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TMCNet:  Radiant Communications Attains VMware vCloud® Powered Validation

[December 13, 2012]

Radiant Communications Attains VMware vCloud® Powered Validation

VANCOUVER, Dec. 13, 2012, 2012 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- Radiant Communications Corp. ("Radiant") (TSX-V:RCN), a leading provider of managed network and cloud hosting solutions for medium-size enterprises, today announced that its AlwaysThere(TM) Virtual Data Centre cloud service has achieved VMware vCloud(®) Powered status, illustrating to customers that the company's cloud services are underpinned by VMware's leading virtualization and cloud computing technology, namely VMware vSphere(®) and VMware vCloud Director. A member of the VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP), Radiant Communications provides its VMware vCloud Powered service as a set of cloud computing services across a common platform, supporting the largest set of existing applications and offering distinctive application mobility uniquely available from VMware.


"Achieving VMware vCloud(®) Powered designation highlights the expansion of Radiant's enterprise-class cloud solutions," said Radiant President and CEO Paul Healey. "By partnering with VMware, we continue to expand our cloud infrastructure services providing the security and agility our customers require in their cloud solutions." "The VMware vCloud(®) Powered program was developed to enable our service provider partners to differentiate themselves and help them bring their enterprise-class cloud services to market in this competitive landscape," said Michael McDonough, Leader, North America Service Provider Program, VMware. "We look forward to supporting Radiant Communications further as it delivers on the agility and performance customers are looking for in the cloud computing landscape." Customers of Radiant Communications have the ability to move workloads from their VMware vSphere-based virtualized or private cloud environment to the VMware vCloud Powered service and back again. This application portability is a key differentiator allowing customers to achieve the flexibility and security they need while enabling increased IT agility.

Radiant Communications sought VMware vCloud(®) Powered validation in order to extend our full suite of IT offerings including enterprise cloud hosting and managed network solutions. As a validated provider, Radiant Communications can now provide users with enhanced responsiveness and agility, and reduced IT costs through increased consolidation, task automation and simplified management. For more information about Radiant Cloud solutions visit, www.radiant.net.

About Radiant Radiant Communications is a leading provider of managed network and cloud hosting solutions for medium-size enterprises. Leveraging one of the largest Internet footprints across Canada, Radiant offers a comprehensive portfolio of reliable, secure and scalable IT infrastructure services, simplified under a single point of contact.

For over 15 years, many of Canada's most recognized brand names have been relying on Radiant to support their mission-critical business operations.

VMware, VMware vCloud and VMware vSphere are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies. The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.

All trademarks, service marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of the respective owners.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the business and anticipated financial performance of Radiant, which involve risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties may cause Radiant's actual results to differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause or contribute to such differences include, among others, competitive pressures, the growth rate of the Internet and telecommunications concerns, constantly changing technology and market acceptance of Radiant's products and services. Investors are also directed to consider the other risks and uncertainties discussed in Radiant's required financial statements and filings. All other companies and products listed herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE: Radiant Communications Corp.

To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2012/13/c8851.html SOURCE: Radiant Communications Corp.

Investors: Chuck Leighton, CFO, 604.692.4531,cleighton@radiant.net Media: Janice Keay, Senior Director, Marketing, 416.646.9416,jkeay@radiant.net

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