October 05, 2010
Mammoth Networks and AKN Announce Partnership at ITEXPO
By Stefanie Mosca, TMCnet Web Editor
Mammoth Networks, aggregator of data services, and AKN, provider for Private Wide Area Network “PWAN” solutions, has announced a partnership through which they would establish a private connection between their two networks, extending their respective footprints across North America. The announcement was made today from the ITEXPO West 2010 in Los Angeles, CA (News - Alert).
For Mammoth this expanded reach will provide access for its customers to AKN’s Canadian Layer 2 DSL and T1 services. For AKN, access to Mammoth empowers its enterprise and service providers with of a single point of contact for transferring data across North America.
Mammoth Networks (News - Alert) founder & CEO, Brian Worthen said, “We are excited to partner with AKN, which is recognized throughout Canada as the leader in optimizing WAN networks. Also, with today’s workforce becoming increasingly remote, coupled with an increasing universal demand for cloud computing applications and services, ensuring the highest level network experience is a key differentiator for organizations.”
“In addition to reducing costs associated with running a network and increasing user productivity, this relationship enables us to yet again overcome geographical borders and speed application and network performance over long distances,” continued Mr. Worthen.
“Through our partnership with Mammoth, we can extend our reach and ability to deliver seamless Private Wide Area Network solutions throughout North America, and maintain our carrier agnostic approach in providing the most diverse, cost-effective data communications options available,” said Monica Rok, AKN President.
Earlier this year, Mammoth announced it has passed 21,000 DSLs on its network and now supports more than 160 Service Providers across the United States.
Stefanie Mosca is a Web editor for TMCnet. Previously she worked as a freelance copy editor for Digital Surgeons LLC. She holds a master's degree in journalism from Quinnipiac University and a bachelor's degree in communication from the University of New Haven. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.
Edited by Stefanie Mosca