Epsilon Partners with Metro Optic to Deliver On-Demand Global Connectivity in Canada
Canadian Enterprises, Carriers and Service Providers can reach global destinations, world-leading Cloud Service Providers and Internet Exchanges at the click-of-a button
Chicago, USA, May 8th 2018 – Epsilon, a privately owned global communications Service Provider, has partnered with Metro Optic, a leading provider of high-speed fibre optic networks and interconnection data centres, to deliver global on-demand connectivity to the Canadian market through its Points of Presence (PoPs) in Toronto and Montreal, Canada’s largest cities and rapidly growing commercial hubs.
The Infiny by Epsilon on-demand connectivity platform enables Canadian Enterprises, Carriers and Service Providers to rapidly order, activate and manage local, regional and global connectivity and communication services. Infiny gives users on-demand access to Epsilon’s Global Interconnect Fabric, which includes more than 600 Service Providers, Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) and Internet Exchanges (IXs). The platform enables direct connectivity to world-leading Cloud Service Providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud platform, Microsoft Azure and Alibaba Cloud as well as more than 220 PoPs globally.
Chief Executive Officer at Epsilon
Montreal and Toronto are critical hubs for both business and creative industries in North America. Toronto and Montreal are the two largest cities in Canada by population and also rank fourth and eighth largest in North America, according to the US Census and Statistics Canada.
The connectivity services delivered via this partnership will serve a diverse range of industry segments, including the Film and Television industry in Toronto and Digital Media in Montreal. The Interactive Media industry, which includes Gaming, Animation and Social Networking, employs over 50,000 people in Canada and generates some $7.5 billion in annual revenue, according to the Canadian government. The Film and TV production industry in Toronto alone is worth more than $2 billion to the local economy, according to John Tory the Mayor of Toronto.
Chief Executive Officer at Metro Optic
The Infiny platform enables partners to rapidly provision a suite of on-demand connectivity services via a web-based portal, APIs and iOS or Android mobile apps. It makes procuring and managing global connectivity simple with 24/7 access to services via its intuitive web portal or APIs. Infiny users can choose from a range of services from port-to-port, port-to-Cloud, port-to-Internet Exchange, SIP Trunking and Inbound services, last mile DIA and SD-WAN services. It is supported with bespoke intelligent networking technology that enables it to offer guaranteed Quality of Service (QoS) and Experience (QoE), end-to-end and around the world.
From Left-Right: Michael Bucheit, Chief Executive Officer at Metro Optics and Carl Roberts, Chief Commercial Officer at Epsilon
About Metro Optic
Metro Optic is Canada’s largest independent, carrier-neutral operator of high-capacity fiber networks and carrier-dense interconnection and colocation facilities. The company offers dark and lit fiber solutions to medium and large sized businesses, telecom carriers, cloud operators, wholesalers and datacenter operators. Our network reaches critical corporate and wholesale datacenters and interconnection locations in the greater Montreal and Toronto areas.
Under the I.C.E Datacenters brand (www.icedatacenters.com) , Metro Optic operates multiple carrier-neutral, fiber- and provider-dense interconnection datacenters in Canada. These include leading interconnection sites in downtown Montreal and in Markham (Toronto). For more information, please visit: www.metrooptic.com