Datacenters.com Launches Network Services on the IGNITE Project Platform®

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The addition of networking to IGNITE Projects® makes it easy to receive proposals for private line, SD-WAN, and MPLS solutions from top network service providers.

Datacenters.com, the leading technology platform and marketplace for colocation, cloud and connectivity, announces the launch of network services to the Datacenters.com IGNITE Project Platform®.

Many businesses today are focused on wide area network (WAN) technologies as the need for reliable, secure, and scalable network infrastructure demand accelerates with digital transformation. Cloud services, Internet of things (IoT), and edge computing are fueling demand for network modernization. These technologies, paired with large, global IP backbones are enabling greater resource management, employee empowerment, customer experience and insights, and speed to market for products and services for businesses worldwide.

With IGNITE Network Projects®, IT professionals can design their networks and view available providers that match their requirements. Users can access powerful network configurators for software defined WAN (SD-WAN), multi-protocol label switching (MPLS), and private line networks. Based on the user's location and technology requirements, Datacenters.com intelligently matches users with the right network service providers. Network proposals are uploaded directly by providers to the IGNITE Project Platform® making it easy for users to compare all of their options.

Datacenters.com has added 31 of the top network service providers including AT&T, Verizon, CenturyLink, Aryaka, CATO Networks, Zayo, Palo Alto (Cloudgenix), China Telecom, and Colt Technology Services with the launch of IGNITE Network Projects®. All of the providers have been on-boarded and trained on this platform.

Key Features:

  • First digital RFP for enterprise network services
  • Users can design their SD-WAN, MPLS and private line technologies online
  • Proprietary algorithm provides intelligent matching based on network requirements
  • Users can select all or specific network services providers to participate in their RFP
  • 31 top network service providers have been on-boarded and trained on the platform
  • Proposals and pricing for networking solutions are delivered directly through the platform

Quotes:

“High performance networks like SD-WAN and MPLS are critical for today’s digital enterprise,” said Michael Allen, VP of Solutions & Engineering at Datacenters.com. “These solutions represent a core solution offering for us and we’re excited to launch the first fully automated, intelligent digital RFP tool to help users architect their network infrastructure.”

“It’s amazing to think that we have on-boarded and trained 184 providers on the IGNITE Project Platform® in 2020,” said Heidi Humphreys, President of Datacenters.com. “There’s a lot of excitement around the launch of the IGNITE Network Projects both internally and from our partners that were an integral part of this launch.”

“This is just the beginning for the IGNITE Project Platform®,” said Michael Price, VP of Software Engineering at Datacenters.com. “We are continuously adding data and upgrading the platform to improve our intelligent matching algorithm and provide a better experience for Datacenters.com users and providers.”

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Datacenters.com is the #1 technology platform and marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of colocation, cloud, connectivity, managed services, and related IT services. We are dedicated to one thing – helping IT professionals research, purchase, and manage their technologies across a diverse range of solutions, providers and vendors.
Since 2014, Datacenters.com has attracted more than 1.6 million visitors. The platform provides detailed information on 335 providers, 2,937 data center facilities, and 173 marketplace products globally.

Datacenters.com is the sister company of Global Consulting Group, Inc. (GCG), a leading technology services distributor and IT consulting company headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

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