People & Companieshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2208©2017 Capacity Media60People & CompaniesFormer Sparkle CEO Elisabetta Ripa to head Italy’s Open FiberElisabetta Ripa, former CEO of Sparkle, has become the new CEO of alternative Italian broadband network Open Fiber.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767764/Former-Sparkle-CEO-Elisabetta-Ripa-to-head-Italys-Open-Fiber.htmlFri, 17 Nov 2017 12:15:00 GMTAT&T’s iPhone champion joins cloud and messaging company as CEOGlenn Lurie, the executive who brought the iPhone to AT&T, has become CEO of cloud and messaging company Synchronoss.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767558/AT-Ts-iPhone-champion-joins-cloud-and-messaging-company-as-CEO.htmlFri, 17 Nov 2017 00:45:00 GMTZayo appoints CRO and European MDZayo Group has named Phil Mottram as chief revenue officer (CRO) and Annette Murphy as managing director of Europe.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3766730/Zayo-appoints-CRO-and-European-MD.htmlTue, 14 Nov 2017 11:30:00 GMTJust look at yourself and make a changeCarriers are trying to enable business transformation for enterprises, but to do so they need to transform themselves first Verizon’s associate director of product strategy Oliver Cantor tells James Pearcehttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3763280/Just-look-at-yourself-and-make-a-change.htmlSat, 11 Nov 2017 00:30:00 GMTInnovation: the key to staying aheadInnovation isn’t simply about bringing new and different services to market. It needs to touch every facet of a company’s activities in order to truly have an impact.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3763397/Innovation-the-key-to-staying-ahead.htmlFri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMTThe future of IXP’s will be service drivenThe future of internet exchange points is collaboration, “the point is not to be the biggest, it’s to be clever enough to make sure you facilitate the entry of a new network, instead of wanting to be the only one connecting this new network,” says France-IX CEO, Franck Simon.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3765535/The-future-of-IXPs-will-be-service-driven.htmlThu, 09 Nov 2017 10:15:00 GMTBrightlink IP has its eyes set on global expansionExpanding its global network and “laying software on top of what we do” are the long and short term plans for Brightlink IP, according to its chief technology officer, Joe White.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3763952/Brightlink-IP-has-its-eyes-set-on-global-expansion.htmlThu, 02 Nov 2017 16:15:00 GMTLiberty Global promotes Nair to president and CEO of Latin America and CaribbeanLiberty Global has promoted Balan Nair to president and CEO of its Latin American and Caribbean division.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3763317/Liberty-Global-promotes-Nair-to-president-and-CEO-of-Latin-America-and-Caribbean.htmlTue, 31 Oct 2017 12:00:00 GMTWith cybersecurity in-place, internet innovation can thriveA growing number of businesses have cyberattack response plans in-place while surging popularity of OTT is driving need for PoP installations in smaller marketshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760911/With-cybersecurity-in-place-internet-innovation-can-thrive.htmlTue, 31 Oct 2017 00:15:00 GMTGlobal carriers back ‘City as a Platform’ initiativeThe TM Forum is coordinating carriers, vendors and cities themselves to set new standards for smart cities and has started out by recruiting signatories for its 10-point manifesto on its City as a Platform idea.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3763149/Global-carriers-back-City-as-a-Platform-initiative.htmlMon, 30 Oct 2017 00:15:00 GMTA transformational mindset for growthEmbracing change is key to unlocking wholesale’s future potential, says Mardia van der Walt (Niehaus), who just hit two years as SVP at Deutsche Telekom ICSShttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761833/A-transformational-mindset-for-growth.htmlSun, 29 Oct 2017 00:30:00 GMTInfrastructure evolving towards the futureA powerful and innovative backbone is the key to sustain bandwidth demand and flexibilityhttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761492/Infrastructure-evolving-towards-the-future.htmlSat, 28 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMTIn a class of its ownItalian carrier Retelit has an unmatched offer for customers looking for diverse, low latency Ethernet-based connectivity between the Mediterranean and Asia, via Africa and the Middle East.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761831/In-a-class-of-its-own.htmlFri, 27 Oct 2017 00:15:00 GMTQ&A with Giuseppe Sini, head of Retelit international business unitWe will grow our global footprint with "the Italian difference" says Giuseppe Sini, head of Retelit International Business Unithttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761306/Q-A-with-Giuseppe-Sini-head-of-Retelit-international-business-unit.htmlWed, 25 Oct 2017 12:00:00 GMTQ&A with Khaled Sedrak, founder and CEO of NxtVnNxtVn have "no shortage of adventures" says its founder and CEO, Khaled Sedrak.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761814/Q-A-with-Khaled-Sedrak-founder-and-CEO-of-NxtVn.htmlWed, 25 Oct 2017 11:00:00 GMTDeutsche Telekom ICSS: A view from inside wholesale securityCapacity media recently spoke to Mardia van der Walt (Niehaus), senior vice president International Carrier Sales & Solutions at Deutsche Telekom. She gave us her insights into the state of security on a business, personal and societal level.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761214/Deutsche-Telekom-ICSS-A-view-from-inside-wholesale-security.htmlWed, 25 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMTNxtVn snares AMS-IX CEO Job Witteman to become COOData centre park operator NxtVn has hired Job Witteman from AMS-IX to be its chief operating officer.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761863/NxtVn-snares-AMS-IX-CEO-Job-Witteman-to-become-COO.htmlWed, 25 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMTFrom protection to innovationMichael Wheeler, executive vice president of NTT Communications Global IP Network at NTT America, talks to Capacity about changing attitudes onto cybersecurity, NTT Com’s commitment to innovation and some new trends in wholesale telecoms.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761191/From-protection-to-innovation.htmlTue, 24 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMTRobust and diverse paths through EuropeOTEGLOBE is revamping its European network and acquiring dark fibre to help soup it up. CEO Dino Andreou explains what’s behind this and how it has been donehttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760376/Robust-and-diverse-paths-through-Europe.htmlTue, 24 Oct 2017 00:45:00 GMTQ&A with Ivan Mihaljevic, president of BCE Nexxia"We are focused on our network evolution toward virtualisation", says Ivan Mihaljevic, president of BCE Nexxia, a Bell Canada company, and Head of Bell Wholesalehttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761220/Q-A-with-Ivan-Mihaljevic-president-of-BCE-Nexxia.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 08:15:00 GMTOTTs were born digital, but carriers must transform and nowIt might be a painful process, but carriers are recognising the need to undergo digital transformation, Huawei’s Ryan Ding tells Alan Burkitt-Grayhttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761265/OTTs-were-born-digital-but-carriers-must-transform-and-now.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMTExploring the digital frontier with BTDamien Staples has been VP of global wholesale voice and roaming at BT for 18 months. Jason McGee-Abe caught up with him at the BT offices in London to find out how the company is evolving in the wholesale spacehttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761260/Exploring-the-digital-frontier-with-BT.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 00:45:00 GMTTransformation through acquisitionBICS has struck a deal to buy US 2FA provider TeleSign. BICS CEO Daniel Kurgan and TeleSign exec Stacey Stubblefield explain how the deal will transform the Belgian wholesalerhttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761262/Transformation-through-acquisition.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 00:45:00 GMTRebranding is successful for globally expanding SparkleIt’s a partner in Seabras-1 and in Sea-Me-We 5, it has a new presence in the fast-expanding market in Vietnam, and its Iranian connection is almost ready for service, Sparkle CEO Alessandro Talotta tells Alan Burkitt-Grayhttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761258/Rebranding-is-successful-for-globally-expanding-Sparkle.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 00:30:00 GMTLevel 3 names Julia Fraser as VP of salesLevel 3 Communications has named Julia Fraser as its new vice president of sales for across the UK and Ireland.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761308/Level-3-names-Julia-Fraser-as-VP-of-sales.htmlSun, 22 Oct 2017 23:15:00 GMTSprint can help wholesale customers grow their businessSally O’Brien, head of global wholesale at Sprint talks to Natalie Bannerman on the company’s growing wholesale activities and her experiences as a prominent woman in telecomshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760684/Sprint-can-help-wholesale-customers-grow-their-business.htmlSun, 22 Oct 2017 00:15:00 GMTHow is Orange seizing wholesale opportunities?Pierre-Louis de Guillebon, CEO of Orange International Carriers, explains to Jason McGee-Abe how the carrier’s voice and data transition is developing and what plans will launch in 2018http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760635/How-is-Orange-seizing-wholesale-opportunities.htmlSat, 21 Oct 2017 00:30:00 GMTIbarra is the new kid on the Blok as CEO quits KPNFormer Wind Tre CEO Maximo Ibarra is to become the new CEO of Dutch operator KPN after current chief Eelco Blok announced plans to step down next year.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760622/Ibarra-is-the-new-kid-on-the-Blok-as-CEO-quits-KPN.htmlFri, 20 Oct 2017 10:00:00 GMTThe era of digitisation is here! Embrace or be disrupted!We are living in an era of instant gratification and instant fulfillment – consumers look for all the answers on their smart devices and in such a scenario, businesses need to fast embrace this digitisation in order to create more value and drive digital enablement.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760226/The-era-of-digitisation-is-here-Embrace-or-be-disrupted.htmlFri, 20 Oct 2017 00:30:00 GMTInterxion UK: equipping itself for growthAndrew Fray, Interxion UK's MD, gives Jason McGee-Abe an update about how the company is expanding its London campus, preparing for MiFID II and creating fairness within tradinghttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760218/Interxion-UK-equipping-itself-for-growth.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 00:15:00 GMT