In short order, ‘ABC Company’ needed a more reliable wide area network (WAN) connecting its retail stores. Granite delivered managed WAN and VPN services with 4G wireless backup across 1,100 sites in record time.
For more than 43 years, ‘ABC Company’ has been America’s go-to source for quality tools at the lowest prices. The family-owned company is one of the nation’s fastest-growing retailers with more than 1,100 stores nationwide, 20,000 employees and 40 million customers.
‘ABC Company’ had deployed MPLS networks for primary and backup to connect its stores. Unfortunately, the primary experienced outages and only had low-speed MPLS DSL as backup connections.
To improve network reliability, the retailer was looking to switch to high-speed 4G wireless backup connections at all stores.
‘ABC Company’ previous carrier contracts were coming up on renewal but were failing their deployments. The plan also required completion of a private network, a provider to manage it, and cutover in a short time frame as their contracts were coming up
– only five weeks - to help ‘ABC Company’ busiest sales during holiday season.