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Press Release -- March 19th, 2013
Source: XO Holdings
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XO Communications Announces Intelligent WAN Webinar: How to Keep Your Network from Becoming the New Weak Link

HERNDON, VA – March 19, 2013 – Organizations are facing exponential growth in data volume, application diversity, user technology expectations and the speed with which IT departments must respond to changing business requirements. To help address these network challenges, XO Communications today announced that it will host a free webinar on Wednesday, March 20, to discuss how corporate IT and network managers can transform their network into an Intelligent WAN. Experts from XO Communications and Juniper Networks will highlight how to build networks that provide the performance, security and visibility IT and network managers need in order to stay ahead of daily challenges and enhance their ability to provide a superior technology experience to end users.

WHAT:  “The Intelligent WAN: How to Keep Your Network from Becoming the New Weak Link”
WHEN:   Wednesday, March 20, 2:00 pm ET / 11:00 am PT
WHERE: To register for and attend the webinar, click on the following link: http://bit.ly/14XE9Jh
WHO: Robert Grasby, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Enterprise WAN, Juniper Networks and Dan Toomey, Director of Product Management, Cloud and Managed Services, XO Communications

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

BACKGROUND
According to a recent survey by Forrester1 sponsored by Juniper Networks, 86% of businesses said that they have not been able to provision new services or support business demands because the network was not up to the task. As demands on networks to support multiple services and technologies such as big data, cloud computing, mobility, virtualization, and social networking have increased, traditional network designs have not been able to keep pace with the performance, security, and scalability requirements necessary to deliver a superior experience for end users.

The XO Intelligent WAN helps IT and network managers stay ahead of these challenges with a unified approach to total network management that provides the performance, security and visibility they require through three key capabilities: the intelligent networking capabilities of XO MPLS IP-VPN, integrated hosted network security and end-to-end visibility of application performance.

About XO Communications

XO Communications is a leading nationwide provider of advanced IP communications, managed network and hosted IT 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 solutions, its employees’ focus on customers and the proven performance of its advanced network. To learn more about XO Communications, visit www.xo.com or blog.xo.com.  XO Communications is also on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and LinkedIn.

1 Forrester Consulting, Building for the Next Billion: What the New World of Business Means for the Network, October 2012

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Media Contact:

Chad Couser / XO Communications
T: 703-547-2746
E: chad.couser@xo.com

Heather Roberts
T: 678-816-4145
E: heather.roberts@xo.com

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