Allworx names David Plakosh general manager

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allworx Corp., a Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN) company, today announced the promotion of David Plakosh to general manager. He will continue to serve as chief technology officer. In his expanded leadership role, Plakosh will oversee the strategic direction of the business and the product vision and continue to lead all research and development activities.

“David brings a strong combination of product development expertise, knowledge of the industry and experience leading successful teams,” said Joseph Harding, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Windstream’s enterprise group. “Allworx remains an integral part of our business and we’re thrilled to have David assume his newly expanded leadership role on the team.”

Plakosh began his career at Allworx in 2001 as principal engineer and was promoted to chief consulting officer in 2004. Prior to joining Allworx, he held various management roles at Xerox Corporation.

Plakosh earned a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and holds six patents in embedded control systems.

About Allworx:
Headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., Allworx is an award-winning maker of VoIP communication systems for SMBs and a wholly owned subsidiary of Windstream.  Allworx provides a complete portfolio of VoIP systems, IP phones, network switches and advanced software options to help SMBs create solutions tailored to meet their unique needs. Allworx is available to SMBs through a network of 1,000+ independent resellers in the U.S., Canada and Latin America, and also as Windstream IP Simple, a managed monthly subscription service that combines Allworx with VoIP and data services from Windstream. For more information, please visit    

About Windstream:
Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN), a FORTUNE 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S. Windstream offers bundled services, including broadband, security solutions, voice and digital TV to consumers. The company also provides data, cloud solutions, unified communications and managed services to business and enterprise clients. The company supplies core transport solutions on a local and long-haul fiber-optic network spanning approximately 125,000 miles. Additional information is available at Please visit our newsroom at or follow us on Twitter at @Windstream.



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