, a nationwide provider of advanced communications services and solutions for businesses, enterprises, government, carriers and service providers, announced that it is offering Ethernet, dedicated Internet Access or "DIA" and Voice over Internet Protocol or "VoIP" services to Dialink
, a provider of VoIP network services to small and medium-sized businesses in Northern California.
The voice and IP services from XO will enable Dialink to offer customers more scalable, cost-effective services, as well as grow its network footprint into the Southern California market, company officials said.
Dialink found XO Communications' (News
) services beneficial to its traditional T1 customers who were searching for a more economical IP service that could easily expand as their business needs grew.
XO's Ethernet over copper or "EoC" and Ethernet over DS1 or "EoDS1" services, with bandwidth options ranging from 3 Mbps up to 10 Gbps, offer the bandwidth flexibility and network reach Dialink requires, the company said.
"Working with XO, Dialink has a competitive advantage, as we can now offer new and existing customers the comprehensive and cost-effective service solutions their evolving businesses require," Jeff Klapper, president of Dialink, said.
For Dialink, XO's VoIP origination and termination services also added to the mix to enable the company to offer end-to-end data and voice services. The service will enable Dialink to provide the "highest-level customer support and superior network services."
XO's extensive Ethernet infrastructure, which reaches nearly four million buildings nationwide, further affords Dialink the opportunity to move forward with plans to expand its network into Southern California.
"Our IP and Ethernet infrastructures allow us to quickly and effectively provide carriers of all sizes and their customers with customized Ethernet solutions that best meet their needs -- whether it's new customer demands or business expansion plans," Ernie Ortega, president of XO Carrier Services, said.
"The solution we designed for Dialink brought significant value to their business by concurrently improving their service offerings and achieving significant cost savings," Ortega added.
Earlier in June, XO announced
it has been named a recipient of the 2010 CIO 100 by IDG's CIO magazine. The 23rd annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology.
Rajani Baburajan is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Rajani's articles, please visit her columnist page.
Edited by Alice Straight