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Press Release -- February 26th, 2015
Source: Sprint Nextel

Sprint Selected as Finalist for 2015 Best of Enterprise Connect Award

Innovative Solution Ranked One of Six Most Impactful Technologies at Leading Enterprise Communications Event

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Feb. 26, 2015 –  Sprint (NYSE:S, news, filings)  today announced its selection as  a finalist for Enterprise Connect Orlando 2015’s Best of Enterprise Connect Award, which recognizes significant technological advancements in enterprise communications and collaboration.

Sprint Business will display its new integrated and fully managed communication and connectivity solution at the Enterprise Connect Expo, which showcases the entire communications and collaboration ecosystem. The new offering will save businesses time and money as they offload design and management of their workplace technology. This eliminates capital expenditures, frees IT professionals to focus on revenue-driving initiatives and enables employees to work whenever and wherever needed.

“It’s gratifying to know that the Enterprise Connect judges view our new solution as a significant advancement in enterprise communication and collaboration,” said Mike Fitz, vice president, Business Solutions Commercialization. “We look forward to sharing the details at the Expo, where we will formally announce its availability.”

The Best of Enterprise Connect winner will be announced during the event, March 16-19 at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando.

“We congratulate Sprint for introducing a powerful new approach designed to improve the way businesses communicate internally and externally,” said Eric Krapf, co-chair, Enterprise Connect.  “Our judges will have an impressive array of products and services from which they will  select a winner.”
To select the winner, the four Best in Enterprise Connect judges will hold in-depth briefings with each finalist.
The judging panel of industry experts consists of:

  • Robin Gareiss, president and founder, Nemertes Research
  • David Stein, principal, Stein Technology Group
  • Marty Parker, principal consultant, UniComm Consulting and co-founder, UCStrategies
  • Zeus Kerravala, founder and principal analyst, ZK Research

The Best of Enterprise Connect Award Presentation will take place on the Keynote stage on Wednesday, March 18 at 9 a.m. ET. Sprint will exhibit from Booth 521 at the expo. For more information visit:

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About Sprint:
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served nearly 56 million connections as of Dec.31, 2014, and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past four years. You can learn more and visit Sprint or and

About Enterprise Connect
Enterprise Connect is the leading conference and exhibition for enterprise communications and collaboration in North America. Produced by UBM Tech, Enterprise Connect brings corporate IT decision makers together with the industry’s vendors, analysts and consultants to focus on the issues central to enterprise communications and collaboration hardware, software, systems and services. Enterprise Connect owns and produces No Jitter, (, providing daily blogging and analysis, and it also serves the enterprise communications community with a weekly email newsletter, a Webinar Series and Virtual Events. For more information,

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