Category Archives: Network Services

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

GTT Investor Relations:
Jody Burfening/Carolyn Capaccio

+1 212 838 3777

GTT Media Inquiries:

Randall Slack


Behind Every Subsea Cable Network is a Reliable NOC

Subsea cables are the backbone of the global economy, delivering 95 percent of IP voice and data traffic across the world. Because these cables are so important, they must be monitored for quality and performance at all times and this requires the service of a full-time network operations center (NOC).

This week at PTC’17: Changing Realities in Honolulu, INOC, a leading NOC and global provider of technology infrastructure monitoring and support services, announced new NOC services for subsea cable companies across multiple disciplines, including documentation, organizational procedure, event monitoring, customer on-boarding and quality control.

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.

MEF16: Chad Haggerty, Comcast – Network Service Transformation & Digital Customer Expectations

Originally posted on ThirdNetworkNews

MEF16 Keynote by Chad Haggerty, Senior Director of OSS Systems, Comcast – The digital customer and software-based network technologies require transformative changes to business processes and ecosystems. SDN, NFV, and cloud-based networks enable dynamic, real-time customer-controlled services.

INOC Launches NOC Dedicated to Optical Networks

INOC LOGO Black Tagline (2015)INOC has announced it is launching a new Network Operations Center dedicated to supporting optical network infrastructure. This dedicated NOC was created specifically to address the growing demand from enterprises and Communications Service Providers (CSPs) that need to satisfy complex and evolving requirements. Already a leader in 24×7 Network Operations Center (NOC) and a global provider of technology infrastructure monitoring, reporting and support services, the move will further enhance INOC’s vast array of tools, processes and procedures to provide optical network support to customers, particularly those with stringent and demanding Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

Interview with FiberLight for ITW 2016

Originally posted on Data Center POST

Interview with FiberLight for ITW 2016

Ron Kormos, CSO FiberLight

Ron Kormos, CSO FiberLight

Data Center POST recently spoke with Ron Kormos, Chief Strategy Officer and Jim Hintze, SVP of Sales from FiberLight, about what the company plans to accomplish at the upcoming International Telecoms Week (ITW), the world’s largest meeting for the global wholesale telecommunications community.  ITW 2016 will take place at the Hyatt Regency and Swissotel in Chicago, IL from May 8-11, 2016. In our Q&A with Mr. Kormos and Mr. Hintze, we discussed the topics of selling network services, adapting to customer demands and how technology plays a role in the company. FiberLight was one of the first fiber-optic network construction companies to build within state and local rights-of-way. The company owns over 1,500,000 fiber miles of network in 30 metropolitan markets, with over 17,000 backbone access points, 1,000 on-net locations, presence in nearly 100 data centers and active expansion activities.

MEF Issues Call For Proposals For MEF16 Proof of Concept Showcase

To Demonstrate How LSO, SDN, NFV & CE 2.0 Can Be Combined To Enable Dynamic, Assured & Orchestrated Third Network Services

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Los Angeles, 18 April 2016 – The MEF ( today announced that the Call for Proposals for the upcoming 3rd annual Proof of Concept Showcase at MEF16 ( is now open. The PoC Showcase provides a unique opportunity to spotlight emerging “Third Network” service & technology innovations optimized for the digital economy and the hyper-connected world. The MEF16 global networking conference will be held on 7-10 November 2016 at the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Vertical Systems Group: Mid-Year 2015 Global Provider Ethernet LEADERBOARD

Share rankings shift for Verizon, Colt and AT&T as a result of tightening competition in the global Carrier Ethernet segment

imgresBOSTON, MA, September 3, 2015 – Vertical Systems Group’s Mid-Year 2015 Global Provider Ethernet LEADERBOARD results are as follows (in rank order based on retail port share): Orange Business (France), BT Global Services (U.K.), Colt (U.K.), AT&T (U.S.), Verizon (U.S.), Level 3 (U.S.) and NTT (Japan). The industry’s benchmark for multinational Ethernet network market presence, the Global Provider LEADERBOARD ranks companies that hold a 4% or higher share of billable retail ports at sites outside of their respective home countries.

XO Communications Chief Executive Officer to Deliver Keynote at ITEXPO Anaheim 2015

Chris Ancell brings innovative point of view to leading business technology event

NORWALK, Conn.—August 13, 2015—TMC announced XO Communications Chief Executive Officer Chris Ancell will keynote ITEXPO, held October 68, 2015, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. The business technology event brings together service providers, enterprises, government agencies, resellers, vendors and developers to discuss the latest innovations that are changing the marketplace. Conference topics include WebRTC, cloud computing, unified communications, software defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), channel strategies and more.