This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Frost & Sullivan Issues Positive Report On EarthLink's IT Services Transformation

ATLANTA, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthLink, Inc., (NASDAQ: ELNK) a leading IT services and communications provider, today announced that prominent independent research firm Frost & Sullivan recently published a positive report on EarthLink's ongoing IT services evolution, written by Senior analyst Roopa Honnachari. In "From a Residential ISP to a Business Communications & IT Services Provider - Analyzing EarthLink's Transformation Strategy," she evaluates the factors contributing to the company's successful transformation, specifically, the managed IT services strategy that is helping EarthLink position itself as a key competitor in the business services market.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130625/CL37562 )

In the report, Roopa cites an impressive managed IT Services strategy that invests in growth areas, a retooled sales structure that includes an engineering organization of technical experts that work with sales to design network and cloud solutions for clients, and financials rapidly shifting towards the growth products of IT services, MPLS VPN, and Hosted VoIP as evidence of EarthLink's successful evolution.

"From predominantly being a residential Internet Service Provider (ISP) in 2010 to positioning itself as a leading managed services provider in the business communications and IT services market in 2013, EarthLink has come a long way," said Roopashree (Roopa) Honnachari, Program Manager, Business Communication Services, Stratecast and Frost & Sullivan. "The company's efforts have been focused on growing its growth retail products that include Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) Virtual Private Network (VPN), Hosted VoIP, and IT services. This direction is consistent with Frost & Sullivan research that indicates that a hybrid model appeals to customers that are looking to leverage the cost benefits of the shared cloud model, without fully giving up control or security associated with other environments."

EarthLink Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing Michael D. Toplisek noted, "We are pleased that Frost & Sullivan has shared its independent favorable assessment of EarthLink's evolution. Over the past several years, we have strategically focused on supporting the growing needs of companies as they seek to virtualize their businesses. Validation of our emergence as an IT services leader from an expert analyst is proof that that our initiatives and investments are paying off. As we complete the rollout of our new next-generation data centers and further expand our robust IT services portfolio, EarthLink is truly an end-to-end provider, with a unique package of networking assets, cloud services, and managed services wrapped in a consultative approach that delivers more value to our customers."

About EarthLink 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.com.

About Frost & Sullivan Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, enables clients to accelerate growth and achieve best-in-class positions in growth, innovation, and leadership. The company's Growth Partnership Service provides the CEO and the CEO's Growth Team with disciplined research and best-practice models to drive the generation, evaluation, and implementation of powerful growth strategies. Frost & Sullivan leverages 50 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from more than 40 offices on six continents. To join the Growth Partnership, visit www.frost.com.

SOURCE EarthLink, Inc.

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 17,826.30 -279.47 -1.54%
S&P 500 2,081.18 -23.81 -1.13%
NASDAQ 4,931.8150 -75.9760 -1.52%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs