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Month: January 2013

Join Global Capacity at the 2013 ChannelVision Expo and Learn How to Gain a Competitive Advantage Through Automated Pricing

Escape the winter weather and join Global Capacity, the world’s leading telecommunications information and logistics company, at the 2013 ChannelVision Expo (CVx) in Miami, Florida.  Taking place January 30th through February 1st at the Miami Beach Convention Center, CVx will bring together top industry executives, channel players, wholesale providers, and more to discuss and develop business partnerships and strategies, in order to promote the successful selling of companies’ products in today’s competitive market. Ben Edmond, Global Capacity’s Chief Revenue Officer, along with the Global Capacity team, would like to extend an invitation to analysts and C-level and sales-oriented executives to join them at CVx.  Participating as an executive speaker during the ‘Gaining Competitive Advantage Through Automated Pricing’ session on Thursday, January 31 from 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM, Mr. Edmond will discuss the ins and outs of automating internal processes and procedures.  In addition, Mr. Edmond will elaborate how businesses can streamline network delivery through Global Capacity’s One Marketplace Access Exchange, an automated pricing and procurement platform for global access network solutions. To meet with Global Capacity at this year’s ChannelVisionExpo (CVx), please email To register for the event, click...

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Cross River Fiber Discusses Dark Fiber and 2012 Telecom Trends with TABB Group

    Bringing together a plethora of telecommunications industry professionals, Telx Marketplace LIVE 2012 was considered a “must attend” event of 2012.  Industry leaders gathered to discuss cloud services, innovative services, financial services, digital media, and many more topics associated with 2012 telecom trends.  During the event, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Mike Sevret, of Cross River Fiber, a New Jersey-based, boutique dark fiber optic and telecommunications solutions provider, discussed latency and dark fiber in northern New Jersey and New York with TABB Group, a financial markets’ research and strategic advisory firm.  Transcribed below are Mr. Sevret’s comments. Visit to learn more. To view the interview in its entirety, please click here.   Mike Sevret- Talks with TABB Group at Telx Marketplace LIVE “Latency is the question that everyone is still talking about. Even as we transition away from high frequency trading and more towards high performance trading, latency is the key to everything. And in today’s marketplace, latency is really the question of fiber. How much fiber there is and where does it go. I am here with Michael Sevret from Cross River Fiber, who is a major provider of fiber optics capacity in Northern New Jersey. Michael, thanks for joining me at Marketplace LIVE.” Mike, what is going on in the fiber picture in Northern New Jersey and New York? Basically, the landscape has changed in the...

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Datagram Offers Up to Three Months FREE on Any Service!

Datagram is committed to keeping your business online and accessible.  The company is off to a roaring start in 2013, offering up to three months free on any service. Datagram’s service trifecta of scalable, secure and reliable Internet Access, Colocation and Web Hosting solutions enable companies to leverage the Internet in order to achieve critical business objectives. Datagram also offers optimal Managed Services including Server Hosting, Email Services and Office Automation, as well as Disaster Recovery solutions and Data Backup to ensure high availability and minimal downtime. Customers can choose any Datagram service and get up one month free...

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BridgePoint Technologies Rings In 2013 With a New Website

After months of preparation and tireless work performed by its Leadership, Staffing & Recruiting, Project & Mobile Services, IT Managed Services and Creative Services teams, BridgePoint Technologies recently announced the launch of its newly structured and redesigned corporate website. A new website, much like the beginning of a new year, brings the opportunity for a fresh, new start. For BridgePoint, the change has meant a chance to redesign itself and channel new focus into its clients and key service offerings. From a company started by a group of entrepreneurs with a vision of combining their unique strengths and skill sets, and formalizing their processes, to being named one of the fastest growing private companies in America after just eight years, BridgePoint has proven over and over again its ability to successfully adapt its portfolio of solutions and strategic team of experts to every dramatic change within the industry. They have done so in such a way that has continuously helped their customers adjust, leverage and substantially benefit from information technology – all the while never losing sight of their original mission, vision and values. The streamlined, modern, dynamic and versatile website is, in the words of BridgePoint’s President and CEO, Michael Millhouse, a ‘direct reflection of BridgePoint’s ability to adapt, innovate and change along with the industry we serve’. The new site has been transformed into a content-rich, modern new...

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TeliaSonera International Carrier Discusses the Challenges of Operating in Today’s European Market

Around the world, markets are economically fluctuating. This fact certainly rings true for the European market.  Enterprises across all markets are strategizing ways to prevail during these difficult times.  Despite the rollercoaster trends of the current European market, one company in the telecommunications industry is fully prepared.  Simon Vye, Regional Director for Western Europe at TeliaSonera International Carrier, a leading global IP carrier that operates a wholly owned fiber optic network connecting 200 Point of Presence (PoPs) across Europe, North America and Asia, recently sat down for an interview with Capacity TV to discuss the challenges of operating in today’s European market. To watch the complete interview, click here.     Challenges of Operating in a Fluctuating European Environment (Moderator: Kavit Majithia of Capacity Magazine): Today on Capacity TV, we have Simon Vye, Regional Director Western Europe at TeliaSonera International Carrier. Simon, welcome to Capacity TV. What do you believe are the present challenges of operating Europe considering its fluctuating economic climate? It’s always difficult times for us it seems in Europe for the moment. Certainly the pricing pressures that we have and the margin pressures that we have are ever increasing. But that said we do see a doubling of bandwidth requirements from the Nordics right down across the region to Spain. That doubling is every 12 to 18 months. As well as that, we are constantly trying...

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Competitive Telecoms Group Gives Clients FREE Board Search Upgrade – Meet them in Hawaii

Competitive Telecoms Group, Inc. (‘CTG’), one of the leading consulting and recruiting companies in the telecommunications space with more than 50 global carrier clients, announces a new free search service that offers clients the opportunity to enhance their main Board and Advisory Board talent.  As a value-add to the industry, CTG now offers Free Board placements to its clients.  The company remains unmatched when it comes to its knowledge, speed and proprietary network of talent. Most recently, the organization successfully completed the placement of Keith Olsen, former CEO of Switch and Data to the Board of FiberMedia and Doug Maine, former CFO for IBM and MCI to the board of Broadsoft. CTG is an active participant in the Pacific Telecoms Council’s (PTC) annual conference and exhibition.  The company will be at this year’s event, which takes place in Honolulu, HI from January 20-23, 2013.  They will be meeting with clients, prospects and executive Board candidates to identify and provide talent-sourcing recommendations.  In the “aloha” spirit, CTG will also be offering their free Board search service.  This is a great opportunity to meet with CTG and review new business opportunities with them in Hawaii. Additionally, Competitive Telecoms offers executive advisory services through an ongoing engagement. These include management restructuring, operations reviews and due diligence reporting for merger, acquisition and/or restructuring purposes, as well as retained searches to recruit qualified and...

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BridgePoint Technologies Welcomes New Microsoft® SharePoint Consultant César Castillo

BridgePoint Technologies is expanding! Due to the company’s substantial success and steady growth since its inception in 2004, BridgePoint Technologies is fortifying its team of dedicated experts with fresh new talent. The organization announces the addition of a new member, Microsoft® SharePoint Consultant César Castillo. In an effort to support its flourishing SharePoint Consulting Practice, BridgePoint Technologies is growing its team of SharePoint professionals. The onboarding of Mr. Castillo comes on the heels of SharePoint Consultant Kathy Jordan-Baker’s appointment in October. As the newest member of the SharePoint team, César is responsible for providing customized SharePoint solutions to BridgePoint’s expansive portfolio of healthcare, legal and financial services and non-profit clientele. Mr. Castillo will also execute the design of intranet solutions, and configure and set-up SharePoint sites for internal intranets as well as public facing web sites. César possesses 10+ years of experience and subject matter expertise in SharePoint solutions. From 2010 to 2012, he was contracted by ITTelligence to work on several SharePoint development projects as a Business Analyst and SharePoint Developer for Mars IS / Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company in Chicago, IL. Mr. Castillo also served as a Help Center Analyst, providing Tier III technical support for the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, from 2007 to 2010. Prior to joining Mars IS / Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, César served as an IT Service Desk Associate for Lucent Technologies in Lisle,...

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Hula Your Way to Hawaii and Meet with Global Capacity at PTC‘13

Enjoy the sun, sand, surf and join premier telecommunication professionals at the 35th annual Pacific Telecom Council event, PTC’13: Capacity, Capability, Collaboration, taking place January 20-23 in Honolulu, HI.  If the location alone does not initially convince one to attend, Global Capacity’s Chief Revenue Officer, Ben Edmond, will also be serving as an executive speaker during the conference. Taking place on Sunday, January 20th from 3:50 PM to 4:10 PM in the Nautilus 2 room of the Hilton Hawaiian Village® Waikiki Beach Resort, Mr. Edmond will participate in the panel entitled “Interconnections Drive Business.”  During the panel, he will teach the ins and outs of Global Capacity’s One Marketplace Access Exchange, and its role in enabling a ‘new era’ of collaboration amongst telecom’s network of buyers and sellers. The One Marketplace Access Exchange is an automated pricing and procurement platform for global access network solutions. It streamlines network delivery by automating the process of obtaining accurate price quotes and network design for local access rates in order to provide companies the ability to increase revenue, decrease operating expenses and gain visibility as well as a competitive advantage within the market. Additionally, Mr. Edmond will discuss interconnection’s role in driving business growth. To set up a meeting with Global Capacity at this year’s PTC Conference, please email To learn more about PTC’13, please visit...

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