XO Communications: Point of Presence in vX Data Center
By: Blair Felter on May 9, 2016
XO continues its expansion in vXchnge locations
PHILADELPHIA – May 9, 2016 – XO Communications (XO) has established a point of presence (PoP) in vXchnge’s Philadelphia data center. XO now has connections in ten vXchnge data centers located across the United States. The new connection is part of the XO strategy to expand its network reach across the U.S. XO provides vXchnge enterprise and service provider customers with cost-effective access to its national IP and Ethernet network, enabling secure and reliable bandwidth on demand connections to locations and cloud resources around the world.
XO recently won the 2015 InfoTech Spotlight Data Center Excellence award for its Bandwidth on Demand (BoD) solution and has PoPs in vXchnge data centers in the following cities: Austin, TX, Cleveland, OH, Jersey City, NJ, Minneapolis, MN, Nashville, TN, New York, NY, Portland, OR, St. Paul, MN, and St. Louis, MO.
“Bringing our customers closer to a major market like Philadelphia is advantageous from a data access perspective,” said Davide Salustri, Vice President, Enterprise Solutions Sales at XO. “vXchnge provides the level of security, access and support we need to serve our customers in the most efficient manner possible. The extension into the vXchnge data center in the heart of Philadelphia is a strategic fit for our business.”
vXchnge rethinks colocation by offering data center services that eliminate risks through transparency, and provides customers with their own Micro-Data Center, a flexible, reliable and scalable data center within vXchnge’s state-of-the-art infrastructure. Adhering to the most stringent levels of security protocols to safeguard customer data. vXchnge Philadelphia provides next-generation security features with iris scanners, two-factor authentication and cylindrical portals providing true Data Center-as-a-Service.
“Through our expanded relationship with XO in Philadelphia, and their presence in nine other markets with vXchnge, we are delighted to extend a world-class level of brand protection to those who rely on XO to keep their communications,” said Adam Siegel, Vice President of Networks and Service Providers at vXchnge. “At the same time, we can now offer even more enhanced network connectivity options to our own Philadelphia customers with the integration of XO’s service offering.”
vXchnge is a Designed for Performance® carrier-neutral colocation service provider dedicated to improving the business performance of its customers. vXchnge’s broad geographic footprint puts its customers at “the Edge” – in 15 key locations where they can serve customers locally, and reach more businesses and more consumers in more markets. For more information on gaining an edge with vXchnge, visit www.vxchnge.com or connect on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
About XO Communications
XO Communications provides the technology that helps business and wholesale customers compete in a hyper-connected economy. In the U.S., XO owns and operates one of the largest IP and Ethernet networks that customers rely on for private data networking, cloud connectivity, unified communications and voice, Internet access, and managed services. To learn more about XO Communications, visit www.xo.com or blog.xo.com. XO Communications is also on Twitter and LinkedIn.
As the Marketing Director at vXchnge, Blair is responsible for managing every aspect of the growth marketing objective and inbound strategy to grow the brand. Her passion is to find the topics that generate the most conversations.