Synacor Expands Into Boston Area With New Engineering Operation, New Office and New Hires

Synacor Expands Into Boston Area With New Engineering Operation, New Office
and New Hires

  As complement to Buffalo Headquarters, Boston offers Synacor a deep talent
  pool to expand Identity Management and Video Platforms. New office brings
dozens of Boston-area tech jobs including software engineers, software quality
assurance (SQA) engineers, project managers, scrum masters and user experience
                                  engineers

BUFFALO, N.Y. and BOSTON, May 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synacor Inc.
(Nasdaq:SYNC), the leading provider of next-gen startpages, award-winning TV
Everywhere solutions, and cloud-based Identity Management (IDM) services,
across multiple devices for cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics
companies, today announced, as a complement to its Buffalo, NY headquarters,
that it has opened a specialized engineering hub in the Boston area with
numerous new positions. Synacor's new office is located on Technology Park
Drive in Westford—neighbor to IBM, Juniper, Sonus, Akamai, and many others,
and well-situated between Boston, Cambridge, Worcester and Nashua—and will
support Synacor's rapid innovation helping consumers connect to their favorite
TV shows, movies, music, games and sports, on the device of their choosing.

Tapping into Boston's rich pool of tech talent, the expansion is projected to
produce up to 25 new jobs, including openings for software engineers, software
quality assurance (SQA) engineers, project managers, scrum masters and user
experience engineers, all working in an agile development environment.
Synacor's Westford office is led by Synacor SVP, Software Engineering, Steve
Davi.

"We're growing right along with the demand for our products and services, and
Synacor's Boston-area office is key to that growth," said Davi. "Raw
brainpower, top universities, culture of innovation—Boston has it all—offering
Synacor experienced engineers, well-educated talent and top-flight partners
that can help fuel continued innovation for Synacor as well as new
opportunities for Boston."

Synacor builds next-gen software products related to entertainment, social
media, content management and identity management that enable cable,
satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies to deliver personalized
digital entertainment and apps to their own consumers. Synacor's Engineering
Team is split across three main locations: Buffalo, Toronto, and Boston, each
focusing on a core unique strength of the company. In Boston, the team focuses
on a single ID that unlocks all of a consumer's media and communications.
Synacor products are LAMP-based, and the company uses technology such as Java,
Javascript, PHP, MongoDB, Cassandra, and HTML5 in an agile/scrum environment
using Atlassian tools.

"We are looking for great people to join our team who will enjoy the freedom
to do the work they were hired to do. If you have a passion for technology and
want to work on next-gen products and services that could make it into 26
million living rooms and onto your own laptops, tablets and smartphones, then
check us out and apply. As we say, 'Elite Talent Wanted!'" continued Davi.

For more information on Synacor please visit synacor.com or email
tellmemore@synacor.com.

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.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release includes certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are
based on the current expectations or beliefs of management of Synacor, and are
subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. Actual results may vary
materially from those expressed or implied by the statements herein due to
changes in economic, business, competitive, technological and/or regulatory
factors, and other factors affecting the operation of the respective
businesses of Synacor. More detailed information about these factors may be
found in filings by Synacor, as applicable, with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, including their respective Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. Synacor
is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any such obligation to,
update or alter their respective forward-looking statements, whether as a
result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

CONTACT: Meredith Roth
         770-846-1911
         mroth@synacor.com

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