Santa Clara, CA — April 26, 2011 — i365 Inc., A Seagate Company (NASDAQ: STX), today announced an expanded relationship with XO Communications (OTCBB: XOHO) to deliver an integrated portfolio of on-premise and cloud-based storage solutions based on i365’s EVault® data protection products and services provide professional-grade data protection to more than 32,000 mid-size businesses and enterprises with remote and branch office locations.
“We are pleased that i365 and XO Communications are extending our relationship with a new focus and vision for next-generation data protection solutions,” said Terry Cunningham, president and general manager, i365. “Together we will provide customers with unmatched data protection services that complement XO’s robust network services already known in the industry. We estimate EVault is used by at least 38 percent of the online backup market and this partnership will extend the EVault footprint even more.”
“With EVault’s data protection capabilities, XO Communications can offer customers a broader portfolio of superior, seamless and secure backup solutions that are easy to implement and operate,” said Mike Toplisek, chief marketing officer for XO Business Services at XO Communications. “Business continuity and redundancy are high-priorities for mid-sized and large enterprises, and EVault is a flexible and economical backup solution that allows them to remotely protect and recover critical data and information and address compliance regulations.”
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.
About i365, A Seagate Company
i365, a Seagate Company, provides EVault on-premise, Cloud-Connected, and edge data protection solutions, often deployed in combination as Cloud-Connected “hybrids,” to help small to mid-size organizations protect and access their business data—anytime, anywhere. Through a uniquely integrated ecosystem of storage software, SaaS, managed services and appliances, i365 helps its customers meet the challenges of maintaining business continuity in multi-platform, multi-site environments. i365′s data protection, disaster recovery and other solutions are optimized to perform in a distributed environment, supported by a secure, reliable cloud storage infrastructure, and backed by the highest quality customer service. i365’s solutions are sold through a broad reseller network, and power the products and services of managed service providers, data centers, telcos, application providers, and other technology partners for more than 32,000 customers worldwide. www.i365.com.