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Press Release -- October 6th, 2010
Source: Global Crossing
Tags: Equipment, Ethernet, Exchange, MPLS, Video

Epson Optimizes its Network with Global Crossing’s IP VPN Service

México City, Mexico — Global Crossing (NASDAQ: GLBC), a leading global IP solutions provider, today announced that Epson, a leader in global imaging and innovation, has implemented its Internet Protocol Virtual Private Network (IP VPN) service, providing converged voice, data and video to its subsidiaries in Argentina, Brazil, California USA, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela.  The service, which is offered via Global Crossing’s reliable, fully redundant and scalable global Multiple-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network, delivers improved communications performance to Epson.

Global Crossing’s solution offers Epson a completely managed network, allowing it to deploy its resources on its core capabilities.

“With this Global Crossing service, Epson now has a much more reliable and secure network, that allows all of us at Epson to focus on our work, while enjoying optimal network performance,” said Jesus Santacruz, IT Director for Epson Latin America, part of Seiko Epson Group.

Global Crossing’s Managed IP VPN offers Epson competitive Service-Level Agreements (SLAs) managed through Global Crossing’s local network operations center (NOC), providing total network visibility to verify levels of service in real-time and the ability to resolve potential issues before they impact users.

“One of our main objectives at Global Crossing is to offer our customers the best solution to meet their technology requirements and service expectations,” said Federico Lammel, vice president of Sales for Global Crossing South Florida, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.  “In the case of the Epson Group, I am sure they will be very pleased with the new performance, reliability and security of their network that will allow them to benefit from excellent connectivity at their different subsidiaries in Latin America.”

Global Crossing’s IP VPN service provides one of the highest performing and most versatile network solutions currently available, delivering true global reach, scalable connectivity, greater security, guaranteed quality of service, multiple access options and flexible billing options.  The service delivers appropriate levels of latency, jitter and packet loss to ensure the successful concurrent handling of multiple types of traffic, especially voice and video.  Global Crossing’s services are backed by comprehensive SLAs covering the overall performance of the service, and on-line access to real-time and historical service-performance reports.

Epson Group has more than 106 companies around the world and is dedicated to the development, manufacturing, sales and marketing and service of equipment related to information such as computers and peripherals, including PCs, printers, scanners and projectors, as well as electronic devices like semiconductors, screens and quartz devices; precision products like watches, plastic corrective lenses and factory automation devices, among other products.

Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader that is dedicated to exceeding the vision of customers worldwide through its compact, energy-saving, high-precision technologies, with a product line-up ranging from printers and 3LCD projectors for business and home, to electronic and crystal devices.

Led by Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises over 70,000 employees and 106 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates.

Global Crossing (NASDAQ: GLBC) is a leading global IP and Ethernet solutions provider with the world’s first integrated global IP-based network.  The company offers a full range of data, voice and collaboration services with an industry leading customer experience and delivers service to approximately 40 percent of the Fortune 500, as well as to 700 carriers, mobile operators and ISPs.  It delivers converged IP services to more than 700 cities in more than 70 countries around the world.

Global Crossing serves Latin American businesses through its operations in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Mexico, Venezuela, the United States (Florida) and the Caribbean region.  In addition to its IP-based, fiber-optic network, Global Crossing’s regional infrastructure includes 15 metropolitan networks and 15 world-class data centers located in the main business centers of Latin America.

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