Mary Stanhope to Join Industry Leader Panel at Light Reading’s Big Communications Event (BCE)

Global Capacity LogoChicago, IL, USA, May 19, 2016 Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces its participation at Light Reading’s Big Communications Event (BCE), taking place May 24-25 in Austin, Texas. BCE brings together top competitive operators and dynamic technologists to discuss the ultimate move to an NFV-enabled cloud running profitable applications and services over an underlying new IP network.

Mary Stanhope, Vice President of Marketing at Global Capacity, will join industry leaders from Windstream, GTT and MEF on the panel Interconnection in the Cloud Services Era, taking place Wednesday, May 25 at 3:15 PM. The session, moderated by Carol Wilson, Editor-at-Large of Light Reading, will focus on how creating a network of networks through interconnection is critical to meet on-demand enterprise requirements for enhanced, secure and reliable connectivity to multiple clouds.

“We have entered a new age of always-on cloud-based services that has disrupted the very way businesses connect,” shares Mary Stanhope, Vice President of Marketing at Global Capacity. “An interconnected marketplace of networks is critical to deliver local, cost-effective access combined with dedicated, secure, high-performance transport that directly connects businesses to the high-demand cloud services and applications they depend on.”

Leveraging One Marketplace, businesses can bypass the public Internet with secure, dedicated network services, connecting their headquarters and branch offices to Over-the-Top (OTT) voice, video and business applications and cloud service providers. Cloud connectivity from One Marketplace provides cost-effective, flexible, secure connectivity for business traffic from cloud services and applications to over 9.6 million commercial addresses and data centers. Global Capacity’s award-winning platform, with its interconnected network fabric and suite of user applications, provides the ubiquitous reach and reliable connectivity required to move data to cloud and application platforms worldwide.

Meet with the Global Capacity team at the Big Communications Event to learn more about simple, dedicated, cost-effective connectivity to voice, cloud and business application destinations across the globe.

Not attending the Big Communications Event? Tune in to Cloudifying the Network, a live Upskill U lecture with Mary Stanhope, on May 20 at 1:00 p.m. ET. The network of networks becomes critical at a time when enterprises want to connect to multiple clouds and do it on-demand and in a secure, reliable fashion. Sign up here.

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About Global Capacity
Global Capacity is the leading connectivity as a service company that improves the efficiency and reduces the cost of data network services globally. Through its One MarketplaceTM, the company brings together customers and suppliers with an automated platform that provides ubiquitous network solutions that deliver on its brand promise of Connectivity Made SimpleTM. Global Capacity delivers its innovative solutions to telecommunication carriers, managed service providers, application service providers and enterprise customers globally. Additional information can be found at or by following Global Capacity on Twitter and LinkedIn. 


Ilissa Miller
iMiller Public Relations for Global Capacity
Tel: +1 866 307 2510

Mary Stanhope
Vice President of Marketing, Global Capacity
Tel: +1 781 902 5216