LIGHTSPEED TECHNOLOGIES, INC. NAMED ALCATEL-LUCENT’S #1 TIER 1 BUSINESS PARTNER TWO YEARS IN A ROW
Exclusive ALu Partner Achieves Second Coveted Recognition in 2013
Farmingdale, NJ, January 28, 2014 – LightSpeed Technologies, Inc., a leader in end-to-end network integration services and support, has been named Alcatel-Lucent’s (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) #1 Outstanding Business Partner of 2013. LightSpeed Technologies was presented the award for providing customers with outstanding technical support across Alcatel-Lucent’s comprehensive product portfolio while demonstrating world-class execution, project management and customer service.
An exclusive Alcatel-Lucent Tier 1 Accredited Business Partner, LightSpeed Technologies serves as an extension of the ALu team, providing scalable, turnkey Network Design, Engineering and Installation, End-to-End Remote Technical Support and ongoing Maintenance solutions for Alcatel-Lucent’s Optical and Data Networking, Ethernet, SONET/SDH, IP/MPLS, Microwave Radio, and Smart Grid products.
“Our exclusive partnership with Alcatel-Lucent has enabled us to give customers the best of both worlds,” adds John Brannon, President & CEO of LightSpeed Technologies. “By combining our in-depth engineering experience and creative problem-solving ability with Alcatel-Lucent’s next-gen products, global resources, and the innovation of the world’s most influential technology researchers at Bell Labs, our customers obtain networking solutions that enhance performance, drive profitability and maximize network efficiency.”
In addition to its latest award, LightSpeed Technologies has also earned numerous Alcatel-Lucent recognitions throughout the years including Alcatel-Lucent Outstanding Business Partner for Technical Expertise & Support (2008), Alcatel-Lucent Top Service Provider in North America (2008) and Alcatel-Lucent Fastest Growing Business Partner Award (2007).
To learn more about LightSpeed Technologies, visit www.lightspeedt.com.
About LightSpeed Technologies, Inc.
Founded in 2001, LightSpeed Technologies, Inc. and its team have a track record of accomplishment that spans the 25-year history of fiber-optic innovation. The company is dedicated to continuous improvement that utilizes the latest technological innovation, providing next-gen products that increase efficiency and help their customers’ bottom lines. Our commitment to excellence shows in the quality of products and services that we provide, and by the way we run our business. To learn more about LightSpeed Technologies, Inc., visitwww.lightspeedt.com.
The long-trusted partner of service providers, enterprises and governments around the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a leading innovator in the field of networking and communications technology, products and services. The company is home to Bell Labs, one of the world’s foremost research centers, responsible for breakthroughs that have shaped the networking and communications industry. Alcatel-Lucent was named one of MIT Technology Review’s 2012 Top 50 list of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies” for breakthroughs such as lightRadio™, which cuts power consumption and operating costs on wireless networks while delivering lightning fast Internet access. Through such innovations, Alcatel-Lucent is making communications more sustainable, more affordable and more accessible as we pursue our mission – Realizing the potential of a Connected World.
With operations in more than 130 countries and one of the most experienced global services organizations in the industry, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with global reach. The Company achieved revenues of Euro 15.3 billion in 2011 and is incorporated in France and headquartered in Paris.
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