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Press Release -- August 1st, 2011
Source: XO Holdings
Tags: MPLS

Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Selects XO Communications for Unified Communications and Network Solution

  • Comprehensive Solution Will Help Drive Seamless Collaboration and Communication

HERNDON, VA – August 1, 2011– XO Communications (OTCBB: XOHO) today announced that it has been awarded a five-year communications and network services contract from Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world’s largest breast cancer organization.

XO Communications will provide a fully managed unified communications and network solution covering voice, Internet access and private data networking capabilities and services for Komen for the Cure’s major offices. The comprehensive UC solution is based upon the Avaya IP Office platform and leverages the managed IP-PBX and MPLS wide area networking capabilities of XO iPBX and XO MPLS IP-VPN to better enable inter-organizational and external collaboration, productivity and communications.

The XO solution will help Komen employees benefit from improved productivity and workplace efficiency through enhanced presence information across various means of communication, improved communications with features such as click to call, single number reach, anywhere access to communications, and integration with the company’s desktop applications.

“The solution provided by XO Communications provides a major step forward in the way Susan G. Komen for the Cure employees use technology to communicate,” said David Dawson, vice president, information technology at Komen. “The ability to increase productivity, ensure seamless communication across our offices and lower costs is important as we strive to effectively interact and communicate life-saving messages to audiences both within and beyond our walls.”

“We are very honored to be chosen as the communications provider for Susan G. Komen for the Cure,” said Mike Toplisek, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Business Services at XO Communications. “Our advanced IP communications and networking solutions help organizations like Susan G. Komen for the Cure improve productivity, drive better business outcomes and increase efficiencies of their IT and network infrastructures.”

About Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure, which is now the world’s largest breast cancer organization and the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer with more than $1.9 billion invested to date. For more information about Susan G. Komen for the Cure, breast health or breast cancer, visit or call 1-877 GO KOMEN.

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 85 metropolitan markets across the United States. For more information, visit

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