MultiTech Extends Connection Manager Support to Additional Modem Products

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Solution simplifies installation, configuration and management of cellular connectivity

By automatically downloading and installing the required drivers to support modem communications, Connection Manager makes large scale deployments a snap.

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a leading global supplier of Industrial IoT communication devices and solutions, today announced the latest expansion of products supported by Connection Manager to reduce complexity of connecting equipment to the internet when leveraging USB and serial cellular modems that lack the embedded intelligence to manage these functions on their own.

Connection Manager ensures that IoT edge applications using cellular backhaul can always communicate to the Internet whenever needed by ensuring the cellular connection is always ready for transmission, to enable smooth operation of real-world IoT use cases.

Traditionally managed by AT Commands, Connection Manager provides a much easier and faster method of managing serial and USB cellular modems to ensure persistent connectivity to the cellular network.

Connection Manager is integrated into Windows Networking, supporting Microsoft Windows 8 and 10 versions, and automatically detects installed cellular USB and serial devices, downloads required drivers, ensures com ports are correctly mapped and establishes a cellular connection – all at the click of a button. Its keep-alive function overcomes common issues that lead to dropped connections, and helps maintain a persistent cellular connection.

“By automatically downloading and installing the required drivers to support modem communications, Connection Manager makes large scale deployments a snap,” said Rick Bailey, Senior Product Manager. “It shortens the time required to install the modem and test the connectivity, and provides insight into signal level and data rates to help adopters optimize their connected application.”

Visit our website for additional information and a full list of supported MultiTech products.

About MultiTech
MultiTech designs, develops and manufactures components, devices and end-to-end solutions for the industrial and commercial Internet of Things. Offerings include first-to-market innovations in low power, wireless access and broadband, low-latency communication technologies, machine protocols, integrated sensors and mobile applications which enable monitoring and management of smart assets, durables and industrial consumables.

MultiTech Press Contact: Jennifer Costello: Tel: 781-715-4870, Email: jcostello@multitech.com

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