Fusion Single Source Cloud Solutions Selected by Leading University on East Coast

Three-Year, $325,000 Contract Reflects Success of Specialized Cloud Solutions for the Higher Education Vertical Market

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 11/21/16 -- Fusion (NASDAQ: FSNN), a leading provider of cloud services, today announced that it has been selected to provide its single source integrated cloud solutions to support the growth requirements of a leading private university located on the East Coast. The university reviewed a number of premise-based as well as cloud-based options and chose Fusion for its cost-effective cloud voice, contact center, connectivity and business continuity solutions. The three-year, $325,000 contract reflects the success of Fusion's targeted cloud solutions for the education vertical market.

The university cited the benefits of the Fusion cloud for its selection, including the elimination of up-front capital costs and end of life technology concerns. It further recognized the cost efficiencies of a reduction in space, IT support staff and ongoing maintenance costs made possible by the cloud, combined with an advanced feature set with business continuity built in. The university acknowledged the advantages of Fusion's single source solution, with cloud connectivity ensuring quality of service and the end of finger pointing with one contract, one contact and one invoice.

"We appreciate the opportunity to support the university with our award-winning communications solution, including collaboration and contact center functionality, as well as connectivity over our robust, diverse national network, with automatic failover ensuring continuity of service," said Russell P. Markman, Fusion's President of Business Services. "The university is committed to continuous innovation and leveraging emerging technologies in support of its mission to prepare generations of students for a future as change agents. That is why as a technology company, we are especially pleased to have earned this respected institution's business."

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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