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The partnership enables customers to assess their IT cyber risks and outsource 24/7 security operations as a service to protect their digital transformation efforts and IT operations against disruption.

DALLAS, TX – January 11, 2022 – Cybersecurity concerns have never been higher than they are today due to digital transformation efforts in industries like healthcare, education, government, financial, and even non-profits and small businesses. Gradient Cyber, a leading provider of cybersecurity and security operations as a service (SOCaaS), today announced a strategic business partnership with Westelcom. The partnership brings together Gradient Cyber’s 24/7 SOCaaS capabilities with Westelcom’s mission-critical business telecommunications services delivering turnkey solutions to help customers design, deploy, operate, and protect their networks safeguarding their business operations from unexpected disruptions.

With the combined solutions portfolio, Westelcom becomes a 24/7 trusted security advisor speeding customer digital transformation efforts, reducing unplanned operational downtime, and continually monitoring critical communications infrastructure for cybersecurity anomalies and breaches.

“This partnership is a perfect fit for both companies as Westelcom moves to offer a comprehensive cybersecurity portfolio to their customers,” explains Steve Chappell, Chief Executive Officer, Gradient Cyber. “Twenty-four by seven security operations are a mission-critical capability that companies must adopt as their businesses become almost one hundred percent reliant on their digital communications infrastructure.”

“We are excited to partner with a first-class company like Gradient Cyber,” said Paul Barton, President, Westelcom. “Together we will provide vital security services to our partners and their end customers.”

Gradient Cyber offers reseller and MSSP programs that provide partners with a competitive monthly residual compensation structure along with product training, joint business plan mapping, collaborative marketing efforts, and comprehensive pre- and post-sales support.

About Gradient Cyber

Gradient Cyber is a trusted cybersecurity partner operating primarily across the United States and specializing in small and mid-market enterprises concerned about cybersecurity but lacking the staff to give it the attention it deserves. For a fraction of the cost of hiring one cyber analyst our cybersecurity team is on the job 24/7 to improve your security, so you don’t have to think about it anymore. We’ll tell you what you need to know, what needs to be done, and eliminate the noise. Gradient Cyber is the only SOCaaS partner improving your security using 24/7 cybersecurity expertise, a SecOps delivery platform for threat detection across your IT infrastructure ‘swim lanes’, and diagnostics to strengthen your security posture even when there are no threat alerts. Learn more at Follow Gradient Cyber: Blog and LinkedIn.

Gradient Cyber Media Contact: Roark Pollock,

About Westelcom

Westelcom is a New York based telecommunications provider that offers mission-critical business communication services over their fiber network in upstate New York and nationally through a diverse blend of partners. The company offers traditional services like SIP/PRI/POTs/Long Distance, dedicated internet access, broadband, colocation, and web hosting and also provides managed services like SD-WAN along with more current solutions like UCaaS,  UC, and collaboration solutions. As a leading carrier of telecommunications services, Westelcom has extensive expertise in serving the health care and education industry to include providing managed internet services to multiple regional telemedicine networks in New York, regional hospitals, and medical facilities along with several school district locations. Their Mission is to exceed customers’ expectations by providing excellent customer experience in communications solution design, delivery, and support. Westelcom can be reached at or 866.482.5427.