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Integra Expands Indirect Channel With Agent Alliance Partnership


February 12, 2014 - Portland, OR

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - February 12, 2014) - Integra™, a provider of fiber-based, carrier-grade networking, communications and technology solutions, has entered into an agreement with the Agent Alliance, an industry consortium of telecom and IT companies with a focus on cloud services, to become a preferred provider. The agreement provides Integra the opportunity to work directly with the Alliance's network of industry key influencers and leaders, who gain access to Integra's enterprise-grade product portfolio and its long-haul and metro fiber networks on behalf of their customers.

"The agreement between Integra and Agent Alliance is a testament to the strength and diversity of our partner program," said Tom Gorey, vice president, indirect channel for Integra. "This expands our access to key markets through the Agent Alliance's trusted supply chain, while supporting its agents with a comprehensive portfolio of enterprise solutions for robust network services and cloud connectivity. I look forward to working closely with the Alliance and its members to make the most of our win-win relationship."

Affiliation with the Agent Alliance promises Integra the opportunity to work directly with the eighteen alliance member agencies across the country. Integra's network depth covering the western half of the U.S., comprehensive product and service portfolio, and presence in enterprise markets were among the key reasons behind the Agent Alliance/Integra partnership.

"We've recently realigned and streamlined ourselves to better reflect the industry's changing environment and enhance our focus on cloud services," said Bill Power, Agent Alliance CEO. "Adding Integra to our provider portfolio serves that mission well. I'm very pleased to bring Integra's well respected solutions and service offerings to our members and trust that both organizations will enjoy a profitable and productive relationship."

For more information about Integra and its partner programs, visit www.IntegraTelecom.com/Partners.

About the Agent Alliance
Founded in 1997, the Agent Alliance is a corporation owned by 18 member agencies across the country that lead the Telecom/IT industry through best practices, policy, profitability and productivity. Considered thought leaders and key influencers from coast to coast, Agent Alliance members represent over 500 years of combined agency ownership experience and have more than $500 million in billings under management. Agent Alliance members offer unparalleled expertise in state of the art telecommunications and IT products and services, including voice and data services, wide area networks, collaboration technologies, VoIP and the new generation of cloud services. www.AgentAlliance.net

About Integra
Integra™ is one of the largest facilities-based providers of communication and networking services in the western United States. We connect businesses of all sizes with advanced networking, communications and technology solutions in 35 metropolitan markets. Integra owns and operates an enterprise-class network consisting of a 6,400 mile long-haul fiber-optic network, 3,000 miles of metropolitan fiber and a nationwide IP/MPLS network. Our fiber network connects directly to more than 2,500 enterprise buildings and data centers. Through our expansive Ethernet-over-copper footprint, we can deliver high-bandwidth services to more than 460,000 businesses. At Integra, we understand our customers need reliable, secure and flexible solutions delivered with unmatched expertise and quality of service. For more information, visit www.integratelecom.com.

MEDIA CONTACTS
Scenna Shipley
503-453-8808
scenna.shipley@integratelecom.com

James McIntyre
503-546-1016
integra@mcbru.com

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