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Granite Named Cradlepoint Partner of the Year for Third Straight Year
Managed Service Provider of the Year Award Honors Outstanding Performance and Year-over-Year Growth
QUINCY, Massachusetts – March 16, 2023 – Granite Telecommunications today announced Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network edge solutions, has awarded Granite with the 2022 Managed Service Provider of the Year Award for a third consecutive year. The award was presented at Cradlepoint’s 2023 Partner Summit held in Austin, TX on March 7, 2023.
Cradlepoint recognizes partners in three categories: outstanding performance, commitment to customers, and significant achievements over the last year. Each recognized partner has demonstrated exceptional year-over-year growth and a continued commitment to positioning and selling Cradlepoint’s Wireless Wide Area Network (WAN) business solutions.
“Our third consecutive MSP Partner of the Year Award affirms that Granite’s approach to delivering fully managed wireless gateway deployments across the entire Cradlepoint product portfolio is a market leading solution for wireless WAN connectivity,” said Dan McDuffie, Granite’s General Manager, Wireless & Mobility Solutions. “As the wireless landscape continues to evolve, Granite has proven it will be at the forefront of that innovation with our true end-to-end service offerings and carrier neutral approach to wireless networking.”
Cradlepoint is a pioneer in Wireless WAN, offering advanced 4G and 5G routers and adapters — controlled through its cloud-based controller, NetCloud ManagerTM. Cradlepoint recently announced NetCloud Exchange TM, an architectural extension of its NetCloud solution, to provide its partners with a suite of advanced services to support “cellular first” transformation.
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.
“This is a new era for Cradlepoint partners. Over the last year, Cradlepoint has delivered both its NetCloud Exchange and NetCloud Private Network solutions to enable our channel partners a wireless-first network practice to their customers,” said Eric Purcell, Senior Vice President of Global Partner Sales at Cradlepoint. “We are appreciative of all of our resellers taking on new frontiers and creating unique practices that are accelerating LTE and 5G Wireless WAN adoption. Granite has worked hard to receive this recognition.”
To learn more about Granite, please visit www.granitenet.com. For more information on Cradlepoint’s Partner Program, visit https://cradlepoint.com/partners/for-partners/.
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, Massachusetts and 11 regional offices nationwide. For more information, visit www.granitenet.com.
Cradlepoint enables the freedom to connect people, places, and things that drive more experiences, more ways to work, and better business results — anywhere. The company is a pioneer in Wireless WAN, offering advanced 4G and 5G routers and adapters — controlled through Cradlepoint NetCloudTM. Enterprise businesses and public sector agencies rely on Cradlepoint and its Cellular Intelligence to build a reliable, secure network wherever they need it, connecting fixed and temporary sites, vehicles, IoT devices, and remote employees. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, Cradlepoint is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and part of their Business Area Enterprise Wireless Solutions. It has international offices in Asia Pacific, Canada, Europe, India, and Latin America. www.cradlepoint.com