Marketplace Network News

For NSi, Customer Experience Sealed the Deal With Global Capacity

Posted by Mary Stanhope on Mon, Apr 10, 2017

Investing time to add a new partner and introduce new solutions to clients is not taken lightly. Like many relationships, new partnerships get stuck at the transactional or one-off phase, and never make it to the strategic phase of adding value to the partner’s business.  We asked new Global Capacity channel partner,  Paul Wroten, President and CEO at NSi - Network Solutions International, to share the story behind his  decision to start a new relationship with Global Capacity.

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Topics: Enterprise, channel partners, NSi, customer experience

Insight Into the Evolution of Hybrid WAN and SD-WAN Services From MEF16

Posted by Mary Stanhope on Fri, Dec 09, 2016

At MEF16 in Baltimore, Mike Sapien, Ovum Principal Analyst of Large Enterprise Services, led a panel featuring Global Capacity Senior Vice President of Product, Chris Alberding, Deutsche Telekom VP of Aggregation, Transport and IP, Axel Clauberg, and Microsoft IT Network Architect, Gert Vanderstraeten. Panelists explored the growth drivers of emerging WAN services, discussed common challenges associated with their deployment and shared predictions regarding future standardization.

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Topics: Enterprise, WAN Connectivity, Hybrid Network, SD-WAN

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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