This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Windstream Enters Into Agreement With Mitel For Managed UC Service Offerings

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Windstream (Nasdaq:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, announced today during the Mitel Business Partner Conference in Hollywood, Fla., that it has entered into an agreement with Mitel to offer their leading edge MiVoice and MiCollab solutions in a fully managed, cloud-based Unified Communications as a Service (UcaaS) solution, powered by Mitel's MiCloud for Service Providers. By doing so, businesses will have access to features and functionality from advanced UC, mobile and desktop collaboration, to messaging and other applications – available in a scalable, subscription-based service.

"Today's business environment is constantly evolving – and with that, so is the way businesses communicate with their customers," said Tim Whelehan, vice president of business development for Windstream. "By offering industry leading, cloud-based UC solutions such as Mitel's MiCloud for Service Providers, we can provide the technology and expertise that helps these businesses ease into this new environment – all without the upfront capital costs of a traditional UC solution."

The Windstream UCaaS offering, currently in customer trials, bundles the Mitel MiVoice and MiCollab solutions with Windstream's enterprise-class cloud solutions powered by VMware in a way that can offer both geo-redundancy and local survivability. General availability is targeted for fall 2013. The solution also leverages Windstream's award-winning SIP and data solutions in order to provide a full, turn-key solution for businesses both large and small. By doing so, customers can more easily implement unified communications and include services such as analog or VoIP lines, unified messaging, desktop video, and a variety of other mobility solutions.

"Mitel's unique single stream of software provides the ease of use and flexibility that service providers like Windstream need to provide powerful solutions to their customers for premise, cloud or hybrid deployments," said Joe Vitalone, Mitel's executive vice president for the Americas. "Windstream is a leading service provider in the U.S. and with this new cloud offering, their business customers will have even greater choice and opportunity to select the services best suited to their needs."

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $93.24 0.00%
FB $117.81 0.00%
GOOG $701.43 0.00%
TSLA $211.53 0.00%
YHOO $36.94 0.00%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,660.71 +9.45 0.05%
S&P 500 2,050.63 -0.49 -0.02%
NASDAQ 4,717.0940 -8.5450 -0.18%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs