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XO expanding its international network to include European IP/MPLS IP-VPN nodes

XO Communications (OTCBB: XOHO) today announced that it is expanding its international network services capabilities to include European IP/MPLS IP-VPN nodes, plus access to 48 countries throughout Europe, Asia/Pacific, North America, and South America as well as the U.S. territories of Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Once complete, the expansion will enable XO Communications to offer its enterprise and carrier customers Dedicated Internet Access, Ethernet, MPLS IP-VPN and Private Line services to more locations around the world.

By expanding its international services capabilities to better address the needs of its growing base of customers with both domestic and international operations, XO Communications can provide even broader global network coverage for a wide range of connectivity and wide area network solutions across the globe. In addition to Europe, XO Communication

Global Networking Agreement Signed between AT&T and Linde Sign

AT&T today announced a global networking agreement with Linde Group AG to provide a single and consistent wide area network for 1,700 Linde sites in more than 60 countries. The Linde Group is a world leading gases and engineering company. Linde products and services can be found in nearly every industry, in more than 100 countries. The new network is designed to underpin the on-going business transformation to streamline and optimize Linde

What does the MegaPath Covad merger mean to their customers?

Now Covad and MegaPath have announced to merge, what does that mean to their customers and to their channel partners? Nothing but good according to Dan Foster, but what other way is there to start a merger than saying only good things will come from it.

“Combining MegaPath and Covad resources will enable us to expand service offerings to customers, as well as provide more choices and value. Frankly, customers have been asking us to take a broader role in

Covad Completes Intelligent Network Platform

Covad Communications Company announced the nationwide availability of Covad MPLS VPN services, along with new Quality of Service (QoS) / Class of Service (CoS) capabilities that complete the company’s rollout of an intelligent network platform partners can use to deliver innovative services at reduced costs.

“Adding QoS / CoS capabilities to Covad’s MPLS infrastructure allows our partners to deliver revenue-generating, value-added services on a national broadband platform that can be customized for real-time applications,” said Young-Sae Song, Vice President of Marketing for Covad Wholesale. “Value-added applications such as VoIP, video conferencing, VPN, and software as a service (SaaS) increase revenue potential and help encourage customer loyalty.”

“Thinking Phone Networks is evolving its relationship with Covad as Covad itself evolves,” said Derek Yoo, Chief Technology Officer for Thinking Phone Networks. “The introduction of services like QoS / CoS across so many types of access with the right levels of performance

MegaPath Managed SSL VPN Service Recognized as One of the Most Innovative Solutions for 2009

MegaPath Inc.announced that its Managed SSL VPN service has received the 2009 Product of the Year award from Customer Interaction Solutions magazine. This annual award recognizes the best, brightest and most innovative solutions brought to the call and contact center market in 2009.

“The call center industry is growing; as is the number of companies employing home-based agents. Given this trend, businesses require connectivity solutions that provide reliable and consistent access to corporate information from remote locations,” said Beth Tyebjee, SVP of Products and Project Management at MegaPath. “This recognition of our Managed SSL VPN service from Customer Interaction Solutions demonstrates MegaPath’s ability to provide solutions that meet the needs of an increasingly mobile workforce.”

MegaPath’s Managed SSL VPN service provides organizations with a secure and cost-effective solution that offers users clientless, anywhere access. With this service, businesses can control and secure remote access to corporate IT resources, enhancing employee productivity and reducing the risk of lost data. MegaPath tailors its SSL VPN service offerings to meet customer needs with the company’s Corporate Access SSL, Retail Access SSL and Business Continuity SSL services.

“I am pleased to honor MegaPath for its hard work and success. MegaPath’s Managed SSL VPN service has demonstrated excellence in contact center technologies as well as providing ROI for the companies that use them,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “For 12 years, Customer Interaction Solutions magazine has been honoring innovative companies for their contributions in advancing technologies and application refinements.”

MegaPath is consistently recognized for its innovation and industry leadership. In 2009, the Company was recognized for its year-over-year growth by Deloitte with its third consecutive appearance on the Technology Fast 500 list. The Company was also named one of the Top 500 Technology Integrators on the VAR500 and one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States by Inc. Magazine. In addition, MegaPath’s Dan Foster appeared on CRN’s 2009 Channel Chiefs list.

MegaPath’s services continue to receive industry accolades. The Company’s Duet

Cisco intends to Acquire ScanSafe

ciscoCisco announced its intent to acquire privately held ScanSafe, Inc. Based in London and San Francisco, ScanSafe is a market leader of software-as- a-service (SaaS) Web security solutions for organizations ranging from global enterprises to small businesses.

“With the acquisition of ScanSafe, Cisco is executing on our vision to build a borderless network security architecture that combines network and cloud-based services for advanced security enforcement,” said Tom Gillis, vice president and general manager of Cisco’s Security Technology Business Unit (STBU). “Cisco will provide customers the flexibility to choose the deployment model that best suits their organization and deliver anytime, anywhere protection against Web-based threats.”

Web security is a large and expanding market expected to grow to $2.3 billion by 2012. By acquiring ScanSafe, Cisco is building on its successful acquisition of leading on-premise content security provider IronPort. The acquisition brings together the Cisco IronPortTM high-performance Web security appliance and ScanSafe’s leading SaaS Web security service. This combination will expand Cisco’s security portfolio to offer superior on-premise, hosted, and hybrid-hosted Web security solutions.

“ScanSafe pioneered the market for SaaS Web security and continues as a leader in this rapidly growing market,” said ScanSafe CEO Eldar Tuvey. “At a time when enterprises are increasingly focused on a flexible and mobile workplace, the need for hybrid-hosted Web security solutions is greater than ever. By joining the Cisco team we will be able to offer even better and more flexible protection to our customers.”

ScanSafe’s service will be integrated with Cisco

AireSpring MPLS-VPN

airespringAireSpring announced the release of their new MPLS product, “AireSpring MPLS-VPN.” Available nationwide across three tier one networks, AireSpring MPLS-VPN targets multi-location businesses requiring secure, flexible, and intelligent data connections. This solution offers maximum bandwidth security at the most economical rates.

“We have received consistent and numerous requests by our agents and customers to launch an MPLS product for quite some time, but we wanted to wait until we had a product which could lead the industry in price, security, and footprint. We feel that we now have a product set with a strong competitive edge from a price, application, and availability perspective.”

This product is built to deliver the lowest possible quoted rates across three nationwide tier one networks. Giving us the ability to reach nearly every potential MPLS customer in America. Our advanced network design enables us to combine MPLS-VPN networks across our multiple carriers and still deliver the customer a single bill with a single point of contact.

When introducing AireSpring MPLS-VPN to the VON and Channel Partners Conference Expo in Miami, AireSpring COO, Daniel Lonstein noted, “We have received consistent and numerous requests by our agents and customers to launch an MPLS product for quite some time, but we wanted to wait until we had a product which could lead the industry in price, security, and footprint. We feel that we now have a product set with a strong competitive edge from a price, application, and availability perspective.” He continued, “This product is built to deliver the lowest possible quoted rates across three nationwide tier one networks. Giving us the ability to reach nearly every potential MPLS customer in America. Our advanced network design enables us to combine MPLS-VPN networks across our multiple carriers and still deliver the customer a single bill with a single point of contact.”

AireSpring has gained recognition as one of the most dynamic providers in the cutting edge IP space. AireSpring has been awarded the coveted Telecom Association “Members Choice” award for SIP Trunking, Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC)’s best in show for IP communication, and numerous awards and accolades for the complete suite of Voice, Data, and Internet solutions.