Global Crossing announced it has signed up a Big Deal with Office Depot, providing the company with a large MPLS network for “more than 100” Office Depot warehouse distribution centers and large customer sites in the U.S., Europe, China and Israel.
It’s a three year, multimillion dollar contract providing Office Depot with a “strategic alternative network” in addition to its existing service provider. Global Crossing is providing a flexible usage-based billing model to help OD manage network throughput more efficiently and cost effectively.
In total, Office Depot has nearly 1,600 worldwide retail stores, a dedicated sales force, and $4.2 billion in e-commerce operations. Annual sales for OD are around $12.1 billion and the company employs around 41,000 people around the globe.