NBS announced today that it has expanded its MPLS Network coverage by leveraging Windstream’s 16 state MPLS network, via an interconnection with them at 56 Marietta Street in Atlanta, GA. Based in Wayne, NJ, NBS specializes in private-line, metro Ethernet and multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) solutions, as well as SIP services, hosted VoIP, and traditional TDM services. NBS is interconnecting with Windstream's next generation intelligent network to allow expanded delivery of a wide variety of advanced value added services to its customer base.
To meet the multisite business needs of its customers nationwide NBS is augmenting the breadth of its footprint by implementing this new Network-to-Network Interface (NNI) with Windstream's advanced MPLS IP network. NBS will use Windstream as its primary network services connectivity provider to connect data centers and provide network access solutions throughout the Southeastern United States. NBS will be able to utilize this new NNI for Ethernet and T1 connectivity, which will provide fast, secure access solutions to millions of business locations in support of its customers’ MPLS-based data and voice communication needs.
"We have worked with Windstream for quite some time and have been impressed with not only their network reach, but also their professionalism and dedication to their customers,” said NBS President Russell P. Markman. “This new network integration at 56 Marietta Street is a natural extension of our network expansion into the Southeast," he later added. “We are greatly complimented by NBS' decision to entrust their end users' network needs with Windstream,” stated Trey Allen, Director of Carrier Sales for Windstream. “We look forward to growing our relationship with NBS in an ever accelerating fashion," Mr. Allen commented.
Windstream Corporation (windstream.com), headquartered in Little Rock, AR, is an S&P 500 communications and technology solutions provider with operations in 29 states and the District of Columbia and about $4 billion in annual revenues. Windstream provides IP-based voice and data services, MPLS networking, data center and managed hosting services and communication systems to businesses and government agencies. The company also delivers broadband, digital phone and high-definition TV services to residential customers primarily located in rural areas and operates a local and long-haul fiber network spanning approximately 60,000 route miles.
Founded in 1984, NBS (nbsvoice.com) provides a wide variety of voice, data, and Internet services to a diverse customer base that includes residential, small business, and large corporate clients. NBS interfaces with several major carriers including Verizon, CenturyLink, AT&T, Paetec, XO and Windstream. The company’s V.o.I.C.E. (Voice over Internet Communications Exchange) platform is a full-featured VoIP network, which provides hosted and SIP trunking services to wholesale, commercial, and residential customers nationwide. Through their own network and those of their carrier partners NBS provides MPLS, Private Line, and Dedicated Internet Access ranging from DSL through Gigabit Ethernet. This unique mix of powerful capabilities and flexible implementation options allows NBS to mix various services from multiple carriers and to provide unified communications through a one-stop-shop approach approach.