Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network edge solutions, announced at Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona, Spain, that it is collaborating with Innominds on the development of integrated connectivity, device, application, and analytics platforms for Smart Cities with Qualcomm Technologies-enabled solutions.
The collaboration is expected to drive transformational initiatives in Smart Cities through the combination of Software-Defined Wide-Area Networking (SD-WAN), Gigabit LTE and 5G technologies, real-time performance monitoring tools, big data analytics, and visualization solutions that can improve operating efficiencies and deliver economic impact.
“Today, Cradlepoint is helping over 5,500 public sector customers around the world leverage secure LTE connectivity with many if them delivering or planning Smart Cities initiatives”, said Ken Hosac, vice president of IoT strategy & business development at Cradlepoint. “Utilizing advanced LTE and 5G connectivity technology from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and working with Innominds on IoT technology and integration services is enabling us to develop a new generation of simple, secure and software-defined Gigabit LTE and 5G connected solutions that will help cities deliver public services that improve the safety, convenience, and economy of their citizenry.”
“We are very pleased that Cradlepoint has chosen Qualcomm Technologies to enable their ‘Pathway to 5G’ strategy using our cutting-edge connectivity technologies,” said Sanjeet Pandit, Senior Director, Business Development at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “Our continued leadership in research and engineering allows for a future of increased innovation across multiple sectors as 5G connectivity becomes ubiquitous and supports the creation of innovative new devices that can address the requirements and opportunities offered by Gigabit LTE and future 5G networks.”
“Working with Cradlepoint enables Innominds to bring together leading-edge devices, application and analytics need to power the Smart Cities of the future,” said Krishna Guda, president and chief strategy officer at Innominds. “Deepening our collaboration will ensure we stay at the forefront of developing wireless Smart Cities solutions that are simpler, smarter and more cost-effective.”