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Press Release -- June 4th, 2013
Source: XO Holdings

Integrated Data Storage Selects XO Communications for High-Bandwidth Data Center Connectivity Solution

XO 10 Gbps Wavelength Solution Delivers High-Performance Connectivity Between Geographically Redundant Data Centers

HERNDON, VA – June 4, 2013 – XO Communications today announced that Integrated Data Storage (IDS), a national Data Center Technology Integrator and Cloud Services Provider, has implemented the XO 10 Gbps (“10Gbps”) Wavelength solution in order to support the growing demand for the IDS Cloud Services. In the past nine months, IDS has tripled its number of Cloud customers and released several new hosted offerings.

IDS is leveraging XO 10Gbps Wavelength services to connect its geographically redundant, U.S.-based data centers with high-performance, cost effective, dedicated bandwidth. The IDS Cloud Services are hosted in four Tier 3 data centers to ensure maximum redundancy at all layers. As a Data Center Technology Integrator and Cloud Services Provider, IDS delivers highly customized solutions for its customers.

Key Facts

·         IDS elected to implement the XO 10Gbps Wavelength solution, connecting its data centers in order to better support its customers’ growing demand for replication and high availability.  The XO solution provides a high-speed network platform for IDS to move large volumes of network traffic between its data centers using a single, private and dedicated network.

·         For organizations with bandwidth-intensive applications, XO Wavelength services provide reliable high-capacity network transport that combines superior bandwidth with nationwide coverage.

·         XO Wavelength services are available at speeds up to 100 Gbps from coast-to-coast and are backed by 24 x 7 performance monitoring and aggressive Service Level Agreements for maximum network performance.

Supporting Quotes

·         Justin Mescher, Chief Technology Officer, IDS
“IDS specializes in building custom cloud solutions for our customers, and those customers demand high availability and near-instantaneous replication of huge amounts of data. XO Communications not only helps us achieve our uptime and connectivity goals, but we were able to implement XO 10GigE Wavelength quickly and seamlessly into our network operations while maintaining exacting service levels.”

·         Don MacNeil, Chief Marketing Officer, XO Communications

“XO Communications is pleased to provide high-bandwidth capacity for Integrated Data Storage. For organizations with bandwidth-intensive applications, like Integrated Data Storage, XO Wavelength services offer a high-performance networking solution combining superior bandwidth with nationwide coverage. XO Wavelength services are easy-to-implement and provide customers with a fully managed solution for point-to-point connections between cities or across the country.”

Supporting Resources

·         Service Overview: XO Wavelength Services Overview

·         Service Overview: 100 Gbps Nationwide Network

Tags/keywords: XO Communications, Wavelength Services, 10 Gbps, 100 Gbps, Data Center Networks

About Integrated Data Storage

Integrated Data Storage is a Data Center Technology Integrator and Cloud Services Provider based in Chicago, IL. IDS works with a select list of best-of-breed manufacturers to deliver custom IT solutions to businesses worldwide. Primary areas of focus are Storage, Backup, Disaster Recovery, Data Analytics, Virtualization, Mobility, Networking, Compute, Security, Managed Services and Cloud. Through a unique Engineering methodology and high level of accountability, IDS has established itself as a premier Solutions Provider. For more information about Integrated Data Storage, visit

About XO Communications

XO Communications is a leading nationwide provider of advanced IP communicationsintelligent networking and cloud computing 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 or  XO Communications is also on TwitterYouTubeFacebook and LinkedIn.


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