Fusion Awarded $1.5 Million Three-Year Cloud Services Contract by Leading Health Insurance Organization

Technology Solutions Support Insurer's Growth Requirements and Business Continuity Strategy

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 10/20/15 -- Fusion (NASDAQ: FSNN), a leading cloud services provider, announced today that a large and growing health insurance organization has selected Fusion to deliver its geographically diverse managed cloud networking solutions in support of the company's comprehensive disaster recovery plan and rapid expansion in facilities and infrastructure. Additionally, Fusion will implement its integrated cloud-based voice solution through a powerful routing portal to enable business continuity for the company's voice requirements.

The health insurance organization awarded the cloud services provider a three year agreement valued at more than $1.5 million after evaluating multiple service provider options. The healthcare organization was impressed with Fusion's focus on delivering customized solutions to the healthcare industry and its strategy of designing industry-specific solutions based on the unique requirements of key verticals.

The company needed a solution that is fully compliant with rigorous regulatory requirements, including protecting the security of patient information and ensuring business continuity. At the same time, the insurance organization is focused on optimizing network efficiencies, increasing productivity and reducing costs.

"Fusion fully understands the demanding challenges faced by healthcare institutions, payers as well as providers, who must anticipate as well as keep pace with change in a period of rapid expansion and increasing regulatory requirements," said Russell P. Markman, Fusion's President of Business Services. "We are gratified that this leading healthcare insurer finds Fusion's strategy of designing specialized solutions for key vertical markets compelling, and has demonstrated its confidence in our integrated suite of compliant cloud solutions for the healthcare industry. Fusion helps stretched IT teams balance budget constraints with the need to implement technology and infrastructure innovations, seamlessly converging voice and data over our robust, fully diverse and redundant national network, and delivering built-in business continuity while future-proofing technology investments over our proprietary, high availability cloud solutions platform. It is a privilege to serve this outstanding healthcare institution, and we are honored to help the company meet its ambitious plans for growth and service now and in the future."

About Fusion Connect
Fusion Connect is a next-generation managed communications service provider (MCSP) and Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) enabling mid-market and enterprise businesses to connect people and applications globally. We tailor our highly available cloud communication and connectivity services to meet the unique needs of our clients. Our services are backed by the industry’s most comprehensive service guarantee, which includes on-time installation and 100% availability for next-generation services. For more information, go to www.fusionconnect.com or call us at +1-888-301-1721.

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