1 Cloud Services Unified Communications Cloud Compute Cloud Wifi Data Protection consolidated.com/cloud
2 Growing with the Needs of Your Business With local, responsive and knowledgeable people, Consolidated Communications, Inc. (CCI) brings simplicity and satisfaction to businesses through a comprehensive suite of communications and technology solutions. CCI provides reliable data, cloud and IT solutions to businesses of all sizes. We can simplify your move to the cloud and allow you to stay focused on what you do best, while we stay dedicated to hosting and managing your cloud solution. Our best in class partnerships allow us to offer the sharpest technology available, while our business philosophy keeps us focused on our individual customers. With more than a century of success, CCI is the experienced and reliable partner who can help your business successfully harness the power of the cloud, all while powering your business with our best in class communications solutions. Businesses using the cloud are realizing company-wide benefits. 55 % 49 % 25 % CCI Expertise Increased Efficiency Improved Employee Mobility Reduced IT Costs Source: Consolidated Communications feels like a true partner. It s not like dealing with an integrator, who puts together a system and then leaves us to deal with multiple vendors. Unified Communications cloud-based hosted VoIP service simplifies almost every aspect of our operation. Consolidated Communications owns the technology, the signaling, and provides the support, and we get everything we need in a nutshell for one monthly lease price. Best of all, we get flexibility, so the service expands or contracts with our business. Maybe we did it the hard way, starting with 26 proposals, but we came away knowing we made the right choice with CCI. -Jim Yothers, IT Systems Manager of Rockler
3 Hosted Communications in the Cloud Unified Communications is a cloud-based service that replaces on-site PBXs and data networks with a combined, centrally managed communications solution that supports phones, voic , , video, instant messaging, mobility, and advanced applications. Unified Communications eliminates the need for multiple vendors along with the future expense of capital investments. It also frees up IT staff from the labor-intensive management of an on-site system. Plus it improves not only efficiency and productivity, but the communication experience as well, giving businesses of any size access to the latest technologies. Reduced operating costs Flexible & scalable Single-source provider for implementation & support Enhanced messaging & mobility Video Phone Collaboration Mobile Voic Advanced Applications Industry leading spam & virus protection Reduce drain on internal resources Support by certified engineers Where You Need It, When You Want It Unified Communications extensive geographic reach means better access for users regardless of location. From voice calls on-the-go on your smart device to a video call from the cabin, CCI seamlessly connects users wherever they are and any way they want to be connected. 63% reduction in sickness absence 15% savings on office space per year What are the Benefits of Working Remotely? Significant reduction in miles driven to and from work Source: the-company/blog-and-news/byod/ 25 hours of working from home = 40 hours in the office
4 A Reliable, Scalable and Proven Solution Host your IT systems in CCI s computing environment and reduce your investment on servers, storage, data center space and network equipment. With the cloud, you pay for the resources you consume without the large upfront capital expenditures. Imagine accessing stateof-the-art IT infrastructure as you need it. In the past, your only option was building out expensive storage and server infrastructure. Now with Cloud Compute, you can provision dedicated and secure resources on demand with highly available and scalable hosting environments. Simplify PROSPER MIGRATE ASSESS Identify business needs and determine the right amount of storage, memory and processing power you need. DESIGN CCI design team has the understanding of the applications, network, security, storage, data transfer and software licensing to make a smooth migration. CCI does a thorough assessment and design to make your switch to the cloud hassle free and will provide you the support you need to ensure peace of mind. 90 % Businesses report improvement in IT Department 80 % Businesses report Improvement within first 6 months Source: IT-Services-Boston/bid/118077/7-Sta- tistics-you-didn-t-know-about-cloud- Computing Contact us at 844.YOUR.CCI or online at consolidated.com/cloud for more information.
5 A Powerful, Hassle-Free Cloud Network With a growing reliance on mobile devices and emerging applications, many organizations struggle to provide an effective wireless network for employees, vendors and guests. Cloud Wifi is a secure, effective, accessible solution. Its robust features enable complete control over devices, users and applications without adding cost or complexity with an easy-to-navigate dashboard and management tools. Cloud Wifi is a Unified visibility and control of entire network Zero touch provisioning for rapid deployment Built-in multi-site network management tools Automated network monitoring and alerts feature-rich, scalable, centrally managed solution that lets your business take full advantage of wireless technologies and applications without in-house wireless expertise. The web-based dashboard provides easy oversight of the entire system and integrated on-demand tools provide instant analysis of performance, connectivity, and more. Continuous feature updates Highly available and secure PCI/HIPAA compliant access points Custom permission and usage reports BYOD use in the office means greater productivity & savings 89 % 65 % 78 % 88 % of employees mobile devices connect to corporate networks. of companies allow personal devices to connect to corporate networks. of companies report twice as many BYODs connect than two years ago. of American small businesses already embrace BYOD. Protect Your Company in the Cloud CCI s Data Protection Cloud Solution keeps your company in business and out of harm s way and gives you confidence your mission-critical applications and data are available for seamless recovery. Our proven experience and leading-edge technologies enables us to protect you from disasters, malicious attacks and accidents. Data Protection services adhere fully to HIPAA, PCI and Safe Harbor standards and meet stringent Simple and flexible solutions Easy deployment and automated data protection Fast recovery audit requirements to protect your organization from unnecessary risks. CCI takes the strain off your IT team, supporting your most crucial business assets with a fully managed solution. All workloads, infrastructure, and environments reside in our redundant, enterprise-class geographically diverse data centers and are monitored 24/7. Centralized management Experienced, local 24/7 support Simplified billing
6 About Consolidated Communications Consolidated Communications (Nasdaq: CNSL) is a leading communications provider within its 11 state operations. Headquartered in Mattoon, IL, the Company has been providing services in many of its markets for over a century. The Company leverages its advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers to offer a wide range of communications services, including data, voice, video, hosted and managed services, cloud computing and wireless backhaul. Learn more about Consolidated Communications at consolidated.com. Our SONET-based fiber network provides a high-bandwidth, highly available, self-healing platform for businesses that depend on a reliable connection. The CCI fiber backbone is monitored and managed 24x7x365 from our Network Operations Center. Enjoy peace of mind with a CCI Fiber connection. MINNESOTA PENNSYLVANIA Fargo Duluth Minneapolis Mankato Sioux Falls Eau Claire Butler Cranberry Township Mars Gibsonia Saxonburg Wexford Freeport CALIFORNIA Roseville McClellan Park Fair Oaks West Sacramento Rancho Cordova Sacramento Elk Grove Sacramento Des Moines Duluth h Fargo g Minneapolis/St. Paul Mankato n Des Moines Mattoon Kansas n City Dallas as Gibsonia b Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Greensburg Washington ILLINOIS Springfield Taylorville Mattoon Litchfield St.Louis Terre Haute LEGEND CCI Fiber Network Dallas Longview Ft. Worth Tyler Waco Lufkin Nacogdoches College Station Huntsville Austin Cleveland Conroe Katy Houston San Antonio Victoria Houston Alliance Carrollton Fort Worth Arlington Allen Plano Dallas Kansas City Lenexa Marion Ridge Overland Park Lee s Summit Corpus Christi TX REGIONAL DALLAS/FORT WORTH, TX KANSAS CITY Let CCI Take Your Business to the Cloud Contact us at 844.YOUR.CCI or online at consolidated.com/cloud for more information on Unified Communications, Cloud Compute, Cloud Wifi and Data Protection. CCI Expertise Cloud Services Bro_ CCI North