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Press Release -- February 3rd, 2010
Source: Virtela
Tags: Ethernet, MPLS, Video

Virtela Named 2010 Hot Companies Award Finalist

Honored for Industry-Leading Innovation in Managed Network Services

DENVER, February 3, 2010Virtela, the world’s largest independent managed network services company, announced today that it has been named a finalist for the 2010 Hot Companies Award by Network Products Guide. Virtela was selected for its strong record of innovation and customer satisfaction in providing global network solutions for multinational organizations. This honor comes on the heels of Virtela’s recognition as a finalist for “Customer Service Department of the Year – IT and Telecommunications” in the Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service.

“Virtela continues to experience phenomenal growth as a result of our game-changing approach to managed network services,” said Vab Goel, Virtela CEO and partner at Norwest Venture Partners. “From our disruptive multi-carrier business model to our industry-first innovations in services, Virtela is pleased to be recognized for delivering a value proposition that’s unheard of in our market – and setting the new standard in customer support.”

Virtela offers an extensive suite of managed services – including MPLS and IP network, security, remote access, device monitoring and management, and application acceleration – leveraging a unique infrastructure that aggregates and integrates the best local, regional and global networks to offer unparalleled geographic reach. By adding a unique overlay of intelligence that performs optimal routing and automatic failover for customer network traffic, Virtela’s multi-carrier Global Service FabricSM gives enterprises an inherently higher performing, more resilient and cost effective alternative than traditional carrier networks. Virtela is the single point of contact for expert design, implementation and 24×7 proactive monitoring and management worldwide.

Throughout its history, Virtela has consistently pushed the industry forward, achieving a number of managed service firsts including:

  • Global Multi-Carrier MPLS, Ethernet and IP VPN Services
  • Network-based Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Solution
  • Network-based Security Event Management
  • Business-Class DSL VPNs in 120+ countries
  • Ethernet WAN services to 70+ countries
  • Global HD Videoconferencing Service
  • Global Video Extranet Service
  • Global Jitter Service Level Agreement

The 2010 Hot Companies winners will be announced at Technosium 2010 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco on March 18, 2010. To see the complete list of finalists please visit

About Virtela

Virtela, the world’s largest independent managed services company, offers award-winning managed services including MPLS and IP-based Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), Security, Remote Access, and WAN/LAN Device Monitoring and Management, to some of the most competitive multinational companies in the world. Offering services in 190 countries, Virtela integrates and manages best-of-breed service providers through partnerships with 500+ carriers, to address the unique needs of its customers. Virtela is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with Global Network Operations Centers in Denver, Mumbai, India and Manila, Philippines. For more information, please call +1 (720) 475-4000 or visit

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