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Boaters Stay Connected at Local Marina

Time spent dockside just got a bit more relaxing for customers of a local marina. With the help of TBNG Consulting, a Connecticut-based information technology consulting firm, Essex Island Marina can now offer their customers Wi-Fi service.

Marina-WiFi-Access-Point-771x433.jpgThe marina, located on the Connecticut River in Essex, CT, has 130 slips spanning four acres and serves both permanent and transient boat owners. The owners strive to improve their marina experience and keeping activities flowing to meet the needs of their guests which, increasingly, rely on Wi-Fi connectivity.


“Our guests have stopped asking ‘Do you have Wi-Fi?’ and started asking ‘What is your password?’” said Dawn Schieferdecker, Marina Manager. “Adults and children both ask – a testament to the impact this service has toward increasing the quality time that families are able to spend together enjoying their boat. As much as our island is an escape from the ‘daily grind’, we recognize that one needs peace of mind to relax and, for us, Wi-Fi was one of the ways to achieve that.”


TBNG’s Marina Wi-Fi Package provides reliable, high-speed Internet access by combining high performance 802.11N wireless networking with a secure firewall solution, which is ideal for the marina industry. Using an existing high-speed Internet connection, TBNG offers a turn-key solution that provides proper cabling, site engineering and Fortinet technologies that provide safe ands secure service to clients dockside.


Read the full Press Release here: MarinaWiFi

TBNG Consulting delivers value to your organization by engineering IT solutions to fit your needs with a philosophy driven by experience, product expertise and customer commitment. Providing information technology integration solutions for commercial, municipal, K-12 and non-profit clients throughout New England, TBNG is a strategic technology integration partner with Dell, VMware, Citrix, Brocade, Barracuda Networks, Fortinet, ESET, Aruba, Cisco Systems and Microsoft. For further information please email sales(at)tbngconsulting(dot)com or contact us at (855) 512-4817.

Jeff Grande

Written by Jeff Grande

Jeff Grande is the Director of Sales and Founder at TBNG Consulting.


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