One Marketplace Access Exchange automates quote management and facilitates network optimization
Chicago, IL, USA, February 28, 2012 – Global Capacity, the world’s leading telecommunications information and logistics Company, has been selected by Sidera Networks, a premier provider of fiber optic-based network solutions for critical communications, to provide its One Marketplace Access Exchange. One Marketplace is an online pricing platform that provides real-time competitive quotes for circuits, automating the ordering, provisioning and management of off-net access services. In addition, Global Capacity will use its unique optimization tools and algorithms to conduct a thorough analysis of Sidera’s off-net access services to quickly identify and implement network cost savings.
“Sidera Networks continues to look for ways to improve speed, flexibility, and cost control in our off-net strategy,” said Mike Sicoli, CEO of Sidera Networks. “The One Marketplace Access Exchange platform offers all three, with the significant added benefit of leveraging Global Capacity’s network optimization tools and intelligence to drive cost out of our existing business.”
“We are pleased to help Sidera achieve its business objectives of improving growth and profitability,” adds Patrick Shutt, CEO of Global Capacity. “We believe Global Capacity’s unique combination of capabilities provides Sidera a clear competitive advantage as they expand their position as a premier provider of fiber optic services.”
Global Capacity’s One Marketplace Access Exchange enables real-time access to both client-specific rates as well as competitive market rates, automating the end-to-end process of off-net access procurement. Global Capacity’s network optimization services entail a thorough and detailed analysis of off-net assets including contract reviews, capacity usage, network design and pricing. This process culminates in a comprehensive inventory of off-net circuits, and is used to identify network redundancies and inefficiencies that commonly occur in growing network service provider organizations. The end result is a more streamlined and cost-effective off-net circuit solution that can be managed more efficiently.
About Sidera Networks
Sidera Networks, LLC, is the premier provider of tailored, high capacity communications services to carrier and enterprise customers. Sidera Networks offers a comprehensive suite of facilities-based services including: Ethernet, SONET, Wavelength, Dark Fiber, Internet Access, Colocation and more. Customers benefit from a fiber optic network leveraging unique rights-of-way that delivers connectivity to the major metropolitan areas from Maine to Virginia and out to Chicago, as well as access to Toronto and London. Sidera is committed to delivering cost-effective, custom solutions coupled with superior industry expertise, service and support.
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 www.globalcapacity.com or contact the Company at 312-673-2400.
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