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Windstream Named in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide for Third Consecutive Year

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark., October 20, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Windstream, a privately held communications and software company, announced today that Gartner has included Windstream in the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide report for its flagship UCaaS product, OfficeSuite UC®.

"It is an honor to be part of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for the third consecutive year," said Layne Levine, president of Windstream Enterprise. "Having Gartner's recognition, in our opinion, has again confirmed that Windstream's unified communications solutions meet the rigorous criteria based on number of clients, solution features and other defining characteristics that validate our Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute."

OfficeSuite UC is a cloud-based telephony and unified communications solution that enables collaboration through a secure, reliable and user-friendly platform. As part of its commitment to supporting customers with business-grade solutions, OfficeSuite UC includes robust remote work capabilities—accessible via mobile and desktop applications—along with valuable data-driven insights for business administrators to create productive work environments.

"In this fast-paced business environment, partnering with a leading provider that offers innovative network and communications services is critical to ensuring business continuity," said Jeff Small, president of Kinetic by Windstream. "OfficeSuite UC allows organizations served by Kinetic Business to collaborate securely and improve their business communications and efficiency."

OfficeSuite UC works seamlessly with the Windstream Enterprise award-winning WE Connect portal to deliver an enterprise-grade experience for softphone mobile and desktop users alike. The portal gives customers a 360-degree view into their OfficeSuite UC solution to easily monitor usage and implement changes to services in real-time, from any device.

To view the report, click here. To learn more about OfficeSuite UC and other communications solutions, visit windstreamenterprise.com or business.windstream.com.

Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Unified Communications as a Service, Worldwide, Rafael Benitez, Megan Fernandez, Daniel O’Connel, Christopher Trueman, Pankil Sheth, October 18, 2021.

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About Windstream

Windstream Holdings is a privately held Fortune® 1000 communications and software company. Windstream offers managed communications services, including SD-WAN and UCaaS, and high-capacity bandwidth and transport services to businesses across the U.S. The company also provides premium broadband, entertainment and security services through an enhanced fiber network to consumers and small and midsize businesses primarily in rural areas in 18 states. Additional information is available at windstream.com or windstreamenterprise.com. Follow us on Twitter at @Windstream.

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