Windstream Enterprise receives 2018 SD-WAN Product of the Year Award

SD-WAN Concierge™ recognized for industry-leading solution, exceptional innovation

Little Rock, Arkansas, UNITED STATES

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Windstream Enterprise (WE), a leading supplier of advanced network communications, announced today that TMC, a global integrated media company, has named its SD-WAN Concierge™ a 2018 INTERNET TELEPHONY SD-WAN Product of the Year Award winner.

“Windstream Enterprise is leading the industry with our SD-WAN solution. This award further validates our strategy of enabling our customers to move their critical applications to the cloud,” said Joseph Harding, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Windstream Enterprise & Wholesale. “Our proprietary visibility and management tool, coupled with our unique Cloud Core™ architecture and robust service ecosystem, delivers the performance, reliability and agility that today’s growing enterprises demand.”

In July, Windstream Enterprise achieved another major milestone with the purchase of its SD-WAN solution by more than 1,000 mid-size and enterprise customers representing tens of thousands of locations in banking, healthcare, retail, hospitality and other vertical markets. Also in July, the company announced the launch of SD-WAN Cloud Connect, a flexible, high-performance way for enterprises to connect all their network locations to their cloud-based applications.

“Congratulations to Windstream Enterprise for receiving a 2018 INTERNET TELEPHONY SD-WAN Product of the Year Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO of TMC. “SD-WAN Concierge has demonstrated true innovation and is leading the way for Software Defined Wide Area network. I look forward to continued excellence from Windstream Enterprise in 2018 and beyond.”

Winners of the 2018 INTERNET TELEPHONY SD-WAN Product of the Year Award will be featured on TMCnet.

In addition to SD-WAN Concierge™, Windstream Enterprise offers its proprietary OfficeSuite UC® and contact center services, Cloud Connect and industry-leading Wi-Fi solutions. It also offers a range of complementary network and communications solutions including integrated network security, and access, transport and business continuity solutions including Professional Services, Wavelength Services with Optical Encryption, Ethernet and Fixed Wireless that are collectively designed to help businesses increase productivity, improve ROI and win. More at

About Windstream

Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN), a FORTUNE 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions. Windstream provides data networking, core transport, security, unified communications and managed services to mid-market, enterprise and wholesale customers across the U.S. The company also offers broadband, entertainment and security services for consumers and small and medium-sized businesses primarily in rural areas in 18 states. Services are delivered over multiple network platforms including a nationwide IP network, our proprietary cloud core architecture and on a local and long-haul fiber network spanning approximately 150,000 miles. Additional information is available at or Please visit our newsroom at or follow us on Twitter at @Windstream or @WindstreamBiz.

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Windstream Enterprise Contact:
Sarah C. Davis, 720.529.7611

TMC Contact:
Stephanie Thompson
203-852-6800, ext. 139