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Press Release -- January 6th, 2011
Source: PAETEC
Tags: MPLS

Powell Electronics Chooses PAETEC for Unified Communications

MPLS-enabled Unified Communications Improve Business Operations at Powell
FAIRPORT, N.Y. - January 6, 2011 (Print-friendly PDF file)

PAETEC Holding Corp. (NASDAQ GS: PAET), a Fortune 1000 company which provides data, voice, and Internet solutions to business-class customers nationwide today announced that Powell Electronics, a New Jersey based distributor of electronic components and value added services has selected PAETEC to be the exclusive provider of their unified communications network at Powell's multiple locations throughout the United States. The business continuity capabilities that PAETEC's fully meshed network provides will enable Powell to migrate from fixed hardware to cloud based computing services to create a custom solution.

"We worked with Powell to create a solution that would enhance their existing communication services, provide scalability for the future and reduce operational costs. We are also providing them with increased Internet bandwidth and our Intrusion Detection and Prevention System which will allow all of their critical business applications to work over a private network," said Shane Hallen, regional vice president at PAETEC.

"PAETEC brings cohesiveness to our operations through their national footprint and extensive product line. Powell employees country-wide are able to realize the communication efficiencies of being located at our corporate headquarters. In addition, the architectural strength of PAETEC's network ensures uninterrupted operations," said Robert Carroll, senior vice president and CFO at Powell.

Multi-location enterprises are increasingly turning to PAETEC for the company's expertise in delivering reliable and custom network solutions.

About PAETEC
PAETEC (NASDAQ GS: PAET) is personalizing business communications for medium-sized and large businesses, enterprise organizations, and institutions across the United States. PAETEC offers a comprehensive suite of IP, voice, data and Internet services, as well as enterprise communications management software, network security solutions, CPE, and managed services. For more information, visit www.paetec.com.

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