Category Archives: Cloud Solutions

A Direct and Secure Way to Access Microsoft Cloud Services

Enterprises use cloud computing to optimise resource utilization and build business models and market strategies that will enable them to grow, innovate and become more competitive. However, for any organization using cloud computing services, the risk of a security breach looms large. Hence, they require direct, private and secure access.

Just recently, Webair announced that it became an official Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Partner. Azure ExpressRoute allows Webair customers to easily and securely utilize Microsoft cloud services such as Office 365, Azure and Dynamics 365 with increased levels of reliability and performance. ExpressRoute is a private, dedicated network connection that sits in between Webair’s customers’ IT environments and the Microsoft Cloud.

Cloud and OTT Are Fueling Ethernet Demand

Ethernet is now the technology of choice for enterprise SD-WAN, Hybrid WAN and Cloud connectivity solutions. Global Capacity recently announced the expansion of seven One Marketplace PoPs throughout its North American network, which includes six Ethernet local access aggregation points and three high performance Ethernet Backbone points that are purposely built for demanding Cloud, OTT and data services. The locations now Ethernet-enabled include Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, PA, Minneapolis, MN, and three new PoPs in Boston, MA, Kansas City, MO, and Vienna, VA. The locations added to the high performance Ethernet backbone include Kansas City, MO, Minneapolis, MN and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Global Capacity to Speak on the Opportunities for Wholesale Carriers Within IoT Ecosystems

Mary Stanhope, VP of Global Marketing, to Join Industry Panel at ITW 2017

Waltham, MA, USA, May 8, 2017 Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, today announces its participation at International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2017, taking place May 14-17 in Chicago, Il.  As the wholesale telecommunications industry’s largest annual event, ITW 2017 will converge executives from leading global organizations to exchange business ideas and expand their network reach through collaborative partnerships.

On Tuesday, May 16, Mary Stanhope, Global Capacity’s Vice President of Global Marketing, will join industry professionals from Identidad Telecom, Huawei, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Globetouch and Telefonica Business Solutions on the panel, “The Big Picture: The Wholesale Case for the Internet of Things.”  The session moderated by Alan Burkitt-Gray, Capacity Media Editor, will explore various revenue streams for carriers within the IoT space, how to create effective pricing structures to ensure ROI, and ways carriers can utilize existing enterprise segments expertise to build IoT ecosystems.

“Connectivity services are just a small part of the entire IoT market opportunity.  Technology, product and solution providers have no lack of choices when it comes to participating in IoT ecosystems,” explains Ms. Stanhope.  “By automating access to critical, real-time information about the many connectivity options and prices that are available at the edge of the network, and orchestrating a hybrid of access technologies, Global Capacity makes connecting at the edge of the network easy and cost-effective.”

Global Capacity eliminates the complexity and inefficiency of the network market with its award-winning marketplace of networks, One Marketplace™.  One Marketplace delivers unprecedented transparency, efficiency and simplicity to the complex and highly fragmented data connectivity market by combining intelligent information analytics and service automation through a suite of customer and supplier applications, along with network delivery, in order to streamline the process of designing, pricing, buying, delivering and managing data connectivity solutions.  Global Capacity’s One Marketplace dramatically simplifies and fundamentally changes how providers buy connectivity.

Request a meeting with Global Capacity at ITW 2017 to discuss how to participate in the marketplace and simplify connectivity from the edge of the network to high value destinations.

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About Global Capacity 

Global Capacity is the leading connectivity as a service company that simplifies connecting Enterprises to high value Cloud and business destinations.  Through its award-winning software defined platform, One MarketplaceTM, the company provides the ubiquitous reach, flexible access options and reliable connectivity 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.  Learn more at globalcapacity.com or by following us on our blog Marketplace Network News, Twitter @global_capacity and LinkedIn.

MEDIA INQUIRIES:

Ilissa Miller
iMiller Public Relations for Global Capacity
Tel: +1 866 307 2510
marketing@globalcapacity.com

Mary Stanhope
Vice President of Global Marketing, Global Capacity
Tel: +1 781 902 5216
mstanhope@globalcapacity.com

Unitas Global to Present at OpenStack Summit

Founder and CTO Grant Kirkwood to Share Insights on Public Cloud and Private Hosted OpenStack

LOS ANGELES – April 27, 2017 – Unitas Global, the leading enterprise hybrid cloud solution provider, today announces today that its founder and chief technology officer, Grant Kirkwood, will present at OpenStack Summit, taking place May 8-11, 2017 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA.

IMN’s Provider Forum on Data Centers and Cloud Services Infrastructure (East): Where C-Level Decision-Makers Shape the Future of Our Digital Economy

Across the globe, the data center industry is experiencing major growth. In fact, a new report from 451 Research projects that the colocation data center market will reach $36 billion by the end of this year. Much of this explosive data center growth is a result of the increased adoption of cloud computing throughout various organizations. According to research firm, IDC, worldwide spending on public cloud services is expected to double from almost $70 billion in 2015 to a whopping $141 billion in 2019, further necessitating additional facilities to power the cloud.

Connectivity, the New Pillar of the Global Economy

Connectivity has emerged as a top need for global enterprises today, and this demand is only going to intensify as businesses continue to increase their reliance on cloud services and applications.

Italy-based network and cloud services provider Enter is working to enhance connectivity, and recently announced a major collaborative effort with Megaport (USA) Inc. The collaboration will enable near-instant, readily available access to its Enter Cloud Suite (ECS) and services ecosystem through Megaport’s global elastic interconnection network.

Hybrid Cloud Management Has Never Been Easier

Hybrid cloud has emerged as a top enterprise connectivity trend. In fact, according to a recent study from Right Scale, hybrid cloud is the preferred enterprise strategy in 2017.

While interest in hybrid cloud has been growing for several years, many enterprises are still finding it difficult to get started due to deployment and management complexities. But now, these processes are much easier to handle thanks to a new partnership between leading enterprise cloud solutions provider Unitas Global, global interconnection and data center company Equinix, and Microsoft Azure™.

Struggling with Complex WAN Architectures? Read This.

WAN architectures are very complex. Businesses today face many challenges when building and managing complex hybrid WAN architectures, like difficulty in load sharing traffic across a mix of access connections, complex, static and manual network configurations that make it difficult to map to business-centric requirements and a lack of application visibility and control over connections.

Fortunately, these challenges can be streamlined by working with a connectivity as a service provider like Global Capacity. Global Capacity recently partnered with VeloCloud Networks, Inc., a cloud-delivered SD WAN and industry-leading SD-WAN technology provider. The new partnership is part of Global Capacity’s strategy to expand its global enterprise networking portfolio with software-defined services.

Healthcare Providers, Is Your Medical Data Secure in the Cloud?

Medical data is one of the hottest commodities on the black market, typically selling for approximately $14 to $25 per record. Because of this, healthcare providers must take advanced measures to protect electronic personal health information (ePHI), especially when storing data offsite in a hosted cloud facility.

Now it appears healthcare companies are finally getting the message about the need for heightened data security. InTouchMD, for instance, the leading provider of healthcare marketing solutions, recently partnered with Webair to establish a direct fiber connection between Webair’s flagship NY1 data center and InTouchMD’s headquarters in New York. The partnership makes InTouchMD one of the safest and most secure destinations for pharmaceutical industry data.

GTT to Present at Pacific Crest 12th Annual Emerging Technology Summit

McLean, VA, February 23, 2017GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, will present at the Pacific Crest 12th Annual Emerging Technology Summit taking place in San Francisco. Chris McKee, general counsel and executive vice president, corporate development, will present on February 28 at 10:30 a.m. PST, participate on the “Future of SDN and Network Connectivity” panel at 11:00 a.m. PST, and meet with investors that day.

A webcast of the presentation session and a copy of the company’s latest investor presentation will be available on the company’s website.

About GTT

GTT provides multinationals with a better way to reach the cloud through its suite of cloud networking services, including wide area networking, Internet, managed services and voice services. The company’s Tier 1 IP network, ranked in the top five worldwide, connects clients to any location in the world and any application in the cloud. GTT delivers an outstanding client experience by living its core values of simplicity, speed and agility. For more information on how GTT is redefining global communications, please visit www.gtt.net.

GTT Investor Relations:
Jody Burfening/Carolyn Capaccio

LHA
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GTT Media Inquiries:

Randall Slack

GTT
+1.908.988.1909
randall.slack@gtt.net