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Endurance Sees Opportunity in Google Announcement On Domains

Endurance International Group (NASDAQ: EIGI), a leading provider of cloud-based platform solutions to help small and medium-sized businesses succeed online, today commented on the announcement that Google is testing a new domain service.

Endurance is a Google partner and sees the active involvement by Google in stimulating interest in and distribution of web domains as a benefit to the industry. Endurance expects Google’s new initiative to stimulate demand for hosting and web presence solutions by increasing the number of domains that are created and actively used. Endurance focuses its business on providing these hosting and web presence solutions, which are aimed at helping businesses succeed online, and which can include such elements as security, back-up, eCommerce, and online marketing assistance. Endurance typically leads with such solutions in on-boarding new subscribers, and hosting solutions generally include one year’s free access to a domain. While Endurance offers domains, it also provides web solutions for domains registered with other providers.

Endurance and Google partner in the mission of helping businesses benefit from the Internet. The companies have worked together since 2013 through Google’s Get Your Business Online (GYBO) program. The GYBO program provides small businesses with a customized domain name, an easy-to-build website, and presence on Google Maps and on Google+. Endurance is the hosting provider for this program and also offers additional web presence products.

Endurance provides Weebly, WordPress, and a number of other web building tools to its customers to help them build websites quickly and effectively. By providing choice to meet the varying needs and technical sophistication of users, and products to help customers achieve their goals from the web, Endurance is able to tailor solutions to meet individual customer needs. “An organization with the clout of Google increasing the number of domains registered in the world should boost demand for web solutions,” commented Hari Ravichandran, Chief Executive Officer of Endurance.

About Endurance International Group

Endurance International Group is a leading provider of cloud-based platform solutions designed to help small and medium-sized businesses succeed online. Endurance serves over 3.6 million subscribers through a family of brands that includes Bluehost, HostGator, Domain.com, FatCow, iPage, BigRock and MOJO Marketplace. Endurance is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, has a presence in Asia and the Americas, and employs over 2,600 people. Endurance provides a comprehensive suite of over 150 products and services that includes web presence and mobile sites, email and eCommerce solutions, as well as more advanced offerings, such as SEO services, scalable computing, security, storage and backup, online marketing and productivity solutions. For more information, visit www.endurance.com.

This press release may contain “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding our expectations about the impact of Google’s new domain initiative on the market for hosting and web presence solutions. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, plans, objectives, expectations, beliefs and intentions and other statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts and statements identified by words such as “expect”, “believe”, “intend”, “plan” “should” or words of similar meaning. Actual results may differ materially from our expectations as a result of various important factors. For additional discussion of these and other factors, please refer to our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any forward-looking statements represent our views only as of today and we do not assume any obligation to update such statements.

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