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Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions Achieves Cisco Master Service Provider Certification

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02/26/2014

Tampa, FL

Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions announced today that it has achieved the Cisco® Master Service Provider Certification under the Cisco Cloud and Managed Service Program, the first cable operator in the United States to achieve this designation. This certification, earned through a rigorous third party audit process, recognizes Enterprise Solutions as having the capabilities to sell and deliver cloud and managed services to help accelerate time to market and time to revenue. Additionally, the certification rewards partners for their expertise and investments for creating, selling and delivering cloud and managed services with financial incentives and go-to-market benefits in all of their service areas.

“We are pleased to add Cisco’s Master Service Provider Certification to the industry-leading managed services we offer businesses,” said Craig Cowden, senior vice president, Network Engineering, Operations and Enterprise Solutions, Bright House Networks. “With Cisco Powered services, and Enterprise Solutions’ extensive and secure IP core fiber network, our customers can focus on their core competencies while lowering operating costs and minimizing risk, giving them a powerful advantage over their competition.”

The Cisco Master Service Provider Certification is part of the Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Program, focused on helping partners such as Enterprise Solutions to envision, build, market, and sell cloud and managed services with business acceleration tools and services, sales training and the Cisco Cloud Marketplace to address the varied needs of its customers.

As a Cisco Master Service Provider Certified Partner, Enterprise Solutions will sell and deliver four Cisco Powered Services with the following Cisco Powered services designations: Cisco Powered Managed MPLS VPN; Cisco Powered Managed Metro Ethernet; Cisco Powered Managed Internet Service; Cisco Powered Managed IP Trunking. All of the designated Cisco Powered Services are built on the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework, and provide enhanced management and stewardship practices to the customers of Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions.

Cisco Powered services allow customers to connect with confidence to achieve faster time to value by minimizing technology lifecycle complexity to reduce cost and risk. Customers also experience assured performance through superior service, security, and 24/7 support from Cisco and its certified partners while taking advantage of continuous innovation based on open standards and Cisco’s extensive R&D investment.

Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions offers a comprehensive portfolio of voice, data, cloud, and managed services that can be customized to meet the communications needs of any business. The company offers scalable solutions for clients to expand their level of service as needed, all delivered over its extensive and secure facilities-based IP core fiber network, which it owns and operates for best in class performance and reliability. The company also offers local 24/7/365 support, and dedicated local sales executives and solutions engineers.

For more information about all Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions, visit www.brighthouse.com/enterprise.

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About Bright House Networks

Bright House Networks is the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida, with technologically advanced systems located in five states including Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Michigan and California.

Bright House Networks serves approximately 2.5 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data, home security and automation and voice services. The company also offers a strong portfolio of customizable, advanced business solutions for video, voice, data, cloud-based and managed services. The company is MEF-certified and also recently received the Cisco® Master Service Provider Certification under the Cisco Cloud and Managed Service Program, the first cable operator in the United States to achieve this designation. Bright House Networks also owns and operates exclusive, award-winning, local news and sports channels in its Florida markets. For more information about Bright House Networks, visit (www.brighthouse.com).

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Lorelie Johnson
Lorelie.Johnson@mybrighthouse.com
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