Aug 18, 2015
Windstream Partners with HP to Deliver New Cloud-Ready Solutions
New partnership expands Windstream and HP alliance via HP PartnerOne Program
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. —Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications and managed cloud services, today announced that it has joined the HP PartnerOne Service Provider Partner Program and will team with HP to provide innovative hosted solutions, built on HP Helion and infrastructure platforms.
Windstream is a market leader of managed network, cloud and data center services for the mid-size enterprise. Windstream offers secure and standard compliant private, public and hybrid cloud, disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS), colocation, and a variety of managed services for a wide range of businesses including healthcare (HIPAA) and financial services (PCI-DSS).
“HP’s PartnerOne Service Provider Program will bring HP product innovation and R&D investment, enabling us to deliver better solutions to our customers,” said vice president of data center marketing for Windstream, Rob Carter. “We have successfully partnered with HP on individual projects previously, but joining the HP PartnerOne Service Provider Program will drive even greater success across our combined footprint and sales organizations. Utilizing HP technologies, including HP Helion as part of our cloud solutions portfolio showcases this best-in-class partnership.”
Through the HP PartnerOne Service Provider Partner Program, Windstream offers new and existing HP customers powerful new choices and next generation technology solutions for running their business securely and cost-effectively in the cloud, including:
- Private Cloud: Adaptable HP cloud-based server infrastructure and HP 3PAR StoreServ storage options
- Backup as a Service (BaaS): Automated backup, continuity and business recovery service powered by HP StoreOnce
- Replication as a Service (RaaS): Automated critical business information storage and database survivability
“Increasingly IT departments are looking for ways to off-load routine tasks and better predict expenses,” said Chuck Adams, HP PartnerOne Service Provider Sales Director. “Windstream’s IT as-a-Service (ITaaS) provides our joint customers with robust, cost-effective managed-cloud services, freeing their IT departments to focus on business-critical tasks.”
With the HP PartnerOne program, Windstream and HP are delivering best-of-breed solutions to small, medium, and enterprise customers as technology teams of each company work together on the next style of computing. Together they are expanding HP cloud and storage solutions to a broader set of customers and prospects.
Learn more about Windstream’s Hosted Solutions on its nationwide network of 27 secure, state-of-the-art data centers powered by HP technology by visiting www.windstreambusiness.com.
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 news.windstream.com or follow on Twitter at @WindstreamNews.