LightSpeed Technologies has received the 2017 Top VAR Sales and Growth Award from Nokia, for helping organizations make the transition from TDM to IP/MPLS technology.
“I want to personally congratulate LightSpeed Technologies on a tremendous year,” said John Marson, vice president of North American Channels for Nokia. “Their flexibility and commitment to the new IP/MPLS technology has generated many satisfied customers for both Nokia and LightSpeed. I look forward to continuing our relationship with LightSpeed, and further growing the business in the coming year.”
Added John Brannon, president and CEO of LightSpeed, “Our partnership with Nokia mutually benefits both organizations, and most importantly, our valued customers.”
LightSpeed has been an exclusive Nokia VAR since 2001, specializing in data (IP/MPLS), optical transport, microwave, GPON and LTE solutions. As a full-service systems integrator, LightSpeed provides customers with systems engineering and design services, as well as network installation, integration and ongoing maintenance. The company also has a nationally certified Minority and Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) division.
“We’re pleased that LightSpeed’s investments in the new IP/MPLS technology is being recognized by the industry,” said Joe Caruso, LightSpeed executive vice president. “This recognition will enable LightSpeed to continue to provide our clients with the best of both worlds, Nokia’s best-of-breed products, Bell Labs’ innovation and global resources, coupled with LightSpeed’s quick and agile support.”