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Allstream announces partnership with AWS to offer direct connection to cloud infrastructure

Allstream’s Cloud Connect for AWS delivers fast, secure connections to mission-critical cloud services.

(Toronto, ON) September 21, 2021 – Building on longstanding experience and expertise in connectivity, Allstream is pleased to announce a new addition to its Connectivity suite—Cloud Connect for Amazon Web Services (AWS). As an authorized AWS Direct Connect Delivery partner, Allstream will be able to give customers private access from their businesses to their AWS data and cloud resources. Continue reading “Allstream announces partnership with AWS to offer direct connection to cloud infrastructure”

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Allstream welcomes Lucie Laplante, new Chief Financial Officer

Allstream is excited to announce that Lucie Laplante is joining Allstream as Chief Financial Officer. With a proven track record of delivering growth and profitability for some of North America’s most iconic brands in the financial technology, telecommunications, and media and broadcast industries, Lucie’s role at Allstream is to oversee all financial operations and accounting across North America.

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Allstream wins coveted position on 15-year Department of Veterans Affairs NLEC services contract

(Vancouver, WA) December 17, 2020 – North American business communication leader Allstream announced today that it has recently been selected as an authorized service provider on the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) National Local Exchange Carrier (NLEC) Next Generation contract. This is a 15-year Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract, valued at over $720 million. Continue reading “Allstream wins coveted position on 15-year Department of Veterans Affairs NLEC services contract”

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Allstream Partnership With the Toll-Free Exchange Catapults Them Into The Canadian Wholesale Toll-Free Origination Market

Initiates production testing with Toll-Free Exchange partner Telzio

Toronto, ON and Denver, CO – Thursday October 15, 2020 – Allstream, a leader in business communications throughout North America, today announced it has begun the production testing of its new wholesale service, ubiquitously routing Canadian originated toll-free calls to the Responsible Organization (“RespOrg”) via the Toll-Free Exchange (“TFX”).

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Allstream Named Mitel’s Healthcare Partner of the Year

Recognized for exceptional performance in providing innovative solutions for the Healthcare Industry

Toronto, ON — February 26, 2020 — Mitel®, a global leader in business communications, has named Allstream™, a North American Platinum Service Provider, as Healthcare Partner of the Year for the Americas Region.

Allstream received the award during a special ceremony in Dallas at Mitel’s signature event, Mitel Next. The award commemorates Allstream’s success in the North American Healthcare vertical.

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Allstream Unveils IT CloudView to Elevate Managed IT to the Next Level

Designed to be a Complete Package to Manage your Customized IT Environment

(Toronto, ON) November 20, 2019 – Today Allstream announced a new managed IT solution, IT CloudView, which delivers best-in-class management of enterprise-wide IT environments. The IT CloudView solution is designed to be a complete package with an easy-to-use, visual dashboard. From one single dashboard, IT teams can monitor and manage Wi-Fi access points, LAN switches, security appliances, SD-WAN, mobile corporate devices and video surveillance cameras. This means less time spent wrangling software, and more time making sure the business is running smoothly.

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Allstream Selects Metaswitch to Fight Unwanted Robocalls in the United States and Canada

LOS ALTOS, Calif. – October 22, 2019 – Cloud native communications software leader Metaswitch today announced that Allstream, a leader in business communications throughout North America, has selected its Perimeta SBC and Call Guardian Authentication Hub to enable the fastest and most cost effective path to deploy the STIR/SHAKEN compliant call authentication framework and analytics-based robocall prevention solution. Allstream will be one of the first cross-border providers to embrace and utilize the STIR/SHAKEN protocol and is encouraging the rest of the US and Canadian industry to accelerate the move from time division multiplexing (TDM), to Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)-based communications, with the goal of all carriers being able to interconnect and be STIR/SHAKEN compliant.

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Neustar Selected by Allstream to Transform Telephone Number Management

STERLING, VA, – OCTOBER, 2019 – Neustar, a global information services company and leader in identity resolution, today announced Allstream, a subsidiary of Zayo and leader in telecommunications services, has selected Neustar’s inventory platform, NumeriTrack®, to manage its five million telephone numbers in the U.S. and Canada.

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Allstream Selects Equinox To Supply Business Assurance Solutions

(NASHVILLE, TN) June 19, 2019 – Equinox Information Systems, a leader in the telecom business assurance solutions market, announces today that Allstream has licensed the company’s Protector and TeleLink systems. Allstream selected Equinox earlier this year after evaluating vendors and solutions for these two separate initiatives. Equinox has been helping telecom companies stop fraud, mediate usage data, manage expense, and optimize revenue since 1986.

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