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Press Release -- April 3rd, 2015
Source: Earthlink

EarthLink Ranks No. 2 on 2015 MSPmentor List of World’s Top 501 Managed Service Providers

ATLANTA — April 3, 2015 — EarthLink Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:ELNK, news, filings) , a leading managed network and cloud solutions provider for multi-location businesses, marks its third appearance in the upper ranks of the 8 th annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition , a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). This year, EarthLink ranks number 2 on this elite global index.

“We continue to focus on becoming a recognized leader in the managed services business, so it’s especially meaningful for EarthLink to rank so highly on MSPmentor’s important industry report again this year,” said Joseph F. Eazor, EarthLink President and Chief Executive Officer. “We know that revenue growth and the breadth of our managed services portfolio factored strongly in the selection criteria, and thank MSPmentor and Nine Lives Media for acknowledging our achievements as a top provider. We’ve already launched new Managed Security Monitoring and Managed Network offerings this year to help even more businesses securely manage the networks and technology that enable them to deliver great customer experiences.”

Each year, MSPmentor gathers information for its annual rankings through the participation of managed service providers and IT service providers in its annual survey. The survey was conducted from December 2014 through January 2015. Rankings are based on Penton Technology’s unique criteria for MSPs such as annual recurring revenues, total revenues and more .

“We want to congratulate EarthLink and look forward to covering their growth strategies in the year ahead,” said Marcia Parker, Executive Director, Penton Technology Group.

This year the top MSPmentor 501 companies recorded higher recurring revenues than ever before. Combined, the total annual recurring revenues for all MSPmentor 501 2015 companies reached a record high of $3.95 billion in 2014, up 26.5% year over year.

“Thank you to all the companies who participated in this year’s MSPmentor 501 survey, and congratulations to the companies that ranked on our 501 list, our regional lists and our Small Business list,” said Jessica Davis, Editor in Chief of MSPmentor and Executive Editor at Penton Technology. “Your participation enables us to continue to provide you with high quality information about the most successful business models, pricing, vertical markets and other approaches to running your businesses in 2015 and beyond.”

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