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Granite Telecommunications Releases Remote Redundancy To Support Work from Home Functionality; Christopher Chapin Quoted

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Granite Telecommunications has released a rapid-response Remote Redundancy solution to support the nation’s businesses and government agencies, quickly enabling “work from home” functionality for employees in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the company announced on Wednesday

“Granite’s new Remote Redundancy solution is designed to quickly empower remote workers and provide business continuity,” said Christopher Chapin, Chief Technology Officer for Granite. “This includes rapid overnight shipping, easy self-installation and low monthly pricing to help companies protect their employees as well as their bottom lines.”

The company’s packages will deliver options for redundant connections, network security, communications and collaboration tools that will be customizable for each employee, depending on existing access to the Internet, calling applications and job function.

Remote Redundancy will also include fully managed network services for employees working from home, such as wireless redundancy, essential redundancy and executive redundancy. Wireless redundancy will deliver a wireless connection utilizing one of the four major wireless providers with a term as short as four months. 

Essential redundancy will feature wireless redundancy plus a dynamic 25/5Mbps broadband circuit and executive redundancy will include 1Gbps wireless redundancy plus 100/10Mbps broadband circuit, one Granite Cloud PBX Soft Seat with mobile and desktop app and Granite Guardian network monitoring.

Granite will also offer optional package upgrades, including wireline access upgrade from 25/5Mbps up to 100/10Mbps, wireless access upgrade from 250Mbps to 1Gbps, on-premises managed firewall and same-day soft seat with one call path.

The company will also extend Same-day soft “Meeting Light” (4-person conference bridge) VoIP handset and additional call path One-hour on-site setup Granite Guardian network monitoring (with wireline connections only).

About Granite Telecommunications

Granite delivers one-stop communications solutions to multilocation businesses and government agencies throughout the United States and Canada. The $1.6 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 2,300 people at its headquarters in Quincy, Mass., and nine regional offices nationwide.