Cbeyond Launches Social Media Contest on SMB Cloud Computing Benefits

Atlanta (PRESS RELEASE – April 24, 2011) — Cbeyond, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBEY), a leading provider of IT and communications services, recently announced the launch of a social media contest inviting participants to post to Twitter what benefits they see in cloud computing. The social media contest kicked off on April 18, 2011, and runs for one month. Cbeyond wants to know from small businesses nationwide what benefits they see in cloud services. The tweet with the most re-tweets will win an iPad 2.

“There is so much buzz about cloud computing and cloud services,” said Brooks Robinson, the president of Cbeyond Cloud Services. “Based on our research, there’s a lot of education that needs to happen about what the cloud actually is, particularly for small business. We are using this contest as an opportunity to learn from businesses what benefits they see in the cloud. We believe that this will showcase some real world examples of how the cloud can help entrepreneurs be more productive.”

To enter the contest, simply follow @cbeyondinc and then post a benefit of cloud computing on Twitter including the hashtag #Cbeyond. The contest ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on May 18. The contest winner will be notified via Cbeyond’s Twitter handle (@cbeyondinc) and at www.cbeyond.net/cloudcontest. To learn more and view the contest’s official rules, visit www.cbeyond.net/cloudcontest.

About Cbeyond Cloud Services

Cbeyond Cloud Services, a division of Cbeyond, integrates and simplifies business-class technology services in the cloud for small and medium businesses in more than 60 countries around the world. Cbeyond Cloud Services provides virtual servers, managed dedicated servers, cloud PBXs and software as a service. The Cbeyond Cloud Services team delivers world-class technology and customer service to help small and medium-sized businesses thrive. For more information on Cbeyond’s cloud services solutions, visit www.cbeyondcloudservices.com.

About Cbeyond

For more than 10 years, Cbeyond, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBEY) has provided small businesses with leading IT and communications solutions. Serving customers throughout the U.S., Cbeyond offers more than 30 productivity-enhancing applications including local and long-distance voice, broadband Internet, mobile, BlackBerry(R), voicemail, email, web hosting, fax-to-email, data backup, file-sharing, virtual private networking and cloud services. Winning over 50 awards for product innovation, growth and providing a quality customer experience, Cbeyond continues to focus on helping small businesses succeed and grow through high-performance technology, superior services and world-class support.

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