Granite Wins 2 Visionary Spotlight Awards, Recognizing Digital Transformation and Managed Services

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ChannelVision Magazine Recognizes Remote Redundancy and Granite Guardian Solutions for Driving Growth for Partners and Customers

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"Remote Redundancy and Granite Guardian demonstrate creativity, feature set differentiation and forward-thinking ability, as well as the ability to help drive growth for channel partners and their customers.”

ChannelVision Magazine has recognized Granite Telecommunications, LLC, a $1.5 billion provider of communications services to multilocation businesses and government agencies, as a winner of two 2020 Visionary Spotlight Awards for Digital Transformation and Managed Services.

Granite was honored for Overall Excellence in Digital Transformation for its rapid response to helping America’s businesses and government agencies to quickly enable work from home in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. In just days after shelter-in-place orders, Granite created and offered its Remote Redundancy solution with options for redundant connections, network security, communications and collaboration tools.

Granite also was singled out for a Business Technology award in Managed Services for Granite Guardian, a comprehensive managed network solution launched in 2020 that safeguards the availability and performance of business connections from LAN to WAN using an “as-a-service” delivery model. Services include access remediation, security and LAN and WAN optimization. Each service comes with support from Granite, including 24-hour U.S.-based customer service and guaranteed SLAs. Guardian also includes access to the Granite Guardian Portal.

“We are honored to present Granite with a 2020 Overall Excellence VSA for Digital Transformation and a Business Technology VSA for Managed Services,” said Beka Business Media President and CEO Berge Kaprelian. “Remote Redundancy and Granite Guardian demonstrate creativity, feature set differentiation and forward-thinking ability, as well as the ability to help drive growth for channel partners and their customers. Congratulations to the entire team at Granite.”

“Granite’s is thrilled to receive two Visionary Spotlight Awards in 2020,” said Charlie Pagliazzo, Vice President of Channel and Wholesale Distribution for Granite. “Although Remote Redundancy and Granite Guardian are very different services, they both offer holistic solutions to very real challenges that partners and their customers face today with handling the complexities of secure, anywhere work.”

About the Visionary Spotlight Awards
ChannelVision’s annual Visionary Spotlight Awards competition was created to highlight channel and service provider innovation in communications. The awards honor outstanding products, services, and deployments across numerous technology categories.

Visionary Spotlight Award winners exemplify this goal, showcasing the communications industry’s overall innovation, capacity for future-thinking execution, creativity, and feature set differentiation and offering channel partners a cornucopia of opportunities to boost their roles as trusted providers.

For more information about the Visionary Spotlight Awards program, click here or contact Berge Kaprelian at

About Granite
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 2,200 people at its headquarters in Quincy, Mass., and nine regional offices nationwide. For more information, visit

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