SOURCE: XO Communications

June 25, 2008 08:00 ET

XO Communications Named 2008 Business Partner of the Year by Catalyst Telecom

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - June 25, 2008) - XO Communications (OTCBB: XOHO) has been named the 2008 Catalyst Services Business Partner of the Year by Catalyst Telecom, a sales unit of ScanSource, Inc., and value-added distributor of voice, video and data convergence solutions.

Each year, Catalyst Telecom honors the business partner that has most utilized the many service offerings provided by Catalyst Telecom. XO Communications utilizes Catalyst Telecom both as its supplier of Avaya communications solutions and to provide the full range of professional services that are offered with XO One iPBX, the company's managed IP-PBX solution that combines voice and data networking, equipment and professional services in simple, customizable solution bundles that are managed by XO at the customer's premises.

"It's an honor to be recognized by Catalyst Telecom for the volume of work that we do together to deliver advanced, fully managed communication solutions," said Eric Hyman, director of managed services at XO Communications. "Our relationship with Catalyst Telecom has been valuable to XO and our customers, and we look forward to collaborating with them in the future."

Catalyst is the only distributor offering Avaya's full product line of communications solutions, Polycom's video products, Extreme Networks data networking equipment and Juniper Networks networking and security applications. Catalyst wraps its value-added service offering around this product set, as well as the best-in-class complementary products it offers, to ensure resellers are getting the education, training, technical support and financial services assistance they need to be successful growing their business or adding new technologies.

About ScanSource, Inc.

ScanSource, Inc. is a leading international distributor of specialty technology products. The Company markets specialty technologies through four sales units: ScanSource POS and Barcoding [automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) and point-of-sale (POS) products]; Catalyst Telecom (Avaya communications products); ScanSource Communications (video conferencing, telephony and communications products); and ScanSource Security (electronic security products).

ScanSource, Inc. serves the North America, Latin America and Europe markets. Founded in 1992, the company ranks #901 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, call the toll-free sales telephone number at 800-944-2432 or visit

About XO Communications

XO Communications, a subsidiary of XO Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: XOHO), is a leading provider of 21st century communications services for businesses and communications services providers, including 50 percent of the Fortune 500 and leading cable companies, carriers, content providers, and mobile operators. Utilizing its unique and powerful nationwide IP network and extensive local metro networks and broadband wireless facilities, XO offers customers a broad range of managed voice, data and IP services in 75 metropolitan markets across the United States. For more information, visit

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:

    Chad Couser
    XO Communications
    T: 703-547-2746
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    Chris Roche
    Brodeur (for XO Communications)
    T: 202-775-2675
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