updated 5/24/2011 9:17:03 AM ET 2011-05-24T13:17:03

NORCROSS, Ga., May 24, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EasyLink Services International Corporation ("EasyLink" or "Company") (Nasdaq:ESIC) ( www.EasyLink.com ), a global provider of cloud-based messaging services and e-commerce solutions, today announced that Challenger Freight Systems, Inc. (Challenger Freight), a full service freight company, has selected EasyLink for outsourced desktop and production fax services.

Handling the logistics of worldwide freight deliveries requires frequent client communications on the end-to-end status of shipments. To add efficiencies into the communications process while reducing operating costs, Challenger Freight is expanding its utilization of integrated technology solutions with EasyLink's cloud-based fax services. EasyLink's production fax services will be integrated with Challenger's freight management software to securely and rapidly automate the delivery of shipping documents, eliminating the inefficiencies of manual fax handling. 

"Challenger Freight is continually implementing IT solutions that will reduce operating costs while streamlining operations," explained Randy Cantrell, Vice President of Challenger Freight. "By eliminating our fax servers and moving to a standardized messaging platform, we can rapidly integrate new business processes, substantially reduce IT expenditure, and leverage a highly scalable architecture to accommodate our growth strategies - all while enhancing the services we provide our customers."

"We are pleased to have Challenger Freight as a customer," said Kevin Maloney, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing of EasyLink Services. "Our rapidly deployable, "as a Service" fax solution will enable Challenger Freight to automate fax communications, enhance the value of their process management system, and meet customer service objectives."

About Challenger Freight Systems, Inc.

Challenger Freight Systems, Inc. is a privately owned full service freight company that provides total worldwide service with local flexibility and responsiveness and a history of total commitment to ensure a quick and dependable transportation service to the exact destination, wherever it is. Challenger's strategy is to continuously offer immediate and professional solutions to fit individual transportation needs. Challenger's management team applies over 60 years of experience to the shipping industry. Their skilled and motivated employees create value for customers through consistently superior delivery of innovative business solutions.  Challenger Freight Systems, Inc. is firmly committed to ongoing Quality Service. For more information on Challenger Freight, visit http://www.challengerfreight.com .

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, Notifications and Secure Messaging, 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 http:// www.easylink.com .

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.

CONTACT: Pamela Bernardino
         EasyLink Services International Corporation

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