FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Granite Achieves Cisco Premier Certified Partner Status
Communications Company Also Earns Specializations in Cloud, Managed Services, SD-WAN, Collaboration, SaaS, Webex and More
QUINCY, Mass. – July 15, 2020 – Granite Telecommunications, a $1.5 billion provider of communications services to multilocation businesses and government agencies, announced today that it has become a Cisco Premier Certified Partner along with five other designations that recognize Granite’s expertise in deploying solutions based on Cisco’s advance technologies and services.
Granite was awarded these prestigious designations following a rigorous third-party audit, which validated Granite’s technology skills, business practices, customer satisfaction, presales and post-sales support capabilities, as well as other critical factors that customers consider when choosing a trusted partner.
“For some time now, Granite has invested heavily in its partnership with Cisco, committing technology, talent and time required to be a premier provider of Cisco-powered products and services,” said Rand Currier, COO of Granite. “We’re pleased to earn designations for multiple Cisco services and disciplines, which will give our business and government clients an extra measure of confidence in choosing Granite as their managed communications provider.”
Granite’s new Cisco designations include:
· Premier Certified Partner
· Cloud and Managed Services Advanced with Cisco-Powered Meraki SD-WAN
· U.S. Federal Authorization
· Collaboration SaaS Authorization
· Cisco Webex Calling Partner
· Express Specialization in Collaboration
These achievements recognize Granite’s ability to sell, procure, configure, maintain and support cloud and managed services to both commercial businesses and government organizations.
Granite delivers one-stop communications solutions to multilocation businesses and government agencies throughout the United States and Canada. The $1.5 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 advance business communications services, including Internet access, SD-WAN, wireless WAN, hosted PBX, SIP trunking, mobile voice and data, mobile device management, managed security, network integration and much more. Granite employs more than 2,100 people at its headquarters in Quincy, Mass., and nine regional offices. For more information, visit www.granitenet.com.
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