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Press Release -- September 16th, 2014
Source: Consolidated Communications, Viawest

ViaWest Forms New Partnership with Consolidated Communications

Deal Enables Historic Telecom Company to Enjoy Highly Redundant Infrastructure Solutions from ViaWest’s North Texas Data Center

Denver, CO – September 16, 2014 – ViaWest, the leading colocation, managed services, and cloud provider in North America, announces it has reached a new partnership with Consolidated Communications (CCI), one of the largest independent telecommunications providers in the U.S. CCI will now resell ViaWest’s state-of-the-art data center services at the ViaWest Infomart facility located in Dallas. The agreement will further strengthen the network and Internet services offered by CCI, and enable highly redundant solutions for its business clients.

With operations in six states, and more than 110 years in telecommunications, CCI offers business customers high-speed Internet, voice and data services. The new agreement with ViaWest will mark its entrance into providing high-end data center services.

“With more than 110,000 square feet of raised floor space across our seven facilities in Texas, ViaWest serves the growing demand for highly redundant infrastructure to support mission critical business,” states Tom Myers, Regional Vice President Sales and General Manager at ViaWest. “CCI shares our approach to personalized service, and we look forward to a long relationship. Our infrastructure services suite further compliments the IT needs of CCI’s clients.”

“We continue to see demand grow for enterprise quality data center space from our customers,” explains Ed Butler, Vice President of Sales for CCI. “Partnering with ViaWest gives us a first class data center product for our Dallas-area customers looking for a local solution and for customers in our other markets who are seeking a geographically diverse option for their data needs.”

ViaWest’s Dallas data centers are marked by high availability and redundancy at every level. Facilities include:

  • 100% SLA for power, bandwidth and network services availability
  • 24x7x365 on-site support from engineers with an average tenure of 3+ years
  • Customized Colocation Hosting and Managed Services for a total solution
  • Dedicated client services manager for a company’s duration as a customer
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee
  • Full compliance for SSAE 16 and ISAE 3402 Service Organization Control (SOC) 1 Type II, SOC 2 Type II and SOC 3 reports

ViaWest serves eight of top 18 fastest growing companies in North Texas. To learn more about ViaWest’s infrastructure solutions, including colocation, cloud services, managed services, and disaster recovery solutions, please visit

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About ViaWest

ViaWest is the leading colocation, cloud, and managed services provider in North America, with a comprehensive suite of fully compliant environments, including premium wholesale and retail colocation, private and public clouds and managed services. Enabling businesses to leverage both their existing IT infrastructure and emerging cloud resources, ViaWest delivers the right balance of cost, scalability and security. With a team-based account management approach and 100% uptime guarantee, ViaWest offers tailored solutions designed for maximum reliability and flexibility.

For additional information on ViaWest, please visit or call 1-877-448-9378 . Follow ViaWest on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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About Consolidated Communications Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. is a leading communications provider within its six state operations of California, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Texas. Headquartered in Mattoon, IL, the Company has been providing services in many of its markets for over a century. With one of the highest quality networks in the industry, the Company offers a wide range of communications services, including IP-based digital and high definition television, high speed internet, voice over IP, carrier access, directory publishing and local and long distance service.

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