When using AT&T's Wireless WAN Connectivity Service in conjunction with the Cisco 3G Wireless WAN HWIC solution, customers will have a truly diverse and highly secure wireless broadband backup to their Cisco ISR wireline data connections should those be disabled by cable cuts, weather or local access outages.
The Cisco 3G Wireless WAN HWIC solution is the mechanism through which the worlds of wireline and wireless data are coming together for the first time within a single, enterprise-grade hardware platform," said Jeff Bradley, vice president, wireless business data services, for AT&T.
The Cisco ISR with an AT&T-powered Cisco 3G Wireless WAN HWIC provides customers with such advantages as the following:
According to AT&T and Cisco, customers will gain a diverse and secure wireless broadband backup to the ISR wireline data connections when the 3G Wireless WAN HWIC solution is used with the Wireless WAN Connectivity Service.
The Cisco ISR with AT&T-powered Cisco 3G Wireless WAN HWIC offers benefits such as supplemental bandwidth access, automatic failover service and a quickly deployable connectivity for portability and temporary and remote sites.
AT&T plans to start offering the Cisco 3G Wireless WAN HWIC solution to wireless business customers in conjunction with its Wireless WAN Connectivity Service in June, via a co-sale agreement with Cisco.
The Cisco 3G Wireless WAN HWIC solution takes advantage of the Sprint Global MPLS VPN, a scalable platform that includes robust network security and redundancy measures, flexible access options and integration with Sprint wireless services to provide businesses with high-performing access to their information and applications whenever they need it.
At launch, Sprint is also offering the Cisco 3G Wireless WAN HWIC solution as an extension of its managed network services and customer equipment support portfolio so customers can benefit from no-hassle implementation and managed services while experiencing increased reliability and security for their data.
For cable operators needing higher performance, voice and other advanced service capabilities, redundancy, or additional flexibility, the Cisco HWIC for cable are optional cards providing hybrid fiber-coaxial (HFC) connectivity for Cisco's leading modular ISRs and IAD2430 Series.
With the Cisco 815 Cable ISR and Cisco HWIC for cable, MSOs' business customers now have a complete family of business-class customer premise router options.
Cisco has been instrumental in developing tailor-made solutions for the BFSI vertical, and integrated solutions like Cisco 3G WWAN HWICs
will help Indian banks to significantly increase ATM penetration, while also ensuring security and cost-effectiveness.