LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 27, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Windstream (Nasdaq:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, announced today an agreement with LifeSize Communications, a division of Logitech, to offer LifeSize high definition video conferencing capabilities to Windstream customers. LifeSize is a leader in high definition video communications and delivers a high quality experience from the desktop to the conference room with full HD 1080p video. With the ability to provide HD video communications under 1 Mbps—as well as the highest resolution available at any bandwidth—LifeSize systems enable companies to cost-effectively deploy HD video communications. "Our partnership with LifeSize is part of our continual commitment to providing our customers with the latest communications and technology solutions for their businesses. The emergence of the mobile enterprise has led to an increasing number of customers turning to remote conferencing technology. This face-to-face experience will help our customers improve employee productivity, strengthen relationships, and reduce travel costs," said Don Perkins, vice president of Business Marketing at Windstream. LifeSize high definition video communications products will be coupled with Windstream's IP networking solutions. Windstream offers Ethernet and dedicated high-speed Internet services, as well as a full suite of advanced network communications and technology solutions such as VoIP, SIP trunking, and MPLS. Windstream also has SSAE 16, SOC 1 Type II data centers located throughout the U.S. and offers managed services and cloud computing. Windstream's nationwide fiber optic network spans 115,000 route miles across the country. "We would like to offer a warm welcome to Windstream as they join our partner network. With the addition of Windstream, we can expand the availability of LifeSize solutions and bring video collaboration to more organizations than ever before," said Joe Dorsey, director of Americas alliances for LifeSize Communications. "Our alliances bring tremendous value to LifeSize and we are dedicated to providing them with a robust channel program to support their efforts and business success. We are looking forward to collaborating with Windstream to deliver a superior HD video experience to customers through LifeSize solutions."