Category Archives: Network Connectivity

Data Digitization Drives Enterprise Need for Terabit-Scale Connectivity

We are now in the “terabit era,” with businesses storing and transmitting massive amounts of data, and enterprises requiring access to multi-site, terabit-scale connectivity.

Sabey Data Centers recently announced a major upgrade that will provide terabit-scale connectivity across all of its data centers using PacketFabric’s Software-Defined Networking (SDN) platform. PacketFabric is a provider of next-generation Ethernet-based cloud networking services. Its fully automated network platform facilitates instantaneous, direct and secure provisioning for terabit-scale connectivity between all locations on the PacketFabric network.

Telecom TV/MEF16: Travis Ewert, SVP, Level 3 – Evolving From On-Demand Services To Customer-Defined Networking

Originally posted on ThirdNetworkNews

TelecomTV at MEF16 – Travis Ewert, Senior VP, Global Network Software Development, Level 3 Communications explains how customer usage of on-demand services has evolved since the company first began offering dynamic capabilities several years ago. 

MEF16: Pascal Menezes, CTO, MEF – Standardized Open APIs & Other Key Work To Drive Third Network Transformation

Originally posted on ThirdNetworkNews

MEF16 Keynote – Pascal Menezes, CTO, MEF discusses major work to enable Third Network services for the digital economy. This includes (1) development of orchestrated connectivity (wavelengths, CE 2.0, IP) & NFV-based services (security and other), (2) development of the LSO (Lifecycle Services Orchestration) architecture and standardized open APIs, (3) open initiatives with OpenLSO and OpenCS (Open Connectivity Services) reference implementations, and (4) the evolution of certification programs for services, equipment, and professionals.

Global Capacity Simplifies Cloud Connectivity

Global Capacity LogoWaltham, MA, USA, November 2, 2016 — Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces today that it is a finalist in the MEF 2016 Excellence Awards “Best Service Innovation” category for its Ethernet Cloud Connect service.  Leveraging a combination of established interconnects and software orchestration, Global Capacity’s MEF-compliant Ethernet Cloud Connect service simplifies cloud connectivity and delivers improved service performance and a better user application experience to customers.

The Vision That is Transforming Telecommunications

ken-dilbeck-tm-forum-talk-1Gaining force every day, there’s a shared vision in the telecommunications industry where standardized solutions will work together to enable on-demand connectivity and NFV-based services. A future where network providers and equipment manufactures work across multiple network technology domains as well as multiple interconnected cloud and service providers.

Music to All Ears: Webair to Provide Colocation and Customized Managed Services to the New York Philharmonic

Originally posted in Cloud POST,

Webair logo june 2016Webair has been chosen as the provider of colocation and customized managed services to the New York Philharmonic. Webair is a respected industry leader and will provide the United States’ oldest symphony orchestra with Managed Cloud, Cloud Storage, Backups, Colocation and network connectivity. The organization has also deployed a direct network tie-in from Webair’s NY1 data center facility on Long Island to its New York City location that will enable it to leverage all of these managed services quickly, securely and with low latency.

BT, Facebook, Google, Deutsche Telekom, Baidu, Microsoft, Vodafone to take centre stage at the 18th annual Next Generation Optical Networking co-located with Optical DCI

Optical_Networking7th June, 2016 – Now in its 18th year, NGON is the number one EMEA optical networking event. The three day show provides a platform for service providers to exchange their ideas, develop expertise and share best practice, as well as unrivalled networking and business opportunities with the leading vendors in our industry.

Global Capacity Introduces Connect Marketplace

Global Capacity LogoLeading connectivity as a service provider Global Capacity has officially released Connect Marketplace, the next evolution of its award-winning service lifecycle manager software.

You’re Invited to the Connectivity Wireless Holiday Celebration on December 8th

Global Capacity to Speak on Simplifying Cloud Connectivity

Senior Vice President of Global Sales Brandon Pemberton to Present at COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2015

Global CapacityChicago, IL, USA, September 29, 2015 Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces that its Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Brandon Pemberton, will present at COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2015.  The presentation, Simplifying Cloud Connectivity for Enterprises and SMBs, will take place at 1:00 PM Monday, October 19 at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco.   COMPTEL PLUS is the preeminent networking event for innovative communications companies and their supplier partners.

The adoption of Cloud is prevalent across a wide set of industries. According to Gartner, end-user spending on Cloud services could reach more than $180 billion by 2015, with IDC predicting a steady growth in the volume of network services consumed by Cloud service providers.  This interactive session will provide insights into the speed, security and performance trade-offs of private network versus Internet connections into Cloud solutions.  Discussion points will also address how directly connecting to the Cloud application ecosystem offers flexibility and scalability for business success.

Mr. Pemberton will also share how a marketplace of networks simplifies Cloud connectivity by offering a better understanding of the service technologies available at specific locations, as well as service attributes and visibility into real-time pricing so that businesses can make informed, smart decisions about connecting Cloud solutions into their Wide Area Networks (WANs).

Global Capacity eliminates the complexity and inefficiency of the network market  with its innovative, award-winning marketplace of networks, One Marketplace™.  One Marketplace combines an interconnected, aggregated data network with cloud-based applications that automate the design, pricing, delivery and maintenance of network connectivity.  The platform dramatically simplifies and accelerates the delivery of network services, fundamentally changing how businesses buy connectivity.

To request a meeting with the Global Capacity team at COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2015, click here.

For information about Global Capacity’s award-winning One Marketplace, visit www.globalcapacity.com.

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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 Marketplace™, 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 Simple™.  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 www.globalcapacity.com or by following Global Capacity on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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