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TMCNet:  STEP CG Achieves Cradlepoint 5G for Enterprise Branch Specialization

[July 28, 2021]

STEP CG Achieves Cradlepoint 5G for Enterprise Branch Specialization

STEP CG, Where Innovation Meets Execution, today announced that it has achieved 5G for Enterprise Branch Specialization from Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered LTE (News - Alert) and 5G wireless network edge solutions. The 5G for Enterprise Branch Specialization identifies and recognizes partner organizations that are leaders in positioning and selling Cradlepoint's 5G for business solutions by meeting a series of sales, technical, and business proficiency criteria.

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Got 5G? STEP CG Cell on Wheels (COW) Leads the Herd (Photo: Business Wire)

Got 5G? STEP CG Cell on Wheels (COW) Leads the Herd (Photo: Business Wire)

By receiving the specialization, STEP CG will support Cradlepoint's efforts of selling the industry's most comprehensive portfolio of 5G solutions to meet the business imperatives of availability, interoperability, security, and manageability.

STEP CG is an award-winning IT engineering firm specializing in solutions powered by strategic experts and best-of-breed technologies that guide clients through complex IT challenges.

"It's an honor to partner with Cradlepoint in the design, deployment, and management of innovative solutions in the LTE and 5G wireless network solution space," said Ed Walton, CEO of STEP CG. "Our success with Wireless WAN, PLTE/CBRS and traditional LTE deployments is a testament to our commitment to constant innovation to help reduce complexity and drive real business outcomes for our customers."

"Receiving this specialization speaks to a culture that empowers talent and passion, allowing employees to be innovative and execute with excellence," added Walton.

By combining its NetCloud platform with a clean-sheet-of-paper design for its new 5G modems and antenna systems, Cradlepoint is the first to deliver comprehensive 5G solutions for business. Specific capabilities include combining LTE, Gigabit-Class LTE, and 5G in a single Wireless AN; supporting all 5G spectrums, interoperating with existing customer SD-WAN and router infrastructures; and simplifying the entire network management lifecycle.




"Cradlepoint is committed to leading the evolution of Wireless WAN and 5G and is both the first and best choice for customers in this space," said Eric Purcell, senior vice president of global partner sales at Cradlepoint. "Our reseller, service provider, and technology partners play a crucial role in this mission. The addition of STEP CG to our 5G for Enterprise Branch Specialization program is another important step in leading the path to 5G for business."

For more information on STEP CG's work in the industry, please visit www.stepcg.com. For more on Cradlepoint's 5G for Enterprise Branch Specialization and the Cradlepoint Partner Program, please visit https://cradlepoint.com/partners/for-partners/.

About STEP CG

STEP CG, LLC is a highly innovative, award-winning, nationwide IT services engineering firm specializing in solutions powered by strategic experts and best-of-breed technologies that guide their clients through complex IT challenges. STEP CG was founded in 2014 and has become one of the fastest-growing technology firms in the Midwest. Their portfolio enables enterprises with solutions for wireline, wireless, cellular, cloud, security, collaboration and managed services. STEP CG is a privately held company headquartered in Covington, Kentucky. STEP CG is where innovation meets execution. For more information, visit STEP CG's website or follow on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

About Cradlepoint

Cradlepoint is a global leader in cloud-delivered 4G and 5G wireless network edge solutions. Cradlepoint's NetCloud™ platform and cellular routers deliver a pervasive, secure, and software-defined Wireless WAN edge to connect people, places, and things - anywhere. More than 25,000 businesses and government agencies worldwide, including many Global 2000 organisations and top public sector agencies, rely on Cradlepoint to keep mission-critical sites, points of commerce, field forces, vehicles, and IoT devices always connected. Cradlepoint was founded in 2006, acquired by Ericsson (News - Alert) in 2020, and operates today as a standalone subsidiary within Ericsson's Business Area Technologies and New Businesses. Cradlepoint headquarters is in Boise, Idaho, with development centres in Silicon Valley and India and international offices in the UK and Australia. www.cradlepoint.com


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