San Jose, California – (The Hosting News) – June 29, 2006 – Customer-centric managed services firm, Global Netoptex Inc. (GNi), will partner with peer-assisted file distribution platform provider, BitTorrent Inc., to offer an IP transit Internet address for streaming videos at one gigabit per second.
By using transit agreements with Tier One providers, GNi provides BitTorrent with a single connection that peers into six networks to ensure the company consistently accesses the fastest connections between two locations. GNi also acts as a network operations center (NOC) at the 365 Main Mission Critical Data Center in San Francisco providing 24/7 onsite technical support. As a result, GNi’s Service Level Agreement (SLA) with BitTorrent guarantees 99.999 percent uptime.
Ashwin Navin, President and Co-founder of BitTorrent commented, ”BitTorrent is emerging as a key player for distribution of video content over the Internet and needs bandwidth providers that can keep pace with our growth. GNi’s reliability and flexibility were key factors in our decision to work with them, so we can focus on the best user experience for our service.”
GNi offers multi-carrier/multi-homed Internet transit, managed services and 24/7 ”remote hands” support to maximize uptime, eliminate points of failure, and provide reliable service for mission-critical applications. The rapidly expanding managed services provider also guarantees ”five nines” network availability as reflected in the company’s service level agreements with clients such as Symantec, HP, the Oakland Raiders and Southern Cross.
Derek Wise, President and CEO of GNi added, ”We’re excited about working with BitTorrent. Their video distribution model presents some interesting challenges that allow us to demonstrate our innovative approach to delivering the best Internet services and support.”
BitTorrent provides open-source, peer-assisted protocol by the same name, specifically created to overcome the obstacles of transferring large files over the Internet. Created in 2001, BitTorrent endeavors to enable users to publish, search and download popular digital content quickly, easily and securely. BitTorrent is a privately held company with headquarters in San Francisco.
Global Netoptex Inc. (GNi) is a provider of customer-centric managed Internet services who’s goal is to extend customers’ infrastructure while reducing total cost of ownership (TCO). GNi offers expertise, resources and solutions to meet customers’ onsite and off-site requirements. Services include wired and wireless connectivity, world-class network security, disaster recovery, comprehensive server management and hosting, networking operations and management, and network consulting. GNi’s unique P.O.W.E.R. (Process Organized with Efficient Resources) methodology delivers consistent levels of excellence for efficiently managing peak loads and guaranteeing uptime.
To learn more about BitTorrent, please visit: www.bittorrent.com.
For more information about Global Netoptex, please visit: www.gni.com.