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IndependenceIT Chooses EarthLink For Virtualized Cloud Hosting Services

Stocks in this article: ELNK

ATLANTA, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK) a leading IT and communications provider , today announced that fast-growing information technology services company independenceIT (iIT)  has selected EarthLink's virtualized Cloud Hosting services to deliver Cloud Workspace™ and application platforms to iIT clients. iIT chose to partner with EarthLink for virtualization to improve the performance of its virtualized platform and to dedicate its internal resources to development, support and enhancements rather than data center management. Earlier this year, EarthLink and independenceIT signed an agreement enabling EarthLink to offer iIT's Cloud Workspace solutions to customers as a part of the EarthLink's IT Services product suite.

Previously, iIT operated three data centers and was forced to continually invest in additional hardware and engineering staff to support its rapid growth. To meet its increasing demands and maintain strategic focus, iIT searched for a solution that would provide greater scalability and cost control over its IT infrastructure and software platforms. iIT found that solution in EarthLink's Cloud Hosting service within EarthLink's data centers. Click here to read EarthLink's complete iIT case study.

"Our focus is on developing our cloud delivery and management platform and the Cloud Workspace environment for our clients, not managing network infrastructure," said Charles Buck, iIT Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder. "Utilizing EarthLink's Cloud Hosting service, network infrastructure, and data centers allows us to remain focused on core product development, freeing our developers and systems engineers to bring new and enhanced solutions to our clients."

Virtualizing its data center operations with EarthLink provides iIT the right mix of capabilities and flexibility for its client base. With this approach, iIT maintains control over its servers but reduces hardware and manpower costs. The company can also scale its computing resources more quickly as it brings new clients on board. Plus, as a VMware vCloud provider, EarthLink offers the power and ease of use associated with the VMware solution. EarthLink is also equipped to meet iIT's specific security and compliance requirements. Critical to the company, its clients and their end customers, the EarthLink architecture provides a 99.999 percent uptime guarantee and 24x7x365 monitoring.

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