Rugged, Versatile, Industrial-Grade Router Fully Certified for Sprint 4G LTE Networks; Features Advanced Security and the Intelligence for Critical Infrastructure Market Applications
MINNETONKA, Minn., Jan. 24, 2017 – Digi International®, (NASDAQ: DGII, www.digi.com), a leading global provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services, today announced that the Digi TransPort® WR31 intelligent 4G LTE router has been certified to operate on Sprint’s 4G LTE M2M networks across North America.
The certification signifies that the Digi TransPort WR31 LTE router has met Sprint’s current testing standards and is officially approved for use on the Sprint network. As part of the certification process, the WR31 antenna has been pre-certified for use on the network, and the device has also passed pre-certification for OMA, which focuses on network protocol testing for network control of the device. Data Link testing for the WR31 was also completed as part of the certification process.
Designed for critical infrastructure deployments, the Digi TransPort WR31 LTE router addresses industries such as utility and industrial markets that manage a large number of remote assets installed in challenging environments. Leveraging Digi’s license-free enterprise routing and security software, the Digi TransPort WR31 supports features required for high reliability and high-security applications. It is ideally suited for SCADA, telemetry and other network operations teams and is designed for installation at electric and water utilities, state and municipal traffic agencies, oil/gas production and distribution facilities, and manufacturing automation companies.
“With this certification, the WR31 provides organizations more flexibility when it comes to the freedom to select the network that best fits their needs for affordable and available cellular connectivity,” said Joel Young, chief technology officer, Digi International. “The WR31 is available in multiple variants with software selectable 3G/4G LTE, allowing users to include Sprint in their analysis of network option for applications operating in specific geographic locations.”
Hardened for Any Installation Scenario and Situational Understanding
With a ruggedized aluminum enclosure and DIN-rail form factor, the Digi TransPort WR31 is designed for use in cabinets, weatherproof enclosures and substation sheds. The product meets Class 1/Division 2 and ATEX ratings for use in hazardous environments and includes I/O support for local sensing and alarming applications.
Three-Tiered Always-On Approach
Operators who deploy the WR31 have three tiers of support for keeping devices online. Digi Remote ManagerSM provides a centralized portal for configuring devices en masse and reporting potential problems. Digi’s enterprise software supports redundancy features like Digi’s patented VRRP+ (Virtual Routing Redundancy Protocol) and patented SureLink™ connection persistency software. Finally, the Digi TransPort WR31 supports dual SIMs to provide continuous service through failover from one service provider to another, which is essential for applications that require continuous network connectivity and must adhere to service-level agreements (SLA).
The Digi TransPort WR31 is available at an MSRP of $589 to $699 with an enterprise software license and five-year warranty included. For a listing of authorized distributors offering the product or for more information, visit: http://www.digi.com/wr31.
About Digi International
Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) is a leading global provider of business and mission-critical machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services. We help our customers create next-generation connected products and deploy and manage critical communications infrastructures in demanding environments with high levels of security, relentless reliability and bulletproof performance. Founded in 1985, we’ve helped our customers connect over 100 million things, and growing. For more information, visit Digi's website at www.digi.com, or call 877-912-3444 (U.S.) or 952-912-3444 (International).
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