GCI Offers New Managed Wi-Fi through Aruba Networks Partnership

September 9, 2015

Managed Wi-Fi simplifies IT and reduces spend

PORTLAND, Ore – September 9, 2015 – GCI (NASDAQ:GNCMA), a leading managed technologies service provider, today announced it is now offering managed Wi-Fi across the Pacific Northwest through its partnership with Aruba Networks, an HP company. 

“This partnership continues to strengthen GCI’s position in the Pacific Northwest. We know our customers want reliable, secure Wi-Fi they don’t have to worry about and we are delivering on this,” said Martin Cary, vice president of Managed Broadband Services at GCI. “We have the experience and expertise to deliver a complete and reliable solution and the resources to support our customers from start to finish.” 

GCI has added highly qualified engineering, sales, technical and support staff in Spokane, Seattle and Portland to expand its delivery of services to the Pacific Northwest. GCI also offers 24/7 support to its customers. With GCI’s more than 30 years of experience as a service provider and Aruba’s state-of-the-art technology, customers in the healthcare, education and enterprise sectors can expect to reduce IT spend and simplify IT operations.  

GCI's managed Wi-Fi service offers customers a turnkey wireless solution for a monthly fee that covers physical assessment, design, equipment procurement, installation, testing, monitoring, management and lifecycle replacement of hardware. With managed Wi-Fi customers can: 

  • Eliminate need for in-house Wi-Fi expertise
  • Make spending for Wi-Fi more predictable
  • Help ensure technology, coverage and capacity are always up-to-date
  • Enjoy a highly flexible and dynamically configurable platform 
  • Add rich, dynamic, context-based network access/capabilities to the service

GCI is already offering the following in the Pacific Northwest: 

  • Managed network services
  • Secure Internet access
  • Managed video conferencing 
  • Network security

For more information, please visit http://www.gcibusiness.com/ 

About GCI

GCI is a top provider of communications services to enterprise customers, particularly large enterprise customers with complex data networking needs, serving customers across the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. The Alaska-based company is dedicated to providing the best in communication services, including the state’s largest wireless network, high-speed broadband, digital cable television and local telephone services. More information about GCI can be found at www.gci.com.

Holly Zuluaga, RH Strategic
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