AT THE COMPANY: Dave PleissInvestor RelationsWest Corporation(402) 963-1500DMPleiss@west.com
OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-driven communication services, today announced it has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR ® certification for its state-of-the-art call handling component, Power Station Gen3 ™. This purpose-built appliance is smaller, faster and more powerful than previous versions yet consumes 73 percent less power and generates less heat than a personal computer-based solution. Designed to help Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) become more efficient, Power Station Gen3 reduces equipment footprint by 75 percent while providing the same exceptional call handling capabilities. Constructed for a seven-year service life, Power Station Gen3 operates silently with no moving parts such as spinning drives and fans. "West is pleased to accept the EPA's ENERGY STAR certification in recognition of our efforts to provide an energy efficient call handling solution to 9-1-1 emergency communications centers across North America," said West's Safety Services Division President, Ron Beaumont. "This achievement demonstrates our commitment to environmental stewardship while providing a means for PSAPs to reduce energy costs without sacrificing functionality." About ENERGY STAR: ENERGY STAR is the simple choice for energy efficiency. For more than 20 years, EPA's ENERGY STAR program has been America's resource for saving energy and protecting the environment. Join the millions who are already making a difference at energystar.gov. About West Corporation: West Corporation is a leading global provider of technology-driven communication services that help its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of solutions. These solutions include unified communications services, safety services, interactive services such as automated notifications, specialized agent services and telecom services. For over 30 years, West has provided reliable, high-quality voice and data services. West has sales and/or operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Latin America and South America. For more information, please call 1-800-841-9000 or visit www.west.com.