SureWest Selects Mirapoint

Mirapoint announced SureWest Communications has selected its messaging systems to deliver its hosted and managed email and security services

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Mirapoint, the secure messaging expert, today announced leading independent telecommunications holding company SureWest Communications (NASDAQ: SURW) has selected the company’s messaging systems to deliver its hosted and managed email and security services. SureWest is parent to the largest incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC) headquartered in California, serving roughly 250,000 customers in the Sacramento/Roseville corridor and has the capability to provide DSL service to all of its ILEC area.

With a focus on delivering the highest standards of security and reliability to its customers, SureWest will utilize Mirapoint’s messaging appliances to extend secure, always-on messaging services to consumers and enterprise customers providing them with 99.999 percent uptime reliability. Featuring the industry’s lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) appliances, Mirapoint also helps enable SureWest to maximize profits. Since Mirapoint solutions require minimal expenditures, SureWest can achieve a quick return on investment and add to the bottom line.

“SureWest Communications is a validation of our offerings in the service provider market,” said Barry Ariko, CEO, Mirapoint. “With Mirapoint’s messaging appliances, SureWest has a centrally-managed messaging infrastructure that is secure, reliable, highly scalable and easy to manage. In addition, SureWest Communications is able to provide security, reliability and compliance, and address new requirements like group collaboration, mobile access, instant messaging and disaster recovery.”

Mirapoint Inc.

SureWest Communications (Nasdaq: SURW)