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Granite Earns Juniper Networks Elevate Award

Granite Earns Juniper Networks Elevate Award

Recognizes Granite’s ‘Game-Changing WAN’ and ‘Transformative Customer Experience’

QUINCY, Mass. – November 21, 2022 Granite Telecommunications, a provider of communications service and technology solutions to multilocation businesses and government agencies, is the winner of a 2022 Elevate Award, presented by Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR). Juniper Networks, a leader in secure AI-driven networks, presents the Elevate Awards to network innovators that use Juniper solutions to deliver exceptional experiences for their businesses, customers and communities.

Granite is the winner in the Game-Changing WAN category. The company is projecting rapid growth of AI-driven software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solutions to fuel the next wave of advanced service delivery to customers in the U.S. and Canada.

“SD-WAN is a game-changer for Granite’s customers. They benefit from additional agility, cost savings, ability to scale capacity and add more network services simply, with no infrastructure disruption,” said Rob Hale, President and CEO at Granite. “Granite is honored to be recognized by Juniper for our Juniper-powered secure networking solutions and for the outstanding service experience we provide to more than 6,000 business and government customers throughout the U.S. and Canada.”

Juniper customers were recognized across eight categories: AI Innovation, Data Center of the Future, Early Adopter, Empowering Change, Experience First, Game-Changing WAN, Security Excellence and Service Provider Transformation. The selection process involved a combination of Juniper executive and external judges selecting the finalists and category winners.

“Juniper’s customers are transforming user experiences across a wide variety of industries, using AI-driven networking to achieve outcomes such as improving network troubleshooting in public schools; helping government natural resource entities lower their operational costs; and improving patient care in medical facilities with reliable Wi-Fi and location-based services,” said Rami Rahim, CEO at Juniper Networks. “The way our Elevate Award honorees continually raise the bar and leverage technology to make the world a better place inspires us to continue innovating.

To learn more about Juniper’s Elevate Awards and its honorees, visit the Juniper website here.

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About Granite

Granite delivers advanced communications and technology solutions to businesses and government agencies throughout the United States and Canada. The $1.8 billion company serves more than two-thirds of Fortune 100 companies and has 1.75 million voice and data lines under management, supporting more than 650,000 locations. Founded in 2002, Granite has grown to be one of the largest competitive telecommunications carriers in the U.S. by simplifying sourcing and management of voice, data and cellular service with a single point of contact and consolidated invoicing for all locations nationwide. Today, Granite supports customers with a wide range of services, including access, UCaaS, mobile voice and data, and MSP solutions for SD-WAN, monitoring and network management. Granite employs more than 2,250 people at its headquarters in Quincy, Mass. and 11 regional offices nationwide. For more information, visit

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