Originally posted on Data Center POST

Interview with Gina Nomellini, CMO of GTT for ITW

GTT CMOData Center POST recently spoke with GTT Communications Inc.’s (GTT) Chief Marketing Officer, Gina Nomellini, about the company’s goals for the upcoming International Telecoms Week (ITW) event, the world’s largest meeting for the global wholesale telecommunications community. ITW 2016 will take place at the Hyatt Regency and Swissôtel in Chicago, IL from May 8-11, 2016. In our Q&A with Ms. Nomellini, we explored topics such as the critical role that network connectivity plays in cloud services, and key attributes to consider when choosing a network provider. GTT is a leading provider of cloud networking services, with a global top five Tier 1 IP network, and the ability to connect its clients to any location in the world and any application in the cloud.

Q and A with Data Center Post’s contributing editor, Kathy Xu

Data Center POST, Kathy Xu (DCP-KX) Question:  With the adoption of cloud solutions and their reliance on data centers, what is the best way for enterprises to connect to the cloud?

GTT, Gina Nomellini (GTT-GN) Answer: Many enterprises today rely on the public Internet to access their mission-critical, cloud-based applications and services. This is challenging, as the Internet is “best effort,” with no guarantees with regard to application performance and service prioritization, and is unable to safeguard critical corporate information as it traverses the network. Relying on the public Internet to connect to cloud services and applications can thus come at tremendous cost to a business – including financial risk, operational inefficiencies and inability to collaborate as effectively as possible.

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