ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – April 12, 2017 — / — Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) recently became the first managed IT services provider in Alaska to achieve Barracuda Premier Partner status, solidifying itself as an expert partner for businesses of all sizes, providing solutions for cloud data backup and email security.

The partnership required Alaska Communications, the state’s leading broadband and IT solutions provider, to demonstrate its expertise by earning numerous technical and sales certifications.

“We are thrilled about what this recognition means for customers,” Alaska Communications Vice President of Managed Services Chris Reaburn said. “It shows that we don’t just offer Barracuda products – we offer support for those products that is unparalleled in Alaska.”

Barracuda is a global leader in security and storage solutions – ranging from its email security add-on for Office 365 to Barracuda Backup, the ultimate cloud data storage solution.

“Becoming a Premier Partner shows we have the resources, skills and assets to help small businesses, enterprises, state and local governments and more get the most value from their Barracuda services,” Reaburn said. “We look forward to helping Alaska businesses meet their goals through this partnership.”

About Alaska Communications
Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) is the leading provider of advanced broadband and managed IT services for businesses and consumers in Alaska. The company operates a highly reliable, advanced statewide data network with the latest technology and the most diverse undersea fiber optic system connecting Alaska to the contiguous U.S.

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Alaska Communications Media Contact:
Heather Cavanaugh, 907-564-7722
Director, Corporate Communications
Investor Contact:
Tiffany Smith, 907-564-7556
Manager, Board and Investor Relations

Source: Alaska Communications



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