Fujitsu Canada selects Allstream's IP Business service for greater
network efficiency and performance
Stock Symbol: MBT
TORONTO, June 29, 2011 /CNW/ - Fujitsu Canada, a leading provider of
ICT-based business solutions for the global marketplace, is expanding
their contract with Allstream to provide two more of their locations
with IP-based, communications solutions.
As part of a three-year agreement, Allstream is extending its Managed
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) service to two additional Fujitsu
Canada locations. This will help to streamline Fujitsu Canada's network
management while maximizing performance. Allstream's MPLS service
consolidates the systems, services and applications of all ten Fujitsu
Canada locations into one high-performing data network. The MPLS
service combines the flexibility and intelligence of IP routing with
the speed and transport quality of a single network, providing a secure
and efficient mode of sharing information.
"Our MPLS service is an interoperable, scalable and industry leading
solution," said Dean Prevost, President, Allstream. "We are pleased to
be a part of Fujitsu Canada's expansion and play a key role in their
ongoing efforts to enhance the quality of service they provide their
Fujitsu Canada is an affiliate of the Fujitsu Group, leveraging the
company's global capabilities in Canada. Its parent company is the
third largest provider of information technology services and solutions
in the world, delivering computing and communications products and
"We have been a long time customer of Allstream and we have a strong
appreciation for the relationship we have with their team," said Gilles
Magnan, Fujitsu Canada's Corporate Director, Purchasing and Facilities.
"As we have grown, Allstream has met our communications needs and
continues to present us with solutions that are flexible, reliable and
help us reach our business goals."
For more information on Allstream services and solutions, visit our new
and improved website at www.allstream.com.
Fujitsu is a leading provider of ICT-based business solutions for the
global marketplace. With approximately 170,000 employees supporting
customers in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of
systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and
communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added
value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702)
reported consolidated revenues of 4.5 trillion yen (US$55 billion) for
the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011. For more information, please see:
Fujitsu Canada is the Canadian subsidiary of Fujitsu, the world's third
largest IT services provider. It provides a full range of IT services
to organizations in all sectors, including system integration and on
site/remote outsourcing, as well as services for data centers
(applications, operations, infrastructure, customer service, system
lifecycle). It also provides business consulting services, customized
industry solutions as well as high-performance, high-reliability
computing platforms including servers, storage devices, software,
point-of-sale systems and mobile devices.
For more information, please see: http://fujitsu.com/ca.
Allstream is Canada's all-business communications provider, focusing and
delivering on the business customer's solutions. For more information
on Allstream services and solutions, please visit www.allstream.com.
Allstream is a division of MTS Allstream Inc. ("MTS Allstream"), a
wholly-owned subsidiary of Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. As one of
Canada's leading national communication solutions companies, MTS
Allstream provides innovative communications for the way Canadians want
to live and work today. The Company has more than 100 years of
experience, with 5,500 employees across Canada dedicated to a mission
of delivering true value as seen through the eyes of our customers. MTS
Allstream has nearly two million total customer connections spanning
business customers across Canada and residential consumers throughout
the province of Manitoba. The Company's extensive national broadband
and fibre optic network spans almost 30,000 kilometres. Manitoba
Telecom Services Inc.'s common shares are listed on Toronto Stock
Exchange (trading symbol: MBT). Customers, stakeholders and investors
who want to learn more about MTS Allstream are encouraged to visit: www.mtsallstream.com.
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