Internet connectivity backup

Hello All,

I have some critical devices in my company that rely on internet connectivity to function, since they get connected to a vendor server in the cloud.

We currently don't have a backup line so I am trying to come up with something to get these devices connected to the internet in case we go down.

I am thinking that I can use the hotspot service of my cellular phone to offer these devices a gateway to the internet by having these devices physically connected to an access point and the access point connected to the cellular hotspot.

Can I do this?

Any recommendation is welcomed!
LuiLui77Asked:
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unrealized92Commented:
Yes it's possible to do it that way, but I would look into something more robust.

Check out Cisco Meraki MX series firewalls - they've got built in redundancy and you can connect a 4g hotspot directly to the MX for failover.

Another option would be to get a secondary internet connection (DSL or cable from another provider) and plug that into your router/firewall as a failover line.  The Meraki MX series will even let you do some load balancing too :)
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Dirk MareSystems Engineer (Acting IT Manager)Commented:
I have heard good things about peplink routers..
http://www.peplink.com/products/balance-one/

DirkMare
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LuiLui77Author Commented:
Thank you!
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