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Global Capacity, Overture Win 2014 GTB Innovation Award for Wholesale Service

Overture today announced it has won a Global Telecom Business Innovation award in conjunction with Global Capacity for the companies’ “High-performance Wholesale Service Delivery in a Hybrid Network Environment” solution. The companies received the awards for Global Capacity’s One Hub interconnection to One Marketplace using Overture’s Carrier Ethernet Platforms.

Global Capacity’s One Hub provides a flexible, consolidated Ethernet interconnection through which buyers gain extended access to Ethernet in over 380 markets while at the same time accommodating the TDM requirements in their network without losing any functionality or requiring any additional equipment. With access to Global Capacity’s One Marketplace, service providers can use a single interconnect to procure and connect to their end customers using Ethernet over Fiber, Ethernet over TDM and legacy TDM services, gaining near ubiquitous reach.

“Global Capacity is honored to receive the 2014 GTB Innovation Award for Wholesale Service Innovation in collaboration with our strategic partner, Overture Networks,” says Jack Lodge, President of Global Capacity. “The flexible hybrid functionality of the 6000 and 6500 platforms fit seamlessly within our One Hub and One Marketplace architecture, allowing us to bring performance-assured Ethernet to thousands of new customer locations.”

Leveraging Overture, One Marketplace offers customers MEF-certified, performance-assured Ethernet, and TDM-based IP services delivered over the same layer 2 Ethernet interconnection. This wholesale service allows Global Capacity to provide customers tailored access circuits through any of its suppliers’ networks, over any last-mile infrastructure.

“We value our strong relationship with Global Capacity and are pleased to be supporting One Marketplace and its One Hub interconnect so that their customers can more efficiently and cost-effectively migrate to next-generation networks,” said Mike Aquino, President and CEO, Overture. “It’s rewarding to receive recognition for our role in Global Capacity’s innovative wholesale service.”

Watch a video of Global Capacity’s Ben Edmond describe this wholesale service and the role Overture plays. For information about Overture, please visit www.overturenetworks.com or follow @OvertureNews on Twitter.

To learn more about extending your reach with an interconnection to Global Capacity’s One Marketplace, visit http://info.globalcapacity.com/one-marketplace-interconnection-one-hub.

About Global Capacity

Global Capacity is the marketplace of networks, delivering ubiquitous network connectivity solutions via its industry-leading platform, One Marketplace. One Marketplace eliminates the complexity and inefficiency of a fragmented network market by combining an aggregated, interconnected physical network with a unique Cloud application that automates the design, pricing, ordering, delivery, and maintenance of network solutions. One Marketplace provides cost-effective, high-performance network solutions that support the exploding bandwidth requirements driven by the Cloud, mobility and globalization for wholesale and enterprise customers. Additional information can be found at www.globalcapacity.com or by connecting with Global Capacity on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Overture Networks

Overture is the preferred provider of Carrier Ethernet solutions for the metro service edge. By leveraging Overture’s Carrier Ethernet expertise and its new Ensemble Open Service Architecture™ for software-defined services, network operators and service providers worldwide are maximizing operational efficiencies and introducing new revenue-generating services on a scale never before possible.

Overture is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, with sales offices around the globe. For more information, visit http://www.overturenetworks.com.

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