“BridgeWave’s gigabit Ethernet millimeter wave solution was deployed to achieve this objective and has been operating seamlessly. We were able to achieve 99.9% uptime SLA in addition to the recurring costs that were lower compared to point to point leased line for similar bandwidth.” says Hassan Abdul Khaliq Ibrahim, Head of IT Infrastructure, Bank Dhofar
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts is a privately held company founded in 1927 when Milton S. Hershey separated his chocolate manufacturing operations from his other businesses. Hershey Entertainment & Resorts employs about 1,400 full-time employees and 4,500 seasonal and part-time employees.
“Second chances aren’t allowed at the Oscars®, so reliability was our first priority when identifying the wireless high-speed connection.” says Alex Pournelle, Vice President of Business Development, Location Connect
“The time-sensitive nature of the information being passed over our network requires a very reliable connection with high availability. BridgeWave’s wireless millimeter wave solutions were installed quickly and require very little maintenance, while providing perfect performance.” says Majed Salah, Group Leader of Network Services, National Bank of Abu Dhabi
“Not only is BridgeWave’s technology incredibly reliable, but it is very cost effective. Despite the harsh climate of the region, BridgeWave’s products play a key role in our efforts to provide WiMAX-based services to our customers.” says Ian Heath, Group Chief Operating Officer, Kulacom.
MST Holdings, Inc., (MST) is a communications technology company that delivers NuVisions™ “quad play” services, including video, voice, Internet and Wi-Fi, to multi-tenant residential, hospitality and commercial properties in New York and New Jersey.
Marvel Studios set up a temporary on-site production facility in the Cleveland, Ohio, area where portions of the Avengers movie was filmed. NetX Internet, a local wireless Internet Service Provider, was tasked with establishing network communications for the few months that filming took place.
“In addition to being extremely cost effective, the FlexPort µWave allows for unparalleled range at fiber equivalent speed.” says Justin Hornberger, Vice President of Operations, Spiral Communications.
“We have a competitive advantage with BridgeWave’s FlexPort because of its performance, plus it was designed to grow with our network as our company continues to expand.” says Richard Pinc, CEO, Star 21 Networks.
“Deploying BridgeWave’s systems proved to be the most cost effective and these savings are seen at every level. BridgeWave helps make it possible for us to provide our customers with exceptional WiMAX-based services.” says Arthur Giftakis, Vice President of Engineering and Operations, Towerstream
“We place a high demand on our network solutions here at Franciscan. With PACS, VoIP, and literally hundreds of other mission critical applications riding our network, availability, reliability, security, and performance are critical to the success of the business.” says Ryan Drovdah, Network Supervisor Franciscan Health System
“Once installed, we received positive comments from students and teachers on the marked improvement in network performance.” says Phil Denette, Technology Director, Agua Fria Union High School District.
“As an Ivy League institution, Cornell’s network must run twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week in order to provide the ability to perform research at all times. Hurricane Katrina demonstrated how important a reliable disaster mitigation program was, and BridgeWave’s wireless links have provided our staff and students uninterrupted access to a dependable and secure network connection when issues affect our primary fiber connections.” says Ed Kiefer, Manager of Data Networking, Cornell University.
“The high bandwidth solution from Boston Networks, utilising BridgeWave technology, has saved the University enormously on cost, lead-time and the disruption normally associated with a traditional fibre install.” says Iain Russell, Infrastructure Depute Director, Edinburgh Napier University.
“Essentially, we get GigE connectivity without breaking the budget and an ‘install-n-forget’ solution for data and voice connectivity that has been reliable as the fiber connection between our buildings over several years.” says Praveen Panchal, Chief Information Officer, John Jay College, IT Department.
“BridgeWave offered what other vendors in the market didn’t – embedded AES encryption, link state propagation, a superior management interface and a reasonable price. BridgeWave’s wireless links are a ‘perfect fit’ for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.” says Kevin Lint, Executive Director of Telecomms & Network Services, Art Institute of Chicago.
“I did my research so I knew what to expect as far as availability and speed, yet I was still blown away. Not only was the connectivity top notch, but this deployment will save Stanford a considerable amount of money – nearly $30-40,000 a year in recurring costs. Most importantly, we were able to quickly deploy a wireless network for researchers without disrupting the natural preserve, which is something we were incredibly concerned about.” says Matt Riley, Director of Information Services, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve.
“The safety of Buncombe county employees and residents was our primary concern. BridgeWave’s gigabit wireless links ensured we would never lose network connectivity, which is critical when dealing with emergency assistance calls. The AR80 radios provided flawless connectivity and offered fiber-equivalent service.” says Bryan Dillingham, Network Communications Manager, Buncombe County, North Carolina.
“The AR60s have been running for not quite a year-and-a-half and we’ve not had any major outages. I set up the system in a redundant configuration, so there is fail over built in and that works well.” says Bob Rein, Network Engineer, FAA – Dallas FSDO
“We needed to provide high speed connectivity in a very challenging topology where fibre is very difficult and expensive to deploy. BridgeWave’s links provide fullrate gigabit speeds with no latency at an affordable price.” says H.E. Saeed Ahmed Al Muhairi, Director General, General Administration of Customs UAE – Abu Dhabi.
“It was necessary to find a cost effective way to increase bandwidth capacity, improve network efficiency and gain control over our network to maintain operations. We successfully deployed a high-capacity wireless ring using BridgeWave’s AR60 and AR80X links and anticipate saving $3,000 to $5,000 a month just by replacing the leased lines with the BridgeWave links.” says Mike Rasimowicz, Manager, Hunterdon County Information Technology.
“We needed a quick and cost effective way to improve the reliability of our existing network and also provide services to some of our remote areas not connected to the fiber network.” says Lawrie Morrisson Group Manager, Electrical Engineering, Redbridge Council
Dallas is the No. 1 visitor destination in Texas as well as a leading business and financial center. The city also boasts the largest wholesale market in the world while serving as one of the top convention locales in the United States.
“It’s nearly impossible to have a police officer on every street corner; therefore video surveillance was an appealing option for the safety of our community. With BridgeWave’s gigabit wireless solutions, we get reliable and secure network connectivity, and we can adapt to future bandwidth requirements, thus ensuring high-performance video cameras that will let Highland Village preserve its record as the safest city in Texas.” says Corry Blount, Captain, Highland Village Police Department.
“The BridgeWave product has worked flawlessly for the City in the face of extreme weather conditions including significant rain and wind.” says Marko Kessler, Manager of IT Operations, City of Prince Rupert.
“Our resilient high-speed wireless network can grow right along with our ever-expanding public safety initiatives to strengthen the overarching sense of security throughout the community. As a result of BridgeWave’s ‘future proof’ wireless links and IP video innovation, Southlake’s downtown area is becoming a model for highly efficient and effective public safety.” says Wade Goolsby, Police Chief, City of Southlake.
“Our overarching objective was to deploy a best-of-class wireless backbone that would support all our current and future networking needs. BridgeWave’s ‘future proof’ backhaul technology allows us to get a jump on various public safety and security applications while protecting our network infrastructure investments and allowing us to deliver superior services to the city’s employees, residents and businesses.” says Alan DeLeora, IT Director, City of Temple.