SOURCE: XO Communications

XO Communications

August 03, 2009 08:00 ET

XO Communications Expands Domestic and International MPLS IP-VPN Capabilities

Expansion Provides Enterprise Customers With Enhanced Network Coverage and Capabilities Across All 50 States and 22 Countries on Five Continents

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - August 3, 2009) - Building upon its success in meeting the wide area networking needs of U.S.-based enterprises with its award-winning MPLS IP-VPN service, XO Communications today announced that it has expanded its domestic and international MPLS network capabilities with a series of domestic and international partner agreements. As a result of these arrangements, XO Communications now has coverage in all 50 states and 22 countries on five continents.

XO Communications finalized its agreements in the past year with two leading domestic and international carriers. One agreement was focused on rounding out XO Communications' already robust domestic footprint, while the other focused on expanding the company's reach overseas. XO Communications' international coverage area now includes Australia, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Kingdom.

"In today's global marketplace, it's more critical than ever before that enterprises leverage technology to ensure they have uninterrupted and secure communications capabilities in place -- be it in the U.S. or abroad," said Vince Margiotta, vice president of product marketing at XO Communications. "XO Communications' expanded network footprint will provide our multinational customers with increased global access, combined with our high quality service and competitive rates."

This expansion will enable XO Communications to respond to and address the unique needs of its growing enterprise customer-base with broad domestic and international locations. By expanding its network footprint through these agreements, XO Communications will provide its enterprise customers with seamless MPLS IP-VPN network coverage and connectivity across the globe at highly competitive rates. In addition, XO Communications' international Class of Service (CoS) ensures that the traffic is being managed and prioritized effectively across the global network.

"XO's expanded MPLS IP-VPN coverage helps the company more effectively meet the domestic and international connectivity requirements of enterprise customers. It enables XO to offer more consistent services across a broader footprint, which is a critical part of its strategy to support large businesses," said Rena Bhattacharyya, research manager for Enterprise Telecom Services at IDC.

This is one of many network expansions XO Communications plans to complete in the near future. The company will continue to explore other strategic partnerships and opportunities to offer its customers the most expansive network coverage and capabilities possible.

XO MPLS IP-VPN

XO MPLS IP-VPN offers businesses and large enterprises a secure, intelligent and managed network to connect offices, customers and partners and converge a wide range of voice, video and data applications over a single IP network infrastructure. XO MPLS IP-VPN provides a wide range of access options to connect locations and flexible Classes of Services to prioritize Internet, intranet, extranet, voice, video and mission-critical business applications -- all over a single, high performance application-aware IP network.

Key benefits of XO MPLS IP-VPN include:

--  Nationwide Coverage - Broad coverage with service availability in 75
    metropolitan markets across the United States
--  Flexible and Scalable Network Architecture - MPLS-based network
    architecture provides any-to-any connectivity among all sites and
    automatically sets up pathways to new sites
--  Broad Range of Access Options - Customers can utilize the service with
    Dedicated Internet Access at speeds from T-1 through OC-X and Ethernet
    services.
--  Robust Classes of Service - Optimize data traffic flows to support any
    type of application with one flat rate for access to all four classes of
    service.
--  Fully Managed - Reduces total cost of ownership and provides 24x7
    monitoring of network facilities and equipment.
    

For more information about XO MPLS IP-VPN or other XO services go to www.xo.com, or contact an XO sales representative by calling (866) 963-9696.

About XO Communications

XO Communications, a subsidiary of XO Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: XOHO), is a leading nationwide provider of advanced communications services and solutions for businesses, enterprises, government, carriers and service providers. Its customers include more than half of the Fortune 500, in addition to leading cable companies, carriers, content providers and mobile network operators. Utilizing its unique combination of high-capacity nationwide and metro networks and broadband wireless capabilities, XO offers customers a broad range of managed voice, data and IP services with proven performance, scalability and value in more than 75 metropolitan markets across the United States. For more information, visit www.xo.com.

Contact Information

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