Windstream has lit up its fourth data center in Charlotte, N.C., giving it a total of 27 U.S.-based centers where it can offer a mix of colocation, cloud and managed services to its growing business customer base.
Windstream is deepening its reach to target underserved small to medium business (SMB) markets with a new program that will help channel partners establish their position in the cloud services segment.
Windstream continues to see the fruits of business service labor pay off as the company reported that the segment's revenues in the fourth quarter of 2013 rose $4 million sequentially to $920 million.
Windstream has added another win to its public sector services column by being awarded a $3 million, 36-month contract from the Department of Defense (DoD) to bring new fiber connections to two U.S.-based military bases.
Windstream has agreed to pay $600,000 to settle a suit with the Georgia Governor's Office of Consumer Protection over claims that the service provider did not deliver the advertised DSL speeds to its users, reports WGCL-TV, a CBS affiliate based in Atlanta.
Windstream is laying off about 400 employees by March in an effort it says will increase its operational efficiency as it continues to sharpen its focus on becoming a bigger player in the enterprise services space.
tw telecom ratcheted another point in its public sector column by winning a contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide a new Wide Area Network (WAN – Cloud B) that will interconnect three HHS Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) site locations.
Integra is continuing its aggressive Ethernet buildout strategy, expanding its Ethernet over Copper (EoC) network to another 43 fiber-fed ILEC Local Serving Offices (LSOs).
Hybrid cloud services, which offer businesses the option to manage some resources in-house and put others into a cloud, are set to double by 2015, says Infonetics in its latest Cloud Service Strategies: North American Enterprise Survey.
No cable operators will get a cut of the $255.7 million in subsidies that the FCC announced as part of its Connect America Fund initiative on Friday, with AT&T, CenturyLink, Fairpoint Communications, Frontier Communications and Windstream winning grants in the latest round of funding.