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CBTS Achieves Cisco Managed Services Master Certification

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Company Recognized as Having Highest Level of Expertise in Developing and Delivering Managed Services</i> </p>

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

CBTS Achieves Cisco Managed Services Master Certification11:56 EST Tuesday, January 25, 2011 CINCINNATI (Business Wire) -- CBTS announced today it has achieved the Managed Services Master Certification from Cisco. This certification recognizes CBTS' investment in the managed service ITIL® processes, practices and tools necessary to provide high-quality managed services. “This certification validates CBTS as a comprehensive provider of managed services solutions. CBTS has invested in leading edge virtualization architecture, facilities and personnel to support our managed service offerings. We will continue to offer an industry leading portfolio in support of our customer's goals and objectives,” said John Burns, President, CBTS. As a Cisco Managed Services Master Certified Partner, CBTS has demonstrated the ability to deliver sophisticated solutions, met stringent requirements that reflect a depth of capabilities, and undergone an independent audit by an objective third-party auditor. CBTS was also required to offer at least two managed services using the resources and procedures necessary to deploy, manage and support Cisco solutions. “CBTS' investment in the Cisco Managed Services Master Certification ranks it among an elite group of channel partners with the resources to deploy, manage and support services for multiple technologies,” said Edison Peres, senior vice president, worldwide channels at Cisco. In addition, CBTS has achieved Cisco Powered managed service designations in Cisco Powered Managed Connectivity, Cisco Powered Managed Data Center, Cisco Powered Managed Security and Cisco Powered Managed Unified Communications. About CBTS A division of Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB), CBTS combines the data networking capabilities of Cincinnati Bell with next-generation managed services that provide companies with flexible solutions for end-to-end IT deployment. The CBTS business model can help organizations increase productivity and operational efficiency while reducing costs and risks through solutions that focus on business continuance, compliance, security, and technology infrastructure. For more information, visit www.cbts.cinbell.com. Cisco, the Cisco logo, Cisco Systems and Cisco TelePresence are registered trademarks of Cisco Systems Inc. in the United States and certain other countries. CBTSChristi Cornette, 513-841-5022Christi.cornette@cbts.cinbell.com