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Dec
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Streamline Your Wireless Communication Infrastructure

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Safelite’s infrastructure is comprised of hundreds of applications, monitored constantly by a network monitoring system. Previously this system did not have a useful way to notify technicians wirelessly of any sudden network anomalies. The company’s main messaging protocol was email, which is unreliable for the notification of network service outages. 

Any wireless communication between teams required a great deal of tedious programming, including typing individual email addresses for delivery. Precisely for this reason, Ted Meisky, the Manager of Open Systems for Safelite was tasked to find a more reliable wireless communication system for his company. During his search he discovered that HipLink was the only viable solution. 

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18
Nov
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Advanced Technology That Improves Communication

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Loblaw Companies Limited shaped and in many aspects created the modern supermarket. Self-serve style supermarkets were an innovation, and the chain had over 1,000 locations with a new set of headaches to handle. Communication was top priority. That’s where HipLink joined Loblaw Companies Limited and had to make sure Canada’s largest food distributor kept up with the demand. 

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11
Nov
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Saving Lives through Improved Communication

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Medical centers are in the business of saving lives, making patient survival rates heavily dependent on the expediency and efficiency of the medical center’s communication methods. For instance, the ER nurse activates the trauma teams and the doctors and staff need the paging system to keep each other informed of developing situations and emergency cases. Unfortunately, the most common technical solutions for medical communication are outdated and inflexible.  

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09
Sep
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How Enterprises Can Improve Their Crisis Management Strategy

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 There is a shooter in the building.  A patient is missing.  A tornado is seven minutes away.  There is a major fire in the building.  Enterprises will inevitably face crises.  Preparation is key to effective crisis response management. If there is a shooter in the building, the facility is locked down and the police are notified.  This scenario should also include a previously prepared, very rapid announcement to the entire staff for everyone to stay where they are, lock the doors, and hide. Being prepared in this situation could save many lives by simply sending a message – if the messaging system itself is effective. 

 

In today’s world, wireless communication is the most effective method of alerting the right people at the right time that there is a crisis.  Regardless of the time of day or night, wireless communication ensures that, once notified, team members can work together to effectively respond in a crisis.

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