updated 9/14/2010 12:46:07 PM ET 2010-09-14T16:46:07

NORCROSS, Ga., Sept. 14, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EasyLink Services International Corporation ("EasyLink" or "Company") (Nasdaq:ESIC) ( www.EasyLink.com ), a global provider of comprehensive messaging services and e-commerce solutions, today announced that Clive Jefferies has joined EasyLink as the Vice President of Sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Jefferies brings over 20 years of sales and business management experience to EasyLink. As VP of EMEA Sales, Jefferies will head up sales operations in EMEA to further expand EasyLink's EDI and Fax-based solutions into key markets including finance, insurance, manufacturing, and retail. 

Jefferies joins EasyLink from Blue Stone International, a strategy and financial consulting firm, where he led EMEA Operations. Prior to Blue Stone, he held various senior management positions with technology companies in Europe including Longview Solutions, SSA, Fast Search and Transfer (acquired by Microsoft), Talus Solutions, and IBM UK.

"We are pleased to have Clive join EasyLink," said Kevin Maloney, Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing of EasyLink Services. "We see significant growth potential in the EMEA market, and I am confident that his expertise will help our team further penetrate the key vertical industries and global organizations that can benefit from EasyLink's cloud-based solutions for their critical business messaging requirements." 

"I look forward to working as part of the EasyLink team and applying my experience to expand EasyLink's footprint in the EMEA region," noted Jefferies. "EasyLink's hosted EDI and Fax services present compelling solutions for organizations that want to optimize efficiencies in their supply chain and fax-based messaging applications while reducing costs at the same time."

About EasyLink Services International Corporation

EasyLink Services International Corporation (EasyLink) (Nasdaq:ESIC), headquartered in Norcross, GA, offers a comprehensive portfolio of "any to any" business messaging and transaction services that can bridge the most challenging technology gaps while creating significant cost efficiencies across an organization. From Desktop Fax and Production Messaging to EDI, Managed File Transfer, Document Capture and Management, Secure Messaging and Telex we help companies drive costs out of their operations. With over two decades of servicing customers around the globe, EasyLink has established a proven track record for providing effective, reliable and secure communications. For more information on EasyLink, visit www.easylink.com .

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Forward-Looking and Cautionary Statements

Except for the historical information and discussion contained herein, statements contained in this release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements. These and other risk factors are set forth under the caption "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K, the Company's quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and the Company's other filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. These filings are available on a website maintained by the Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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