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

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 58 metro markets in 28 states.

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Global Capacity Expands One Marketplace in San Francisco

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...

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

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.

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Vendor to Watch: Global Capacity

Author: Geoffrey Oldmixon
Originally posted on ChannelPro Network

ChannelPro NetworkThe company's platform offers a suite of applications to streamline the process of designing, pricing, procuring, and delivering data connectivity solutions.

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IntelePeer Expands Service to Millions through Global Capacity Partnership

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.

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Global Capacity Signals App Aspirations

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.

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

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...

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Global Capacity Fibers Up for Cloud Connections

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...

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Leveraging Carrier Ethernet to Connect to the Cloud

With the Cloud only being as good as employees’ ability to effectively access it, the overall user experience depends highly on enterprise network connectivity. Today, the Internet is the predominant method to connect to Cloud applications services. Internet connectivity is readily…...

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A Marketplace of Networks: Simplifying Enterprise Cloud Connectivity and Consumption

Cost. Agility. Innovation. connectivity challengesFor the modern-day enterprise, the advantages of migrating business applications to the Cloud are many.

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Cloud Connectivity: Traversing The Path From Data Center to Enterprise User

Industry analysts that follow enterprise organizations and the proliferation of Cloud computing are in overwhelming agreement: the Cloud is growing, and its proliferation is forever changing the business landscape.

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Q&A: Jack Lodge, President, Global Capacity

Jack Lodge, President, Global Capacity, speaks to Capacity about its acquisition of MegaPath's network services and its strategic priorities for the year.

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Global Capacity Extends Wholesale MPLS VPN Service Across 9.6M Locations

Global Capacity is wasting no time making use out of the wholesale assets it purchased from MegaPath last fall, announcing that it is now offering MPLS VPN service through its One Marketplace network backbone.

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Global Capacity Adds MPLS to Its Service Mix

Global Capacity today announced a major expansion to its service set that will make MPLS virtual private network service available across its entire national footprint.

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Blueprint: The 5 Fundamentals of Building the New Enterprise WAN

Wide Area Network (WAN) architectures are changing to meet the evolving needs of business. WANs are the critical component of any medium and large enterprise data environment, connecting locations, people, and systems, and transporting data to support day-to-day and critical business operations.

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Connectivity Made Simple

Connecting a new business location to the internet and other business applications takes some knowledge of the “how, what and where” details of the ICT world. It can take time to determine the best connectivity solution at the best price for a business, and Global Capacity has simplified that...

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Global Capacity to Provide Direct Links to Google Cloud

Global Capacity, which specializes in Connectivity-as-a-Service via an automated platform, has been approved as a Google Cloud Interconnect service provider and now allows enterprises to tap into Google’s cloud directly through its One Marketplace.

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Global Capacity Connects to Google Cloud

"Google approved One Marketplace as part of a small group of Google Cloud Interconnect service providers, underscoring the innovation Global Capacity and One Marketplace have brought to the data connectivity and cloud market," said Ben Edmond, Chief Revenue Officer of Global Capacity, in the press...

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Global Capacity Establishes Ethernet Interconnection into Google’s Cloud Platform

Global Capacity's enterprise customers will soon have another way to connect to the cloud as its One Marketplace platform has become one of Google's cloud interconnect service providers, giving it a direct connection into the Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) cloud platform.

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Google’s Roster of Cloud Interconnect Providers Grows

Google Cloud Platform has added another service provider, Global Capacity; to its list of carrier interconnect providers as the roll out of enterprise hybrid cloud architectures gathers momentum. 

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What Do You Know About Global Capacity?

In this sixteen minute podcast, Global Capacity's Chief Revenue Officer, Ben Edmond explains why Global Capacity brands itself as Connectivity as a Service for its 21K customers and what the network looks like.

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Global Capacity Releases Network Design Application

Global Capacity introduced its Network Builder application for helping customers design wide area networks based on the company's One Marketplace connectivity platform.

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Global Capacity Debuts Network Builder Application for WANs

Global Capacity announced the general availability of Network Builder, an application for designing wide-area networks that enables customers to do real-time ‘what if’ scenario modeling for optimal network design.

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Global Capacity Sees Growth in MegaPath Deal

Consolidation in the US competitive carrier space is so common; it sometimes escapes notice when a merger is about more than just the consolidation of two businesses.

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Finishing MegaPath Purchase, Global Capacity Goes National

Global Capacity has followed through with its transformational purchase of MegaPath’s Network Services business unit, closing the deal this morning.

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Phoenix Investment Group Completes Acquisition to Create the Uber of Network Fiber Access

Pivotal Group, a Phoenix-based investment firm, completed its acquisition today for its expanded technology platform to make access to network fiber easier.

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One Source Global Connectivity: Podcast

Ben Edmond, Chief Revenue Officer at Global Capacity and Gary Audin discuss the challenges and solutions to implementing a network over multiple carriers and providers.

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Telecommunications Services Evolve Rapidly to Meet Cloud Needs

Look under any cloud computing environment and what you find is a lot of dependency on telecommunications and networking infrastructure.

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Global Capacity Enhances Reach to 5,000 Rural Communities Via INDATEL Pact

Global Capacity is enhancing its effort to extend services into harder to reach rural areas by establishing a new arrangement with INDATEL, a middle mile network consortium that provides fiber-based Ethernet services in Tier 2 and 3 markets.

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Global Capacity Adds Indatel, Granite to Growth Plan

Global Capacity announced two more deals on Monday: one that expands its service footprint in rural areas and another landing a major customer, as the US wholesale service provider continues to push a growth strategy.

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MegaPath Deal Should Expand Global Capacity Carrier Ethernet Offerings

Carrier Ethernet service providers will find they can deliver Carrier Ethernet to more locations and can do so more easily as the result of Global Capacity’s plan to purchase MegaPath’s wholesale and direct access business, announced on September 8th.

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MegaPath’s Global Capacity Sale Poses New Managed Service Opportunities, Challenges

MegaPath's sale of its wholesale business to Global Capacity may not be the largest deal in the competitive service provider industry, but it's notable in that it allows it to become a managed and cloud services specialist.

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Global Capacity to Acquire MegaPath’s Wholesale Unit

Global Capacity has entered an agreement to acquire the Network Services business unit of US service solutions provider MegaPath. 

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Global Capacity/ MegaPath Deal Should Be a Win for Both Companies

Global Capacity’s plan to acquire MegaPath’s wholesale business, announced today, would appear to be a win for both companies. MegaPath gains cash to invest in the cloud and managed services business that will now be the company’s sole focus.

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MegaPath Sells Networks to Focus on Services

What began as a search for more investors became a shift in strategy for competitive services provider MegaPath, which today announced it was selling its network services business to Global Capacity.

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AOTMP Perspective: Global Capacity Acquires MegaPath’s Network Services Business Unit

This deal provides significant benefits to both companies. The move allows Global Capacity to continue their growth strategy by expanding their network reach while acquiring hundreds of additional customers.

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Phoenix’s Pivotal Group Plans to Create the Uber of Network Fiber Access With Latest Acquisition

A Phoenix-based investment firm plans to use an expanded technology platform to make access to network fiber easier.

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Global Capacity Pounces, Acquires MegaPath’s Network Business

There's big news in the managed connectivity business today, as Global Capacity has made a big inorganic move. They've announced plans to acquire of the Network Services business unit of MegaPath.

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Global Capacity Snaps Up MegaPath’s Wholesale Unit

Global Capacity, a connectivity service provider, is upping its network reach by signing an agreement to acquire MegaPath's Network Services business unit.

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NCTC / Global Capacity Deal Extends Cableco Service Reach

The National Cable Television Cooperative has signed a master service agreement with Global Capacity aimed at enabling NCTC’s small cable company members to better serve the needs of business customers that need service outside a member’s local service territory.

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Global Capacity Forges New Cable Link

Following earlier work with some of the nation’s tier-1 operators, Global Capacity has set its sights on the independent and rural market for a broadband connectivity platform that can help operators deliver services beyond their traditional franchise areas. 

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Global Capacity, PEG Bandwidth Target the Rural Market Interconnection Gap

Global Capacity and PEG Bandwidth are taking on the rural interconnection problem by establishing a new buy and sell agreement to procure off-net service connections for customers that need access to larger Tier 1 markets.

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Global Capacity, 24/7 Mid-Atlantic Network Strike Wholesale Arrangement

24/7 Mid-Atlantic Network announced that it has established a new wholesale agreement with Global Capacity's One Marketplace, a move that will enable it to immediately expand its coverage and scale its service to serve customers that have needs from 10 Mbps and above.

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Global Capacity Expands Zthernet Ethernet Coverage

Global Capacity has announced the addition of Texan IT management and solution provider Zthernet to its One Marketplace platform.

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Global Capacity brings One Marketplace to the UK

US-based network connectivity has announced the availability of its One Marketplace interconnected network platform in the UK.

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Momentum Continues for Global Capacity at COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2014

On the heels of announcing a record revenue growth of over 17% in 2013, network connectivity company Global Capacity has managed to grab the headlines once again with a slew of new product and network enhancements, award announcements and speaking opportunities.

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Wholesale World 2014: Valuing the Tier-2 Player

As Tier 1 operators embark on multi-billion-dollar investments, Tier 2 players are finding new ways to stay competitive. Kajit Majithia reports.

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Global Capacity to Expand to 5 New Markets, Deploys Overture’s 6500 Platform

Global Capacity is getting ready for its next wave of growth, with plans to extend its service reach into five new markets this year.

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Finalists Announced in Second Annual Fierce Innovation Awards

The publishers of FierceWireless, FierceTelecom and FierceCable today released the names of the finalists in the second annual Fierce Innovation Awards.

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Global Capacity Establishes Interconnection PoP in San Jose

Global Capacity has built a presence in the Bay Area by establishing a new point of presence (PoP) for its One Marketplace platform at Equinix's (Nasdaq: EQIX) Silicon Valley 5 (SV5) data center in San Jose, Calif.

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2013 Leading Lights Finalists: Most Innovative Ethernet/Optical Service

The entries in this year's "Most Innovative Ethernet/Optical Service" Leading Lights category fell into two camps -- services for carrier customers and services for non-carrier customers. That the number of entries from each camp was roughly equal says a lot about how far carriers have come in...

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2013 Global Carrier Awards Shortlist Revealed

Capacity is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2013 Global Carrier Awards. The winners will be announced at the Capacity Global Carrier Awards ceremony and gala dinner on Tuesday 19 November at the Okura Hotel in Amsterdam.

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Global Capacity Talks Top Differentiators at ITEXPO Las Vegas 2013

Global Capacity is bringing a lot to the table this week at ITEXPO Las Vegas 2013. The network connectivity provider enables users to see into what it calls “the window into the marketplace” by delivering global network access services (i.e. Ethernet, TDM) via a unique, cloud-based application...

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Global Capacity: Enabling the Virtual Network Operator

On a recent trip to Global Capacity I got to see how the company provides automation-based network service platforms to system integrators and carriers who are typically of the tier-two variety.

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Global Capacity’s Mary Stanhope Joins Top Women in Wireline

Fierce Telecom recently named Mary Stanhope, Global Capacity’s Vice President of Product and Marketing, one of ten Top Women in Wireline in its fourth annual Women in Wireline feature.

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Mary Stanhope, Global Capacity: Women in Wireline 2013

Getting new services to competitive providers that can be delivered to both enterprises and service providers is something Mary Stanhope, vice president of product and marketing for Global Capacity, has developed a knack for.

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Industry Spotlight: Ben Edmond of Global Capacity

Last month, Global Capacity unveiled One Hub, a new streamlined way to reach the access networks, aggregated in the company’s flagship One Marketplace Network. Owned by Pivotal Group since 2011, Global Capacity has been increasingly active in the interconnection space lately. With us today to tell...

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Global Capacity Selects Overture 6000 to Deliver Ethernet to Thousands of T1 Customers

Overture, innovating at the metro edge for service providers and network operators worldwide, today announced Global Capacity, a leading network connectivity company, has selected the 6000 Multi-service Carrier Ethernet platform to enable both Ethernet and TDM-based access services over a single...

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Global Capacity Gets Proactive

Global Capacity's VP of Product and Marketing Mary Stanhope discusses proactive network monitoring, unified Ethernet and TDM interconnects – and the 'original' Sabrina.

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How to offer off-net services or use your network to get more revenues

Many service providers often come across cases where they need to provide service to a customer with a branch outside of their network coverage area.

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How to Extend Your Network Reach without Complexity

Global Capacity is a network connectivity company that improves the efficiency and reduces the cost of access networks globally. Through its One Marketplace, the company brings together customers and suppliers in an automated platform that provides ubiquitous access network solutions. Global...

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Global Capacity Selects Telco Systems’ High Density Solutions for Its Global Inter-Connect Services

Telco Systems, a BATM company (LSE: BVC, TASE: BATM) and developer of multi-service Carrier Ethernet access, MPLS and SDN solutions for mobile backhaul, business Ethernet services and cloud networking, announced today that Global Capacity, the world’s leading telecommunications information and...

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Global Capacity and EarthLink Extend Network Reach with Wholesale Services Agreement

Global Capacity, a provider of network services and connectivity, and EarthLink, Inc., an IT services, network and communications provider, recently established a wholesale buy and sell agreement to extend the network reach for both service providers.

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EarthLink, Global Capacity Establish Cooperative Off-net Network Arrangement

Global Capacity, an off-net services broker, and EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK) have established a new wholesale "buy and sell agreement," the companies announced Tuesday. The new agreement will extend the network reach for both service providers.

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Global Capacity Expands Ethernet Reach with Overture’s 6000 Series Platform

Global Capacity, a network connectivity provider, has chosen Overture Networks' 6000 series platform to deliver Ethernet service to simultaneously deliver Ethernet and TDM-based services on one Ethernet interconnection, enabling it to reach more customers.

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Global Capacity’s Fitness Challenge

ypically, when the new year hits, people resolve to eat better and to get healthier. But one entire company that is headquartered in Chicago decided to take the health challenge.

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UNSi and Global Capacity Partner for Network Expansion

United Network Services (UNSi) has established a partnership with Global Capacity designed to strengthen its network reach in the US market. Under the agreement, UNSi will connect to Global Capacity’s One Marketplace exchange at its Chicago PoP, which is said to help extend the capacity and reach...

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Interview with Global Capacity’s Chief Revenue Officer, Ben Edmond

Ilissa Miller, from iMPR, recently sat down with Ben Edmond, Global Capacity’s Chief Revenue Officer. Ben shared some key insights on where he believes bandwidth and network demand is coming from. Here are his thoughts.

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Global Capacity Launches Enhanced Agent Program

Global Capacity, the world's leading telecommunications information and logistics company, today announces the launch of its enhanced Agent Program and the signing of Master Agent Hidalgo Communications, a leading master agency providing voice and data telecommunication services to the enterprise...

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Global Capacity to Present at COMPTEL PLUS Convention

Global Capacity, the leading telecommunications information and logistics company, announces that Mary Stanhope, the company's Vice President of Product and Marketing, will be speaking at the COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2013 Convention & Expo.

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Global Capacity President Jack Lodge Discusses the Company’s 2012 Capacity Award Win

In November 2012, Capacity Magazine recognized the unique position and role that One Marketplace plays in the industry and named Global Capacity as the winner of the Best Technology Partner Award.

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Global Capacity Joins Amazon Web Services’ Partner Network

You can now find Global Capacity on Amazon. Actually, you will find them as an integral part of the Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) Partner Network.

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Rural Providers Reach For The Future

Globalization, the arguably irreversible integration of the international economy, has led to expanded telecom markets, made cheaper resources available to companies in the telecom ecosystem, and spearheaded the development of a business environment with an undeniably international complexion.

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Global Capacity Delivers a Competitive Advantage Through Automated Pricing

Presenting at the Capacity CVx ChannelVision Expo, Global Capacity’s Chief Revenue Officer, Ben Edmond, discussed the competitive advantage of automated pricing using the One Marketplace Access Exchange.

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Global Capacity Shares 2012 Success at Telx Marketplace Live Event

Following the company’s recovery from bankruptcy as of late, Global Capacity came back stronger than ever a little over a year ago in August 2011 and hasn’t looked back since. In fact, just last month, the company, specializing in telecom information and logistics, announced record numbers...

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Global Capacity Names Ben Edmond as Chief Revenue Officer

Global Capacity, the leading telecommunications information and logistics company, announces the addition of Ben Edmond as Chief Revenue Officer. In this role, Mr. Edmond will be responsible for all aspects of Global Capacity’s revenue generation including sales and marketing.

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Global Capacity Delivers Frame Relay Migration Path for Businesses

Global Capacity on Monday unveiled a new service solution that will allow business customers to migrate from legacy Frame Relay services to a private IP network solution.

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Global Capacity Automates Local Loop Access

Global Capacity, the leading telecommunications information and logistics company, announces the availability of a Frame Relay migration solution that enables customers to seamlessly transition from legacy Frame Relay solutions to a lower cost, higher quality private network solution, delivered...

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Global Capacity Continues Growth and Enhances Management

Global Capacity Co-Founder and CEO Patrick Shutt will transition to a new role as Vice Chairman of the Board, and COO and Jack Lodge has been promoted to President.

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Global Capacity Promotes COO Jack Lodge to President

Global Capacity, a virtual network operator owned by investment company Pivotal Group, on Monday appointed COO Jack Lodge to President, replacing co-founder and CEO Patrick Shutt, who will become vice chairman of the company's board.

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Global Capacity Expands One Marketplace Access Exchange

Telecommunications information and logistics company Global Capacity has announced the expansion of the One Marketplace Access Exchange with a new Point of Presence (PoP) at 60 Hudson Street, New York.

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One Marketplace for Ethernet Access

Client enablement, market intelligence and process automation combined under one
marketplace provide a simple solution to the tangled schema of economic supply and
demand, says Global Capacity’s Greg Hough, EVP of Global Network Strategy.

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Global Capacity Expands One Marketplace Access Exchange With Aggregated Ethernet Services

Global Capacity, the world's leading telecommunications information and logistics company announces the addition of Ethernet Access services to the One Marketplace Access Exchange with physical interconnection points in Chicago, IL and Dallas, TX.

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Global Capacity Offers Access Network Pricing Tool through Telx Connect Marketplace

Telecommunication information and logistics provider Global Capacity announced on Monday that it will provide Telx with automated pricing and provisioning of access network solutions in the Telx Connect Marketplace.

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Telx’s Connect Marketplace to Offer Global Capacity’s One Marketplace Access Exchange Services to Members

Global Capacity, the world's leading telecommunications information and logistics company, has partnered with Telx to provide its One Marketplace Access Exchange's functionality of automated pricing, ordering and provisioning of access network solutions within the Telx Connect Marketplace.

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Global Capacity Platform Embraces Ethernet

Global Capacity, which provides an automated pricing and ordering platform for carriers, has said it has now integrated Ethernet services into its offer.

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Global Capacity Adds Ethernet to Exchange

Global Capacity, the world’s leading telecommunications information and logistics Company, announces today that it has integrated Ethernet services into its One Marketplace Access Exchange platform.

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FiberLight, Global Capacity Team Up

Yesterday, FiberLight has teamed up with Global Capacity to improve its access capabilities.  They'll be using the One Marketplace Access Exchange to both offer their own last mile services and generate quotes to go off-net.

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FiberLight extends off-net network reach through agreement with Global Capacity

FiberLight's new agreement to leverage Global Capacity's One Marketplace Access Exchange illustrates a need to extend its own services to other carriers and provide its customers with necessary off-net connections.

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