The Anixter Wireless Business Solutions Center

In many cases, the last mile of a risk, resilience and security architecture is deploying a wireless infrastructure. We approached Anixter with some ideas how we might create a ‘solution center’ at The Great Conversation.

 Why Anixter? Anixter is a leading global distributor of Network & Security Solutions, Electrical & Electronic Solutions and Utility Power Solutions. They help build, connect, protect and power valuable assets and critical infrastructures. From enterprise networks to industrial MRO supply to video surveillance applications to electric power distribution, they offer full-line solutions, and intelligence, that create reliable, resilient systems that sustain businesses and communities. Through their global distribution network along with their supply chain and technical expertise, they help lower the cost, risk and complexity of their customers’ supply chains. So naturally, they might know a few people…

 I contacted the President and CEO of Airopath, Brad King, to learn more about his organization. “We work with clients to help them understand their wireless needs and assist in developing their corporate wireless standards”, said King. “Our engineers utilize RF modeling software that allow both site and application specific wireless designs for new construction as well as legacy buildings. We also provide post installation validations services on behalf of our clients insuring that the systems were installed and operating per the specification.”

 Scott Umemoto is the Director of Strategic Technologies at Day Wireless Systems. They are a full-service wireless integrator covering a wide-range of products and services including equipment sales, service, engineering design, project management, and FCC licensing. “There is a great demand for public safety which includes in building coverage for cellular”, said Umemoto. “We supply iBWave, Distributed Antenna System (DAS) design, coverage testing, system optimization and certifications services for any DAS system.” They also are one of the largest Motorola partners in the United States, specializing in two-way radio.