ENTERPRISE MOBILITY,MOBILE INFRASTRUCTURE
prnewswire | March 30, 2023
Kajeet®, a leading provider of wireless connectivity solutions for businesses, schools and municipalities, announced a strategic partnership with Keystone Metro Fiber, a subsidiary of Ironton Telephone Company, to offer private and public 5G and LTE network solutions in the Lehigh Valley. Keystone Metro Fiber will use Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) spectrum and Kajeet's Private 5G and LTE technology platforms to bring significant benefits to the local economy by fostering technological innovation as well as creating new jobs.
Derrick Frost, senior vice president of operations and private networks at Kajeet, said, "We are ready to collaborate with Keystone Metro Fiber and leverage their expertise in network design and management to provide businesses, schools and municipalities in the area with the connectivity they need to succeed in the digital age. Together, we will expand our reach and deliver innovative solutions that will transform enterprise networks."
Kajeet has built a strong partner ecosystem, including partnerships with leading equipment vendors, service providers, and technology partners. This allows organizations to easily integrate the Kajeet Private 5G Platform into their existing IT infrastructure and access a wide range of additional services and solutions to support their private network needs.
"We're excited about our partnership with Kajeet which will help power and transform our enterprise networks by using the CBRS band to build low latency, reliable, and secure connectivity and also provide high speed coverage in underserved residential communities," said Richard Kolsby, chief technology officer at Keystone Metro Fiber. "Kajeet's Private 5G Platform will enable us to become one of the leading service providers in the Lehigh Valley as we plan, construct and operate our carrier-grade private LTE and 5G networks for enterprises and public organizations of all sizes."
Kajeet is a leading provider of wireless connectivity solutions, enabling organizations to connect securely and scale without limits. Kajeet's mission is to bridge the digital divide, connecting people to the resources they need to achieve success in school, work, and life. With a deep commitment to innovation, Kajeet delivers unparalleled security, reliability, and flexibility to businesses and schools across the United States. Kajeet holds 43 U.S. patents in the field of wireless technologies.
ENTERPRISE MOBILITY,MOBILE OS
businesswire | March 29, 2023
STEP CG, Where Innovation Meets Execution, today announced that it has achieved NetCloud Private Networks Specialization from Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network solutions. The NetCloud Private Networks Specialization identifies and recognizes partner organizations have become experts in Private Cellular Network deployments by meeting a series of sales, technical, and business proficiency criteria.
By receiving the specialization, STEP CG will support Cradlepoint’s efforts of selling the industry’s most comprehensive and seamless portfolio for private cellular deployments. As an award-winning IT engineering firm specializing in solutions powered by strategic experts and best-of-breed technologies, STEP CG absolutely believes in the explosive market opportunity they collectively have in front of them in helping their customers innovate every day by embracing the 5G revolution – because reducing complexity and driving real business outcomes is at the heart and soul of STEP CG’s mission for customers.
“We greatly appreciate the teamwork and strong partnership with Cradlepoint and are excited to be recognized as one of the first partners to achieve a NetCloud Private Networks Specialization designation,” said Ed Walton, CEO of STEP CG. “Receiving this specialization speaks to our extensive 5G experience and capabilities, helping customers embrace innovation and showing them how to integrate with existing networking technologies,” added Walton.
With NetCloud Private Networks, certified Cradlepoint channel partner can help enterprise customers quickly deploy a complete private cellular networks solution that includes: a proven Mobility Gateway (cellular core) that can be deployed on-site; plug-and-play indoor or outdoor LTE Cellular Access Points (CAPs) with future support for 5G; an integrated planning tool that helps map out the ideal location of CAPs; fixed site, mobile and IoT endpoints (User Equipment); and private SIMs with Cradlepoint’s SIM Management capability, allowing IT to deploy and manage private and public SIMs.
“The demand for private cellular networks has quickly increased, but due to the significant cost, planning, and complexity, deployments have lagged,” said Eric Purcell, senior vice president of global partner sales at Cradlepoint. “By creating another world-class certification program for identified partners, Cradlepoint and industry leading partners like STEP CG will be able to accelerate successful deployments and create a positive customer experience.”
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 wholly owned subsidiary of Ericsson and part of their Business Area Enterprise Wireless Solutions.
ENTERPRISE MOBILITY,MOBILE OS
prnewswire | March 28, 2023
Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global provider of real time communications technology and IP optical networking solutions to many of the world's largest service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure operators to modernize and protect their networks, today announced that it will be showcasing its enterprise focused communications and data networking solutions in Booth 427 at this year's Enterprise Connect.
"Communications are the lifeblood of the enterprise, and Ribbon's solutions support key business imperatives including lowering TCO, migrating to the cloud, securing critical communications and building private networks," said Dave Hogan, Vice President Enterprise and Government Sales at Ribbon. "Whether it's protecting the contact centers of some of America's largest financial institutions from DOS (Denial of Service) attacks, or migrating PBXs to Teams, Zoom, Webex, Google or other popular cloud providers, we deliver proven experience with critical deployments in highly demanding environments."
Enterprises managing multiple challenges including hybrid work models, digitization, and the ongoing quest for efficiencies require targeted solutions that allow them to implement change seamlessly and at their own pace. Ribbon supports and facilitates these transitions with a suite of purpose built offers including:
UC (Teams, Zoom, Webex, Google, & more) and Contact Center migrations to the cloud
Solutions to enhance network security, mitigate fraud and robocalls
Private network for Data Center Interconnect (DCI) capabilities
"We look forward to engaging with customers, partners and prospects in person this week," Mr. Hogan added. "We pride ourselves on understanding their concerns and offering the services and solutions that enable them to leverage their assets and position themselves for success in today's dynamic environments."
Gordon Eddy, Vice President, Product Management, will speak on the UC and Collaboration Security: The New Threat Landscape panel, Monday, March 27 at 9am. Ribbon will also participate in an informal networking session with Orlando-area students organized by the Diversity Org, aimed at introducing these students to the industry and inspiring them to pursue careers in IT/communications technology.
Ribbon Communications (Nasdaq: RBBN) delivers communications software, IP and optical networking solutions to service providers, enterprises and critical infrastructure sectors globally. We engage deeply with our customers, helping them modernize their networks for improved competitive positioning and business outcomes in today's smart, always-on and data-hungry world. Our innovative, end-to-end solutions portfolio delivers unparalleled scale, performance, and agility, including core to edge software-centric solutions, cloud-native offers, leading-edge security and analytics tools, along with IP and optical networking solutions for 5G. We maintain a keen focus on our commitments to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) matters, offering an annual Sustainability Report to our stakeholders.