SOURCE: XO Communications
March 17, 2011 08:00 ET
IPNETZONE Selects XO Communications for Nationwide Ethernet Access
IPNETZONE Aggregates XO Nationwide Ethernet Access Network Through Its MPLS Exchange Platform
HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - March 17, 2011) - XO Communications (OTCBB: XOHO) today announced that IPNETZONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. will take advantage of XO Communications' nationwide Ethernet access network to extend its service capabilities to more business locations and expand its MPLS Exchange Platform (MEP).
Based in New York, IPNETZONE specializes in private-line, metro Ethernet and multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) solutions that can be deployed through its innovative MEP fabric. The IPNETZONE MEP is the world's first global MPLS Exchange Platform that allows for the construction of Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) networks across multiple carriers, thus enabling seamless and immediate connectivity to global markets and facilities.
IPNETZONE currently uses XO Communications as its primary network services provider to connect data centers and provide network access solutions across the country. Under the terms of the new agreement, XO Communications will also provide IPNETZONE with nationwide access solutions leveraging XO's extensive Ethernet over copper footprint. The agreement enables IPNETZONE to offer Ethernet access solutions to millions of business locations in support of their customers' MPLS-based wide area networking needs.
"Based on our long-standing relationship with XO Communications and their deployment of over 400 Ethernet over copper-enabled local service offices, we see this as the next logical step in building a stronger relationship between the companies," said Anthony Hidalgo, chief operating officer of IPNETZONE. "With the growing demand for IP-based services from multi-location customers, it was clear that XO's nationwide Ethernet network footprint and our MEP would create a greater benefit for our customers."
ABOUT IPNETZONE COMMUNCATIONS
IPNETZONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. is a rapidly growing, privately held global network provider based in New York and provides international data, Internet, MPLS, and managed network and monitoring solutions to enterprise and carrier clients internationally. Founded in 2007, IPNETZONE has provided data circuits ranging from business class cable to 10 gigabit metro Ethernet circuits globally as well as a full suite of converged IP communications products and network management solutions. Most recently IPNetZone has reinvented itself launching the MEP, the world's first global MPLS Exchange Platform, a series of interconnection points allowing for the construction of MPLS networks across multiple carriers, thus enabling seamless and immediate connectivity to global markets and facilities. Companies have looked to IPNETZONE for complete end-to-end solutions to manage their communications infrastructure and shift the burden of maintaining complex networks to a seasoned technology partner. As a leader in enhanced communications technology, IPNETZONE strives to develop and deploy reliable, next generation solutions to ensure our clients' competitive advantage in their respective industries. For more information please visit: www.ipnetzone.com, email email@example.com or call an IPNETZONE Sales Representative today at: +1 (646) 254-6800 or +1 (877) 500-4IPZ(4479).
About XO Communications
XO Communications, a subsidiary of XO Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: XOHO), is a leading nationwide provider of advanced broadband 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 Communications 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.