Services leverage GTT’s core fiber network optimized for latency performance and route diversity to meet increased demand for fast, resilient connectivity
McLean, VA, March 16, 2017 — GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today the launch of Optical Transport services. GTT’s Optical Transport provides highly scalable bandwidth and low latency connectivity, enabling seamless transport of high volume data and cloud-based applications between global financial markets, data centers, media hubs and service provider networks.
The new services leverage the company’s subsea and terrestrial fiber optic network, which is optimized for latency performance. The network utilizes a state-of-the-art dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) platform and includes three owned and operated, diverse transatlantic cables, as well as over 75 points of presence in North America and Europe. GTT’s Optical Transport includes Wavelengths and Low Latency services available at 10G and 100G speeds.
According to research firm TeleGeography, the global demand for international bandwidth is expected to increase 13-fold between 2016 and 2023. GTT’s Wavelengths provide clients with high-performance, scalable connectivity and guaranteed bandwidth between global locations, enabling organizations to meet rapidly increasing network capacity requirements.
GTT’s Low Latency service provides connectivity at industry-leading speeds between the world’s major financial, media and commercial centers. The service is delivered on GTT Express, the industry’s lowest latency transatlantic cable, which delivers unmatched performance of under 59 milliseconds between New York and London. Additionally, GTT’s Low Latency service provides card and route diversity, mitigating the risk of any single point of network failure.
“Optical Transport is a key addition to GTT’s comprehensive suite of cloud networking services,” stated Rick Calder, GTT president and CEO. “Demand for low latency, secure transport of large volumes of data and cloud-based applications continues to grow. Our Optical Transport services provide the scalability, performance guarantees and resiliency to meet our clients’ most critical high-speed networking requirements.”
GTT provides multinationals with a better way to reach the cloud through its suite of cloud networking services, including wide area networking, Internet, managed services and voice services. The company’s Tier 1 IP network, ranked in the top five worldwide, connects clients to any location in the world and any application in the cloud. GTT delivers an outstanding client experience by living its core values of simplicity, speed and agility. For more information on how GTT is redefining global communications, please visit www.gtt.net.
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