Leading International ferry operator renews multi-year network contract to connect sites and harbors across Europe
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications, today announced the renewal for a multi-year agreement with Stena Line to provide a fully managed, end-to-end communications platform, by connecting 38 sites and harbors across Scandinavia, Great Britain and the Baltic countries. Stena Line Group is one of the world's largest ferry operators with the most comprehensive route network in Europe.
"Ensuring high performance across our entire communications network to provide best-in-class customer care is essential for Stena to remain at the forefront of our industry," said Goran Nystedt, Group CIO of Stena AB. "GCX, who shares our passion for creating the highest customer value, has a very strong track record in delivering outstanding global support with strong in-country capabilities, giving us the competitive advantage to innovate and expand our business into new markets."
As part of the agreement, GCX will deliver a comprehensive end-to-end managed network solution that enables Stena Line's to deploy all their shipping line applications across a resilient and scalable Global Network, while optimizing cost and efficiencies to bridge its network operations into a seamless function with a single, centralized point of management.
"Stena Line always strives to meet the high demands in maritime safety and customer care and we are proud to have supported their business growth for almost a decade," said Mark Russell, President of Europe, Global Cloud Xchange. "Our global reach and world-class delivery capabilities will continue to empower Stena Line to capitalize on the dynamic shipping industry and drive measureable results."
GCX offers enterprise WAN communications for the agile world based on industry leading hybrid MPLS overlay network architecture. Delivered as a fully-managed service, including circuit and CPE installation, pro-active monitoring, 24 x 7 on-site and remote support, fault management and comprehensive reporting, Managed MPLS VPN provides high performance and scalable connectivity into 160 countries worldwide to meet critical enterprise networking needs, thereby giving customers the ideal mixture of reach, value for money, service and flexibility.
About Global Cloud Xchange
Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications, offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions customized for carriers, enterprises and new media companies. GCX owns the world's largest private undersea cable system spanning more than 67,000 route kms which, seamlessly integrated with Reliance Communications' 200,000 route kms of domestic optic fiber backbone, provides a robust Global Service Delivery Platform. With connections to 40 key business markets worldwide spanning Asia, North America, Europe and the Middle East, GCX delivers Managed Services to more than 160 countries and offer extensive VPLS-enabled Ethernet network capabilities globally. GCX is equipped to support businesses through the deployment of next generation Enterprise solutions across its Cloud Delivery Networks.
About Stena Line
Stena Line Group, one of the world's largest ferry operators with an annual turnover of 12.000 MSEK and 5.000 employees, serves 22 ferry routes with 34 vessels connecting 10 countries in Europe. Stena Line has significant market shares on all of its business areas. The strong position is the result of an innovative company culture, stimulating service- and product development combined with strategic company acquisitions.
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