MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE:GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today that Rick Calder, GTT president and CEO, will be a featured panelist at the upcoming 2017 INCOMPAS Show in New Orleans. The semiannual conference provides networking opportunities and educational sessions for senior-level professionals and service providers in telecommunications.
The conference will be held April 3-5, 2017, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Mr. Calder will speak on a panel titled Trends in Competition and Consolidation on Wednesday, April 5, at 9:30 a.m. Central time. The panel will examine recent trends and best practices in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in telecommunications and technology.
This panel participation highlights GTT’s successful track record participating in telecommunications M&A, which has contributed strong revenue growth and new product capabilities year-over-year.
“Strategic M&A is a key part of GTT's growth strategy,” stated Mr. Calder. “Most recently, we closed the acquisition of Hibernia Networks, a leading provider of optical transport services, including the lowest latency transatlantic route. We will continue to carefully evaluate M&A opportunities that help grow our cloud networking service portfolio, extend our global network reach, and expand GTT’s client base and talented team of employees.”
The event is hosted by INCOMPAS, a trade association for communications and technology organizations that promotes competition, innovation and economic development. Discussion topics will include emerging trends in cybersecurity, the relationship between service providers and the government, and innovations in edge computing.
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 www.gtt.net.