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GCX Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), announced the appointment of Anja Blumert as Chief Financial Officer, effective 1 July 2020. Ms. Blumert will oversee GCX's global finance organization and financial activities and will be based in the company's headquarters in London.

Global Switch Expands Its European Footprint

Global Switch has announced that in response to growing demand construction has started on the first stage of a new data centre in Amsterdam.

NEC, NTT Form Alliance for Joint R&D

NTT Corporation and NEC Corporation agreed to form a capital and business alliance for the purpose of joint research and development and the global rollout of ICT products utilizing innovative optical (including submarine cable) and wireless technologies.

Wärtsilä Solutions Selected as E-Marine Upgrades Its Fleet

Wärtsilä continues to work closely with Dubai-based E-Marine, a specialist operator of cable layer vessels, currently upgrading its fleet to achieve greater efficiencies.

Chorus Deploys New Cable to Waiheke Island

New Zealand telecom provider Chorus announced that on June 17, work to lay a second, diverse submarine fibre optic cable to Waiheke Island. Once complete the new cable will cross from Maraetai Beach to Woodside Bay on Waiheke Island.

Africa Data Centres Acquires Data Centre in Johannesburg

Africa Data Centres, part of the Liquid Telecom Group, has completed the acquisition of a state-of-the-art Tier IV data centre in Johannesburg from Standard Bank, Africa's largest bank.

Hurricane Electric Announces New PoP at Perth Data Center

Hurricane Electric and NEXTDC announced that Hurricane Electric has deployed a new Point of Presence (PoP) in NEXTDC’s P1 Perth Data Centre, located in Malaga, just 13km from Perth’s CBD.

Cable to Connect Galapagos Islands to Mainland Ecuador

Recent years have seen an expansion of the submarine fiber optic cable network to reach many remote locations, particularly islands, around the world that previously were considered to represent too small of a market to be economically viable. 

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