Cradlepoint Delivers Industry’s First 5G Enterprise Router

Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network edge solutions, is continuing its mission to enable businesses to connect beyond the limits of wired networks through the expansion of its second-generation 5G product portfolio. The Cradlepoint E3000 Series 5G Enterprise Router, orderable now and ships within 30 days, is the industry’s first enterprise-class router that provides businesses with fast, agile, secure, and resilient 5G connectivity for primary, failover, or SD-WAN use cases without traditional performance compromises.

Business models are shifting to streamline operations, enhance competitiveness, and respond to evolving customer demands post pandemic and this has placed increased value on network speed and agility, as well as heightened security. With this shift, and proliferation of 5G services, enterprises are now migrating towards a more Wireless WAN. A recent report from IDC forecasts the market for enterprise wireless routers to reach US$2.98 billion by 2024.

Wired WAN connections no longer meet the needs of today’s agile, resilient, and cloud-centric business environments. While LTE has been enabling businesses to leverage wireless and “cut-the-cord” solutions for a while, the speed, intelligence, and resiliency of next-generation 5G services is becoming a catalyst to Wireless WAN adoption. Not only does it make today’s applications better, but it will also enable a new generation of immersive customer experiences at the network edge, as well as more cost-effective SD-WAN 5G architectures, anywhere connectivity, and high-speed wireless failover for larger sites.

While other vendors are trying to get their first 5G products to market, Cradlepoint is already shipping its second-generation of purpose-built 5G for Business solutions, giving customers the most pathways to all flavors of 5G. For more information, visit: www.cradlepoint.com/products/5g-for-business/

E3000 Series 5G Enterprise Router Summary:

The Cradlepoint E3000 Series 5G Enterprise Router supports the following features and capabilities:

  • Cradlepoint NetCloud for Enterprise Branch with enterprise-class routing (BGP, EIGRP, et.), IPSEC and DMVPN support, wireless-optimized SD-WAN, as well as industry-leading Cellular Intelligence.
  • Wire-speed Unified Edge Security with app-level control, IPS/IDS, IP reputation, web content filtering, and micro-segmenting firewall.
  • Choice of 5G, high-speed fiber and 2.5 Gbps Ethernet WAN ports
  • The most LTE and 5G connectivity options, including an embedded 5G modem for Low/Mid-Band, plus a field-upgradable modem slot for a second Gigabit LTE or 5G connection (early 2022)
  • Exclusive Captive Modem simplifies and reduces the cost of connecting to an external W1850 or outside mounted W2005 (Mid-Band) or W4005 (High-Band, mmWave) 5G Wideband Adapter
  • Nine downstream switched Ethernet ports (4 with PoE) plus Wi-Fi 6 and optional Bluetooth 5.1
  • Private Cellular Networking support for CBRS in both 5G and LTE modes

Orderable today and starts shipping in 30 days.

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