Annual North American List Ranks EarthLink #30 of Channel's Top Technology Integrators
ATLANTA, GA — June 10, 2014 — EarthLink Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:ELNK, news, filings), a leading managed network and cloud services provider, today announced that it was recognized in the 2014 Solution Provider 500 (SP500) list by The Channel Company’s CRN. The list ranks the top 500 revenue-generating technology integrators in the U.S. and Canada whose forward-thinking approach to the channel helps them evolve and thrive in today’s cloud and services-driven IT era. The list spans eight categories from hardware and software sales to managed IT services. In just its first year participating, EarthLink placed #30 in the annual ranking.
"Being named so highly on the CRN 2014 SP500 list is a real honor. It validates our success in working with our partners to address the needs of multi-location businesses, through services such as EarthLink MPLS, SIP, Hosted Voice and our TechCare help desk," said Sherri Turpin, EarthLink Channel Chief. "Sincere thanks to The Channel Company, as we are pleased with our results, especially given that it is our first year participating among such rigorous competition."
To compile its ranking, The Channel Company used official filings and reports to determine the amount of annual products and services sold over the course of 2013. Companies with no public documentation were required to submit a notarized affidavit attesting to their 2013 revenue.
"The annual Solution Provider 500 represents those companies that truly understand the needs of customers today as the IT landscape evolves," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. "With so many options, this list has become an invaluable resource for vendors working hard to navigate the solution provider community and identify the best partner for their business. We congratulate the featured solution providers and look forward to covering their continued success."
About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.
EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK) is a leading IT services and communications provider to more than 150,000 businesses and one million consumers nationwide. EarthLink empowers customers with managed services including cloud computing, managed and private cloud, and virtualization services such as managed hosting and cloud workspace. EarthLink also offers a robust portfolio of IT security, application hosting, colocation and IT support services. The company operates an extensive network spanning 29,421 route fiber miles with 90 metro fiber rings and 8 secure data centers providing ubiquitous nationwide data and voice IP service coverage across more than 90 percent of the country. Founded in 1994, EarthLink's award-winning reputation for outstanding service and product innovation is supported by an experienced team of professionals focused on best-in-class customer care. For more information, visit EarthLink's website at www.earthlink.net.