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Global Capacity Builds Out New One Marketplace Hub in Seattle, WA

Demand for Competitive Price and Lower Latency Connectivity in the Northwest Drives Expansion 

 

  • Global Capacity announces the expansion of its One Marketplace platform with a new Point of Presence (PoP) located at 2020 5th Ave., Seattle, WA in Equinix’s SE2 data center. 
     
  • “With the new hub in Seattle, all major West Coast business centers are within 10ms from a One Marketplace PoP,” says Ben Edmond, Chief Revenue Officer for Global Capacity.
     
  • One Marketplace not only provides visibility into competitive pricing, it is a procurement system that simplifies the ordering and provisioning of network services and tracks the performance for each circuit purchased all with a single SLA, service agreement, point of contact, and full network visibility and management.


CHICAGO, Ill. – Global Capacity, the leading network connectivity company, today announces the expansion of its One Marketplace platform with a new Point of Presence (PoP) located at 2020 5th Ave., Seattle, WA in Equinix’s SE2 data center.  Global Capacity’s Seattle PoP provides an additional interconnectivity point to One Marketplace, fortifying access to the platform throughout the Pacific Northwest as well as providing an international gateway to Canada and Asia. 
 
One Marketplace provides bi-directional interconnection and market-competitive opportunities for network buyers and sellers, enabling both groups to meet increased supply and demand, while expanding the breadth and reach of their network services.  With speeds scaling from 1.5 Mbps to 10 Gig, Global Capacity’s One Marketplace offers a breadth of service attributes to meet customers’ network transport needs for voice, data, storage and video applications.  
 
“Customer demand for competitively priced network connectivity and lower latency has fueled Global Capacity’s Pacific Northwest expansion,” says Ben Edmond, Chief Revenue Officer for Global Capacity.  “With the new hub in Seattle, all major West Coast business centers are within 10ms from a One Marketplace PoP.”
 
The Seattle One Marketplace PoP offers both businesses and service providers efficient, cost- competitive connectivity to:

  • Over 250 network and cloud service providers through campus cross-connects;
  • Global Capacity’s reach to over three million commercial Ethernet addresses and near-ubiquitous TDM reach;
  • The Equinix Internet Exchange and Ethernet Exchanges;
  • The Westin Building Exchange interconnection hub, with more than 100 participants;
  • The Seattle Internet Exchange, with more than 250 participants;
  • Asian markets via transoceanic cable landings; and
  • Canadian businesses and locations from a U.S. PoP.

One Marketplace provides users with real-time design, pricing and ordering of network services. The marketplace provides transparency into network pricing and visibility into available capacity across multiple access networks and technologies. One Marketplace not only provides visibility into competitive pricing, it is a procurement system that simplifies the ordering and provisioning of network services and tracks the performance for each circuit purchased all with a single SLA, service agreement, point of contact, and full network visibility and management.
 
Learn more about interconnecting to Global Capacity’s One Marketplace by visiting www.globalcapacity.com/products-services/interconnection, or email solutions@globalcapacity.com

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.