Global Capacity Sponsors Metro Connect USA 2012

Global Capacity Sponsors Metro Connect USA 2012
CEO Patrick Shutt to Participate in Panel Discussion Addressing
Forecasting Affects of Market Contraction 

Chicago, IL, USA, February 14, 2012 – Global Capacitythe world’s leading telecommunications information and logistics Company, announces its participation in the Metro Connect USA 2012 to be held February 28–29 in Miami. The event organized by Capacity Media focuses on connecting C-level executives from the US metro and local access markets. Global Capacity’s participation includes lead sponsorship of the event. 

As the co-lead sponsor of Metro Connect, Global Capacity will host the conference luncheon on opening day, February 28th.  In addition, new for 2012, the luncheon will host ATLANTIC-ACM’s first-ever Customer Choice Awards ceremony for the winners of the 2011 Metro Carrier Report Card, which is based on approximately 3,500 individual evaluations of metro providers by their enterprise.  

“This event provides us the opportunity to meet with metro network providers and to introduce our One Marketplace Access Exchange, a platform that automates pricing and ordering of access network circuits globally,” comments Patrick Shutt, CEO of Global Capacity.  “Metro Connect is the ideal venue to showcase the benefits of One Marketplace Access Exchange as it offers a transparent and powerful platform to manage, procure and implement multi-vendor off-net access solutions.”

Additionally, CEO Patrick Shutt will be participating on a panel with key industry experts titled ‘Forecasting the Affects of Market Contraction on Competition and Price Compression.”  The panel discussion will be held Tuesday February 28th at 4:30pm and  includes Moderator Randy Lowe, Partner at Davis, Wright, Tremaine, Mike Miller, CEO of Fiberlight, Rick Poore, President of First Communications, and Ron Mudry, CEO of Tower Cloud.   This session will address issues associated with price deceleration and roadmaps to improving pricing, the impact of fewer players, and the wake of recent large-scale consolidations in the metro market .

For more information about Metro Connect USA 2012 or to register for the event click here.  For more information about Global Capacity and to request a meeting at Metro Connect, visit or email
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About Global Capacity 
Global Capacity is a telecommunications information and logistics company that improves the efficiency and reduces the cost of access networks globally.  Through its One Marketplace Access Exchange, the Company brings together customers and suppliers in an automated platform that provides ubiquitous access network solutions.  Global Capacity delivers its innovative solutions to Purpose-Built Integrators, Telecommunication Carriers, Managed Service Providers, and Enterprise Customers globally.   Global Capacity is headquartered in Chicago, IL, with additional offices in Waltham, MA, Glastonbury, CT, Manchester, U.K., and Lisbon, Portugal.  For more information, please visit or contact the Company at 312-673-2400.
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