Windstream Expands Cloud Connectivity in Tier 2 Markets Through Partnership with 365 Data Centers
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 13, 2016 — Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced a partnership with 365 Data Centers, one of the top edge colocation data center providers in Tier 2 markets. Windstream has established presence in 365 Data Centers’ facilities in Buffalo, N.Y.; Chicago, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Tampa, Fla., and Southfield, Mich.
The partnership with 365 Data Centers is part of Windstream’s strategy to expand its network to provide high-performance connectivity to wholesale and enterprise companies. 365 Data Centers’ customers will have access to Windstream’s Wave, Carrier Ethernet, MPLS and IP services, leveraging the sixth largest fiber network in the U.S., spanning approximately 125,000 miles.
“Large bandwidth users have been asking us for additional ways to access cloud resources at the edge,” said Jeff Brown, director of product management and marketing for Windstream’s wholesale business unit. “The partnership with 365 Data Centers is an ideal fit for us, as customers in Tier 2 markets will have direct access to Windstream’s national DWDM, Ethernet, and IP network.”
“We’re thrilled to have Windstream as a key 365 Data Centers partner,” said Keao Caindec, chief commercial officer for 365 Data Centers. “Not only are our customers able to access Windstream’s expanded solutions portfolio, but we also share common foundational values – reliability, accessibility and commitment to an exceptional customer experience. We look forward to building on our longstanding relationship Windstream."
365 Data Centers’ facilities are HIPAA, PCI DSS, SSAE 16, SOC 2 and ISAE 3402 compliant and feature redundant power, cooling, connectivity and security 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and 365 days per year. 365 Data Centers has a seven-year record of 100 percent uptime across all of its facilities.
Windstream has established a point-of-presence in the following 365 Data Centers locations:
Buffalo 350 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14202 (2nd floor MMR)
Chicago 427 South La Salle St., Suite 405, Chicago, IL 60605
Cleveland 1255 Euclid Ave., The Sterling Building, Suite 200, Cleveland, OH 44115
Indianapolis 701 West Henry, Suite 101, Indianapolis, IN 46225
Pittsburgh 100 S. Commons, Allegheny Center Mall, Suite 126, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Southfield 24660 Lahser Rd., Southfield, MI 48034
St. Louis 210 North Tucker St., Suite 400, St. Louis, MO 63101
Tampa 655 North Franklin St., Franklin Exchange, Suite 1000, Tampa, FL 33062
Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN), a Fortune 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S. Windstream offers bundled services, including broadband, security solutions, voice and digital TV to consumers. We also provide data, cloud solutions, unified communications and managed services to business and enterprise clients. The company supplies core transport solutions on a local and long-haul fiber-optic network spanning approximately 125,000 miles. Additional information is available at windstream.com. Please visit our newsroom at news.windstream.com or follow us on Twitter at @Windstream.
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About 365 Data Centers
365 Data Centers is the leading data center solutions provider for cloud, content, carriers and enterprises in tier 2 markets. Through its 14 U.S. edge colocation data centers, carrier-neutrality, 100% uptime, and industry compliance, 365 helps hundreds of businesses to improve user experience, reduce cost and speed innovation. For more information, visit 365datacenters.com.
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