new 4G LTE machine-to-machine (M2M) router from Cradlepoint, the CradlePoint COR IBR600 4G exclusively available from Westbase Technology.

The CradlePoint COR IBR600 4G is a 4G LTE M2M router with a feature rich configuration, making it flexible and robust for those critical enterprise applications that require 'always on' 24x7 connectivity. A fully self-contained solution for high-bandwidth applications, the router is ideal for deployment in multiple industries including Energy, Retail, Finance, Security and Transport.

Applications for the versatile CradlePoint COR IBR600 4G cover all instances where 4G LTE connectivity is essential, the router can be deployed as either a primary mobile broadband connection or failover when a wired connection is disrupted. Supplied with external mobile broadband and WiFi antennas, the router delivers mission-critical 4G connectivity for M2M, industrial and remote business applications out of the box, its enhanced security features ensuring that critical data is protected at all times.

Sacha Kakad, Managing Director, Westbase Technology said, "The COR IBR600 delivers a high speed 4G connection that opens up a new stable of data applications which can be serviced over the mobile network, we believe the COR IBR600 to be an extremely competitive and richly featured embedded device, perfect for those businesses seeking a true competitive advantage using 4G."

"As the North American leader in cloud managed 3G/4G networking, CradlePoint looks forward to partnering with Westbase to deliver our collective expertise and solutions to distributed enterprises in the UK and Europe," said Tony Puopolo, Vice President of International Sales at CradlePoint.

"CradlePoint is the first to pioneer and fully enable high-speed LTE in solutions that cover a broad range of vertical industries. CradlePoint's Enterprise Cloud Manager is also the first platform of its kind to offer secure, real-time management of enterprise networks over a wireless 3G/4G connection. With the CradlePoint COR networking solution, businesses can connect new locations with 4G speeds in a matter of minutes. If a wired line is later installed, the customer can move the device into a failover mode and virtually guarantee 99.99% uptime with their network."

The CradlePoint COR IBR600 4G is the first in a broad range of devices from the CradlePoint portfolio to be made readily available across Europe by Westbase Technology, a specialist distributor of wireless technologies for commercial and industrial M2M applications.

The CradlePoint COR IBR600 has already been successfully deployed across a number of industries. Advanced Control Systems deliver cloud-based wireless water and wastewater monitoring and control, saving time and money with the CradlePoint COR IBR600 acting as a primary M2M connection. North Kansas City School Buses added WiFi using the CradlePoint COR IBR600 as a solution to recapture lost educational time whilst travelling during school hours. Avanti Markets have deployed the CradlePoint COR IBR600 as part of their digital kiosks offering healthier snack options in the workplace.

Large deployments of CradlePoint 3G and 4G routers can be managed remotely using Enterprise Cloud Manager, CradlePoint's next generation network management and application platform. Integrating cloud management with CradlePoint devices to securely, rapidly and dynamically manage distributed networks, improving productivity, increasing reliability, reducing costs and enhancing the intelligence of network and business operations.

For further information on the CradlePoint COR IBR600 4G and other solutions available from Westbase Technology, visit http://www.westbaseuk.com or call +44 (0) 1291 430 567.

Notes to Editor

About Westbase Technology

  • Westbase Technology is a leading European distributor of specialist communication products for use in machine-to-machine (M2M) networks, device networking, wireless broadband and digital signage.
  • Westbase's portfolio of products from industry leading vendors are field proven, enabling customers to deploy secure and robust wireless networks for industrial, commercial and consumer applications.
  • Embracing connectivity over fixed-line, wireless, 3G and 4G technologies, customers benefit from reliable network communication with devices and assets, even in the most remote, hazardous or broadband not-spot locations.
  • For 25 years businesses across Europe have trusted Westbase to deliver their connectivity solutions, working across industry sectors including: energy; healthcare; security; transport; finance; retail and construction. For more information about Westbase Technology visit: http://www.westbaseuk.com.

About CradlePoint

  • CradlePoint is a leading global provider of 3G and 4G network router solutions, providing business-grade, secure connectivity to distributed enterprise, small business and mobile customers.
  • Specialising in failover, machine-to-machine (M2M), and primary connections, CradlePoint's family of high-performance routers are designed for mission-critical applications requiring 24x7 connectivity.
  • WiPipe Central enables end-users to remotely manage CradlePoint devices regardless of location or network configuration. Ideal for distributed deployments that rely on networks to keep their applications connected.
  • Founded in 2004, CradlePoint has deployed a half-million systems, with products certified and promoted by major worldwide carriers. For more information about CradlePoint visit: http://www.cradlepoint.com.

SOURCE Westbase Technology