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

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

HUNT VALLEY, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 11, 2018-- 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. “This move builds on our existing partnership and further positions ALE as a flagship vendor partner within Tessco.”

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 customers’ 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.

About Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s mission is to make everything connect to create the customized technology experiences customers need. From your office, the cloud or in combination, they deliver networking and communications that work for your people, processes and customers.

A heritage of innovation and dedication to customer success has made ALE an essential provider of enterprise networking, communications and services to over 830,000 customers worldwide. With global reach and local focus, more than 2200 employees and 2900+ partners serve over 50 countries marketed under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand.

For more information, visit https://www.al-enterprise.com/.
For ongoing news visit ALE’s Newsroom, Blog, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

Source: TESSCO Technologies, Inc.

TESSCO Technologies, Inc.
Tom Cardinale
cardinalet@tessco.com