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Press Release -- February 21st, 2017
Source: Earthlink

EarthLink Brings SD-WAN to 1,700 U.S. Business Locations in Less Than Six Months

ATLANTA, Feb. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EarthLink Holdings Corp. (ELNK) today announced the company is experiencing growing momentum in the marketplace with EarthLink SD-WAN, which launched in September 2016. To date, 41 customers across 1,706 locations have implemented EarthLink’s software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN), a cloud-delivered network service that makes it easy for businesses to optimize their network to enhance customer experiences. 95% of these customers have opted for EarthLink SD-WAN Concierge™, which demonstrates customers’ growing interest in EarthLink’s fully-managed services built on personalized and proactive expert guidance.

EarthLink’s clients require a strong network backbone to support engaging customer experiences and multi-location connectivity including industry leaders in Entertainment (672 locations), Restaurant (203 locations), and Building Materials (153 locations).

“The rapid adoption of our SD-WAN network services clearly demonstrates the growing demand for intelligent, high performance networks that optimize the cloud and hybrid infrastructure  and affirms customers’confidence in EarthLink,” said Joe Eazor, Chief Executive Officer and President of EarthLink. “Our unique SD-WAN network services combine our strengths in network technology, client service and deep industry expertise to offer businesses a new approach to network management that enables our clients to deliver more value to their customers.”

Earlier this year, EarthLink, in collaboration with Boston Retail Partners, debuted Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS), which relies on SD-WAN to provide a fully-managed, cloud-based communications platform with hosted voice. With superior cloud-based performance, EarthLink UCaaS eliminates the barriers to businesses fully realizing the benefits of a flexible, mobile and collaborative communications environment. The service received industry recognition and won TMC’s 2017 Internet Telephony Product of the Year Award for Unified Communications.

To learn more about EarthLink’s SD-WAN service offerings and how they may help your business, please visit:

About EarthLink
EarthLink (EarthLink Holdings Corp.) (ELNK) is a leading network services provider dedicated to delivering great customer experiences in a cloud connected world. We help thousands of multi-location businesses securely establish critical connections in the cloud. Our solutions for cloud and hybrid networking, security and compliance, and unified communications provide the cost-effective performance and agility to serve customers anytime, anywhere, via any channel, or any device. We operate a nationwide network spanning 29,000+ fiber route miles, with 90 metro fiber rings and secure data centers that provide ubiquitous data and voice IP coverage. To learn why thousands of specialty retailers, restaurants, franchisors, financial institutions, healthcare providers, professional service firms, local governments, residential consumers and other carriers choose to connect with us, visit us at, @earthlink, on LinkedIn and Google+.

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