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Press Release -- January 11th, 2012
Source: Global Telecom & Technology
Tags: Colocation

Global Telecom & Technology Now Offers High Performance, Dedicated Network Connectivity to Amazon Web Services Via the AWS Direct Connect Service

McLean, VA, January 11, 2012Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. (“GTT”) (GTLT:OTCBB), a global network operator delivering managed data services to large enterprise, government and carrier customers in over 80 countries worldwide, today announced that it has become an AWS Direct Connect Solution Provider to deliver high performance, dedicated network connectivity to the AWS cloud platform.

“We are delighted to join forces with AWS to provide flexible, reliable and secure network access directly into their cloud platform via the AWS Direct Connect service,” said Rick Calder, President and CEO of GTT.  “As more and more companies utilize AWS for increasingly complex and mission critical applications, improved connectivity to the cloud becomes ever more important. Our relationship with AWS enables customers to take advantage of our high performance private networking solutions to create direct connections between their locations and AWS.”

AWS Direct Connect allows users to access the platform via a dedicated high speed, private network connection from their own data center, colocation facilities or corporate offices. By bypassing the public Internet, AWS customers can enjoy increased bandwidth throughput, more consistent network performance, and greater reliability with the opportunity to reduce network costs.”

“GTT’s private connectivity solutions are designed to enhance service quality and security, and will allow enterprises the comfort of meaningful service guarantees for key applications”, said Andy Johnson, Chief Strategy Officer at GTT. “As well as inherently private and secure, our dedicated Layer 2 network connections offer flexible and immediately scalable bandwidth as well as guaranteed performance for more latency sensitive or critical applications.”

GTT is able to offer connections to AWS Direct Connect facilities at 1Gbps and 10Gbps. For more information please visit or contact us at .

About GTT

GTT is a global network operator delivering managed data services to large enterprise, government and carrier customers in over 80 countries worldwide. GTT provides customers with innovative connectivity solutions by utilizing our own network assets – linking over 100 Points of Presence across North America, Europe and Asia – and extending them through our 800 partners worldwide. Our Network as a Service proposition delivers flexible, reliable and scalable network infrastructure, capable of both public and secure private networking. We simplify network deployment by removing the complexity of multi-vendor solutions while offering the cost efficiencies of a single partner.  For over 14 years GTT has provided world class project management, rapid service implementation and global 24/7 end-to-end solution monitoring and support. GTT is headquartered in the Washington, DC metro region with offices in London, Dusseldorf and Denver. For more information visit the GTT website at

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