EarthLink Tops MSPmentor List of Managed Service Providers for 2nd Year|
Leads Annual List of World’s Top 501 MSPs
ATLANTA, GA — March 6, 2014 — EarthLink Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: ELNK), a leading IT services and communications provider, today announced that for the second year running it earned the number one ranking on the seventh-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). Click here to view EarthLink’s top ranking on the prestigious global index.
"We've worked tirelessly to evolve our company into its current business IT and managed services focus, and thank MSPmentor and Nine Lives Media for acknowledging our achievements in this important industry ranking," said Michael D. Toplisek, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing "We continue our momentum in key market segments with emerging IT Services, including server and network management and monitoring and FlexCloud hosting. But most importantly, our ultimate success rests on EarthLink's dedicated employees, who continue to display an unmatched passion for customer care."
The MSPmentor 501 report is based on data from MSPmentor's global online survey, conducted October-December 2013. The MSPmentor 501 report recognizes top managed service providers based on a range of metrics, including annual managed services revenue growth, revenue per employee, managed services offered and customer devices managed.
"EarthLink's expansion into cloud and managed services continues to gain traction, according to MSPmentor's research," said Jessica Davis, managing editor, MSPmentor. "This blended approach reflects today's IT market, where customers want to mix and match managed on-premises and cloud capabilities. We look forward to tracking EarthLink's continued initiatives in those areas."
MSPs on this year's global 501 list lifted their combined annual recurring revenues $2.61 billion, continuing seven straight years of strong growth. Together, those MSPs now manage more than 700,000 servers, according to Davis.
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EarthLink (EarthLink Holdings Corp.,
NASDAQ: ELNK) provides managed network, security and cloud solutions for multi-location businesses. We help thousands of specialty retailers, restaurants, financial institutions, healthcare providers, professional service firms and local governments deliver a reliable and engaging customer experience in their stores and branch offices. We do so by building and managing
MPLS WAN networks, by providing virtualized infrastructure,
secure WiFi and
compliance solutions, and by offering exceptional customer care. We operate a nationwide network spanning more than 28,000 fiber route miles, with 90 metro fiber rings and secure data centers that provide ubiquitous data and voice IP service coverage. Our EarthLink Carrier™ division sells facilities-based wholesale telecommunications to other providers and our award-winning Internet services connect hundreds of thousands of residential customers across the U.S. For more, visit
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