Here are some of the various awards and recognition we have received from industry analysts, trade publications and equipment manufacturers.

Ciena recognizes Windstream at its 2017 BizConnect Americas Partner Summit

Windstream recently received the Service Launch Velocity award at Ciena's 2017 BizConnect Americas Partner Summit. The award recognizes our commitment to speed in meeting large enterprise customers private optical network needs. The partnership was celebrated as best-in-class market launch of Wavelength Services capabilities, including fully encrypted Wavelengths, Gb bandwidth in minutes and an SDN overlay of the optical network.


Windstream Recognized for Strong Ethernet Growth

Windstream improves for the second straight year in Vertical Systems Group’s ranking of the U.S. Ethernet market Read More 


Frost and Sullivan 2016 Best Practices Award North American VoIP Access and SIP Trunking Services Growth Excellence Leadership Award

Frost & Sullivan – Best Practices Award

Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications and managed services, was recognized with the 2016 Best Practices Award from Frost & Sullivan – a leading independent research firm – for North American VoIP Access and SIP Trunking Services Growth Excellence Leadership. Award Details (PDF) 

Windstream also won Best Practice Awards in 2014 (Award Details), 2013 (Award Details) and 2012 (Press Release) for VoIP access, SIP trunking, and for Ethernet services in 2012.


Fortune 500 2014

Windstream: A 2016 Fortune 500 Company

Windstream has again been named to the list of FORTUNE 500 companies in 2016. On Fortune’s list of the largest U.S. companies ranked by revenue since 2012, Windstream is ranked No. 443 in 2016 with revenues exceeding $5 billion in 2015. Windstream continues to execute on its strategy to become the nation’s premier enterprise communications and services provider. 
Fortune 500 Rankings 

Unified Communications Award 2015

Windstream is Recognized Again with a 2015 Product of the Year Award for Unified Communications

Windstream has won TMC's 2015 Product of the Year Award for our Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) solutions. Read More 

We also previously were honored to receive this award in 2012

TMC IT Product of the Year 2012

TMC 2015 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award

Recognized for Allworx View™ and Allworx Interact™. Read More 

Windstream also won the Product of the Year Award in 2012 for IP Simple and in 2011 for Allworx' 48x IP Phone System.


TMC IT Product of the Year 2012

Business Solutions Magazine Best 2015 Channel Vendor

Recognized for Allworx’ commitment to excellence in the VoIP category. Read More 

Allworx was also recognized for this award in 2012.

Allworx wins Best of Show at ITEXPO 2014 for Interact, their Small Business UI Solution

Allworx Wins Best of Show at 2014 ITEXPO

Allworx Interact wins for Best SMB Solution at the ITEXPO in Miami, Florida. See the ITExpo video interview with Allworx VP/GM Chris Hasenauer.

Allworx also won Best of Show in 2013 for Reach. Read More 

Avaya DevConnect Compliant

Avaya DevConnect Compliant

Windstream has achieved compliance certification for our Allworx product line by Avaya for compatibility with Avaya Aura® Communication Manager r6.0.1, Avaya Aura® Session Manager r6.1 and Avaya Aura® System Manager r6.1. Read More 

Mitel Diamond Partner

Mitel 2012 Enterprise Partner of the Year

Windstream has been honored by Mitel for our highest levels of business performance, expertise, sales achievement and customer satisfaction. Read More