Category Archives: Hybrid WAN

Global Capacity to Speak on the Customer Experience of Hybrid SD-WAN Transformations

Senior VP of Product, Chris Alberding, to Join Industry Leader Panel at WAN Summit San Jose

Waltham, MA, USA, May 25, 2017 Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, today announces its participation at WAN Summit San Jose, taking place June 14-15, 2017 in San Jose, CA.  The WAN Summit, held across the globe in New York, San Jose, Singapore and London, brings together corporate WAN strategists and service provider executives to discuss common industry challenges, gain new perspectives, build business relationships, and explore the latest trends and technologies that shape today’s WAN strategies.

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 Named Finalist for Most Innovative SD-WAN Deployment Strategy and Enterprise Service

Light Reading Recognizes the Differentiation of Global Capacity’s Hybrid WAN Enterprise Service Offerings

Waltham, MA, USA, May 3, 2017 Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, today announces that it has been named a finalist for Most Innovative SD-WAN Deployment Strategy and Most Innovative Enterprise Service for the 2017 Leading Lights Award. The Leading Lights Awards, run by Light Reading, are the next-generation communications industry’s most coveted honor, recognizing the industry’s top telecom companies and executives for their outstanding achievements in services, applications and equipment.

Simplifying Hybrid Networks for the Global Enterprise

Hybrid networks may be the new normal for enterprise wide area networks (WANs), but that doesn’t mean businesses are having an easy time managing them. The process is still complex, fragmented and inefficient as it requires identifying, contracting and managing services across multiple suppliers and product offerings.

One company that is helping businesses eliminate these complexities is Global Capacity, which was recently selected as a Preferred Provider by PlanetOne Communications, a connectivity partner for the IT and telecom industry.

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.