Windstream to share industry insights, showcase cloud and data center solutions portfolio at Cloud Expo

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Jun 08, 2015

Windstream to share industry insights, showcase cloud and data center solutions portfolio at Cloud Expo

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Windstream Hosted Solutions, provider of cloud and data center solutions and part of Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, will feature its comprehensive portfolio of advanced cloud and data center solutions during Cloud Expo (June 9-11). Members of the Windstream Hosted Solutions team will share insights on cloud security, replication, backup and recovery, and will also discuss next-generation cloud solutions during the expo’s highly anticipated conference speaker sessions. This year’s conference will be held at the Javits Center in New York, N.Y.
Cloud Expo offers an extensive selection of technical and strategic industry keynotes, breakout sessions, signature power panels and a demo theater. The exhibition floor features more than 100 exhibitors sharing a variety of cloud and data center solutions. The three-day expo was designed to allow attendees—ranging from cloud evangelists to CIOs and IT directors—to learn about the latest in cloud technology solutions and trends.
“Cloud and managed services are taking the lead as a central business strategy,” said Rob Carter, vice president of data center marketing for Windstream. “Education of cloud computing technology continues to be a top priority as the industry rapidly evolves. Cloud Expo has been a great venue for us to collaborate with IT leaders on key initiatives, which align with Windstream's primary areas of focus in the areas of cloud and data center solutions, such as public, private and hybrid environments, cloud security and Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS).”
Throughout Cloud Expo, Windstream thought leaders will participate in the following breakout sessions and panel discussions:
  • Denny Heaberlin, security product manager for cloud and data center marketing, will present “The Secure Path to Value in The Cloud” on Tuesday, June 9 at 11:00 a.m.
  • Dale Levesque, disaster recovery product manager, will present “Replication, Backup, and Recovery, the Trends and Realities” on Tuesday, June 9 at 1:55 p.m.
  • Michael Dietze, regional sales director, will be joined by Michael Piccininni of EMC to discuss “Next Generation Cloud Services: EMC-Windstream Partnering to Drive Cloud Solutions” on Thursday, June 11 at 10:00 a.m.

Windstream will be at booth 312, showcasing the latest in cloud technologies and focusing on its features, benefits and ROI potential. Attendees can learn about Windstream Hosted Solutions’ comprehensive portfolio of cloud and data center solutions, including fully-managed DRaaS; Managed Backup and Remote Backup; Hosted Network Server; Cloud Storage and Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud solutions.
Cloud Expo attendees looking for additional ways to engage with Windstream can follow @Windstream and @WINHosted on Twitter. Attendees can also stop by the booth and tweet a photo with a Windstream team member, using #WINatCloudExpo to enter for a chance to win Beats by Dre headphones. Winners will be selected, at random, before the show closes each day.
Windstream Hosted Solutions, with its growing nationwide network of 27 data centers, offers a robust cloud-computing solution that improves the efficiency and availability of IT resources and applications for enterprise businesses, allowing them to rapidly implement cloud services without capital investments so they can reshape their environment on demand. The Windstream Hosted Solutions suite includes public, private and hybrid cloud products, available to businesses nationwide. These managed and dedicated hosting solutions, combined with Windstream’s full lineup of advanced network communications and technology products—including voice and data services such as VoIP, SIP trunking, MPLS, and dedicated high-speed internet—allow Windstream to offer its customers a complete set of integrated services.
About Windstream:
Windstream, a FORTUNE 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. The company also offers broadband, phone and digital TV services to consumers primarily in rural areas. For more information, visit the company’s online newsroom at or follow on Twitter at @WindstreamNews.
Windstream Contact:
Tanja Jameson

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