Grocery stores, corporate office and distribution center benefit from indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi with proactive network monitoring and troubleshooting service

March 27, 2017 — CAMPBELL, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE) – KodaCloud Inc., the first company to offer Wi-Fi as a cloud-powered subscription service with proactive network monitoring and troubleshooting using patented Artificial Intelligence (AI), today announced that Northgate Markets has chosen KodaCloud’s service for its corporate office, distribution center and its stores.

Northgate Markets is a family owned grocery store business with 42 stores in California that are served by a 375,000-sq foot distribution center. KodaCloud is currently deploying and managing 190 K20 Indoor access points and 98 K60 outdoor access points, all powered by KodaCloud’s AI-powered cloud service.

KodaCloud’s Wi-Fi service enables us to focus on our core competency which is to manage stores and distribute food and goods,” said Harrison Lewis, CIO with Northgate Markets. “With this service, we can easily monitor our many stores, distribution center and our corporate office, as one global network from anywhere and respond when KodaCloud alerts us to any issues which require human intervention.”

KodaCloud’s proactive network monitoring identifies and corrects tens of thousands of daily connectivity or performance issues. KodaCloud’s system makes on average over 80 percent corrections and issues network alerts to IT teams where human intervention is needed. The system improves average signal connectivity strength by 29dB and improves employee data rate connectivity by an average of 50 Mbps for each correction made.

“Northgate is at the forefront of adoption of cloud and automated IT services,” said Huw Rees, vice president of sales with KodaCloud. “With KodaCloud, Northgate can focus on their new store formats, streamlining expenses and increasing sales

KodaCloud’s service includes a network of indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi Access Points (AP) that are shipped directly to customer location(s), eliminating the need for a customer to buy equipment or a partner to manage inventory or shipments. The entire network can be installed in minutes and KodaCloud manages the network for a low-monthly fee. As of March 2017, KodaCloud is managing over 1,000 Wi-Fi access points.

Northgate Markets was founded in 1980 by Miguel Gonzalez Sr. and his family. Find out more at: https://www.northgatemarkets.com

About KodaCloud Inc.
KodaCloud is the first company to offer enterprise customers with Cloud Service Wi-Fi powered by patented Artificial Intelligence (AI). KodaCloud is a privately held company with investments from Comcast Ventures, Celtic House Venture Partners and Voyager Capital. KodaCloud is based in Silicon Valley, California with offices in Ottawa, Canada. Find out more at www.kodacloud.wpengine.com and on Twitter @KodaCloud and LinkedIn. © 2017 KodaCloud Inc. (trademark pending).

 

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