McLean, VA, January 26, 2018 — GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today that it will sponsor and speak at Metro Connect. The event takes place January 29-31 at the Nobu Eden Roc Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida, and brings the metro connectivity community together to discuss the latest industry trends and growth opportunities.

GTT CEO Rick Calder will speak on the panel discussion, “Are We in the Final Stage of Consolidation? The Latest in Mergers & Acquisitions,” on Tuesday, January 30 at 11:40 a.m. Calder will elaborate on M&A best practices, including GTT’s M&A strategy and how the company has successfully applied it to drive business growth, including two key transactions it closed in 2017, Hibernia Networks and Global Capacity.

GTT Vice President of Sales Engineering Rich Vidil will speak on Tuesday, January 30, at 2:30 p.m., on the panel, “Understanding how SD-WAN Is Changing the Next Generation of Metro Networks.” Vidil will elaborate on GTT’s unique differentiators and SD-WAN offering, and will explore topics such as the drivers of SD-WAN adoption and evaluating managed vs. unmanaged SD-WAN services.

About GTT

GTT provides multinationals with a better way to reach the cloud through its suite of cloud networking services, including optical transport, wide area networking, internet, managed services, voice and video 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

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