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SD-WAN Takes Global Capacity One Marketplace Hybrid WAN to the Next Level of Performance

Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, today announces a partnership with VeloCloud™ Networks, Inc., the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, and industry-leading SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Network) technology provider to offer managed SD-WAN services. The partnership is part of Global Capacity’s strategy to expand its global Enterprise networking portfolio with software defined services that deliver flexibility, performance and reliability. Read More


Mary Stanhope Discusses Enterprise Connectivity Demands and Company Developments

April 05, 2017 - Author: Kathy Xu Mary Stanhope, VP, Global Marketing for Global Capacity recently explored the evolving demands associated with enterprise cloud connectivity in an interview with Data Center POST. Other topics covered in this Q&A include expanding global network reach and her company’s attendance at the 2017 INCOMPAS show April 3-5 in New Orleans. View…

Global Capacity Takes ‘Holistic Approach’ to SD-WAN

April 05, 2017 - Author: Kelsey Ziser Global Capacity has started rolling out VeloCloud's cloud-based SD-WAN technology to select customers as part of a larger effort to expand its global enterprise networking portfolio with software-defined services. View the article

In a world that is changing constantly for carriers, MSPs and enterprise – Global Capacity takes the guess work out of the solution

February 09, 2017 - Author: Don Witt Jack Lodge, President of Global Capacity, reviews the One Marketplace core components of: Information Automation Aggregation with Don Witt of The Channel Daily News from Telecom Reseller. View…

Gigaom: Will Carrier Consolidation Stymie Innovation?

February 08, 2017 - Global Capacity's VP of Global Marketing, Mary Stanhope, shares her insight into how carrier consolidation fuels innovation. To read full article click here.

Global Capacity Ups Its Cloud Connect Game

February 01, 2017 - Author: Carol Wilson Global Capacity today is making a major competitive step forward, challenging for the cloud connection business of the US enterprise market with a service that bundles Ethernet virtual private lines with its homegrown SDN platform and direct connections to major clouds. View…

Global Capacity boosts Ethernet services availability

February 01, 2017 - Author: Jason Mcgee-Abe Global Capacity has increased the density of its nationwide Ethernet services footprint, satisfying the growing demand for hybrid and SD-WAN network solutions. Global Capacity’s investment in central office (CO) facility equipment enables it to leverage existing copper infrastructure to deliver from 1Mbps up to 100Mbps access directly to customers.…

Global Capacity’s Ethernet platform provides connectivity to major cloud exchanges

January 31, 2017 - Author: Sean Buckley Global Capacity has launched its Ethernet Multi-Cloud Connect Service, giving enterprises connectivity to five major cloud exchanges from a single port. Two of the key advantages of this platform are scale and accelerating activation times. Leveraging an interconnection architecture with software orchestration, the new service allows enterprises to simplify…

Global Capacity says SD-WAN orders are rising, on track to deliver service in Q1 2017

January 23, 2017 - Author: Sean Buckley Global Capacity may be the latest service provider to offer SD-WAN, with plans to start offering service in the first quarter, but it already is seeing great demand for the service from large and small business customers. Although SD-WAN is still an embryonic concept, it’s hard not to notice the rapid activity in the space, with a number of incumbent telcos like…

Year in Review: SD-WAN captures businesses’ hearts, but security, broadband management remain issues

January 05, 2017 - Author: Sean Buckley While there has been a plethora of vendors happy to serve the emerging SD-WAN trend, the more compelling issue is that three of the largest telcos—AT&T, CenturyLink and Verizon—are currently offering or plan to offer a solution to their business customers. Businesses that don’t want to work with a large telco also have the choice of a host of competitive…

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Global Capacity Receives Best Service Innovation Award for Ethernet

One Marketplace Ethernet Service Recognized by MEF for Simplifying Multi-Cloud Connectivity

November 21, 2016 - ​Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, today announces that it is honored to win an MEF16 Excellence Award in the ‘Best Service Innovation – North America’ category for its Ethernet…

Global Capacity to conduct SD-WAN pilot in Q4, updates 11 PoPs with 100 GigE capabilities

November 08, 2016 - Author: Sean Buckley As it looks to ramp up its SD-WAN offering, Global Capacity expanded the capacity of its One Marketplace network backbone by deploying Ciena’s 8700 Packetwave platform that will enable it to scale bandwidth capacity along these routes to 100 Gigabit Ethernet. View…

Global Capacity expands network with high-speed Ethernet

November 08, 2016 - Author: Alan Burkitt-Gray Global Capacity has expanded its network backbone with high-speed Ethernet, connecting existing metro infrastructures with architecture able to run at 100Gbps. View Article Originally posted on Capacity Media 

Global Capacity Named MEF Excellence Award Finalist

November 02, 2016 - Author: Tara Seals  Global Capacity is a finalist in the MEF 2016 Excellence Awards’ “Best Service Innovation” category for its Ethernet Cloud Connect service. View Article Originally Posted on Channel Vision

Global Capacity Simplifies Cloud Connectivity

MEF Recognizes Innovation of Global Capacity’s One Marketplace Ethernet Cloud Connect Services

November 02, 2016 - Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces today that it is a finalist in the MEF 2016 Excellence Awards “Best Service Innovation”…

Global Capacity to Speak on How SDN Will Influence the Future of Carrier Services

VP, Global Marketing, Mary Stanhope to Lead Industry Leading Panel at Capacity Europe 2016

October 25, 2016 - Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, today announces that its VP of Global Marketing, Mary Stanhope, will be speaking at Capacity…

Global Capacity to Speak on Growing Demand for Hybrid WAN and SD-WAN Services

Senior VP of Product, Chris Alberding, to Join Industry Leader Panel at MEF16

October 18, 2016 - Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, today announces that its Senior Vice President of Product, Chris Alberding, will be speaking at MEF16,…

Global Capacity to Speak on the Evolution of the Enterprise WAN to Simplify Cloud Connectivity

Mary Stanhope, VP of Global Marketing, to Join Leadership Panel at WAN Summit London

September 29, 2016 - WAN Summit LondonGlobal Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, today announces that its Vice President of Global Marketing, Mary Stanhope, will present at WAN Summit…

Global Capacity VP: It’s Time for a New Normal

September 07, 2016 - It's time to make it cool for boys to aspire to parenthood and for girls to aspire to be leaders in the tech industry. But, before it can be cool, it has to be normal, according to Mary Stanhope.

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Global Capacity Joins MasterStream Ecosystem

July 11, 2016 -  Salestream Software, Inc., today announced the addition of Global Capacity to its MasterStream Cloud ecosystem for agent users. Agents using the MasterStream-MX…

Global Capacity Automates Multi-Site Network Design

May 10, 2016 - Author: Carol Wilson Global Capacity is hoping multi-site businesses will give up the cumbersome RFP process for ordering telecom network services in favor of a point-and-click system that lets them more easily see what connections are available where and at what price.  View…

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Global Capacity Releases the Next Evolution of Its Service Lifecycle Manager – Connect Marketplace

Connect Application Software and API Get an Upgrade With the Industry’s Most Powerful Network Design Application

May 10, 2016 - Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, today announces the release of Connect Marketplace, the next evolution of its award-winning service lifecycle manager software, purpose-built to simplify the design of multi-site architectures.  The new Connect Marketplace empowers customers to quickly identify, price and order network…

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Global Capacity Launches Wireless Backup Services for Business Continuity

Company Leverages Nationwide 4G LTE Wireless Coverage

April 05, 2016 - Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces the availability of its Wireless Backup with managed failover service across a nationwide 4G LTE wireless footprint.  Global Capacity’s…

Global Capacity taps tw telecom veteran Thakur as its new CTO

March 29, 2016 - Author: Sean Buckley Originally Posted on Fierce Telecom Global Capacity has named tw telecom veteran Tony Thakur as its new CTO, capping off the latest in a series of new management appointments the company has made to enhance its service reach. View…

Global Capacity Adds Telepacific, Tw Telecom Vet As CTO

March 29, 2016 - Author: James Anderson Originally Posted on Channel Partners Connectivity provider Global Capacity is bringing on a longtime telecom vet to lead its automated networking platform. The company announced Tuesday that Tony Thakur will serve as chief technology officer and head up One Marketplace. View…

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Global Capacity Names New Chief Technology Officer

Tony Thakur Appointed to Drive One Marketplace™ Network Planning, Strategy and Operations

March 29, 2016 - Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces the addition of Tony Thakur to its executive leadership team as Chief Technology Officer.  An industry veteran…

Podcast: Why contract with multiple carriers when Global Capacity can provide you with hundreds around the world

March 25, 2016 - Author: Don Witt Originally Posted on TelecomReseller Mary Stanhope, Vice President of Global Capacity, takes time out of her hectic day at Channel Partners to discuss Global Capacity and their aggregation services that deliver solutions to over 400 carriers and 20,000 businesses worldwide to Don Witt of The Channel Daily News from Telecom…

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Global Capacity Appoints Industry Veteran to Grow Channel Program

Rob Olson Joins Global Capacity as Vice President of Channel Sales

March 17, 2016 - Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces the appointment of channel veteran Rob Olson as its Vice President of Channel Sales, responsible for leading the company’s indirect channel business…

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Global Capacity Adds Telarus to Its Channel Partner Program

Competitive Ethernet Solutions Give Telarus Agent Partners New Choices

March 10, 2016 - Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces it has signed a strategic channel partnership agreement with award-winning distributor of business data, voice and cloud services, Telarus.…

Connectivity as a Service: Providing Last Mile Access to the Cloud with Private Networks

February 02, 2016 - Author: Dan Baker Originally Posted on Telexchange Journal Cloud infrastructure is out there.  And neutral data centers — massive and small — are scattered in cities across the planet.  But the cloud revolution can’t leap to the next level till “last mile” connectivity…

Metro Connect Bubbles With Optimism

January 27, 2016 - This annual lovefest of competitive fiber network operators and the financial community that backs them is held each year in the historic Eden Roc hotel, with its famous circular bar dating back to the 1950s. But this year's event has a distinctive late-90s feel about it -- in a good way.

Global Capacity extends Ethernet availability across 830 U.S. COs

January 27, 2016 - Author: Sean Buckley
Originally Posted on FierceTelecom Global Capacity is furthering the reach of its Ethernet service, investing in network infrastructure in 830 Central Offices (CO) to deliver service to an additional 230,000 new commercial addresses across…

Global Capacity Expands One Marketplace in San Francisco

January 26, 2016 - At Metro Connect 2016 in Miami, US, Global Capacity revealed that it has expanded its One Marketplace network in San Francisco, California, with a metro fibre ring for the provision of connectivity services. The expansion is a diverse, 72-mile fibre ring in the area, and over the last eight months Global Capacity has lit over 210 miles of fibre across Dallas, Atlanta, Washington DC, New York…

Q&A: Mary Stanhope, VP of marketing, Global Capacity

January 25, 2016 - Author: Laura Hedges
Originally Posted on Capacity Media  Mary Stanhope, VP of global marketing for Global Capacity, talks to Capacity about the company's targets for 2016, and the importance of bringing fibre to businesses in the US metro market.…

Vendor to Watch: Global Capacity

January 13, 2016 - Author: Geoffrey Oldmixon
Originally posted on ChannelPro Network The company's platform offers a suite of applications to streamline the process of designing, pricing, procuring, and delivering data connectivity solutions. Network connectivity is a staple in the managed service provider’s…

Global Capacity Hires Former Earthlink Exec As Sales Leader

January 07, 2016 - Author: Craig Galbraith Originally Posted on Channel Partners There’s a new sales boss at Global Capacity, the connectivity-as-a-service company. Patrick Hannon joins Global Capacity’s executive team as chief revenue officer. He will be responsible for all aspects of sales for the company, including business services,…

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Global Capacity Names New Chief Revenue Officer

Patrick Hannon Appointed to Drive Customer Growth for Global Capacity

January 07, 2016 - Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces the addition of Patrick Hannon to its executive leadership

Global Capacity to Speak on Cloud Migration and Its Impact on Network Connectivity

President Jack Lodge to Present at Metro Connect USA 2016

January 06, 2016 - ​ Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces that its President, Jack Lodge, will speak at 

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Global Capacity Names New Chief Service Operations Officer

Ray Whinery Appointed to Deliver Best Customer Experience for Global Capacity Customers

December 16, 2015 - Ray WhineryGlobal Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces the addition of Ray Whinery to its executive leadership team as its new Chief Service Operations Officer, underscoring its commitment…

IntelePeer Expands Service to Millions through Global Capacity Partnership

November 24, 2015 - Global Capacity recently announced that its One Marketplace platform would be used in IntelePeer’s CoreCloud SIP trunking service. The platform combines an extensive network infrastructure with applications that manage the pricing and delivery of network connectivity.

Global Capacity Signals App Aspirations

November 24, 2015 - The connectivity deal announced Monday between Global Capacity and Intelepeer looks routine enough -- the latter will use the former's One Marketplace to extend the reach of its CoreCloud SIP Trunking service to more access points.

[Podcast] Network Builder provides expanded network connectivity following the Covad - MegaPath Acquisition

November 24, 2015 - Mary Stanhope, VP of Marketing at Global Capacity, reviews the acquisition of MegaPath’s previous Covad network as well as the integration of their data only internet over copper into the Global Capacity solution with Don Witt of Telecom Reseller. If you need layer 1, 2 or layer 3 services, Global Capacity has a solution they can build for you.

Global Capacity Fibers Up for Cloud Connections

October 30, 2015 - Global Capacity is turning up its seventh metro fiber ring in San Francisco, marking a year of major expansion that includes assimilation of its MegaPath wholesale network purchase. That expansion is specifically aimed at connecting data centers of all sizes, both public and private, to simplify the cloud connectivity process.  Global Capacity uses big data analytics and its access to carrier…

Global Capacity to Speak on Simplifying Cloud Connectivity

Senior Vice President of Global Sales Brandon Pemberton to Present at COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2015

September 29, 2015 - Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, announces that its Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Brandon Pemberton, will present at