Synacor Teams With Savvis for Colocation of Email Services Infrastructure

Synacor Teams With Savvis for Colocation of Email Services Infrastructure

Savvis Managed Security and Consulting Services Provide Added Support for
Synacor's Carrier-Grade Email Platform

BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synacor Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNC),
the leading provider of next-gen startpages, TV Everywhere solutions and
cloud-based Identity Management (IDM) services across multiple devices for
cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies, has selected
Savvis, a CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL) company and global leader in cloud
infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises, to pilot a new cloud
email offering that uses Savvis' colocation services.

Under the multiyear agreement, Savvis will provide direct access to managed
security, structured cabling and consulting services through its reliable,
carrier-diverse colocation facilities. Synacor will provide webmail services
for CenturyLink's consumer Internet customers.

"Synacor customers are located across the country, and we needed a
high-availability data center partner that could help us not only reach our
distributed customers without requiring additional headcount, but also up our
game on the next-gen startpage and cloud email services we deliver," said
Ralph Wasner, vice president, technical operations & IT for Synacor. "Savvis'
unique colocation and consulting solution designed specifically for Synacor
made it a perfect fit and easy choice."

"Our global data center footprint offers the foundational security, scale and
stability businesses demand when working to ensure an optimal end-user
experience in the most efficient manner possible," said Drew Leonard, vice
president, colocation product management with Savvis. "We look forward to
working with Synacor, the latest company to choose Savvis for colocation and
managed security solutions, as they turn to the cloud to deliver robust and
convenient email services for their customers."

Synacor also powers CenturyLink's centurylink.net and mycenturylink.com
consumer portals, giving subscribers access to email, news, games, social
networks, premium content, support, and other services from a central,
customizable hub.

Savvis operates more than 50 data centers, with more than 2 million square
feet of gross raised floor space, across North America, Europe and Asia.
Savvis offers a full suite of enterprise-class colocation, managed hosting and
cloud services, engineered and deployed to meet global computing needs.

About Synacor

Synacor's white-label platform enables cable, satellite, telecom and consumer
electronics companies to deliver TV Everywhere, digital entertainment,
cloud-based services and apps to their end-consumers across multiple devices,
strengthening those relationships while monetizing the engagement. Synacor
(Nasdaq:SYNC), is headquartered in Buffalo, NY. For more information, visit
synacor.com. Integrate. Authenticate. Engage.

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