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 Integra Awarded Qualified Vendor Status for Voice and Data Services under CALNET 3 Procurement Agreement

Contract Award from California Department of Technology Qualifies Integra to Government Agencies across the State

Portland, Ore. – January 16, 2014 – Integra™, a provider of fiber-based, carrier-grade networking, communications and technology solutions, has been awarded Qualified Vendor Status for voice and data services by the California Department of Technology Statewide Technology Procurement Division. The contract allows Integra to solicit government business throughout California as part of CALNET 3, a contract used to support the State telecommunications program established to provide the next generation of telecommunications services to state and local departments and agencies.
The contracts were awarded in Phase Two of the CALNET 3 initiative, making Integra’s cloud-based Hosted Voice Services as well as its high-bandwidth MPLS and VPN data network services available for order by California government agencies and departments via CALNET 3.
“We are pleased to have been selected as a qualified vendor by the state of California,” said Integra CEO Kevin O’Hara. “CALNET 3 represents an intelligent, future-focused assessment of the network communications needs of our most populous state. Integra’s selection is the result of our proven commitment to serving state and local governments with trustworthy high-bandwidth network infrastructure and custom-tailored solutions backed by hands-on service and support.”
Integra has extensive fiber network assets in California, with dense metro fiber networks in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area connected by long haul network backbones across the state. In the first quarter, Integra will participate in a series of CALNET 3 Customer Forums hosted throughout the state by the California Department of Technology. Information regarding event schedules and locations can be found at http://www.otech.ca.gov/calendar.

About Integra
Integra™ is one of the largest facilities-based providers of communication and networking services in the western United States. We connect businesses of all sizes with advanced networking, communications and technology solutions in 35 metropolitan markets. Integra owns and operates an enterprise-class network consisting of a 5,000 mile long-haul fiber-optic network, 3,000 miles of metropolitan fiber and a nationwide IP/MPLS network. Our fiber network connects directly to more than 2,300 enterprise buildings and data centers. Through our expansive Ethernet-over-copper footprint, we can deliver high-bandwidth services to more than 400,000 businesses. At Integra, we understand our customers need reliable, secure and flexible solutions delivered with unmatched expertise and quality of service. For more information, visit www.integratelecom.com.

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