Granite Introduces ‘Built-to-Order’ Managed SD-WAN Solution at SD-WAN EXPO East 2020

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Managed Services Provider Reveals Telecom Industry’s Secret: SD-WAN is Not ‘One Size Fits All’

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“What businesses might not know – and what vendors and providers don’t want to tell them – is SD-WAN isn’t one size fits all."

Granite Telecommunications, a $1.5 billion provider of communications services to multilocation businesses and government agencies, introduced its “Built-to-Order” SD-WAN Solution at SD-WAN Expo, held this week along with ITEXPO at Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

“Most people know that SD-WAN’s a game-changer, giving businesses redundancy and quality of service using widely available and low-cost broadband,” said Mark Palmer, Sr Director of Client Development at Granite. “What they might not know – and what vendors and providers don’t want to tell them – is SD-WAN isn’t one size fits all."

“The truth is there are a range of solutions on the market that meet a range of needs. Rarely are they matched up correctly. In fact, many companies need more than one solution!”

That’s a challenge for SD-WAN providers that have only one product. At Granite, it’s business as usual – helping IT solutions providers and businesses find an SD-WAN solution that fits.

Granite’s “Built to Order” SD-WAN Solution leverages a wide array of appliances to match a customer’s requirements for performance, security and price based on their applications, connectivity, fault tolerance and budget.

“Customer requirements can vary by location, requiring a hybrid SD-WAN deployment that leverages multiple solutions,” said Palmer.

After white-glove installation, Granite, monitors and manages every SD-WAN deployment from its 24/7/365 U.S.-based network operations center (NOC) to ensure that everything works as promised.

Granite’s “Built to Order” SD-WAN Solution is available nationwide from our network of authorized sales partners or by calling 877.884.5200.

To learn more about using or selling Granite’s “Built to Order” SD-WAN service, visit Granite at the ITEXPO at Booth 716 and be sure to check out these SD-WAN EXPO sessions:

Brian O’Connor, Director of Solutions Engineering at Granite, is speaking on the “20 Questions…Go!” panel on the questions to ask when exploring SD-WAN options, at 9-9:55 a.m. Friday, Feb. 14 in Room 315.

Mark Palmer, Director of Client Development at Granite, is speaking on the panel, “Through the SD-WAN Looking Glass,” covering what the future holds for SD-WAN, at 11-11:55 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 14, in Room 316.

Meet the Granite team at these ITEXPO networking events:

The Intelisys Cocktail Reception from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Boatyard Restaurant (Copper Bar & Covered Patio).

The TCG Cocktail Reception from 5-8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13, at The Conrad Rooftop.

About Granite
Granite delivers one-stop communications solutions to multilocation businesses and government agencies throughout the United States and Canada. The $1.4 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 nationwide. For more information, visit

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