Saint Paul, Minnesota – (The Hosting News) – March 19, 2008 – Web hosting high-speed Internet, data, video and voice services firm, Qwest Communications International Inc., has executed a 3-year contract to provide voice and networking to home products distribution company, Dey Distributing.
Since 1944, Dey Distributing began operations out of a home office and opened its first branch location in Sioux Falls, S.D., in 1973. It has since expanded to include 14 stores in eight Midwestern states. Now, the company uses Qwest iQ Networking Private Port wide area networking services to link its stores to its headquarters, transferring critical data over Qwest’s secure, reliable network and providing access to essential applications that manage warehousing, inventory, points of sale and invoicing.
Larry Nelson, Systems Administrator for Dey Distributing noted, ”Qwest iQ Networking has provided us with much more reliable service, allowing us to focus on our core business and our customers instead of our network. We’ve been very impressed with QwestÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s commitment to service, responsiveness to our business needs and understanding of what we need to grow our business.”
With Qwest iQ Networking, customers benefit from simplified networks that use and enhance their existing technologies. The solution focuses on solving business problems for customers, reducing total cost and delivering an unparalleled service delivery experience. The Qwest iQ Networking provides feature-rich platforms built specifically for customersÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ business applications such as VoIP and disaster recovery.
Tom Richards, Executive Vice President, Qwest Business Markets Group added, ”As business partners, it is our job to listen and to understand the customer’s business needs to help move their business forward with advanced voice and data solutions. Whether a business wants flexibility, security, reliability or stellar customer service, Qwest is there to meet the needs of customers of all sizes, from growing businesses like Dey Distributing to the Fortune 500.”
Qwest offers a combination of broadband, video and voice solutions for residential customers, businesses and government agencies. Customers coast to coast turn to Qwest’s industry-leading national fiber optic network to meet their evolving communications and entertainment needs. Qwest is a participant in Networx, the largest communications services contract in the world, to provide innovative voice, data and video services.
For more information about Qwest, please visit: www.qwest.com.