Alaska Communications earns Microsoft competency

Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) has earned Silver Cloud Productivity Competency from Microsoft, improving its ability to meet the evolving needs of Alaska businesses, the company said.

The competency gives Alaska Communications, the state´s broadband and IT solutions provider, greater access to Microsoft´s world-class data centers, security and support.

To achieve the competency, Alaska Communications was required to demonstrate its expertise by passing comprehensive tests and earning positive customer references.

Alaska Communications is the 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 US.