Cbeyond, Inc. provides managed information technology (IT) and communications services. The company provides services to businesses primarily consisting of between 5 and 249 employees in the United States. All of such services, other than certain cloud-based services purchased outside of an integrated bundle, are delivered over its secure all-Internet Protocol (IP) network. The company utilizes various types of high-speed connections where available and economically feasible, such as copper-based and optical fiber networks (collectively referred to as Metro Ethernet). The company’s network management and monitoring systems scan approximately 100,000 network elements making millions of measurements each day. Its systems can detect anomalies and facilitate corrective action, often prior to customer detection. The company gives customers multiple paths to interact with the company, including on-site sales and support, telephone, chat, fax, e-mail, and on-line portals. Offerings The company markets its service offerings under four product families: TotalNetwork, TotalVoice, TotalCloud, and TotalAssist. The company combines these service offerings into a range of bundles, which range from a basic offering of local and long distance voice communications services with broadband Internet access to a comprehensive offering of discrete IT, network, communications, mobile services, security, and professional services. TotalNetwork principally includes its Metro Ethernet broadband Internet access, T1 Internet access, Multi-Protocol Label Switching (or MPLS) and Virtual Private Networking (or VPN) services, as well as its expanding security portfolio that includes virus protection, Internet network border security services, firewalls, and remote secure VPN services. The company’s networking catalog also includes e-commerce capabilities and site-to-site enterprise grade Internetworking. Internet access services provide symmetrical capacity ranging from 1.5 megabits per second (or Mbps) through 100 Mbps. These non-shared access networks with high performance peering are suitable for critical business applications, such as video conferencing, Websites, and e-commerce. For site-to-site enterprise networking, the company offers Metro Ethernet and MPLS networking to any address in the United States. TotalVoice consists of its local, long distance, and mobile phone services. TotalCloud includes its flagship cloud offerings TotalCloud Data Center and TotalCloud Phone System, hosted Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft ASP.Net Web hosting, and other managed hosting products, such as Microsoft SQL, on-line back up, and fax-to-email. The company’s TotalCloud Data Center infrastructure-as-a-service (or IaaS) offering includes virtual and physical servers with Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisor management engine and console. The company’s TotalCloud Phone System service includes its cloud server-based private branch exchange (or PBX). TotalAssist contains various professional services, including both one-time engagements and recurring monthly services. One-time engagements include services such as its Smart Start installation and training services as well as migration services for transitioning essential applications and data from customers' on-premise servers to its data center. Markets The company offers MPLS to any address in the United States and offers cloud-based services to various addresses. As of December 31, 2012 the company provides cloud-based services to customers located in approximately 65 countries. Customers The company’s customer segments include professional services, which include physicians, legal offices, insurance services, consulting firms, accounting firms and real estate services. Intellectual Property The company owns one patent, USPTO Patent Number 8219652, and has an application pending for another. It also holds several federal trademark registrations, including: Cbeyond; BeyondVoice; BeyondOffice; BeyondMobile; The last communications company a small business will ever need; and Cbeyond Logo. Additionally, the company has filed trademark applications for TotalNetwork, TotalVoice, TotalCloud, and TotalAssist. Competition The company’s voice service offerings primarily compete with the incumbent local exchange carriers: CenturyLink in Denver, Minneapolis, and Seattle; AT&T in Atlanta, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Diego, Miami, and the San Francisco Bay Area; Verizon in Dallas, Los Angeles, the Greater Washington D.C. Area, and Boston; and Frontier in Seattle. The company also competes in the provisioning of voice services with various cable television companies and competitive local exchange carriers (or CLECs), which include Cox Communications, Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Cablevision. Competing CLECs include XO Communications, Windstream, Integra Telecom, TelePacific Communications, and EarthLink. In connection with its mobile service offerings, the company competes with national wireless phone companies, such as AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile USA, and Verizon Wireless. With respect to cloud server and other hosting services, the company competes with companies such as Rackspace, Google, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Internap, Hosting.com, Microsoft, GoDaddy.com, and Amazon Web Services. In the cloud PBX space the company competes with providers, such as 8x8, Telesphere, Bandwidth.com, Broadvox, SimpleSignal, and Vocalocity. History Cbeyond, Inc. was incorporated in 2000. The company was formerly known as Cbeyond Communications, Inc. and changed its name to Cbeyond, Inc. in 2006.
cbeyond inc (CBEY:NASDAQ GS)
320 Interstate North Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339
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