Interoute triumphs at the Global Carrier Awards
Interoute named Best pan-European Wholesale Carrier for the seventh time at Capacity Global Carrier Awards 2015.
London, 06 November 2015 - Interoute, owner operator of one of Europe's largest most advanced networks and global cloud services platform, has today announced that it has been named Best pan-European Wholesale Carrier at the 2015 Capacity Global Carrier Awards. Interoute received the recognition at the awards ceremony in Paris on the 3rd November, where the company was praised for being a market disrupter with the unique ability to shape it service portfolio to lead market trends.
Over the past 10 years, the Global Carrier Awards have become the biggest and most prestigious awards event in the wholesale telecoms calendar. This year’s event was attended by more than 350 guests and a record number of over 160 entries were submitted. The winners were decided by a panel of over 20 judges, which include leading analysts, industry experts and Capacity's senior editorial team.
This is the seventh time Interoute has won the Capacity Global Carrier award for Best pan-European Wholesale Carrier since the award began. The award judges were impressed by Interoute’s extensive network reach in Europe as well as its strength in cloud services.
David James, practice leader, wholesale, Ovum Wholesale Telecom, and member of the awards judging panel commented: “Interoute impressed with its extensive partnership and alliance programmes, commercial flexibility and the range of its service innovations.”
Gareth Williams, CEO of Interoute, commented: “To be recognised by the Capacity Global Carrier Awards is a great honour as they set the benchmark for excellence in this industry. In a competitive year for entries, where we’ve seen exciting innovation across the marketplace, we are thrilled to have our wholesale business acknowledged in this way. I am exceptionally proud of the teams involved as this award recognises our commitment to providing our customers with best in class performance and market leading solutions.”
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Interoute is the owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform which encompasses 12 data centres, 14 virtual data centres and 31 colocation centres, with connections to 195 additional third-party data centres across Europe. Its full-service Unified ICT platform serves international enterprises and many of the world’s leading service providers, as well as governments and universities. Interoute’s Unified ICT strategy provides solutions for enterprises seeking connectivity and a scalable, secure advanced platform on which they can build their voice, video, computing and data services, as well as service providers in need of high capacity international data transit and infrastructure. With established operations throughout Europe and USA, Interoute also owns and operates 24 connected city networks within Europe's major business centres. www.interoute.com
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