Press Releases

Critical Links Partners with Hardy Solutions to Offer Cost Effective Solutions for SMB Customers

FAIRFIELD, NJ, October 21, 2008 - Critical Links , a global provider of unified voice, data and IT solutions for SMBs, announced today that Hardy Solutions has entered into a reseller agreement where Critical Links’ flagship product, the edgeBOX™, will be made available to Hardy Solutions’ customers worldwide.

Hardy Solutions delivers enterprise class technologies to organizations of all sizes. The company focuses on providing state of the art solutions that offer all the latest features and functionality, simple installation and ease of maintenance. Hardy Solutions’ core focus areas include voice over IP (VoIP) implementation and service, call center design, network design, video conferencing implementation, e-mail and collaboration software, and telecommunication expense consolidation.

“One of the core objectives of Hardy Solutions is to reduce upfront cost for our customers so that they can realize an accelerated return on investment, and our partnership with Critical Links allows us to accomplish just that,” said James Hardy, president, Hardy Solutions, LLC. “By offering our customers the Critical Links egdeBOX, we meet their voice and data needs with an all-in-one solution that reduces both purchase and ongoing expenses.”

Critical Links’ edgeBOX™ is a multi-service business gateway appliance, which replaces up to 8 specialized solutions with a single device. The edgeBOX provides a full-fledged IP telephony system, tightly integrated with email, web, print server, contact database, calendars, security, file sharing and more. The voice and data services integration improves employee productivity, simplifies installation, maintenance and upgrades, and dramatically reduces equipment, communications, and maintenance costs for SMBs. edgeBOX can scale from 10 users to up to 300 users and is fully managed remotely through a simple browser.

“Hardy Solutions has deep expertise in areas ranging from VoIP and network design to expense consolidation, which strongly compliment the core value propositions of the edgeBOX,” said Bob Muhaw, vice president, Sales and Support, Critical Links. “By aligning with Hardy Solutions we are opening the doors to new customers so that we can continue to tackle the cost and complexity challenges that SMBs commonly face with voice, data and IT solutions.“

About Critical Links

Critical Links is a global provider of converged voice, data and IT solutions for small and medium businesses (SMBs) that dramatically simplify and cost-reduce by consolidating over a single scalable and fault-tolerant platform.

Critical Links’ flagship product, the edgeBOX™, is an award-winning multi-function gateway appliance that includes VoIP/IP-PBX, VPNs, security, NAC, QoS and a WiFi access point as well as a fax server, web server, e-mail server, print server and data storage. It is available on a range of hardware platforms that support up to 300 users, with different form factors and a host of broadband interfaces such as BRI/PRI(T1/E1), FX0/FXS, Ethernet, etc. Critical Links typically serves SMBs through a global network of VARs, System Integrators, OEMs and Service Providers. For more information: or

About Hardy Solutions

Hardy Solutions offers enterprise class technology solutions to organizations of all sizes. We have researched and partnered with only the best service/hardware providers to offer your organization cost effective technology solutions that are both reliable and feature rich. Please visit us at for additional information.

Editors Notes:

1. All brands and names may be trademarks of their respective companies.

For more information, contact:
Tammy Daugherty
LVA Communications


Keep up on our always evolving product features and technology. Enter your e-mail and subscribe to our newsletter.

Latest Tweets

Contact Us

  • Address: 103 Carnegie Center, Suite 300, Princeton, NJ 08450, USA

  • Phone: 973 276 9006

  • Fax: 973 276 9007

  • Email: