October 06, 2009 04:00 ET

Service Provider Industry Expert Chris Rhodes Joins Radialpoint as Vice-President, EMEA

Executive addition signifies strong focus on driving EMEA expansion

MONTREAL, CANADA--(Marketwire - Oct. 6, 2009) - Radialpoint, the leading provider of ISP-delivered managed services and support for the digital home, today announced the appointment of Chris Rhodes to the position of Vice-President of EMEA. Mr. Rhodes' role at Radialpoint will be to support the company's aggressive growth strategy in EMEA by expanding the customer base, driving the delivery and program success of Radialpoint's ISP partners and further developing the team in EMEA.

"As we continue to expand internationally, it is a priority for us to have strong and proven leadership in key markets," said Bill Kerrigan, Radialpoint's CEO. "We are excited to have Chris lead our efforts to aggressively grow our business in the emerging digital home service market in EMEA. Consumers want a complete solution to manage their home technology environments, and Radialpoint is responding to this demand by providing Internet Service Providers (ISPs) with a full suite of services designed to protect and support the digital home. Chris' experience as an ISP operating executive within product development and marketing will be valuable to our EMEA partners who are looking to maximize the value of their digital home services or VAS programs."

With over 15 years of experience in the technology, media and Internet markets, Chris has helped businesses grow rapidly by ensuring focus and vision during continuous times of change. In 2006, this included the development and launch of TalkTalk's "Free Broadband" service in the UK, transforming the way people bought their broadband and growing the business to over a million customers in their first year.

About Radialpoint

Radialpoint is expanding the revenue potential of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) worldwide through its managed service and support solutions for the digital home. Radialpoint solutions allow ISPs to take on the role of "IT Manager," by providing a fully-integrated suite of services that feature easy to use and effective management and support solutions designed for consumers. More than 50 million Internet subscribers worldwide have access to software and services from Radialpoint to protect, optimize and maintain their Internet-connected systems. Radialpoint customers now include some of the world's largest service providers, such as BT, Verizon, AT&T, Virgin Media, Bell Canada, Cox Communications, Comcast and Sky. Radialpoint is one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies, one of Montreal's Top 15 Employers, and a three-time recipient of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award for the fastest growing technology companies.

Radialpoint is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with offices in Boston, Toronto and Europe. For more information, visit http://www.radialpoint.com/.

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