The History of Rajant:
Rajant was founded two decades ago on a vision…

for a new, dynamic communications network that would deliver on the promises of mobility, scalability, bandwidth, and immunity to failure. Explore all the innovation our company has advanced since then, the milestones we’re proud to have achieved, and where we have our sights set for the future.

  1. 9/11 Revealed Crucial Shortcomings in Traditional Wireless Networks
    September 11, 2001

    9/11 Revealed Crucial Shortcomings in Traditional Wireless Networks

    9/11 was the deadliest terrorist attack in the U.S. and it quickly sparked change. The importance of a fully mobile wireless network system was evident, especially for first responders in times of crisis.

  2. Rajant is Founded by Robert Schena and Paul Hellhake
    October 19, 2001

    Rajant is Founded by Robert Schena and Paul Hellhake

    Rajant was formed from a vision for a more robust, fully mobile mesh network technology, at a time when demand was growing for a reliable, wireless broadband network that could operate in mission-critical applications.

  3. Rajant Aids in Tsunami Disaster Relief
    January 2004

    Rajant Aids in Tsunami Disaster Relief

    Rajant established portable wireless networks in Phuket, Thailand to aid disaster relief. The network allowed the refugee camp and medical administrators to access the internet and make VoIP calls globally to search for lost loved ones. This also assisted the identification and reclamation center in sending DNA out for body identification.

  4. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ME
    August 2005

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ME

    The BreadCrumb ME is the smallest and lightest BreadCrumb device offered, making it ideal for deployments with strict size and/or weight constraints. The BreadCrumb ME only contains one radio by default.

  5. Rajant Assists in Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort
    September 2005

    Rajant Assists in Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort

    A Rajant team deployed wireless connectivity at Touro Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. The network allowed staff to help reboot their IT systems that had been disconnected and provide communication channels to treat patients. In Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, Rajant set up internet access connectivity and VoIP calling services for first responders.

  6. Rajant Obtains Its First Client PEMA (Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency)
    September 2006

    Rajant Obtains Its First Client PEMA (Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency)

    The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) helps communities and citizens mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other human-made disasters.

  7. Rajant Selected by Rio Tinto’s Kennecott Mine to Increase Efficiency & Production
    November 2007

    Rajant Selected by Rio Tinto’s Kennecott Mine to Increase Efficiency & Production

    Kennecott Copper Mine was Rajant’s first significant installation in the mining industry, and included a large number of BreadCrumbs to enable loader trucks, shovels, pumps, and laptops to communicate with each other in real-time.

  8. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ME2
    February 1, 2008

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ME2

    The ME2 is a portable battery-operated wireless mesh network node that supports open-standard IEEE 802.11 b/g protocols to enable data, voice and video applications. This device supports FIPS 140-2 and requires only a single switch to operate.

  9. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb LX
    April 2008

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb LX

    The Rajant BreadCrumb LX is a rugged, multi-radio, wireless transceiver that forms a mesh network (using InstaMesh®) when used in conjunction with other BreadCrumb devices. This portable, wireless mesh network node can operate in extreme conditions and has several mounting options.

  10. Iron Ore Company of Canada Handpicks Rajant for Mine Wide Wireless Communications
    August 2008

    Iron Ore Company of Canada Handpicks Rajant for Mine Wide Wireless Communications

    IOC is a supplier and producer of iron ore pellets and concentrates, one of the world’s largest. With extreme weather conditions they demanded a network that handles challenging environments.

  11. Rajant and Wagner Equipment Ink Deal to Provide Kinetic Mesh for Peabody El Segundo Mine
    September 2008

    Rajant and Wagner Equipment Ink Deal to Provide Kinetic Mesh for Peabody El Segundo Mine

    Together, the companies deployed a wireless mesh network for Peabody Energy’s El Segundo Mine in New Mexico. Peabody Energy is the largest private coal company in the world.

  12. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ME3
    December 2009

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ME3

    The Rajant BreadCrumb ME3 is a man-packable, battery-operated portable transceiver designed to support applications that require quick network connectivity. The ME3 includes a faster processor than its predecessor, the BreadCrumb ME2, and an N-Type antenna connector.

  13. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb JR
    June 2010

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb JR

    Rajant’s first lightweight wireless mesh network node is ideal to be mounted on people and equipment in the field. Although not intended for infrastructure, the JR can be combined with Rajant’s LX and ME models to form a complete meshing solution.

  14. Northrop Grumman Includes Rajant’s Technology in Military C-RAM Contract
    August 2010

    Northrop Grumman Includes Rajant’s Technology in Military C-RAM Contract

    Rajant’s technology is installed in C-RAM systems at forwarding operating bases (FOB). C-RAM systems are used to detect incoming rockets and artillery and mortars, warn those in the area, and sometimes destroy those weapons. Reliable mesh networks are used to communicate warnings to alarm towers.

  15. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb LX4
    January 2011

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb LX4

    LX4 is a rugged wireless transceiver that holds between two and four radios, and that forms a mesh network when used with other BreadCrumbs.

  16. FierceWireless Names Rajant as One of Its “Fierce 15” Wireless Companies of 2011
    May 2011

    FierceWireless Names Rajant as One of Its “Fierce 15” Wireless Companies of 2011

    Rajant was recognized for being a top private wireless company by new innovations in the industry. FierceWireless says "Rajant’s innovative data offload solution can help operators solve network capacity issues and keep their networks from becoming overloaded."

  17. Rajant Celebrates Its 10-Year Anniversary
    October 2011

    Rajant Celebrates Its 10-Year Anniversary

    Rajant celebrates ten years of providing robust mesh technology used around the world and across a broad array of industries, including military, industrial, transportation, utilities, telecommunications, and all levels of governments.

  18. Rajant is the Top Supplier for Northrop Grumman Information Systems
    November 2011

    Rajant is the Top Supplier for Northrop Grumman Information Systems

    Rajant was honored for high quality and services provided to Northrop Grumman's commercial and government customers.

  19. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ME4
    September 2012

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ME4

    The ME4 is a mid-level wireless mesh solution that is lightweight and portable, featuring multiple configuration options. It is ideal for adding wireless infrastructure and mobile nodes into an existing network.

  20. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb LX5
    May 2014

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb LX5

    The LX5 is our premier BreadCrumb solution with the most transceivers and antenna ports. This system is engineered to form a rock-solid foundation that allows your mesh network to provide continuous communications between people and assets.

  21. Rajant Receives Frost & Sullivan’s Enabling Technology Leadership Award
    October 2014

    Rajant Receives Frost & Sullivan’s Enabling Technology Leadership Award

    Rajant was recognized with the Enabling Technology Leadership Award in Mesh Networking Solutions for the Industrial Environment, for being innovative and blazing the trail for new technologies that customers value.

  22. Rajant Launches New Channel Partner Program
    November 16, 2014

    Rajant Launches New Channel Partner Program

    Through the program, Rajant aims to work with distributors, resellers, and integrators to expand wireless networking solutions to new verticals worldwide.

  23. Rajant Holds Its First Annual Partner Summit
    April 2015

    Rajant Holds Its First Annual Partner Summit

    The Partner Summit and Charity Golf Tournament is a great opportunity to meet and socialize with Rajant and fellow distributors to discuss new technologies and recommended best practices. The top 3 winners of the tournament have donations made to the PA Wounded Warriors in their name.

  24. Rajant Private Wireless Network Technology Earns Class 1 Division 1 Certification for Oil & Gas
    May 2015

    Rajant Private Wireless Network Technology Earns Class 1 Division 1 Certification for Oil & Gas

    ME4 MIMO products received CE conformity marks, allowing Rajant to expand into new markets such as European Union and UK. The C1D1 enclosures offer a special solution for hazardous locations in the Oil & Gas industry.

  25. Rajant Opens an Arizona Office
    December 2016

    Rajant Opens an Arizona Office

    The new facility is home to the information assurance team which ensures technology is built with advanced security measures.

  26. Named Top 10 WLAN Solution Provider of 2017 by Enterprise Networking Magazine
    February 2017

    Named Top 10 WLAN Solution Provider of 2017 by Enterprise Networking Magazine

    Rajant was recognized for our Kinetic Mesh Network, which provides a cost-effective and fully mobile wireless network in the most challenging environments.

  27. Rajant Opens a Manufacturing Facility in Morehead, Kentucky
    September 2017

    Rajant Opens a Manufacturing Facility in Morehead, Kentucky

    The building is 9,600 square feet located on Main St. The idea behind expansion was to partner with the Morehead State University’s nationally acclaimed Space Science Center. 28 jobs were created from this new facility, with most of them being recent graduates from Morehead State.

  28. Rajant and DEWALT Collaborate on Jobsite WiFi Access Point
    May 2017

    Rajant and DEWALT Collaborate on Jobsite WiFi Access Point

    This product allows Wi-Fi connectivity on construction job sites to have scalability, high speed data, and mobility. As the jobsite changes and progresses, the Jobsite WiFi Access Points self-heal and adapt, retaining connectivity on site and helping to keep users connected to their data.

  29. Rajant Officially Moves to New Headquarters in Malvern, Pa
    April 2018

    Rajant Officially Moves to New Headquarters in Malvern, Pa

    The move to 28,000-square-foot building mimics global expansion as a company and offers a larger space for community involvement. The building features a Prototype Development Room and an Open Lab for compliance and thermal testing.

  30. Rajant Enters the Port Scene When DP World Becomes Our First Port Customer
    September 2018

    Rajant Enters the Port Scene When DP World Becomes Our First Port Customer

    DP World Antwerp selected BT’s wireless communication solution based on Rajant’s scalable and reliable Kinetic Mesh. This network allows all assets in the port to communicate using real-time data to keep operations running efficiently.

  31. Rajant Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification
    March 2019

    Rajant Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification

    The certification demonstrates Rajant’s compliance at the Morehead, Kentucky facility with the production, technical support, and manufacturing of secure network radios.

  32. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb KM3
    May 2019

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb KM3

    The KM3 BreadCrumb is a non-ruggedized version of Rajant’s ME4, with the same performance and features but without the IP67 housing and operating at a lower temperature range.

  33. Rajant Is Named a Top 10 Wireless Solution Provider
    August 2, 2019

    Rajant Is Named a Top 10 Wireless Solution Provider

    A distinguished panel comprising CEOs, CIOs, VCs, analysts, and the Enterprise Networking Magazine’s editorial board reviewed the top solution providers in the wireless domain and chose Rajant as a company at the forefront of tackling the challenges associated with wireless technologies.

  34. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ES1
    August 27, 2019

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ES1

    The ES1 BreadCrumb comes in a compact, lightweight, IP67 package. This commercial-grade network node not only offers reliability, performance and scalability but also security to support virtually any application, operating in outdoor environments that can utilize a less ruggedized solution.

  35. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb DX2
    November 5, 2019

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb DX2

    Crafted in 100% magnesium and weighing only 123g, the DX2 is Rajant’s smallest and lightest BreadCrumb to date and is especially ideal for drones. It is our single-transceiver, MIMO-antenna system and is fully compatible with the other BreadCrumbs in the Rajant product portfolio line.

  36. CIO Review Names Rajant One of the 10 Most Promising Networking Solution Providers
    December 2019

    CIO Review Names Rajant One of the 10 Most Promising Networking Solution Providers

    Rajant was selected due to our portable technology and capabilities of delivering communications in real time.

  37. Rajant Expands into Artificial Intelligence
    May 1, 2020

    Rajant Expands into Artificial Intelligence

    Rajant looks to prepare for the future of next-generation applications that can expand current product capabilities through machine learning and AI.

  38. Rajant Introduces the Peregrine Modular Radio Platform
    September 2020

    Rajant Introduces the Peregrine Modular Radio Platform

    Our new high-performance edge computing wireless platform enables third-party applications and artificial intelligence with connectivity, data collection, and compute power in one package.