Opengear Recognized in CRN’s 2016 Network Connectivity Partner Program Guide

Piscataway, NJ – July 27, 2016 – Opengear (, a leading provider of critical infrastructure management solutions through advanced console serversremote managementmonitoring, and cellular out-of-band products, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Opengear in its 2016 Network Connectivity Partner Program Guide. This annual guide highlights service providers, infrastructure providers and master agents whose telecom, cloud and connectivity offerings help partners navigate and succeed in the age of IT-Telecom convergence.

“The companies in this year’s 2016 Network Connectivity Partner Program Guide have built partner programs that provide real, tangible value and support to its members,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “These vendors offer impressive product portfolios, gold-standard marketing and sales assistance, and the high level of training solution providers need to grow their Network Connectivity revenue. We are pleased to introduce this year’s guide to help channel partners find and connect with these outstanding technology suppliers.”

Opengear’s award-winning IT infrastructure management solutions are designed to provide network resilience and ensure connectivity even when primary connections fail – and especially at data centers and remote sites where always-available network access is essential to business continuity. Opengear products feature embedded Smart OOB™ technology that offers intelligent out-of-band management through automatic remediation and alerting when network connectivity issues occur. The company’s suite of network management products also feature built-in Failover to Cellular™, which transparently switches network devices over to cellular connectivity in the event that the primary connection goes down.

“We’re proud of our robust and growing slate of channel partners who understand the importance of ensuring network resilience for their customers – no matter what,” said Bryan Keepers, Channel Sales Manager, Opengear. “Our solutions provide the dependable and resilient network connectivity our partners’ customers both count on and require every day, and we’re honored to be recognized by CRN in its 2016 Network Connectivity Partner Program Guide for these initiatives.”

The Network Connectivity Partner Program Guide will be featured in the August 2016 issue of CRN and online at

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About Opengear

Founded in 2004, Opengear delivers next generation intelligent solutions for managing critical IT and communications infrastructure. Opengear’s solutions, featuring embedded Smart OOB™ technology, equip our customers’ networks with intelligent automation and bulletproof resilience, enabling them to optimize technical operations and secure business continuity. The company is headquartered in New Jersey, with a manufacturing facility in Utah, R&D operations in Australia and Silicon Valley, and sales offices in Europe, Asia and the USA. For more information, please visit

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