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Press Release -- July 2nd, 2012
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Cbeyond Lands Cloud Veteran as New Chief Marketing Officer

Technology Pro to Accelerate Strategic Brand, Product and Market Initiatives

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Cbeyond, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBEY, news, filings), a leading provider of cloud and network services to small and mid-sized businesses, today announced the addition ofPaul Carmody as Chief Marketing Officer. A seasoned high-tech and cloud veteran, Carmody will drive Cbeyond’s strategy to offer businesses a personalized path to the latest technology using its network and the cloud as the framework.

Carmody joinsCbeyondwith nearly two decades of IT marketing, product development and customer relations experience. Before joiningCbeyond, Carmody most recently served as the senior vice president of product management and business development at Internap, where he oversaw the company’s managed and cloud hosting, colocation and enterprise IP and CDN units. During his tenure, Carmody led Internap’s entry into the cloud marketplace via two cloud platforms.

Previously, Carmody was senior vice president of marketing, product and strategy at Broadlane. He also served as vice president of product development at Rackspace where he helped build its first official product team and standardized the go-to-market process.

“Companies of all sizes are looking for ways to take advantage of the latest technology without becoming experts in it,” said Carmody. “I saw an opportunity withCbeyondto deliver that value to businesses in a manner that relieves the burden from their shoulders. Using Cbeyond’s enterprise-class network as the on-ramp, we can deliver services to customers and transition them to the cloud securely and cost-effectively.”

Carmody is the latest addition to the Company’s core leadership team, with Vice President of Cloud Engineering and Development Tim Myers, Vice President of Cloud Services Chris Ortbals and Vice President of Professional Services Matt Stevens joiningCbeyond in recent months.

“Paul Carmody has been at the forefront of technology innovation in his recent positions,” saidJim Geiger, president and chief executive officer ofCbeyond, Inc.”We’re confident in his ability to drive greater value for businesses looking for an ally to navigate today’s complex technology decisions.”

For more information about Cbeyond’s suite of small and medium sized business IT and communication solutions, visit www.cbeyond.net. To view a social media version of this press release, please click here.

About Cbeyond

Cbeyond, Inc.(NASDAQ: CBEY) is a leading provider of IT and communications services to more than 62,000 small and medium sized businesses in the U.S. Combining industry-leading virtual and dedicated servers hosted in a fully compliant data center, cloud PBX, secure MPLS enterprise-class networks, robust security services, migration planning and best-in-class real-time management, Cbeyondprovides a technology portfolio not generally available to the SMBs they serve. Winning the 2010 Windows Server Hyper-V Cloud Provider of the Year and Hosting Partner of the Year in 2009 and 2010, Cbeyond is an industry leader in delivering virtual and dedicated servers on Windows Server Hyper-V technology. For more information on Cbeyond, visit www.cbeyond.net and follow Cbeyond on Twitter: www.twitter.com/Cbeyondinc.

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Cbeyond, Inc.Tara Adams, 858-952-5010 tara.adams@cbeyond.net

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