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Mako Wireless Gateway Solutions Featured in Sprint IoT Factory

July 8th, 2019

Mako Networks has partnered with Sprint Business to offer wireless IoT gateway solutions through the Sprint IoT Factory, a B2B marketplace for IoT products and services ELGIN, IL, July 8, 2019 – After years of anticipation, Internet of Things (IoT) growth is truly exploding. As Sprint and other telecoms launch and expand their 5G networks… Read more ›

Chicken Salad Chick Restaurants Rely on Mako Networks as Growth Continues

June 25th, 2019

Chicken Salad Chick restaurants, recently named one of the fastest-growing franchises in the US, relies exclusively on Mako Networks edge appliances to protect POS transactions as their business continues to expand ELGIN, IL, June 25, 2019 – Mako Networks delivers PCI-compliant managed network appliances and services to all Chicken Salad Chick restaurants as the fast… Read more ›

Say Goodbye to Dropped Calls with Mako’s Seamless Voice™ Technology

May 29th, 2019

Mako’s high-performance SD-WAN allows seamless VoIP calling across any combination of broadband circuits, including cellular connections. ELGIN, IL, May 29, 2019 – The Mako VPN Cloud SD-WAN solution with Mako Voice creates a VoIP solution that can be configured to provide Seamless Voice™ call quality, which means real-time automated failover from one broadband network to… Read more ›

Mako Managed Network Services Now Offers Optional Breach Protection

May 23rd, 2019

Mako Networks has added breach protection to its suite of managed network services to further address risks associated with handling sensitive data. ELGIN, IL, May 23, 2019 – Eligible merchants enrolled in Mako’s managed network services program now have the option to join the Merchant Cyber Liability Program (MCLP), a group that indemnifies its members’… Read more ›

Mako Networks Launches New 8600 High-Performance VPN Concentrator

May 15th, 2019

The Mako 8600 is Mako’s most advanced VPN concentrator to date, featuring greater port density and faster VPN throughput than its predecessors. ELGIN, IL, May 15, 2019 – Mako VPN concentrators protect corporate networks and connect data centers for some of the largest companies in the world. The new Mako 8600 expands Mako’s successful 8000-series… Read more ›

Sinclair Stations Simplify Network Setup with Mako Networks

May 7th, 2019

Sinclair stations can eliminate redundant network components from their networks by using Mako Networks 6000-series appliances. ELGIN, IL, May 7, 2019 – Sinclair stations using Gilbarco Passport POS systems used to need a serial-to-IP converter called a MicroNode to send credit card payments to First Data. When sites move to the new Sinclair standard network… Read more ›

Mako Networks and Cicis Restaurants Expand Successful Relationship

April 9th, 2019

Mako Networks to service all Cicis restaurants, upgrade Mako hardware, and increase cellular data transfer speeds. ELGIN, Illinois, April 9, 2019 – Mako Networks will deliver PCI-compliant managed network appliances and services to all 430+ Cicis restaurants nationwide, expanding a successful relationship where Mako appliances are currently in use at half of Cicis locations. All… Read more ›

Mako Networks Introduces New 7000 Series VPN Concentrator

April 2nd, 2019

The Mako 7600 is the latest evolution of Mako’s mid-level VPN concentrator/gateway appliance, featuring faster VPN throughput than its predecessor. ELGIN, IL, April 2, 2019 – The new Mako 7600 VPN concentrator/high throughput gateway replaces Mako’s popular 7582 as that model heads into retirement. The 7600 builds on the 7582’s success in protecting corporate networks… Read more ›