Ceragon Networks and TESSCO Technologies Expand North American Channel Partnership Program
February 12, 2014
Channel Relationship to Increase Availability of the IP-20 Platform That Enables Operators to Break Capacity Barriers
Paramus, NewJersey, February 12 , 2014 – Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ:CRNT), the #1 high-capacity wireless hauling specialist and TESSCO Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ: TESS), a leading provider of the product and value chain solutions required to build, use, and maintain wireless systems, today announced that Ceragon’s IP-20 platform is now available through TESSCO. This expanded channel relationship increases the footprint of the IP-20 in North America, effectively addressing the needs of operators seeking manageable, high-capacity solutions for their burgeoning heterogeneous network (HetNet) hauling challenges.
As a service-centric, SDN-ready wireless platform powered by a software-defined engine, the IP-20 features innovative, market-leading backhaul and fronthaul solutions that deliver ultra-high capacities while supporting any radio transmission technology, any network topology, and any deployment configuration. TESSCO will offer the advanced IP-20 product portfolio and complementing solutions, to serve any type of networking microwave hauling applications for industries such as utilities, Public Safety, transportation, Internet service providers, private network operators, government, oil and gas, among others.
“Ceragon’s strong market share and proven innovation in wireless technology make them an excellent addition to our comprehensive portfolio,” said Gerald Garland, Senior Vice President at TESSCO. “We believe that the availability of the IP-20 platform and complementing products will help us address the needs of the growing wireless backhaul/fronthaul marketplace.”
“The addition of TESSCO to our new North American Channel Program reinforces our go-to-market strategy and the emphasis we are placing on handpicking strategic, focused and motivated partners,” said Chuck Meyo, Ceragon’s President for North America.
Tim Egan, Vice President of Channels and Business Development for Ceragon North America said, “We are very impressed with TESSCO’s extensive salesforce and marketing focus. Their market expertise will help amplify Ceragon’s reach and increase our ability to provide value-added services to these specialized vertical markets.”
The IP-20 platform provides a common, programmable architecture for all of Ceragon’s next-generation FibeAir and Evolution products. To learn more about the Ceragon Networks IP-20 platform, please visitwww.tessco.com/go/ceragon.
TESSCO Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: TESS), Hunt Valley, Maryland, is Your Total Source® for making wireless work. The convergence of wireless and the Internet is revolutionizing the way we live, work and play. New systems and applications are creating opportunities and challenges at an unprecedented rate. TESSCO is there, thinking in new ways for exceptional outcomes. TESSCO (www.tessco.com) architects and delivers, with innovation, productivity and speed, the product and value chain solutions to organizations responsible for building, using, and maintaining wireless broadband systems. The Company is a component of the Russell 2000® index.
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