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Press Release -- March 24th, 2011
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Cbeyond Receives Toastmasters International Corporate Recognition Award

Toastmasters International Honors Cbeyond for Display of Support and Commitment to the Program

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cbeyond, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBEY, news, filings) (www.cbeyond.net/smb), a leading provider of IT and communications services to small businesses, today announced that Cbeyond is the recipient of the Corporate Recognition Award by Toastmasters International. Cbeyond's Toastmasters club has shown a strong commitment to the program to grow communication leaders since its inception.

Cbeyond formed Toastmasters in November 2008 and celebrated its official charter by Toastmasters International in February 2009. Today, Cbeyond's Toastmasters club has 20 passionate members who meet bi-weekly to present prepared speeches, discuss table topics and evaluate each other. They regularly test their skills with Cbeyond's senior leadership in a public forum, a technique to ensure they are always sharpening their presentation skills.

"Given that Cbeyond is committed to learning and development for its employees, Toastmasters fits well into our culture of building leaders," saidMorgana Jones, Cbeyond Toastmasters President. "We are humbled and honored to be recognized."

The Toastmasters Corporate Recognition Award is awarded two times a year with over 12,500 chapters vying for this coveted award. Since 1924, more than four million people around the world have benefited from membership in Toastmasters. Through Toastmaster member clubs, people improve their communication and leadership skills and today, Toastmasters has more than 260,000 members around the globe.

"The best organizations in the world understand that the most appreciable asset they have is not their product or service but their people, and these organizations take the time to invest in the personal development of their employees," said Kene Iloenyosi, Toastmasters Lieutenant Governor of Education and Training. "Every year, Toastmasters International is honored to recognize organizations such as Cbeyond that have displayed significant support for the Toastmasters program."

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About Cbeyond

For more than 10 years, Cbeyond, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBEY) has provided small businesses with leading IT and communications solutions. Serving customers throughout the U.S., Cbeyond offers more than 30 productivity-enhancing applications including local and long-distance voice, broadband Internet, mobile, BlackBerry(R), voicemail, email, web hosting, fax-to-email, data backup, file-sharing, virtual private networking and cloud services. Winning over 50 awards for product innovation, growth and providing a quality customer experience,Cbeyond continues to focus on helping small businesses succeed and grow through high-performance technology, superior services and world-class support. For more information on Cbeyond, visit www.cbeyond.net and followCbeyond on Twitter: www.Twitter.com/Cbeyondinc.

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Cbeyond, Inc.
Shana Keith, 678-384-8304
shana.keith@cbeyond.net

Source: Cbeyond, Inc.

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