Considerations for Maintaining Critical Business Continuity

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Money Mart, with nearly 1,500 retail locations across North America and Europe, recently embarked on a large-scale project to install backup circuits at all of its retail locations. According to Pete Wilson, telecom and network administrator for Money Mart, "having a backup system to process transactions is absolutely essential, because the cost of downtime is simply too high. In testing, we found a wireless gateway rolled over to wireless in a failover situation and offered the stability we needed to seamlessly maintain operations."

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No matter what department or functional area within a business, ask any manager and they will agree that any form of downtime ultimately has a negative impact on a company's bottom line. This, in fact, becomes an even more important issue when processing sales that are dependent on a connected point-of-sale system.

In today's competitive environment, it's imperative to ensure network connections at distributed enterprises have adequate backup across all locations. Retail locations, restaurants, kiosks, distribution centers or branch offices all require continuous connectivity to headquarters, network operations centers and secure payment processors.

Sierra Wireless provides a look at how a well-designed solution can be implemented and also deliver added value by enabling quick, remote fixes when network troubles occur.


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