FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Service Provider Achieves Highest Tier for Delivery of Market-leading Enterprise Audio and Video Products
QUINCY, Mass. – June 15, 2021 – Granite Telecommunications LLC, a $1.65 billion provider of communications services to multilocation businesses and government agencies, today announced that it has achieved Poly Platinum Partner status, the highest tier for partners offering Poly's premier line of enterprise audio and video communications solutions.
"Granite Telecommunication's attainment of Poly's highest partner tier exemplifies their commitment to delivering the very best products and services to their customers," said Shawn Puddester, Vice President of Global Service Providers for Poly. "Granite offers the full suite of Poly Products. Granite also holds Poly's Federal/NATO certification and is deploying our secure TAA-compliant devices to a growing number of U.S. Federal Agencies. They are truly an outstanding partner to Poly."
Since 2015, Granite has partnered with Poly to deliver the market leader's full suite of business communications endpoints and edge devices along with Granite's POTS, Hosted PBX, SIP Trunking and Cloud Contact Center Services. Poly's gear ranges from desk phones and headsets to Microsoft Teams Rooms appliances, video conferencing equipment, analog telephone adapters (ATAs) and more.
"We value our long relationship with Poly as our go-to provider for top-of-the-line business communications devices," said Christopher Chapin, Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Information Technology for Granite. "Achieving Poly Platinum Partner status means that Granite is more closely aligned with Poly so that we can provide our business and government customers with more knowledgeable recommendations and better support."
As a Poly Platinum Partner, Granite has earned designated account management, priority access to market development funds and partner councils, and more. Granite's certifications also provide the company with preferred access to Poly support, online ticketing and returns.
Poly (NYSE: POLY) creates premium audio and video products so you can have your best meeting -- anywhere, anytime, every time. Our headsets, video and audio-conferencing products, desk phones, analytics software and services are beautifully designed and engineered to connect people with incredible clarity. They're pro-grade, easy to use and work seamlessly with all the best video and audio conferencing services. With Poly (Plantronics, Inc. – formerly Plantronics and Polycom), you'll do more than just show up; you'll stand out. For more information, visit www.Poly.com.
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Granite delivers one-stop communications solutions to multilocation businesses and government agencies throughout the United States and Canada. The $1.65 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 has grown quickly by helping businesses simplify sourcing and managing 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 advanced business communications services, including SD-WAN, wireless WAN, hosted PBX, SIP trunking, POTS replacement, mobile voice and data, mobile device management, managed security, network integration and more. Granite employs more than 2,400 people at its headquarters in Quincy, Mass., and nine regional offices nationwide. For more information, visit www.granitenet.com.