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 Integra Telecom Hosts Solutions Showcase at 2012 Spring Channel Partners Conference & Expo

Spotlight on partners and products with Metaswitch Networks, ADTRAN, and Palo Alto Networks

LAS VEGAS, March 27, 2012Integra Telecom Inc., a provider of fiber-based, business-grade networking, communications and cloud solutions, will host a Solutions Showcase at the 2012 Spring Channel Partners Conference & Expo. The showcase will take place at Caesars Palace, conference room Roman III, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 28. Integra will also exhibit at the conference in booth #332.

The Solutions Showcase will provide an environment for networking and discovery for the National Agent community. As part of the showcase, Integra’s executive team will be available to discuss the company’s strategy and roadmap as its product portfolio continues to expand.

“Integra is pleased to host a Solutions Showcase at Channel Partners this year,” said Ken Worcester, vice president, indirect channel for Integra Telecom. “This venue provides the ideal opportunity for our agent community to see Integra’s executives and strategic vendors in one place, sharing our products and services. We’re eager to show our peers what’s in store for 2012 and beyond.”

In attendance will be Integra’s product experts and partners Metaswitch Networks, ADTRAN, and Palo Alto Networks who will exhibit products including Cloud Services, Data Networking and Transport, and Voice Services. Each will host a partner table featuring interactive demos, videos, and a product expert who can speak to each offering.

“We are very enthused about the opportunity to spotlight our solutions with Integra,” said Mike Ward, senior vice president of worldwide sales at Metaswitch Networks. “Integra recognizes the importance of meeting the growing demands of business customers, and we are pleased to demonstrate the benefits of our close partnership.”

Also featured at the Solutions Showcase will be new technologies from ADTRAN, Integra’s top provider of customer premises equipment.

“ADTRAN is committed to providing an evolving suite of products and resources to suit the service provider and business enterprise alike,” said Meggin Sawyer, regional vice president of sales, service provider at ADTRAN, Inc. “Our longstanding relationship has enabled Integra Telecom to scale customers quickly and accelerate the adoption of worldclass services easily. With this multi-tenant hosted voice offering we are pleased to expand this relationship and continue to be Integra’s provider of choice for customer premises equipment.”

Representatives from Palo Alto Networks will be on hand to discuss the company’s network security solutions. Palo Alto Networks provides the highly innovative nextgeneration security platform for Integra’s Cloud Firewall Service.

“Palo Alto Networks is committed to providing next-generation security solutions to our partners," said René Bonvanie, chief marketing officer at Palo Alto Networks. "We are pleased to be the chosen provider of Integra's network-based firewall service so that they can continue to meet the growing demands of business customers."

About Integra Telecom
Integra Telecom Inc. connects businesses by providing enterprise-grade networking, communications and cloud solutions to business and carrier customers in 35 markets across 11 Western states, including: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah and Washington. The company owns and operates a nationally acclaimed, best-in-class fiber-optic network consisting of a 5,000-mile high-speed long-haul fiber network and a 3,000-mile metropolitan access network including more than 1,900 fiber-fed buildings. The company has earned some of the highest customer loyalty and customer satisfaction ratings in the telecommunications industry. Integra Telecom is a registered trademark of Integra Telecom Inc. For more information, visit www.integratelecom.com.

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