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InterCloud Systems Announces Appointment of Roger Ponder as Chief Operations Officer

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InterCloud Systems, Inc. (OTCQB:ICLD), a global single-source provider of value-added services for both corporate enterprises and telecommunications service providers, today formally announced the appointment of Roger Ponder as Chief Operations Officer.

InterCloud CEO Mark E. Munro stated, "Roger's career includes over 30 years of experience in telecommunications and technology. He has a diverse executive background in sales and operations and a proven ability to manage the integration of multiple operating segments. Roger is tasked with overseeing all integration efforts within InterCloud. We look forward to Roger's leadership and insights as we continue to grow and expand our business."

Roger Ponder served as President and CEO of Time Warner Cable Kansas City Midwest Division from 2005 to 2009 where he drove a multi-state division to increased profitability and operational efficiency. His people-oriented management style and ability to address integration and performance issues resulted in a dramatic improvement in operational metrics, customer retention and satisfaction, placing the Kansas City division among the Top 5 in key operational metrics within all of Time Warner. From 1996 to 2004, Mr. Ponder was Vice President/General Manager of Commercial Operations and Business Development at Oceanic Time Warner Cable in Hawaii. Previously, Mr. Ponder held a number of key senior management positions with Sprint Corporation, United/Sprint Management Company and Time Warner Telecom.

Mr. Ponder has served in a number of industry and community leadership positions including as past Chairman of the Missouri Cable and Telecommunications Association and as past Chairman of the Kansas Cable and Telecommunications Association, and is currently Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Greater Kansas City United Way.

About InterCloud Systems, Inc.:

We are a global single-source provider of value-added services for both corporate enterprises and telecommunications service providers. We offer cloud and managed services, professional consulting and staffing services and voice, data and optical solutions to assist our customers in meeting their changing technology demands. Our engineering, design, installation and maintenance services support the build-out and operation of some of the most advanced enterprise, fiber optic, Ethernet and wireless networks. www.intercloudsys.com.

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CONTACT: Lawrence Sands Senior Vice President, InterCloud Systems, Inc. 561-988-1988

Source:InterCloud Systems, Inc.