GTT Receives 2017 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award

Cloud Connect Recognized for Industry Innovation and Quality

McLean, VA, January 31, 2017

GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Cloud Connect a 2017 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award winner. These awards recognize the most innovative and highest quality IP communications brought to market or updated in the past year.

Cloud Connect is a private network solution that provides multinational clients with secure, pre-established connectivity to leading cloud service providers. By connecting to GTT in a single location, clients have access to an ecosystem of cloud service providers in data centers around the world. Cloud Connect is a key capability in GTT’s EtherCloud wide area networking portfolio, which is comprised of Ethernet, VPLS and MPLS service offerings.

“GTT is honored to have been recognized with this accolade from INTERNET TELEPHONY,” stated Rick Calder, GTT president and CEO. “Cloud Connect delivers on GTT’s commitment of connecting people around the world, delivering private and secure access to the business-critical services and applications that drive value across their organizations.”

Cloud Connect is backed by end-to-end SLAs and provides predictable latency from the enterprise to the cloud, ensuring a high-quality end user experience. The service can be deployed as part of a hybrid, private or public cloud environment.

“It gives me great pleasure to recognize GTT with a Product of the Year Award for 2017. I have always been impressed with its commitment to excellence and innovation,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “In the opinion of our distinguished judges, Cloud Connect has proven to be among the best IP communications solutions available on the market. I look forward to continued innovation from GTT.”

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About GTT

GTT provides multinationals with a better way to reach the cloud through its suite of cloud networking services, including wide area networking, Internet, managed services and voice services. The company’s Tier 1 IP network, ranked in the top five worldwide, connects clients to any location in the world and any application in the cloud. GTT delivers an outstanding client experience by living its core values of simplicity, speed and agility. For more information on how GTT is redefining global communications, please visit



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About TMC

Global buyers rely on TMC’s content-driven marketplaces to make purchase decisions and navigate markets. This presents branding, thought leadership and lead generation opportunities for vendors/sellers.

TMC’s Marketplaces:

  • Unique, turnkey Online Communities boost search results, establish market validation, elevate brands and thought leadership, while minimizing ad-blocking.
  • Custom Lead Programs uncover sales opportunities and build databases.
  • In-Person and Online Events boost brands, enhance thought leadership and generate leads.
  • Publications, Display Advertising and Newsletters bolster brand reputations.
  • Custom Content provides expertly ghost-crafted blogs, press releases, articles and marketing collateral to help with SEO, branding, and overall marketing efforts.
  • Comprehensive Event and Road Show Management Services help companies meet potential clients and generate leads face-to-face.

For more information about TMC and to learn how we can help you reach your marketing goals, please visit


TMC Contact:                                                                        Jessica Seabrook Marketing Director +1.203.852.6800, ext. 170 [email protected]


GTT Media Inquiries:

Ann Rote +1.703.677.9941 [email protected]

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