Marketplace Network News

An Aggregated, Multi-Cloud Strategy: A New Approach to Accelerating Cloud Application Delivery and Enhancing User Experience

Posted by Ilissa Miller on Tue, Nov 11, 2014

iMiller Public Relations recently sat down with Global Capacity’s Chief Revenue Officer, Ben Edmond, to discuss how and why cloud and network are necessarily intertwined within today’s marketplace.  Here are his thoughts:

iMPR: From your perspective, what is the overall cloud outlook for 2014 and beyond?

BE: The cloud marketplace continues to explode, with deployment growing over 32 percent last year alone. By 2015, end-user spending on cloud services is expected to surpass $180 billion. We’re also seeing a fundamental shift in where business applications are sitting, moving from traditional client server architecture and the four walls of the enterprise to third-party data centers, or the ‘cloud’. Gartner predicts that by 2015, 35 percent of IT spending actually takes place outside of IT; by the end of the decade, this figure is expected to top 90 percent. This is driving unprecedented demand into the network platform as well as into the data center. The customer for cloud solutions has changed from IT to the end-user.  With this shift, the network becomes a critical facet in the delivery of the user experience.

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Topics: One Marketplace, Network Connectivity, Application Delivery, Cloud Connectivity, Digital Marketplace

Back to School for Marketplaces and Simple Connectivity, Part Two

Posted by Mary Stanhope on Tue, Sep 02, 2014

Last week, we offered a little refresher course—in honor of the beginning of the school year—on the marketplace model.  Simply put, a marketplace disrupts “business as usual” offloading transactional processes done by people to simplify the connection of buyers and sellers and delivering services.  This week’s part two segment covers the ABCs of Global Capacity’s One Marketplace and how this award winning marketplace of networks addresses the inherent challenge of simplifying the buying of network connectivity services. 

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Topics: One Marketplace, Pricing Automation, Service Delivery, Network Connectivity, Digital Marketplace

Going Back to School for Marketplaces and Simple Connectivity

Posted by Mary Stanhope on Tue, Aug 26, 2014

It’s hard to believe, but summer is winding down, and the school year is starting up. It is a time for teachers to review; go over concepts from the previous year to re-establish a foundation for building new knowledge and experience. The perfect time of year to cover the ABCs of Global Capacity’s One Marketplace and how this award winning marketplace of networks addresses the inherent challenge of simplifying the buying of connectivity services.  To truly understand how Global Capacity delivers on the promise of simple connectivity, you must first understand the marketplace model.

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Topics: One Marketplace, Network Connectivity, Digital Marketplace