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Windstream Joins Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) To Accelerate Adoption Of Open Standards For SDN/NFV Automation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, announced today that it has joined the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project, underscoring the company’s commitment to collaborating with peers in the open source world and supporting breakthroughs and innovation within the communications industry, as well as helping to set the stage for building uniform standards for software defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) technologies.

As Windstream continues to demonstrate leadership in the SDN realm – including its recent Software Defined Network Orchestrated Waves (SDNow) announcement – the company will be able to leverage ONAP resources to maximize the technology standardization and adoption required in a complex, multi-vendor environment. Pioneering such industry standards offers Windstream the opportunity to constantly evolve and enhance its solution portfolios across all customer segments - including residential, small to medium business, enterprise and wholesale – as well as further development of added benefits such as automation and acceleration for both service ordering and installation.

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