- Together the two companies create opportunity to connect more businesses throughout United States
- Combined product portfolios deliver reliable wired and wireless networking and cloud solutions for utilities, transportation and federal customers
The two companies create opportunity to connect government, utlities and transportation agencies across United States
March 24, 2021 - Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, a leading provider of communications, networking, and cloud solutions tailored to customers’ industries, announced it is working with Walker and Associates, Inc., a national value-add distributor of network products for broadband providers, including wireline, wireless, CATV, government, and enterprise network operators. Together, they will deliver reliable, secure, easy-to-manage networking and cloud solutions for mission-critical networks.
The Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise portfolio of wired, wireless, and network management solutions enables Walker’s channel to meet customer needs and expand rural broadband services. ALE also provides cloud-based solutions, enhancing the channels’ ability to address businesses that are increasingly moving to the cloud.
According to Trey Hall, Walker’s Chief Technology Officer, “ALE’s line of hardened switches enables our utility provider and telco provider customers to extend their networks into harsh environments to deliver critical solutions and connectivity to homes and businesses across the country.”
Gene Hawks, Head of Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Channel in North America, said, “The combined high-level expertise and world class solutions from both companies give Federal agencies, utility, and service providers more to offer their customers. We are proud to partner with Walker and Associates to expand broadband connectivity and provide networking solutions to businesses across North America.”
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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.
About Walker and Associates, Inc.
Walker and Associates is a nationally recognized WBE certified telecommunications equipment distributor of telecommunications products supporting network operators, by simplifying network deployments with expert installation, systems integration, and managed services.
Providing products and solutions since 1970, Walker remains a recognized industry leader, offering products supporting leading-edge technologies such as Switching, Routing, Wi-Fi, Microwave, NFV, Carrier Ethernet, VOIP, WDM, ROADM, Packet Optical Networking, SDN, Access Technologies, Active Ethernet, Fixed Wireless, DSL, and more.
For more information: www.walkerfirst.com
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