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.

Global Capacity’s Hybrid WANsolution was named one of three most Innovative Enterprise/SMB Service alongside AT&T and Equinix. Global Capacity’s Hybrid WAN solves enterprise connectivity challenges with a flexible network solution that combines Private line, MPLS, and Internet services over fiber, cable, copper and wireless access technologies.  With the combination of custom designed Hybrid WAN services and Global Capacity’s proprietary software engine and robust network aggregation platform, this unique WAN solution enables enterprises to modernize their network to serve the needs of multi-site global business, remote offices and virtual workplaces by simplifying and automating the connectivity lifecycle from quote to bill.

Global Capacity’s SD-WAN solution was named one of three most Innovative SDN/SD-WAN Deployment Strategy by a Network or Data Center Operator alongside Colt Technology Services and Tata Communications.  Global Capacity’s SD-WAN enables customers to choose the most effective way to dynamically route traffic to multiple locations.  The use of this managed SD-WAN service resolves some of the most pressing challenges faced by businesses while building and managing Hybrid WANs by offering lower costs, simplified routing over complex network configurations, load sharing across connectivity services, and visibility and control of connections.

“Global Capacity is honored to be recognized among leading carriers and services providers for our innovation in Enterprise services,” shares Jack Lodge, President of Global Capacity.  “Global Capacity’s One Marketplace Hybrid WAN and Managed SD-WAN solutions were designed to provide Enterprises with a better way to connect offices to high value destinations, and Light Reading’s recognition confirms our commitment to providing solutions that are simple, cost-effective and highly efficient.”

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 highly fragmented data connectivity market by combining network delivery and service automation with a suite of customer and supplier applications 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 businesses buy connectivity, making it the provider of choice for hybrid WAN and Cloud Connectivity solutions.

To learn more about Hybrid WAN and SD-WAN offerings contact your Account Manager or visit and check on service availability from your location.

Award winners will be announced during the Leading Lights awards dinner held on Monday, May 15, in Austin, Texas, before the start of Light Reading’s Big Communications Event (BCE).

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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 or by following us on our blog Marketplace Network News, Twitter @global_capacity and LinkedIn.


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