EarthLink Enables Their Cloud Hosting Services Utilizing the RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS

Businesses Can Now Automate Server Workloads Into EarthLink Cloud Hosting Environments

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 16, 2013) - RiverMeadow Software™ Inc., developer of the world's only automated server migration platform developed specifically for carrier and service provider clouds, has announced that EarthLink, a leading IT and communications provider, has enabled their Cloud Hosting Services with the RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS. Whether simple or complex, the RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS will help EarthLink deliver the benefits of cloud computing, with minimal cost and complexity, to its full portfolio of business customers. As part of the agreement, RiverMeadow migrations will be bundled with EarthLink Cloud Hosting offers, to facilitate customer onboarding.

"The intricacy of migrating server workloads into the cloud can make the process difficult, time consuming and expensive," said Mark Shirman, President and CEO, RiverMeadow. "The RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS makes it fast, easy and affordable for businesses of all sizes to onboard into EarthLink Cloud Hosting accounts with a single, bundled SaaS platform."

The RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS provides a low-touch, three-step, automated process to migrate physical, virtual or cloud-based servers into EarthLink Cloud Hosting environments. There is no need to purchase software or install agents and workloads can remain in production during the migration process. For more complex workload migrations, EarthLink and partner service teams will be able to use RiverMeadow's RESTFul API to apply custom steps.

"Migrating your IT environment to the cloud can set up your business for increased IT agility, reduced operating expense and remarkable improvements in your security and disaster recovery capabilities," said Tom Hobika, Senior Vice President, EarthLink, "With our RiverMeadow partnership, business customers can quickly and easily access the RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS from within their EarthLink account portal, available with a convenient and seamless integrated process."

The RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS, developed specifically for Cloud IaaS platforms, is a rapid cloud migration solution designed from the ground up to accommodate the broadest range of server workload-to-cloud migrations. Without agents or downtime, the RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS dramatically reduces the cost and complexity of cloud migration, enabling customers to quickly, easily and cost-efficiently realize the benefits of cloud computing.

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About RiverMeadow Software
RiverMeadow Software Inc., with offices in San Jose, California and Westford, Massachusetts, is a privately held company founded in October 2009. RiverMeadow develops industry-leading SaaS that automates the migration of physical, virtual and cloud-based servers into and between public, private and hybrid clouds. Our RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS sets the standard for migrating server workloads over the last mile into the cloud and intelligently brokering workloads between cloud locations once there. For more information please visit www.rivermeadow.com.

RiverMeadow is a trademark or registered trademarks of RiverMeadow Software. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. For further information visit: www.rivermeadow.com.

About EarthLink
EarthLink, Inc. 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.



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–  Richard Scannell, President and CEO, RiverMeadow

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