XO Communications Selects EasyLink for Cloud-Based EDI VAN Services
NORCROSS, Ga., Dec. 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EasyLink Services International Corporation (ESIC) ("EasyLink" or "Company") (Nasdaq:ESIC) ( www.EasyLink.com ), a global provider of cloud-based messaging services and e-commerce solutions, today announced XO Communications, one of the nation's largest communication services providers, has entered into a multi-year agreement to utilize EasyLink's EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) Value Added Network (VAN).
XO Communications selected EasyLink's hosted EDI VAN services to expand its trading capabilities while circumventing the expense of building and supporting an internal EDI infrastructure. EasyLink's EDI Service manages the exchange of all supply chain communications including all mapping and in-line translations, enabling XO Communications to do business with any trading partners that require 811 X.12 invoice translations. EasyLink provides XO Communications with a full range of EDI services, from translation of inbound and outbound data, to reporting and proactive notifications.
"We needed an EDI solution for invoicing, and the high cost of designing and supporting an internal system was never an option," explained Steve Strandberg, Director, Financial Systems, XO Communications. "We outsourced our supply chain communications to EasyLink, because they are experts in turnkey EDI services, from data security, to translations, to reporting and notifications. We have improved our invoicing efficiency, built better relationships within our supply chain, and forged successful new partnerships."
"We are pleased to have XO Communications as a customer," said Kevin Maloney, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at EasyLink. "EasyLink's cloud-based EDI VAN and Managed Services enable our customers to focus on running their core business, while streamlining their ability to trade securely and rapidly worldwide."
About XO Communications
XO Communications, a privately held company, is a leading nationwide provider of advanced broadband communications services and solutions for businesses, enterprises, government, carriers and service providers. Our customers include more than half of the Fortune 500, in addition to leading cable companies, carriers, content providers and mobile network operators. Utilizing our unique combination of high-capacity nationwide and metro networks and broadband wireless capabilities, XO offers customers a broad range of managed voice, data and IP services with proven performance, scalability and value in more than 85 metropolitan markets across the United States. For more information on XO Communications, visit www.xo.com .
About EasyLink Services International Corporation
EasyLink Services International Corporation (EasyLink) (Nasdaq:ESIC), headquartered in Norcross, GA, offers a comprehensive portfolio of "any to any" business messaging and transaction services that can bridge the most challenging technology gaps while creating significant cost efficiencies across an organization. From Desktop Fax and Production Messaging to EDI, Managed File Transfer, Document Capture and Management, Secure Messaging and Notifications, we help companies drive costs out of their operations. With over two decades of servicing customers around the globe, EasyLink has established a proven track record for providing effective, reliable and secure communications. For more information on EasyLink, visit www.easylink.com .
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