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SILICON PORT: PART TWO: Find Your Mission Thread

Seven years ago, the technology requirements to serve the new post-Panamax ships, a more modern cruise terminal, an inland port, and interconnected systems with both public and private stakeholders was not part of the South Carolina Port Authority (SCPA) IT Strategic Plan. “Back then deciding which technology would replace the CISCO Line of site wireless system was a key project because the wireless signal loved to jump off metal. When container heights and stacking patterns changed, so did the strength of the signal. We solved that problem with a VIVATO solution, but when it came time to add and upgrade this technology, the company announced it was going out of business. We ultimately found Fidelity-Comtech, Inc.