Marketplace Network News

Solving the Enterprise Connectivity Challenge

Posted by Mary Stanhope on Thu, Aug 18, 2016

Businesses are changing how they communicate, connect and collaborate.  Traffic growth to new destinations is growing exponentially and IT procurement leaders expect more than traditional WAN services can deliver.

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Topics: Enterprise, WAN Connectivity, Healthcare, Hybrid Network

5 Solutions That Help Channel Partners Grow Business

Posted by Amy Atwood on Fri, Jun 03, 2016

With its brand promise of Connectivity Made Simple™, Global Capacity is not only committed to making it easier for businesses to connect to high-value destinations, but to offer its channel partners winning opportunities to grow their business.  Following a whirlwind of channel partner events last month with top master agents including World Telecom Group (WTG), Intelisys, Converged Network Services Group (CNSG), Telecom Brokerage, Inc. (TBI) and X4 Solutions, I caught up with Rob Olson, Global Capacity's Vice President of Partner Channel, to hear how our channel partners have never been more energized by our connectivity solutions that are helping them achieve new business growth.  

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Topics: Ethernet, Retail, International, Broadband

Speaker Spotlight: Global Capacity’s Jack Lodge and Connectivity Peers Address Interconnection

Posted by Mary Stanhope on Wed, May 25, 2016

When four executives representing critical facets of the connectivity ecosphere convene at a roundtable focused on the challenges presented by today's always-on, digital world, we’re presented with a unique window into how their companies are leveraging interconnection to serve the needs of global enterprises.

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Topics: One Marketplace, Network Connectivity, Cloud Connectivity

International Buyers’ Guide to U.S. Connectivity Services

Posted by Mary Stanhope on Tue, May 03, 2016

Expanding services beyond your network footprint into the U.S. can be the right turn to profitability, but whether that experience will be profitable and accelerate your business or have you in the breakdown lane depends on how the expansion is planned. There is much more to consider than just plotting a route from point A to point B. Visibility into the local connectivity markets is critical to your success. Whether it is one location or a thousand, knowing you are choosing the right connectivity service at the right price for your customers’ Internet and business applications can be challenging.

Where do you start?

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Topics: Service Delivery, Network Connectivity, International

Webinar Replay: Simplifying Cloud Connectivity for Your Clients

Posted by Amy Atwood on Tue, Jan 05, 2016

On December 8th, 2015 we hosted a webinar designed specifically for Application Service Providers (ASPs) on "Simplifying Cloud Connectivity for Your Clients" in which we discussed the biggest challenges faced by ASPs today when bringing their application services to corporations (or end-user customers) and how to solve for those challenges in today's seemingly complex world of network and Cloud Application connectivity.

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Topics: Cloud Connectivity

Speaker Spotlight: Global Capacity’s Mary Stanhope Speaks up on the Evolution of the WAN for Cloud

Posted by Amy Atwood on Fri, Dec 11, 2015

How businesses use and connect to the cloud is changing. With the accelerated use of private and hybrid cloud applications and computing, network and application service providers alike are seeing a substantial shift in how businesses want to connect to the cloud – particularly mid-tier and large enterprises. The connectivity trend is moving away from the public Internet to private direct connections and networks, including hybrid Wide Area Networks (WANs) using a myriad of technologies that best support the specific cloud-based solutions used at each business location.

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Topics: WAN Connectivity, One Marketplace, Cloud Connectivity

Five Reasons Customers Are Thankful for One Marketplace™

Posted by Jack Lodge on Wed, Nov 25, 2015

It is that time of year again: a time to give thanks for everything we are grateful for during the past year; a time to be thankful to our valued customers for their continued support; and a time to thank our employees for their diligence and dedication to making Global Capacity’s One Marketplace™ into the platform it is today.

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Topics: One Marketplace, Network Connectivity

Application Availability Comes First, All Else Follows

Posted by Marina Kvitnitsky on Tue, Nov 17, 2015

Do you know which IT services IT managers value above all else?  N5 Networks asked over 300 of their customers to name the IT service without which they couldn’t imagine deploying an application. In January of 2015, they released the results of their ‘State of Application Delivery’ Customer Survey, stating that 40% of their respondents selected availability, making it the highest priority selection.  30% of their respondents, the next largest ranking group, selected security. In the year of some of the most highly publicized security breaches, availability trumped security. When your application isn’t available, all else becomes less important. 

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Speaker Spotlight: Global Capacity Talks Cloud Connectivity

Posted by Mary Stanhope on Sun, Nov 15, 2015

The IT organization as we know it is changing, with more businesses fostering a Cloud-first strategy and moving their mission-critical IT assets off premise to third-party data centers and colocation facilities. Research from IDC indicates that more than 65% of enterprise IT organizations will commit to hybrid cloud technologies before 2016, vastly driving the rate and pace of change in IT organizations. This momentum will continue to mount in 2017, when 60% of the data center-based IT assets that companies rely on to conduct business and deliver services will be in colocation, hosting and cloud data centers according to IDC.

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Topics: Enterprise, Cloud Connectivity

Webinar Rerun: Achieving Efficient, Cost-effective Multi-site Connectivity

Posted by Global Capacity on Tue, Oct 13, 2015

Networks are a critical component of any medium or large enterprise data environment, connecting locations, people and systems. But how best to connect multiple locations spread across cities, states or even countries?

I got the chance to sit down with our very own VP of Marketing, Mary Stanhope, shortly after the Webinar Achieving Efficient, Cost-effective Multi-site Connectivity.  Stanhope shared some of her top takeaways from the event with me.  In this webinar, we talk about the challenges associated with connecting multiple business locations including knowing what services are available to connect a location and how the One Marketplace platform can address the connectivity challenges that businesses face, providing insight into service availability, features and pricing in seconds.

 

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Topics: Enterprise, Network Connectivity