Windstream shares the “Dirty Dozen,” a list of the top mistakes made during the E-Rate application process. Avoiding these mistakes will help ensure that your school or library is on the right track to receive E-Rate funding.
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Windstream explains why an incident response team is key to your security strategy and how Windstream works with each customer to develop a customized, robust network security and threat management solution.
Join Windstream’s winning E-Rate team and champion new custom data, voice and WiFi solutions with 20% - 90% savings for schools and libraries. Windstream is unique to other service providers with capabilities to meet the needs of the smallest schools in rural America as well as schools in our nation’s largest districts.
The Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) has streamlined the E-Rate application process including a new Urban/Rural Lookup Tool that helps categorize schools and libraries to easily determine funding levels by location. Read more here and talk to a Windstream E-Rate Advisor about your IT technology and services options and E-Rate discounts available to you.
The USAC has just released 2015 E-Rate Form 470 and 471 form completion window and filing deadlines for schools and libraries to receive IT technology and services funding. Talk to a Windstream E-Rate advisor now.
See the list with links to our latest Windstream Resources including, eBooks, white papers, tech articles and others, covering news, information, research and trends in cloud computing, unified communications, network security, business continuity and more.
Windstream reflects on 2014 milestones from new cloud migration tecnologies to our newest data center addition to key aliances with reputable partners—and how these big wins translate into big wins for Windstream customers as we look ahead to 2015.
Learn how the ConnectED initiative plans to get 99% of all K – 12 schools in America connected to high-speed Internet and WiFi by 2018 and how the new E-Rate Modernization Order is providing a massive increase in E-Rate funding to make it possible.
Windstream shares the latest FCC news, announcing significant E-Rate funding increases from $2.4 billion to $3.9 billion to help K – 12 schools and libraries gain access to robust high-speed broadband and WiFi connections.
Windstream shares five E-Rate reminders for schools and libraries to take advantage of new E-Rate opportunities created by the E-Rate Modernization Order and successfully guide you through the E-Rate application process.
In this overview of Windstream’s “A Guide to Security and Privacy in a Hosted Exchange Environment,” we offer practical advice including access to our 26-point checklist for comparing Exchange provider security features to help you make an informed decision about provider security.
Businesses of all sizes are realizing cost savings, improved security and other benefits of hosted Exchange. Is hosted exchange a good fit for your company, too? Windstream’s “The Case for Hosted Exchange” white paper helps answer this question, and offers more than fifty other questions to ask when evaluating your Exchange options.
Windstream shares more PCI DSS Version 3.0 compliance requirements you must meet in 2015 including vulnerability management, point of sale security and training requirements in Part 2 of our “Get Ready for PCI DSS Version 3.0 Compliance” blog post.
New changes to the E-Rate program for schools and libraries include simplified 470s forms with online form completion, new WiFi funding and district-wide rates for 20% to 90% savings on phone systems, Internet access, networking solutions and data security.
As mission-critical applications are deployed, IT departments are watching bandwidth consumption grow at exponential rates, stressing networks. Windstream offers comprehensive enterprise network solutions including Advanced Application Reporting (AAR) for monitoring and managing bandwidth utilization.
If you’re still not ready for compliance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) Version 3.0, it’s time to get it done before the January 1, 2015 deadline. Learn what you need to know about system components inventory, pen testing and service provider relationship management requirements in Part 1 of this two-part blog series.
Windstream shares five lessons gleaned from best practices of cloud computing giants to approach challenges like systems integration, budgets, resource allocation and more—delivered through cloud hosting solutions.
Windstream’s “Path to Value in the Cloud: Security and Services” report reveals data concerning security as companies migrate to the cloud, including surprising results indicating companies are not pursuing their security agendas in a logical or systematic way.
With a new E-Rate season starting, let Windstream help you evaluate broadband, security, WiFi and other technology advancements to add to your K-12 classrooms. Through E-Rate, many of these solutions can be implemented with funding support ranging from a 20 percent to 90 percent discount for eligible applicants.
Businesses migrating to the cloud are finding new direction on their path to value—a new twist on any cloud-related expectations. “The Path to Value in the Cloud: Where the Value Lies” report by Windstream and Oxford Economics cloud migration study reveals interesting twists as the race for efficiency through cloud migration has shifted to a drive toward growth, innovation and collaboration.
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