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Press Release -- August 14th, 2013
Source: Enventis

Enventis to Host Plymouth Open House on August 15

Attendees to see the latest IT technologies at work   

Plymouth, Minn., August 13, 2013
– Enventis, a subsidiary of HickoryTech Corporation (NASDAQ:HTCO, news, filings) and a Cisco Certified Gold Partner, will open its doors on August 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. inviting local and regional business leaders to see the latest technologies at work and tour of their newly expanded office located at 2950 Xenium Lane North, Suite 138, Plymouth, Minn.
“We are excited to host a unique event in the Twin Cities that will give visitors the opportunity to see innovative communication technologies and learn how Enventis experts have successfully developed and deployed network,  storage solutions,” said Steve Larson, senior vice president of sales at Enventis.  “We welcome businesses to meet the Enventis team and tour our state-of-the-art innovation center within our newly renovated office space.

Participants at the open house event receive a passport and map upon arrival that will take them on an exciting tour of engaging, interactive demos by experienced network and data center engineers highlighting the latest in collaboration, data center, enterprise networking and transport technologies.
Attendees will learn more about Enventis’ extensive five-state fiber network and the advantages of ethernet over copper connectivity for business as well as Enventis’ data center collocation services. Specialized Enventis demos will highlight Cisco technologies including UCS Director, which reduces data center space complexity and cost, and Jabber, which enables users’ easy access to video, instant messaging and other collaboration tools.  A borderless networks demo will also be presented on the evolution of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) addresses security challenges introduced by the increased use of mobile devices in the business world.

The event, sponsored by Cisco, helps business and IT professionals understand how Enventis can assist in the IT planning, implementation, development and support stages and help them identify the right communication solution to fit their business needs.

Enventis specializes in providing integrated voice, data and network communication solutions to businesses and service providers across the upper Midwest. Leveraging its five-state fiber optic network, Enventis provides IP telephony, high-capacity transport services and MPLS.  Enventis, a Cisco Gold Certified Partner, provides network solutions for a broad spectrum of business clients.  Enventis is a subsidiary of HickoryTech; NASDAQ:HTCO.  Learn more on how “We’ll Network That” at and connect with us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.Video.

About HickoryTech                                           

HickoryTech Corporation is a leading communications provider serving business and residential customers in the upper Midwest.  With headquarters in Mankato, Minn., HickoryTech has 500 employees and a five-state fiber network spanning 4,100 route miles across Minnesota and into Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.  HickoryTech’s Enventis subsidiary provides business IP voice, data and video solutions, MPLS networking, data center and managed hosted services and communication systems.  HickoryTech delivers broadband Internet, Digital TV, voice and data services to businesses and consumers in southern Minnesota and northwest Iowa. The Company trades on the NASDAQ,symbol: HTCO.  For more information, visit

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