SOURCE: XO Communications

XO Communications

September 15, 2011 09:29 ET

XO Communications Receives 2011 NGN Leadership Award From NGN Magazine

XO Enterprise Cloud Security Recognized for Outstanding Innovation

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - Sep 15, 2011) - XO Communications today announced that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) has named XO Enterprise Cloud Security as a recipient of the 2011 NGN Leadership Award presented by its publication, NGN Magazine.

"XO Communications has been recognized for their exceptional work in advancing NGN services and technologies. XO Enterprise Cloud Security has proven it is exceptional and its innovation has contributed to the transformation of the industry," stated Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "Congratulations to the entire team at XO Communications and I look forward to more innovation in the coming year."

"We are very proud that XO Communications has been honored as among the best-of-the-best in the industry for our next generation services leadership," said Mike Toplisek, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for XO Business Services at XO Communications. "XO Enterprise Cloud Security is an innovative solution for mid-sized businesses and larger enterprises that are looking to simplify the management of their network security requirements and leverage our expertise to provide a unified threat management solution across their enterprise."

XO Enterprise Cloud Security
XO Enterprise Cloud Security offers a fully managed suite of network-based security capabilities that allow businesses the ability to more quickly and cost-effectively deploy and manage comprehensive security measures across their enterprise networks. These capabilities are fully integrated and delivered with the XO managed wide area networking service, XO MPLS IP-VPN, to provide a comprehensive, secure and private network solution.

Businesses benefit from a number of XO Enterprise Cloud Security capabilities, including:

  • Network-based firewall
  • Intrusion detection and prevention
  • Content and web filtering
  • Secure remote access to corporate network

The XO network security service is ideal for multi-location companies that want to reduce the costs of buying, installing and managing IT and network security equipment across their enterprise networks. Since all of the applications reside in the cloud and are monitored 24x7, IT organizations in industries such as finance, healthcare and retail with widely distributed operations can implement robust security services without having to manage and maintain the equipment and infrastructure at each location. For more information about XO Enterprise Cloud Security, visit

The Third Annual NGN Leadership Award has recognized the growth, evolution and distinction between the applications and services designed for next generation networks and the enabling technologies that make them possible. XO Communications has been recognized in the Services and Applications category.

The 2011 NGN Leadership Award winners can be found in the May 2011 issue of NGN magazine.

For more information, please visit

About XO Communications
XO Communications is a leading nationwide provider of advanced IP communications, managed network and IT infrastructure 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 Communications offers customers a broad range of services with proven performance, scalability and value in more than 85 metropolitan markets across the United States. For more information, visit

About NGN magazine
NGN magazine is the resource for communications service providers and the supporting ecosystem of equipment providers, system integrators, and solutions developers as they make the transition to next generation networks.

NGN magazine will cover how these new technologies will integrate with legacy systems, and how they will improve service, deliver new applications, and offer ROI to carriers. TMC continues to provide leading-edge information as this market develops. NGN represents the evolution of IMS Magazine. Launched in January 2009, NGN encompasses a wider swath of the important trends and newsmakers that are shaping the networks of the future.

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Chad Couser
    XO Communications
    T: 703-547-2746
    E: Email Contact

    Jan Pierret
    Marketing Manager
    T: 203-852-6800, ext. 228
    E: Email Contact