5/11/2018

Tessco Wins Designation as Value Added Distributor for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise in North America

Leading wireless distributor and service provider will deliver a variety of networking solutions.

Tessco (Nasdaq: TESS) today announced they have become a Value-Added Distributor for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise (ALE) in North America. The move enables Tessco to focus on delivering ALE networking solutions while expanding better support to private systems operators, value added resellers, and integrators with a complete, edge-to-core networking offer.

“This collaboration with Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise adds crucial capabilities to our networking offer that will allow us to better fill our customers’ needs by providing a more complete solution,” said Charles Kriete, Tessco Sr. VP of Commercial Sales, Product Marketing & Supply Chain.

ALE is a key industry-supplier of switches, WLAN products, network management, and security solutions for enterprises. ALE also provides cloud-based solutions, enhancing the channels’ ability to address customer’s needs as they evolve in their digital transformation. Tessco will specifically feature the Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch™ line and Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess™ Stellar Wi-Fi Access Points within their networking solutions offer. ALE products are available now from Tessco.

“Tessco is a best-in-class partner in the wireless industry and we’re looking forward to this next step in our partnership, and adding to its continued growth and success,” said Steve Burrows, Head of North American Channel, ALE. “This enhanced agreement demonstrates Tessco’s commitment to investing in technical support and services. Their capabilities go well beyond simple distribution, making them exceptionally valuable to our partner community.”

For more information and to explore Tessco’s product assortment, visit www.tessco.com.

About Tessco
TESSCO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: TESS) is a value-added technology distributor, manufacturer, and solutions provider serving commercial and retail customers in the wireless infrastructure and mobile device accessories markets. The company was founded more than 30 years ago with a commitment to deliver industry-leading products, knowledge, solutions, and customer service. Tessco supplies more than 50,000 products from 400 of the industry’s top manufacturers in mobile communications, Wi-Fi, Internet of Things (“IoT”), wireless backhaul, and more. Tessco is a single source for outstanding customer experience, expert knowledge, and complete end-to-end solutions for the wireless industry.
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* The Alcatel-Lucent name and logo are trademarks of Nokia used under license by ALE.
“This move builds on our existing partnership and further positions ALE as a flagship vendor partner within Tessco.”

Kriete, Tessco Sr. VP of Commercial Sales, Product Marketing & Supply Chain

About Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise delivers the customised technology experiences enterprises need to make everything connect.
ALE provides digital-age networking, communications and cloud solutions tailored to ensure customers’ success, with flexible business models in the cloud, on premises, and hybrid. All solutions have built-in security and limited environmental impact.
Over 100 years of innovation have made Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise a trusted advisor to more than 830,000 customers in 100 countries around the world.
The privately-owned company with headquarters in France has over 2900 direct business partners worldwide, achieving an effective global reach with a local focus.
For more information: www.al-enterprise.com.
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