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Press Release -- April 25th, 2012
Source: XO Holdings

XO Communications Announces Webinar on How to Build Smarter, Application-Aware Wide Area Networks

HERNDON, VA – April 24, 2012 XO Communications will continue its participation in a series of wide area network (WAN) solutions webinars with a webinar on April 26 aimed at helping businesses and other organizations learn how to build smarter wide area networks with applications performance management tools. Experts from both XO Communications and Visual Network Systems will highlight the challenges associated with managing complex WANs and explain the steps and tools IT and network managers can use to successfully overcome those challenges.

WHEN: Thursday, April 26, 11:00 am PT / 2:00 pm ET
WHERE: To register for and attend the webinar, “How to Build a Smarter Enterprise WAN: Application Performance Management,” click on the link below:
WHO: Dan Toomey, senior manager, WAN and Security Solutions, XO Communications Eric Bear, director of managed services, Visual Network Systems

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: CIOs, IT Directors, Network Managers and IT Staff

The demands on today’s enterprise WAN are unrelenting: networks must support numerous complex applications while delivering performance and cost-efficiency. How can enterprises manage these challenges? Enterprises are optimizing their WAN infrastructure with the help of applications performance management solutions – tools for managing and monitoring applications across the WAN. A key component of WAN optimization, these tools provide comprehensive, visual representations of network activity and trends, offering the analysis needed to take action and make informed decisions. In this webcast IT and network managers will learn:

  • How application performance management delves into applications and validates ROI for WAN expenditures;
  • Why it’s important to identify top applications, rogue applications and monitor end-to-end performance;
  • How to look at VoIP performance in the context of the entire WAN;
  • What to look for in an enterprise-grade application performance management solution; and
  • How application performance management is essential for capacity planning and future optimized WAN expansion strategy.

After attending this webinar, attendees will better understand how applications performance management gives the intelligence to make smarter WAN decisions and help achieve an optimized WAN.

About XO Communications
XO Communications is a leading nationwide provider of advanced communications, managed network and IT infrastructure services for business, large enterprise and wholesale customers. These customers include more than half of the Fortune 500, in addition to leading cable, mobile wireless and domestic and international telecommunications companies. XO offers a superior customer experience through its innovative data and IP solutions, its employees’ focus on customers and the proven performance of its advanced network. To learn more about XO Communications, visit or XO Communications is also on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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