SOURCE: Global Capacity

Global Capacity

December 13, 2011 08:00 ET

Global Capacity Strikes Deal With Colt, Expands European Market Presence of One Marketplace Access Exchange

Global Capacity Providing Service Delivery Throughout Europe

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Dec 13, 2011) - Global Capacity, the world's leading telecommunications information and logistics Company, announces today that it has added Colt Technology Services, the information delivery platform for European business, to its portfolio of global providers. The commercial integration of Colt provides Global Capacity the opportunity to procure and provision network solutions across Colt's 35,000km network including 39 metropolitan area networks within major European cities and 19 Colt data centres.

In recent weeks, Global Capacity has announced the appointment of Advisory Board Members and the expanded capabilities of its One Marketplace Access Exchange to include Ethernet access network solutions. This announcement reiterates Global Capacity's commitment to expanding its capabilities in the European market.

"We welcome Global Capacity as a partner in Europe," comments Falk Weinreich, VP Sales at Colt. "As we expand our partnership with Global Capacity, the opportunities to provide services to the global communications market through their One Marketplace platform are exciting."

Global Capacity has placed its initial order with Colt to deliver customer requirements in Germany. The commercial integration with Colt offers Global Capacity the ability to deliver network solutions throughout Europe, providing its One Marketplace Access Exchange customers added global reach.

"By integrating Colt as a strategic partner in Europe, Global Capacity continues to expand the marketplace of alternatives available to deliver automated access solutions to our customers," adds Jack Lodge, Chief Operating Officer of Global Capacity. "Currently we process more than 150,000 quotes a month via the One Marketplace Access Exchange platform. We expect this number to continue to grow as more customers leverage One Marketplace to source their access requirements, and adding partners like Colt increases the depth and reach of the One Marketplace platform."

To learn more about Global Capacity and its One Marketplace Access Exchange, visit

About Colt
Colt is the information delivery platform for Europe, enabling its customers to deliver, share, process and store their vital business information. An established leader in delivering integrated computing and network services to major organisations, midsized businesses and wholesale customers, Colt operates a 21-country, 35,000km network that includes metropolitan area networks in 39 major European cities with direct fibre connections into 18,000 buildings and 19 Colt data centres.

In 2010, the Colt Data Centre Services business was launched to deliver innovative high quality modular data centres which are rapid to deploy and power efficient.

Colt is listed on the London Stock Exchange (COLT). Information about Colt and its services can be found at

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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