May 28, 2013
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- Overture, innovating at the metro edgefor service providers and network operators worldwide, today announced Global Capacity, aleading network connectivity company, has selected the 6000 Multi-service Carrier Ethernetplatform to enable both Ethernet and TDM-based access services over a single Ethernetinterconnection. The Overture 6000 was chosen to become part of Global Capacity’s One Hubsolution, offering customers the options of 1 or 10 Gig ENNIs connecting to more than3,000,000 addresses in the U.S. with native Ethernet services. Over the same interconnect,service providers can procure and connect all of their TDM network needs through OneMarketplace’s nearly ubiquitous footprint.By deploying the Overture 6000 in its network, Global Capacity will bring MEF-certifiedperformance assured Ethernet services to existing customers currently being served over anyTDM access. Ethernet service can be delivered to up to 672 end-customers not directlyconnected to the fiber network using a single compact 2RU Overture 6000 platform. In addition,the Overture 6000 platform supports cost effective pre-aggregation of TDM-based IP servicestraditionally terminated on service provider edge routers. This IP service aggregation applicationcan save up to 70 percent CapEx when compared to using a router.“Because many of our TDM customers want to move to Ethernet services but simply aren’tready for fiber or don’t have fiber access as an option, we needed a unique and flexible solutionthat we could implement quickly and easily,” said Jack Lodge, president, Global Capacity.“Overture has been a great partner and the 6000 is a unique, very reliable and flexible platformthat fits seamlessly within our One Hub and One Marketplace architecture, allowing us to bringperformance-assured Ethernet to thousands of new customer locations.”“Global Capacity’s One Marketplace enables customers to accelerate time-to-market andprovide ubiquitous services by automating the procurement of network connectivity,” said MikeAquino, president and CEO, Overture. “The One Hub concept provides a consolidatedinterconnection, offering buyers a cost-effective and efficient means to expand their networks.We are delighted the Overture 6000 plays such a significant part in the way services can bebought and sold for our customers.”Overture Networks Inc.
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