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  High-Performance Optimized Laptop - Windows 10 Pro
Controls background data used over any network
Specially optimized laptops are configured by Ground Control for optimal performance over any network
that are looking for a Windows 10 solution.
 
BGAN Optimized Laptop  
 Optimized Laptop - Windows 10 Pro
  Optimized Laptop
  SKU#: LAPTOPGCX

  Worldwide shipping available


Price: $750 USD

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BGAN service can be very expensive to transfer data so we've developed the Optimized Laptop running Windows 10 Pro to eliminate background applications using your limited speed and valuable Internet service. Take control of what is transferred over ANY network.

Optimized Rugged  
 Optimized Toughbook - Windows 10 Pro
  Optimized Toughbook CF-54
  SKU#: LAPTOPTBCF54

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Price: $1,995 USD

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Need something rugged-tough? The Optimized Toughbook like the Optimized Laptop severely limits the data transferred over any satellite network. It features a spill-resistant, full magnesium alloy design and a backlit keyboard. This Windows 10 Pro Toughbook has been turbocharged to operate quickly in extreme environments.

Both Ground Control optimized Windows 10 laptops boot in less than 15 seconds and run any installed app lightning quick... (Please check the boot time on your Windows 10 computer for a comparison). These laptops are modified with 6 to 8 GB of RAM with a solid state primary C: drive that easily handles any task or application. We've also configured them to limit the background telemetry used by Windows 10 and have removed bloatware and other Windows background apps so they don't use valuable network bandwidth. Overall speed of the Internet connection with Windows 10 is optimal. Both laptops include many features such as web blockers and background script blockers that block the lions share browser usage. We also have included an email client (Mozilla Thunderbird) that will download only the headers of emails so data heavy attachments, body text and images are not downloaded unless you click on them. One of our included Apps shows data usage on all installed applications, including how much data each has used over time. This one feature alone offers granular control over individual application on an expensive Internet connection.

BGAN Optimized Laptop

The idea behind the Optimized Laptop is that the user is back in control on a Windows 10 machine of what is being transferred over the network... not bloatware... not background Apps... and not Microsoft telemetry.

Real-Time usage reports on what has and is been transferred is invaluable... Use it to tweak your system to the ultimate of performance over the network.

With the high cost of satellite data, these are cost effective in short order, not to mention increasing network performance.


Optimized Laptop & Toughbook Features:
Compatible with ALL BGAN terminals, including the iSavi.
May install any program or application that can be installed on a Window 10 machine.
Compatible with ALL networks from any Internet provider.
Optimized laptops can eliminate Windows 10 telemetry over WiFi.
Optimized laptops can delay forced security updates for over a month.
Web Optimization - Adblocker & Pause MPEG Auto-Start installed on Firefox browser.
Easy use firewall - Alerts when a new application is trying to use the Internet.
Usage reports - Know the amount of data sent or received at any time.
Application specific usage reports - Know what apps are using the Internet, and how much.
Optimized email client - Universal email client configured to download headers only, click to read body.



Optimized Laptop Features:

Windows 10 Pro - 64 bit operating system
+10 hour battery life
SSD (Solid State Drive) For C: Drive - Fast Boot Times
CPU - Intel Core i3 8th Gen. Up to 3.4 GHz
RAM - 6 GB Dual Channel
WiFi - 802.11ac
Integrated WebCam and microphone (for video conferencing)
RJ-45 Ethernet
USB Ports - 2 USB 3.1 and 1 USB 2.0
SD card reader
DVD-RW
HDMI Port
15.6 inch bright LED backlit display - 1920 x 1080 widescreen.
Weight - 5.3 lbs
Dimensions - 15 x 10.2 x 1.2 inches

Optimized Toughbook Features:
Toughbook Model CF-54
Windows 10 Pro - 64 bit operating system
+7 hour battery life
SSD (Solid State Drive) For C: Drive - Fast Boot Times
D: Drive 500 MB
CPU - Intel Core i5 Dual-Core 7300U - 3.5 GHz Turbospeed (2.6 GHz standard)
RAM - 8 GB DDR4 SDRAM
WiFi - 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
RJ-45 Ethernet
USB Ports - 3 USB 3.1
SD card reader
SHDMI Port
Dockable - Yes
Bluetooth 4.1
14" inch bright LED backlight display - 1366 x 768 resolution Anti-Glare Anti-Reflective
Weight - 4.21 lbs
Dimensions - 13.6" x10.7" x 1.2" inches
3 Year Warranty

Laptop Features

Optimized Laptop Specifications
Operating System Genuine Windows® 10 Professional 64 bit
Processor 2.2 GHz Intel Core i3 with 3.4 GHz boost
RAM 6 GB Dual Channel
Display 15.6 Inches - 1920 x 1080 widescreen
I/O  Ports 1 - RJ-45 Ethernet
2 - USB 3.1
1 - USB 2.0
1 - SD card reader
1 - HDMI
1 - RGB Port
1 - Headphone Phone Jack Port
Hard Drive C: Drive - SSD 128 GB For High Performance
D: Drive - 1 Terabyte Disk Drive
CD-DVD DVD-RW
Webcam Yes
Battery +10 hour operation time - Li-Ion battery
Wireless 802.11ac

Dimensions

15 x 10.2 x 1.2 inches
Weight 5.3 lbs
Warranty 1 Year

Optimized Toughbook Specifications
Toughbook Model CF-54
Operating System Genuine Windows® 10 Professional 64 bit
Processor 2.6 GHz Intel Dual Core i5 with 3.5 GHz boost - Hyper-Threading Technology, Intel Smart Cache, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel vPro Technology
RAM 8 GB DDR4 SDRAM & 3 MB Cache Memory
Display 14" Inch - 1366 x 768 - Anti-glare, Anti-reflective , LED Backlight
I/O  Ports 1 - RJ-45 Ethernet LAN - Gigabit
3 - USB 3.1
1 - SD card reader - Standard SDXC UHS-II Memory Card
1 - HDMI
1 - Docking Port
1 - Headphone/Microphone Combo Jack
Hard Drive C: Drive - SSD 128 GB For High Performance
D: Drive - 500 MB Disk Drive (good for backup images & bitlocker files)
CD-DVD Not included
Webcam No
Battery +7 hour operation time - Li-Ion battery 3220 mHh - Energy Start Certified
Wireless 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Class 1 4.1

Dimensions

13.6 x 10.7 x 1.2 inches
Weight 4.21 lbs
Warranty 3 years

* Product specifications are subject to change without notice - Often with better performance ratings


Final Thoughts
While BGAN is a workable Internet connection, it can be expensive a bit slow compared with other data services. Our optimized laptops have taken the guesswork of working with Windows 10 so the operator can get the most out of BGAN's limited resource. We've developed these systems to be lightning quick and function with any application installed. In the end, you're in control, just like it should be.

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