Reston, Virginia and Peabody, Massachusetts – (via THE
HOSTING NEWS) – August 17, 2005 – XO
Communications, Inc. and NEXL Network Systems
have announced an alliance which will offer businesses managed hosting
solutions, from the network through to the managed application level.
The two companies will offer solutions that leverage XO data centers and IP network infrastructure and NEXL’s leadership in
delivering complete managed infrastructure computing services.
Under a multi-year agreement, XO and NEXL will co-market and sell each
other’s services through XO direct and indirect sales channels and NEXL’s
direct sales force.
Under the arrangement, NEXL becomes the provider of complex managed services to
XO managed hosting customers, and XO becomes a preferred provider of data
center and network services to NEXL customers.
XO and NEXL will jointly deliver end-to-end managed hosting solutions
leveraging XO data centers and Tier 1 OC-192 national IP network and NEXL’s
complete range of infrastructure computing services. The companies will offer
these solutions to new customers that want to outsource the hosting and
management of their web-based applications.
Customers will be hosted within
secure and fully redundant XO data centers, which are directly connected to
the XO IP network. NEXL will design, implement and manage the solutions,
delivering a wide range of managed application, security, and storage
Barbara Branaman, Vice President and General Manager of XO Communications’ Hosting Business Unit described the new realtionship, “By creating this alliance with NEXL Network Systems, XO can continue to offer businesses the latest in outsourced managed hosting solutions, from design and implementation to the day-to-day management of their applications and equipment. NEXL’s leading managed offerings complement XO’s data center and networking expertise, together allowing us to provide customers a single source solution for outsourcing their mission-critical applications.”
“The new relationship between NEXL and XO Communications enables us to give customers a best of breed Managed Hosting experience, from analysis and design to ongoing support and management,” said Dean Oliver, President and Chief Operating Officer of NEXL Network Systems. “This is an exciting alliance for both companies, as well as for the customer.”
To learn more about XO Communications please visit: http://www.xo.com.
For further information about NEXL Network Systems, please visit: http://www.nexl.com.