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November 19, 2010 09:00 ET

Intermedia Wins Ingram Micro Services Award of Excellence for 2010

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 19, 2010) - Intermedia, the world's largest hosted Microsoft Exchange provider, was today awarded the Ingram Micro Services Award of Excellence for 2010. Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) announced the award at the distributor's annual Marketing Symposium in Anaheim, CA.

Ingram Micro Seismic co-markets and sells Intermedia's hosted Microsoft Exchange 2010, Office Communication Service (OCS), SharePoint 2010 and Dynamics CRM to its rapidly growing reseller and MSP partner base. Since announcing the partnership last year, over 750 Ingram Micro partners have signed up with Intermedia. Since Q1 2010, quarter over quarter growth has been 67 percent.

Ingram Micro's 2010 Awards of Excellence recognizes top-performing technology manufacturers and software developers for outstanding IT Channel performance and partnership, as well as achievements against measurable objectives, such as growth, revenue, profitability, marketing programs, solution provider support and services.

"Intermedia brings strong support, reliability and architecture that our partners want in a hosted Microsoft solution," says Renee Bergeron, vice president, managed services and cloud computing, Ingram Micro. "We are pleased to honor them with the 2010 Award of Excellence."

"We are grateful for this award and for our partnership with Ingram Micro, the world's largest technology distributor," says Bob Leibholz, SVP, business development and sales, Intermedia. "This award is a testament to our commitment to our channel partner community and our alliance with Ingram Micro."

"Partnering with Intermedia has turbo charged our hosted Exchange business," says John Freienmuth, vice president, J and J Technical Services, Inc., partnering with Intermedia through Ingram Micro Seismic. "Intermedia's fully mature marketing material allows my team to present solid cost effective solutions that win the business. The Intermedia team consistently steps up and provides support to my company whenever we need it, including sales training, technical training, presales, assistance in closing deals, and technical support. Whatever we need, they are right there at our sides."

ABOUT INTERMEDIA
Intermedia is the premier provider of communications services, including hosted Microsoft Exchange and hosted PBX, to small and mid-sized businesses. For an affordable monthly fee, customers get business email, VoIP telephone service, smartphones, instant messaging, fax and other communications delivered as a service with 24x7 support. Intermedia also empowers thousands of smaller VARs and MSPs -- as well as select Fortune 500 companies -- to sell communications services under their own brand. Founded in 1995, Intermedia was the first company to offer cloud-based business-class email and now has over 250,000 premium hosted Exchange mailboxes under management -- more than any other provider. For more information, visit www.intermedia.net.

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