Alaska Communications gets Premier Partner status with Barracuda

Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) has become 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 company said.

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.

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.

Alaska Communications provides 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.