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Connecting Your Local Business 101

Connecting Your Local Business 101


Connecting your new business location to the internet and other business applications takes some knowledge of the whos and hows.  It can take time to determine the best connectivity solution at the best price for your business needs.   READ MORE +
What Does It Take to Be the Most Powerful Network Design Application?

What Does It Take to Be the Most Powerful Network Design Application?


Our goal at Global Capacity is simple: to transform the customer experience with a fundamentally different approach to designing and buying network connectivity. “We fundamentally believe the world doesn’t need another network; it needs a better way to procure network connectivity services,” Ben Edmond Chief Revenue Officer of Global Capacity...   READ MORE +
The Best Small Business Solutions from CES 2015

The Best Small Business Solutions from CES 2015


Even without a large IT team or extensive budget, small businesses can gain business efficiencies—e.g. proficient communications, collaboration and core business processes— by leveraging a strong connectivity solution to access innovative business technology and applications.   READ MORE +
Reflecting on a Prosperous 2014

Reflecting on a Prosperous 2014


2014 was successful and game-changing for leading connectivity as a service company Global Capacity, who certainly left its mark on the global data connectivity market this year.   READ MORE +
An Aggregated, Multi-Cloud Strategy: A New Approach to Accelerating Cloud Application Delivery

An Aggregated, Multi-Cloud Strategy: A New Approach to Accelerating Cloud Application Delivery


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:   READ MORE +
Maximizing Your Ethernet Footprint Requires Multiple Access Technologies

Maximizing Your Ethernet Footprint Requires Multiple Access Technologies


No single network has the reach to provide connectivity everywhere. To make up for the inevitable gaps in coverage, Service Providers need to take full advantage of the wide range of technologies available to connect customer locations.  Ethernet over Fiber is quickly becoming the preferred service of enterprises for reliability...   READ MORE +
Get a Full-Service Network, Data Centre and DR Offering Through Datacom, AAPT and Equinix

Get a Full-Service Network, Data Centre and DR Offering Through Datacom, AAPT and Equinix


Through our partnership with global data centre provider Equinix and end-to-end telecommunications infrastructure provider AAPT, Datacom is able to help organisations navigate the challenges of disaster recovery and business continuity and ensure they have a data centre service that meets their unique business needs.   READ MORE +
What’s the Value of a Network Marketplace for a Multi-city Enterprise?

What’s the Value of a Network Marketplace for a Multi-city Enterprise?


Whether it’s a branch office a few towns over or a connection thousands of miles away, expansion is the ultimate goal in business. Network marketplaces, such as Global Capacity’s One Marketplace, offer businesses the ability to connect locations without worrying about qualifying, contracting and managing multiple carriers.   READ MORE +
Back to School for Marketplaces and Simple Connectivity, Part Two

Back to School for Marketplaces and Simple Connectivity, Part Two


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...   READ MORE +
Going Back to School for Marketplaces and Simple Connectivity

Going Back to School for Marketplaces and Simple Connectivity


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...   READ MORE +
Financial Institutions Banking on Network Connectivity

Financial Institutions Banking on Network Connectivity


The financial sector is among the most fast-paced and rapidly evolving verticals in today’s global economy. Like most other industries, banking institutions of varying sizes rely heavily on network connectivity for handling some of their most critical and sensitive tasks. The ability to expand a customer base and generate new...   READ MORE +
Study Shows Network Connectivity Still Chief Among Data Center Concerns

Study Shows Network Connectivity Still Chief Among Data Center Concerns


Driven by cloud computing, increased amounts of critical business data and other bandwidth requirements that must somehow be accommodated, data centers continue to list connectivity at the top of their list of business concerns. In fact, a new study conducted by Forrester for Digital Realty revealed that 82 percent of...   READ MORE +
The Top Three Benefits of Carrier Ethernet for Business

The Top Three Benefits of Carrier Ethernet for Business


With Unified Communication, VoIP and a general increase in data transfer putting increased bandwidth and performance pressure on wide area networks (WAN), legacy technologies like frame relay are being put out to pasture. As IT decision makers have looked for cost effective alternatives to these outdated services, Carrier Ethernet has...   READ MORE +
Heads or Tails - Ethernet over Copper or Fiber?

Heads or Tails - Ethernet over Copper or Fiber?


In today’s connected world, interconnecting business, partner and customer locations is one of the top factors in the success of a business. Adoption of Ethernet services has been driven by the benefits of cost, flexible bandwidth, ease of implementation, and a familiarity with Ethernet architecture already employed in corporate LANs.     READ MORE +
Global Capacity, PEG Bandwidth Partner to Bring Fiber-Based Ethernet to Rural U.S. Markets

Global Capacity, PEG Bandwidth Partner to Bring Fiber-Based Ethernet to Rural U.S. Markets


Original Article Posted on Carrier Ethernet News Global Capacity and PEG Bandwidth are as good match for each other as they are for companies seeking fiber-based Ethernet connections to underserved markets across the Midwestern and Eastern U.S. The two companies are establishing wholesale buy-and-sell interconnects at Global Capacity's One Marketplace...   READ MORE +
Like Everything Else, Network Connectivity Needs are BIG in Texas

Like Everything Else, Network Connectivity Needs are BIG in Texas


From the pride of its residents, to the largest land mass in the lower 48, it’s true that everything is bigger in Texas. The same could be said for the business landscape in the Lone Star State. Texas is home to 52 Fortune 500 companies.  More than 700 top CEOs...   READ MORE +
Simplifying Global WAN Connectivity

Simplifying Global WAN Connectivity


America’s largest companies have been expanding overseas for years, but now smaller companies are getting into the act.  According to a recent CFO Research survey, 83 percent of SMBs now consider global expansion a priority.  With networks being the backbone of today’s businesses, establishing reliable connectivity for overseas offices is...   READ MORE +
Connecting to Key Network Hub in Ashburn VA

Connecting to Key Network Hub in Ashburn VA


Watch Out Virginia, Here Comes One Marketplace!  If you were asked for a list of America’s biggest technology centers, places like Silicon Valley, Seattle and New York would probably be among the top. Ashburn, VA, on the other hand, might not have immediately popped into your mind. In actuality, though,...   READ MORE +
Making the Right Connections in L.A.

Making the Right Connections in L.A.


Los Angeles is far more than movie stars, mansions and year-round spectacular weather.  Best-known as the entertainment capital of the world, the city is also a focal point for several other sectors.  Of course, with major players in the tech, aerospace engineering, education and manufacturing fields, network connectivity is in...   READ MORE +
Case Study: One Marketplace Gives Competitive Advantage to Top Cable MSOs

Case Study: One Marketplace Gives Competitive Advantage to Top Cable MSOs


Learn how 2 Cable MSOs used One Marketplace to extend their network reach, speed their time to market, and simplify network opertations and management.   READ MORE +