A growing number of connectivity as a service providers are now seeking Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Carrier Ethernet (CE) 2.0 Certification to prove they are capable of delivering high-performance Ethernet services on a local, national and global scale.

Global Capacity, for instance, recently achieved MEF CE 2.0 Certification for its Ethernet E-Access services, which are available from its One Marketplace™ platform. The certification confirms Global Capacity’s ability to provide Ethernet services backed by standardized interconnection, manageability and class of service, all of which are critical for meeting the growing bandwidth needs of the most demanding hybrid WAN, SD-WAN and cloud connectivity solutions.

“MEF congratulates Global Capacity on achieving CE 2.0 certification of E-Access services,” stated MEF President Nan Chan. “MEF-certified CE 2.0 services form the foundation for creating a global ecosystem of connected networks that will support orchestrated on-demand, assured services over multiple providers. CE 2.0 certification demonstrates Global Capacity’s ability and commitment to deliver innovative solutions optimized for the digital economy and the hyper-connected world.”

The certification also demonstrates Global Capacity’s ability to work with managed service providers (MSPs), carriers and other business application providers in a cooperative fashion, while delivering reliable and scalable next-generation Ethernet solutions through One Marketplace. Plus, Global Capacity’s continued investment in growing its high-performance Ethernet backbone, adding more Ethernet interconnection PoPs and enabling greater Ethernet access is a testament to Global Capacity’s commitment to delivering ubiquitous coverage, flexible and diverse access options, and simplified service activation and management to service provider and enterprise customers.

“We see Ethernet as the foundation for new models of design and service delivery, such as our Hybrid WAN and SD-WAN,” said Tony Thakur, Chief Technology Officer, Global Capacity. “MEF CE 2.0 Certification confirms our place in the market to provide high-performance Ethernet services that solve common industry challenges of scalability, cost, reliability, speed and reach for our customers.”

Global Capacity eliminates network complexities and inefficiencies through the One Marketplace platform, delivering unmatched efficiency, transparency and simplicity to the highly-fragmented data connectivity market. One Marketplace combines service automation and network delivery, along with a full suite of customer and supplier applications. Customers benefit from a simpler approach to pricing, buying, delivering and managing data connectivity solutions.

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