QUINCY, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Granite Telecommunications, LLC, a leading provider of communications services to multilocation businesses and government agencies, today announced that Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network edge solutions, has named Granite Service Provider Partner of the Year.
The award was presented to Granite at Cradlepoint’s Wireless WAN World Tour, the company’s virtual Global Partner Summit, held on May 5-6, 2021.
Cradlepoint’s Partner Awards recognize the excellent performance and significant achievements of its partners over the last year. Granite demonstrated exceptional year-over-year growth and a continued commitment to positioning and selling Cradlepoint’s Wireless WAN business solutions.
“We’re honored to be named Service Provider Partner of the Year by Cradlepoint,” said Dan McDuffie, General Manager, Mobility for Granite. “This award is a testament to the resourcefulness of our sales teams and the strength of Granite’s Cradlepoint-powered Wireless WAN solution providing our enterprise customers with a cost-effective, reliable solution for ensuring that critical communication systems stay up and running – a key IT objective during the pandemic.”
Granite’s Wireless WAN solution complements existing connections, such as cable, DSL, T1, Ethernet and MPLS networks, to deliver always-on Internet. Granite’s no-CapEx solution combines multicarrier connectivity, a wide choice of LTE routers, full lifecycle management, staging, kitting, logistics, installation, support, and a powerful cloud-based portal for remote management, monitoring, reporting and troubleshooting.
Granite’s Wireless WAN solution leverages Cradlepoint’s NetCloud platform and cellular routers, which deliver a pervasive, secure, and software-defined Wireless WAN edge to connect people, places and things anywhere.
“Cradlepoint brings best-in-class connectivity solutions to market by leveraging our global partner program and collaborating closely with our partners,” said Eric Purcell, Senior Vice President of Global Partner Sales at Cradlepoint. “Our diverse set of service providers, distributors, and technology partners are creating an ecosystem that is accelerating LTE and 5G Wireless WAN adoption. We’re thrilled to be celebrating their incredible work.”
Granite delivers one-stop communications solutions to multilocation businesses and government agencies throughout the United States and Canada. The $1.65 billion company serves more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100 companies in the United States and has 1.75 million voice and data lines under management. Granite launched in 2002 and grew quickly by helping businesses to simplify sourcing and management of local and long-distance phone services with one point of contact and one invoice for all their office locations nationwide. Today, Granite is the leader in aggregating Plain Old Telephone Services (POTS) and has extended its unique value proposition – “one company, one contact, one bill” – to include a range of advanced business communications services, including Internet access, SD-WAN, wireless WAN, wireless POTS, hosted PBX, SIP trunking, mobile voice and data, mobile device management, managed security, network integration and more. Granite employs more than 2,300 people at its Quincy MA headquarters and nine regional offices nationwide. For more information, visit www.granitenet.com.
Cradlepoint is a global leader in cloud-delivered 4G and 5G wireless network edge solutions. Cradlepoint’s NetCloud™ platform and cellular routers deliver a pervasive, secure, and software-defined Wireless WAN edge to connect people, places, and things — anywhere. More than 25,000 businesses and government agencies worldwide, including many Global 2000 organizations and top public sector agencies, rely on Cradlepoint to keep mission-critical sites, points of commerce, field forces, vehicles, and IoT devices always connected. Cradlepoint was founded in 2006, acquired by Ericsson in 2020, and operates today as a standalone subsidiary within Ericsson’s Business Area Technologies and New Businesses. Cradlepoint is headquartered in Boise, Idaho, with development centers in Silicon Valley and India and international offices in the UK and Australia. www.cradlepoint.com