Global Capacity Receives Innovation Award for Access Services

One Marketplace(TM) Recognized by Fierce for Delivering Simple and Cost-Effective Network Edge Solutions

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwired - Dec 12, 2016) - Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, today announces that its One Marketplace™ software-defined network platform has won the 2016 Fierce Innovation Award in the 'Wireline Network Last Mile/Edge/Access' category for its unique combination of information, automation and interconnection into a network-neutral platform that delivers simple and cost-effective connectivity solutions. The key innovation of the world's first network marketplace is the automation of a multitude of service provider pricing, infrastructure data and unique business rules, as well as the real-time delivery of multiple engineered service options. With these capabilities, One Marketplace is delivering unprecedented transparency, efficiency and simplicity to a complex and highly fragmented access connectivity market.

Global Capacity was selected from a competitive field of innovative network products, solutions and technologies by industry leading representatives from a set of diverse global operators, including Comcast, Sprint, T-Mobile USA, TeliaSonera and Verizon. One Marketplace was awarded first place for its solution effectiveness, ease of use, return on investment, uniqueness, delivery of a cutting-edge market offering, and its ability to make it easier for businesses to adopt and manage services. One direct response stated, "Think of this as Amazon for network services and connectivity. In a world where everything is on-demand and software-defined, it is logical to have a marketplace where you buy what you need, when you need it. This is the future. This is innovation."

"Global Capacity is honored to be recognized by our peers for our innovative approach to addressing the critical challenge for enterprises seeking network solutions in an evolving connectivity landscape," comments Jack Lodge, President, Global Capacity. "One Marketplace simplifies the way customers connect to high-value destinations including Internet, Cloud, application providers and data centers."

Delivering on Global Capacity's brand promise of Connectivity Made Simple™, One Marketplace provides unprecedented transparency, efficiency and simplicity to the highly fragmented data connectivity market by combining network delivery and service automation with a suite of customer and supplier applications in order to streamline the process of designing, pricing, buying, delivering and managing data connectivity solutions. Global Capacity's One Marketplace dramatically simplifies and fundamentally changes how businesses buy connectivity, making it the provider of choice for hybrid WAN and Cloud Connectivity solutions.

About Global Capacity

Global Capacity is the leading connectivity as a service company that simplifies connecting Enterprises to high value Cloud and business destinations. Through its award-winning software defined platform, One Marketplace, the company provides the ubiquitous reach, flexible access options and reliable connectivity solutions that deliver on its brand promise of Connectivity Made Simple. Global Capacity delivers its innovative solutions to telecommunication carriers, managed service providers, application service providers and enterprise customers globally. Learn more at or by following us on our blog Marketplace Network News, Twitter @global_capacity and LinkedIn.

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Ilissa Miller
iMiller Public Relations for Global Capacity
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Mary Stanhope
VP, Global Marketing
Global Capacity
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