Windstream helps flooded businesses in Nashville protect vital company data with off-site storage

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May 07, 2010

Windstream helps flooded businesses in Nashville protect vital company data with off-site storage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – To help Nashville businesses affected by the severe flooding in the area, Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN), a voice, data, networking and communication system provider, has created additional space at its emergency Data Storage Center for businesses to store their servers, routers and other mission-critical data equipment.

Windstream has been working to restore phone service and e-mail applications to businesses that have been without service due to the flooding. The company also is offering additional safe, secure data storage for businesses that need to move their crucial data equipment out of flooded buildings.

For businesses that have critical data files and must meet compliance requirements for privacy and protection, it's important to store network servers in a facility where it can be protected from natural disasters or theft. Windstream's Offsite Data Centers offer secure facilities and a fully climate-controlled environment with a raised floor and redundant systems to control temperature and humidity.

Windstream’s Offsite Data Centers provide businesses:

• Secure, climate-controlled facilities
• Rack space to house data equipment
• Redundant power sources
• Bandwidth connectivity to the Internet and/or Point-to-Point
• 24x7x365 access to the facility
• Physical and remote access to business equipment

"Many businesses in the Nashville area have been devastated and are working through the recovery process," said Brent Clements, Windstream district sales director for middle Tennessee. "We want to get businesses up and running again as quickly as possible, and we encourage them to move their servers to our Data Center to ensure they are protected and online."

Windstream also offers Online Data Backup for smaller businesses to store crucial business files online where they are protected from potential disasters and are easy to access from any remote location over the Web.

For more information about Windstream's emergency Offsite Data Centers in Nashville, call Brent Clements at 615-620-5202. For more information about Windstream’s advanced technology and data services, visit www.windstream.com/business.

About Windstream

Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq: WIN), headquartered in Little Rock, Ark., is an S&P 500 company with communications operations in 21 states and about $3.7 billion in annual revenues. Windstream provides phone, high-speed Internet and high-definition digital TV services. The company also offers a wide range of IP-based voice and data services and advanced phone systems and equipment to businesses and government agencies. For more information about Windstream, visit www.windstream.com.

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Media Contact:
Alice Hartnett, 704-845-7381
alice.hartnett@windstream.com
 


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