December 25, 2014 2:19 PM ET

Communications Equipment

Company Overview of Firetide, Inc.

Company Overview

Firetide, Inc. provides fixed and mobile wireless IP network infrastructure products that enable concurrent video, voice, and data applications for government, transportation, education, and commercial customers. It offers HotPoint 5100, an indoor tri-band dual radio access point; HotPoint 5200, an outdoor tri-band dual radio access point; HotView Pro, a network management software solution that provides centralized management and control of single or various Firetide networks with an intuitive Web-based user interface; HotPort 7000 mesh that features integrated spectrum analysis, network capacity planning, and antenna alignment tools for deployments and network management; HotPort 7000-900 ...

2105 South Bascom Avenue

Suite 220

Campbell, CA 95008

United States

Founded in 2001





Key Executives for Firetide, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Founder of UNICOM Global
Age: 58
Vice President of Finance and Operations
Chief Architect
Treasurer and Controller
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Firetide, Inc. Key Developments

Firetide Inc. Announces Availability of the HotPort 5020, Wireless Infrastructure Node

Firetide Inc. announced the availability of the HotPort 5020, a wireless infrastructure node that breaks the price barrier to bring mesh to the edge. The HotPort 5020 expands Firetide's compelling value proposition of end-to-end redundancy and security to a wide range of data, video or voice applications, delivering a more reliable solution than traditional point-to-point (PTP) and point-to-multipoint (PTMP), which expose the network to single points of failure. Like all Firetide wireless infrastructure products, the HotPort 5020 delivers high reliability through its patented, self-healing AutoMesh technology, which ensures that the network remains available to high-bandwidth applications and always-on devices, even when the prevailing physical conditions are challenging. The 5020 wireless product line provides linear scalability when combined with the high-performance Firetide HotPort 7000 Series of wireless mesh nodes. Firetide HotPort 5020: Reliability in a rugged package at the edge of the network - High network availability. The HotPort 5020 can be deployed as a dual-radio version, which allows a second radio to be dedicated as the backup link. In case of failure on the primary link, there is a failover to the backup, minimizing downtime, less than 2 milliseconds between hand-off; Scalability without compromising throughput. A system designed with a combination of 7000 Series and 5020 nodes with AutoMesh can be linearly deployed for 15 hops with no need for fiber. At the same time, up to 15 5020 nodes can be attached to a single 7020 mesh node; End-to-end security. The Firetide HotPort 5020 employs 256-bit AES encryption. A network that features a combination of 5020 and 7020 mesh nodes can be managed as an end-to-end network, rather than as a series of links. This means customers can provision end-to-end security, quality of service, and policies across network segments; Rugged. All Firetide 5020 devices are clad in an all-weather IP66-rated enclosure with sturdy, stainless steel mounting brackets; Flexible. The Firetide HotPort 5020 Series can be ordered preconfigured as an edge mesh node in a PTMP connection or as PTP link in conjunction with another 5020 device.

Red River Announces Partnership with Firetide

Red River announced a partnership between Red River Healthcare and Firetide as part of the launch of Red River's new healthcare IT division. Red River will partner with Firetide on the implementation of the company's expertise in solutions that support video surveillance, security and access control of medical centers to ensure optimum security and monitoring of facilities. Firetide provides private broadband wireless networks that enable high-definition video and multimedia services to manage and protect static and mobile infrastructure. The company's public safety sector focuses on two core principles: constant vigilance and seamless communications. Emphasizing the two elements enables safe medical facilities where clinical staff can focus on their duties and provide optimum patient care.

Firetide Inc. Appoints Nader Vasseghi as Vice President of Engineering

Firetide Inc. has appointed Nader Vasseghi as vice president of engineering. Effective immediately, Mr. Vasseghi is based out of Firetide's Campbell, California head office and reports to Firetide President and CEO John McCool. Mr. Vasseghi has managed software and hardware development projects and teams at some of the Silicon Valley companies most synonymous with innovation: Silicon Graphics, 3Dfx and Cisco.

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