STEP CG Achieves Cradlepoint Exclusive Private Networks Specialization & Named Top US Partner for Cradlepoint

COVINGTON, KY, March 28, 2023--STEP CG, Where Innovation Meets Execution, today announced that it has achieved NetCloud Private Networks Specialization from Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network solutions. The NetCloud Private Networks Specialization identifies and recognizes partner organizations have become experts in Private Cellular Network deployments by meeting a series of sales, technical, and business proficiency criteria. 

By receiving the specialization, STEP CG will support Cradlepoint’s efforts of selling the industry’s most comprehensive and seamless portfolio for private cellular deployments. As an award-winning IT engineering firm specializing in solutions powered by strategic experts and best-of-breed technologies, STEP CG absolutely believes in the explosive market opportunity they collectively have in front of them in helping their customers innovate every day by embracing the 5G revolution – because reducing complexity and driving real business outcomes is at the heart and soul of STEP CG’s mission for customers.

“We greatly appreciate the teamwork and strong partnership with Cradlepoint and are excited to be recognized as one of the first partners to achieve a NetCloud Private Networks Specialization designation,” said Ed Walton, CEO of STEP CG. “Receiving this specialization speaks to our extensive 5G experience and capabilities, helping customers embrace innovation and showing them how to integrate with existing networking technologies,” added Walton.

With NetCloud Private Networks, certified Cradlepoint channel partner can help enterprise customers quickly deploy a complete private cellular networks solution that includes: a proven Mobility Gateway (cellular core) that can be deployed on-site; plug-and-play indoor or outdoor LTE Cellular Access Points (CAPs) with future support for 5G; an integrated planning tool that helps map out the ideal location of CAPs; fixed site, mobile and IoT endpoints (User Equipment); and private SIMs with Cradlepoint’s SIM Management capability, allowing IT to deploy and manage private and public SIMs.

“The demand for private cellular networks has quickly increased, but due to the significant cost, planning, and complexity, deployments have lagged,” said Eric Purcell, senior vice president of global partner sales at Cradlepoint. “By creating another world-class certification program for identified partners, Cradlepoint and industry leading partners like STEP CG will be able to accelerate successful deployments and create a positive customer experience.”

For more information on STEP CG’s work in the industry, please visit For more on Cradlepoint’s Private Cellular Networks certification and the Cradlepoint Partner Program, please visit


STEP CG, LLC is a highly innovative, award-winning, nationwide IT services engineering firm specializing in solutions powered by strategic experts and best-of-breed technologies that guide their clients through complex IT challenges. STEP CG was founded in 2014 and has become one of the fastest-growing technology firms in the Midwest. Their portfolio enables enterprises with solutions for wireline, wireless, cellular, cloud, security, collaboration, and managed services. STEP CG is a privately held company headquartered in Covington, Kentucky. STEP CG is where innovation meets execution. For more information, visit STEP CG's website or follow on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

About Cradlepoint

Cradlepoint enables the freedom to connect people, places, and things that drive more experiences, more ways to work, and better business results — anywhere. The company is a pioneer in Wireless WAN, offering advanced 4G and 5G routers and adapters — controlled through Cradlepoint NetCloudTM. Enterprise businesses and public sector agencies rely on Cradlepoint and its Cellular Intelligence to build a reliable, secure network wherever they need it, connecting fixed and temporary sites, vehicles, IoT devices, and remote employees. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, Cradlepoint is wholly owned subsidiary of Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and part of their Business Area Enterprise Wireless Solutions. It has international offices in Asia Pacific, Canada, Europe, India, and Latin America. 

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