It’s been a busy start to the new year for managed service provider GTT, with a new point of presence (PoP) in the Pacific Northwest, a new logo and tagline, and emergence from nearly $3 billion in debt plus Chapter 11 cases.
Adding a PoP in Portland
GTT and fiber provider Ziply Fiber are working together to launch a new PoP in Portland, Oregon. It will deliver 400G capacity to GTT’s customers and provide access to 11 major data centers and the Hillsboro subsea cable landing station.
In a statement, Mike Daniel, VP of Enterprise Sales for Ziply Fiber, said Ziply’s regional fiber network plus GTT’s global Tier 1 network and suite of managed networking and security services will provide enterprises with new options for secure connectivity services.
GTT’s global Tier 1 IP backbone connects over 260 cities on six continents. Ziply Fiber’s network extends across four states including Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana and has redundancies to prevent service interruptions.
Last May, GTT invested in a 400G upgrade for its Tier 1 IP network to address the “continued double-digit increase in IP traffic and will result in improved