Reliable Wireless Connections in the Most Challenging Environments

When the network has dead spots, minutes get wasted in warehouses and distribution centers. Your technology is only as good as the network infrastructure it runs on. When networks fail, operations suffer, and so does your bottom line.

Heartland can take the pain and complexity out of network design and troubleshooting. Heartland brings decades of experience delivering custom solutions to simplify and optimize mobile workforces, giving your business a competitive edge when you need it most. 

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Proven Performance

When it comes to selecting hardware vendors, at Heartland, we believe in quality over quantity. Each of our hardware vendors was carefully screened and selected to meet the specific needs of our customer base.  We don’t use the word partner lightly, and we don’t change partners based on the direction of today’s wind.

Aruba network infrastructure

Aruba helps you tackle network complexity, performance, and cost and offers the industry’s first AI-powered, cloud-native platform to automate, unify, and protect the Edge. Reduce risk, improve agility, and reduce costs.

Cisco network infrastructure

Wi-Fi 6 is revolutionizing the wireless experience for both indoor and outdoor networks. Cisco is a leader in networking and brings AI/ML intelligence and uninterrupted security to wireless deployments.

Cisco Meraki access points are built from the highest grade components and carefully optimized for a seamless user experience. Get faster connections, greater user capacity, more coverage, with fewer support calls.
Cradlepoint network infrastructure

Cradlepoint wireless edge solutions unlock the power of LTE and 5G cellular networks to give your WAN boundless reach, nonstop reliability, and real-time agility. 


Extreme pushes the boundaries of networking technology, driven by a vision of making it simpler and faster as well as more agile and secure. 


Your Questions Answered

The network is the backbone of modern business. To keep employees productive, you need a reliable and safe network. The following is some Q&A to help you get started.

Network infrastructure refers to all of the components and sub-components of a network (switches, routers, cabling, etc.) that make a local or wide area network function and connect it to the Internet.

Implementing network infrastructure starts with having a plan. The plan should take into consideration the bandwidth needs of applications and users, the physical location of users, the capabilities of communication providers in those areas, and network security. Network infrastructure implementation is the execution of that plan, including installing and testing the necessary network components such as routers, switches, cabling, etc.

When evaluating network infrastructure, one should focus on these four questions:

  • Were sufficient levels of engineering and architecture disciplines employed in the planning and designing of the network.
  • Are the resources in use well supported and maintained?
  • Is there a sufficient system in place to monitor for issues and resolve them properly?
  • Are adequate controls are in place to ensure the security, availability, and survivability of the network based on risk?

To plan a network infrastructure, you need to consider the bandwidth needs of applications and end-users, the physical location of the users, the capabilities of communication providers in those locations, and network security. Once this is done, you need to determine the physical network components necessary to support those users and applications and develop a plan to configure and install those components.

To improve network infrastructure, you should make sure all software and firmware are up to date, monitor for network bottlenecks, segment high usage areas, segment low priority traffic, check for malware, and offer guests a separate network.

To recognize an unsecured wireless network look for a warning symbol next to the wifi icon when searching for available networks. A secure wireless network will have a lock next to it in the list of available networks.


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