Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc.
Mar 22, 2017

Alaska Communications First in Alaska to Earn Microsoft Cloud Recognition

ANCHORAGE, Alaska--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) recently became the first managed IT services provider in Alaska to earn Silver Cloud Platform Competency from Microsoft, further distinguishing itself as an expert in solutions for cloud infrastructure design, implementation and management.

The competency gives Alaska Communications, the state's leading broadband and IT solutions provider, an elevated level of technical support for serving clients with Microsoft cloud products.

"The Silver Cloud Platform Competency demonstrates our ability to provide cloud solutions and strengthens the resources available to serve our customers," Alaska Communications Vice President of Managed Services Chris Reaburn said. "Anyone can promise reliability and great customer service - this recognition shows we are delivering on those promises."

To achieve the competency, Alaska Communications was required to demonstrate its expertise by passing comprehensive technical evaluations and earning positive customer references.

"The Cloud Platform Competency reflects the work we have put in to become a trusted leader in this space," Reaburn said. "We are extremely well-positioned to help customers maximize their investments in the cloud."

About Alaska Communications

Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) is the leading provider of advanced broadband and managed IT services for businesses and consumers in Alaska. The company operates a highly reliable, advanced statewide data network with the latest technology and the most diverse undersea fiber optic system connecting Alaska to the contiguous U.S. For more information, visit or

Alaska Communications Media Contact:
Heather Cavanaugh, 907-564-7722
Director, Corporate Communications
Investor Contact:
Tiffany Smith, 907-564-7556
Manager, Board and Investor Relations

Source: Alaska Communications

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