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Patton Appoints Gentek as Certified Channel Partner for Canada

The new Patton-Gentek relationship makes Patton products readily accessible throughout Canada with benefits for enterprises, industrial networks and resellers.

Mitchel Freedman
“Patton offers a unique set of competencies and capabilities. Award-winning SmartNode™ and CopperLink™ solutions enable our partners to realize their UC implementation requirements.”

Mitchell Freedman
CEO & Partner Gentek
GAITHERSBURG, MARYLAND: Patton Electronics—US-manufacturer of UC, Cloud, and IoT-enabling solutions for carrier, enterprise, and industrial networks—announced today a new channel agreement with Gentek—a Canadian leader in the distribution of broadband, network, and highly-secure VoIP customer premise equipment (CPE). 

Patton and Gentek have partnered to address the emerging connectivity and VoIP security challenges of All-IP and IoT networking in the Canadian marketplace by delivering Patton’s suite of cloud, server, and hardware-based solutions

Patton’s SmartNode™ VoIP and CopperLink™ Ethernet extender product lines are designed to deliver IP Security, legacy telephony integration (analog and ISDN), network demarcation, cloud connectivity, network extension, and IP end-point enablement. 

“With the convergence of voice, data, video, and data networking, resellers and enterprise customers are increasingly challenged to find a partner that offers the unique set of competencies and capabilities to convert their UC dreams to realities,” said Sean Gerrity, Patton’s Sales Director for North America.

Gentek’s value-added resellers, channels partners and customers in the Canadian market will now have access to Patton’s complete line of Patton’s SmartNode™ VoIP gateways, enterprise session border controllers (eSBCs), and CopperLink™ Ethernet extension solutions throughout the Canadian marketplace.

“We are proud to represent Patton in the Canadian marketplace,” said Jeffery Freedman, Vice President of Marketing and Partner at Gentek. “SmartNode VoIP equipment is the ideal customer premise solution for Gentek partners that want to ease their business customers into SIP trunking and IP communications.”

Patton’s Trinity™ operating system facilitates IP migration, covering OSI layer 1 transport to layer 5 applications, which is supported by Patton’s Cloud for deployment, control, and license management.

“Patton gateways interoperate seamlessly with every telephony manufacturer in the business,” Freedman said. “The stability of SmartNode is world-renowned. US-based manufacturing with local sales and tech support were key factors in partnering with Patton.”

“Patton offers a unique set of competencies and capabilities,” said Mitchell Freedman, CEO and Partner at Gentek. “Award-winning SmartNode™ and CopperLink™ solutions enable our partners to realize their UC implementation requirements.”

“Patton is honored to partner with Gentek. This company boasts a rich 35-year history distributing products to the Canadian IT Industry,” Sean Gerrity continued. “Gentek prides itself on its product knowledge and working with best-of-breed product manufacturers.


About Gentek
Gentek is a Canadian leader in the distribution of Broadband, Network, and VoIP products, and Value-Added Services. Our 30+ years distributing product in the IT industry have resulted in a careful selection of the leading brands in each of these categories and along with our extensive sales knowledge, product training, and support we are THE CHOICE for your cutomer’s requirements. Please visit to learn more.

About Patton
Patton is all about connections. It is our joy and mission to connect real-world customer challenges with high-quality, right-priced solutions—complemented by unrivaled customer service and technical support. Incorporated 1984, Patton has built everything from micro-sized widgets that connect "this-with-that," to carrier-grade Telecom gear that connects subscribers to service-providers. Patton's specialty is interconnecting legacy TDM and serial systems with new-generation IP-based voice, data, and multi-media technologies.

Headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD, USA, Patton equipment—including VoIP, Ethernet extension, and wireless router technologies—is up-and-running in carrier, enterprise and industrial networks worldwide. Patton works in connection with a growing network of technology, business, and sales-channel partners. To connect with local-market requirements, Patton operates training and support centers in Switzerland, Hungary, Lebanon, India and the USA.

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