ATLANTA, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK), a leading IT services and communications provider, today announced the launch of its Cloud Disaster Recovery service, the latest in its suite of scalable, affordable virtualization solutions that help businesses tackle complex IT challenges and keep pace with evolving technology. A cloud-based replication server that requires minimal resources, Cloud Disaster Recovery protects valuable data, applications and the operating environment from man-made accidents, power outages, natural disasters, and server crashes by continuously replicating the primary server environment to an EarthLink next-generation cloud data center. Managed and fully automated, in the event of a failure the solution can be quickly spun up to fully replace the client's primary servers and keep employees productive and the business up and running. Click here to register for the May 1 Cloud Disaster webinar and download the companion whitepaper Will You Be Prepared When the Next Disaster Strikes, which will share the best disaster recovery strategies for protecting the IT infrastructure. With geographically-diverse SSAE 16 compliant data centers located throughout the country and linked to EarthLink's nationwide IP network, customers can choose the best location option for their Disaster Recovery solution. Click here to watch a video highlighting the business value of EarthLink's next-generation cloud platform in the data centers. "More than ever, IT leaders must tackle complex business challenges with leaner budgets and staff. Planning ahead with a sound disaster recovery plan is at the top of their list," said Michael D. Toplisek, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for EarthLink. "Our Cloud Disaster Recovery solution is fully-customizable, so whether the client needs to back-up specific data or their entire infrastructure, they purchase only a small amount of computing resources and their required storage, only paying for the full failover environment if it's activated. Our experts truly consult with customers to create a pre-defined, sound disaster contingency plan that provides them with peace of mind and stability no matter the scenario." With support for multiple IT environments, and protection of both physical and virtual servers, Cloud Disaster Recovery requires no capital expenditure, protects leading software applications such as Exchange, SQL Server, and SharePoint, and features customized email event notification.