Please provide a description of your company in 50 words or less.
Mako Networks specializes in cybersecurity solutions designed for distributed retail enterprises, ensuring the protection of networks and sensitive data across multiple locations. With comprehensive firewall and VPN services, Mako empowers retail businesses to securely connect and transact, mitigating cyber threats and enabling resilient operations in the dynamic retail ecosystem.

Why did you join RSPA? 
Mako joined RSPA because of its commitment to fostering collaboration and innovation within the retail technology industry. It aligns with our passion for advancing technology solutions and driving positive change in the retail sector.

What are the core values of your company?
Mako Networks core values revolve around principles such as: 
Security: Prioritizing the protection of networks and data to ensure customer trust and confidence.
Innovation:  Commitment to staying at the forefront of cybersecurity technology to address evolving threats and challenges in the retail space. 
Reliability:  Providing dependable solutions and support to enable seamless operations for distributed retail enterprises. 
Customer-centricity:  Focusing on understanding in meeting the unique needs of each client, building lasting partnerships. 
Integrity: Upholding ethical standards and transparency in all business practices. 
Continuous Improvement: Striving for excellence through ongoing learning, adaptation, and optimization of products and services.

What verticals do you serve? 
Distributed Retail, ie Petroleum, QSR, Retail, Cannabis, Healthcare

What products/services do you provide?
PCI Certified Networks including NexGen Firewalls, Switches, Access Points, SD WAN, SASE, IP Telephony, and more.

Name one fun fact that makes your company different from others.
One fun fact about Mako Networks is that our company name was inspired by the Mako shark, known for its agility, speed, and ability to navigate various environments with precision. This choice reflects Mako Networks commitment to providing agile and adaptable cybersecurity solutions that can effectively navigate the dynamic digital landscape and protect businesses from evolving cyber threats.

What is the most encouraging thing you see for the future of the retail IT industry? 
The most encouraging aspect for the future of retail IT industry is the rapid advancement and adoption of innovative technologies. Artificial intelligence and machine learning to augmented reality and blockchain, retailers have an array of tools at their disposal to enhance customer experiences, optimize operations, and drive growth.

Connect with us:

The best point of contact is Todd Vojta.
Phone: 763-463-5000

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