São Paulo, Brazil - Global Crossing (NASDAQ: GLBC), a leading provider of global IP solutions, announced today that it has expanded its services contract with T-Systems, a leading global provider of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) owned by Deutsche Telekom.
Global Crossing has been providing Private LAN Services, Private IP and Clear Channels to T-Systems since 2003. Global Crossing will now enhance T-Systems’ business continuity plan by providing redundant capacity of 34 Gigabits per second (Gbps) – via Global Crossing’s Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) network – linking T-Systems' three data centers in São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo and Barueri.
"T-Systems chose a partner that is able to meet our requirements for high availability, quality, best service and transparency,” said Silvia Giacomo, purchasing manager at T-Systems. Silvia added that T-Systems look for providers that are able to offer innovative solutions aimed at optimizing processes and reducing costs.
"Our long-term relationship with T-Systems demonstrates that Global Crossing is ready not only to support its current growth, but also the future demand for data center services," said Marcos Malfatti, senior vice president of sales and services for Global Crossing in Brazil.
Drawing on a global infrastructure of data centers and networks, T-Systems operates information and communication technology (ICT) systems for multinational corporations and public sector institutions. On this basis, Deutsche Telekom's corporate customers arm provides integrated solutions for the networked future of business and society. Some 45,300 employees at T-Systems combine industry expertise with ICT innovations to add significant value to customers' core business all over the world. The corporate customers unit generated revenue of around EUR 8.8 billion in the 2009 financial year.
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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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