Fusion Delivers Cloud Solutions to Government Vertical Market

Provides Cloud Communications Services to Major Defense Contractor in Active Military Environment

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 10/13/16 -- Fusion (NASDAQ: FSNN), a leading provider of cloud services, has introduced an integrated suite of advanced cloud solutions to federal, state and local government agencies, as well as corporate enterprises that work with the government in sectors including defense, aerospace and transportation. According to IDC Government Insights, U.S. federal spending on cloud services will reach $6.7 billion this year, and is expected to reach $11.5 billion by fiscal 2019.

Fusion announced today that the company was recently selected to provide its advanced cloud communications solutions to a major defense contractor operating in one of the world's most challenging military arenas. The advanced, cloud-based solution is engineered to seamlessly converge voice and data, securely protecting significant technology and network investments while complying with the considerable regulatory compliance requirements faced by this global government contractor. The contractor, a major U.S. corporation with more than 100,000 employees, has provided defense, security and technology solutions worldwide for more than a century. The contractor cited Fusion's flexibility and agility in customizing secure, compliant solutions on time and on budget as a major reason for its award.

Russell P. Markman, Fusion's President of Business Services, said, "Fusion has made a significant commitment to developing cloud solutions that exceed the most rigorous quality guarantees, in order to meet the rapidly evolving requirements of the government vertical market. When communications are as mission critical as this military application demanded, the defense contractor recognized that standard, one size fits all products had to be tossed aside in favor of a collaborative engagement to develop an optimal solution."

Mr. Markman continued, "That is exactly what differentiated Fusion from other service providers considered for the award, and we are especially gratified that this leader in defense technology has placed its confidence and trust in Fusion's advanced, yet proven cloud solutions. The contractor was also impressed with Fusion's commitment to the same ethical and professional standards as its own in meeting rigorous government requirements while achieving a balance between innovation and performance excellence, professional integrity and cost efficiency. We look forward to supporting the demanding requirements of this global defense and security leader now and well into 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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