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October 1, 2013

Global Capacity Adds New Point of Presence in San Jose, CA, Increasing Access to One Marketplace

Key Drivers for the Expansion are the Growing Demand for Competitive Access Network Connectivity in the Bay Area  
 

  • Global Capacity announces today the expansion of its One Marketplace platform with a new Point of Presence (PoP) located at 9 Great Oaks Boulevard in San Jose, CA in Equinix’s Silicon Valley 5 data center.  Silicon Valley is one of the most interconnected markets in the world, catering to the highest concentration of high-tech companies across the globe. 
  • “The new San Jose PoP is an integral part of Global Capacity’s strategic plan to grow One Marketplace in ways that complement our customers’ growing needs for connectivity, latency, and competitiveness,” says Greg Hough, Executive Vice President of Network Strategy for Global Capacity. 
  • The Silicon Valley location offers a dense mix of top global networks, cloud service providers, digital content companies and social media platforms.  In addition, the Equinix Silicon Valley campus offers interconnections to one of the world’s largest Internet exchanges and peering points.

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 9 Great Oaks Boulevard in San Jose, CA in Equinix’s Silicon Valley 5 data center.  Silicon Valley is one of the most interconnected markets in the world, catering to the highest concentration of high-tech companies across the globe. 
 
Customer demand for network connectivity is driving the new One Marketplace PoP at 9 Great Oaks Boulevard in San Jose, CA, with new interconnections established with local exchange provider and leading cable company network. 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 capabilities.  All customers within the Equinix campus in San Jose from SV1 to SV5 can now simply order a cross-connect to gain access to One Marketplace.
 
“The new San Jose PoP is an integral part of Global Capacity’s strategic plan to grow One Marketplace in ways that complement our customers’ growing needs for connectivity, latency, and competitiveness,” says Greg Hough, Executive Vice President of Network Strategy for Global Capacity.  “The Bay Area continues to be a center of innovation in the technology industry, and Global Capacity is proud to be able to further facilitate the interconnectedness of this digital economy.”
 
The Silicon Valley location offers a dense mix of top global networks, cloud service providers, digital content companies and social media platforms.  In addition, the Equinix Silicon Valley campus offers interconnections to one of the world’s largest Internet exchanges and peering points.  Global Capacity’s new San Jose PoP delivers the flexibility to connect to over 140 network service providers, 400 Cloud providers, and 600 IT service providers while improving time to market and total cost of ownership. 

With speeds scaling from 1.5 Mbps to 10 Gig, Global Capacity’s One Marketplace offers a flexible breadth of speeds and service attributes to meet customers’ connectivity needs for voice, data, storage, and video traffic. The platform provides ubiquitous network access through strategic interconnects with a simple, automated way to price, buy and manage network connectivity leveraging the market’s best TDM Private Line and Ethernet networks with connectivity to over 3 million commercial addresses in the US.

Learn more about interconnecting to Global Capacity’s One Marketplace by visiting www.globalcapacity.com/products-services/interconnection or email solutions@globalcapacity.com.

Global Capacity is a member of the Western Telecommunications Alliance (WTA) and attending the WTA 2013 Fall Meeting, Mission Possible, in San Francisco September 30 through October 2, 2013. 
 
 
 
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.