People & Companieshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2208©2018 Capacity Media60People & CompaniesPacketFabric secures $25 million in series B fundingPacketFabric has secured a $25 million investment in series B funding from lead investor NantCapital.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781513/PacketFabric-secures-25-million-in-series-B-funding.htmlFri, 19 Jan 2018 11:45:00 GMTGTT shoots for brand boost with appointment of ex-basketballer ErvingGTT Communications has elected NBA basketball legend Julius Erving to its board of directors.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781337/GTT-shoots-for-brand-boost-with-appointment-of-ex-basketballer-Erving.htmlThu, 18 Jan 2018 11:15:00 GMTDan Ephraim appointed to VP of sales at Infomart Data CentersInformart Data Centers has appointed former director of Digital Realty Trust, Dan Ephraim as its new vice president of sales.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3781038/Dan-Ephraim-appointed-to-VP-of-sales-at-Infomart-Data-Centers.htmlWed, 17 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTVocus spins off wholesale arm from enterprise unit in restructureVocus Group has announced an organisational restructure while will see it split the enterprise and wholesale divisions of its Australian arm into separate operating units.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3780651/Vocus-spins-off-wholesale-arm-from-enterprise-unit-in-restructure.htmlMon, 15 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTBehind NTT Com's network security roadmapMichael Wheeler, EVP of the NTT Communications Global IP Network at NTT America, spoke to Jason McGee-Abe to discuss how automation is the final piece of the puzzle for its DDoS Protection Services (DPS) offeringhttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3778815/Behind-NTT-Coms-network-security-roadmap.htmlFri, 12 Jan 2018 00:45:00 GMTPutting the enterprise experience firstMegaport has just added IBM Cloud to its growing list of cloud partners. CEO Vincent English tells James Pearce about how it is tackling the enterprise markethttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3778813/Putting-the-enterprise-experience-first.htmlThu, 11 Jan 2018 00:30:00 GMTPTC: Connecting worlds and advancing ICTAs the Pacific Telecommunications Council reaches its fortieth anniversary, Jason McGee-Abe spoke to Tony Rossabi, CRO of TierPoint and president of PTC, about how the global membership organisation has transformedhttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3778807/PTC-Connecting-worlds-and-advancing-ICT.htmlWed, 10 Jan 2018 00:15:00 GMTIOX Cable System is progressing fastInnovative 52tbps capacity cable will be the first open access cable system in the India and SAARC regionhttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3778785/IOX-Cable-System-is-progressing-fast.htmlTue, 09 Jan 2018 00:45:00 GMTExtending Atlantic Ocean ConnectivityIt has been a landmark year for Aqua Comms, forging important new relationships and making plans for fresh infrastructure developments.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3778698/Extending-Atlantic-Ocean-Connectivity.htmlMon, 08 Jan 2018 11:45:00 GMTSEA-ME-WE 5: Going strong, a year onAs the SEA-ME-WE 5 subsea cable hits its first anniversary, the consortium reflects on how its flexible approach has helped open up the telecommunications markethttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3778501/SEA-ME-WE-5Going-strong-a-year-on.htmlSat, 06 Jan 2018 00:30:00 GMTSprint picks former Altice CEO Combes to be CFO as Robbiati leavesSprint has appointed former Altice CEO Michel Combes as CFO, replacing Tarek Robbiati, who leaves at the end of the month.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3778931/Sprint-picks-former-Altice-CEO-Combes-to-be-CFO-as-Robbiati-leaves.htmlFri, 05 Jan 2018 11:45:00 GMTINCA Board elects Zeetta Networks CEOThe Independent Networks Cooperative Association (INCA) has elected Vassilis Seferidis, CEO of Zeetta Networks, to its Board.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3778927/INCA-Board-elects-Zeetta-Networks-CEO.htmlFri, 05 Jan 2018 11:00:00 GMTWhy unknown ISQ bought HGC for $1.9bnA private-equity investor you’ve probably never heard of now owns HGC. Alan Burkitt-Gray asks CEO Andrew Kwok about the changes and the opportunities this bringshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3778400/Why-unknown-ISQ-bought-HGC-for-19bn.htmlFri, 05 Jan 2018 00:15:00 GMTThe softwarisation of PCCW GlobalPCCW Global has bought Console Connect. CEO Marc Halbfinger talks to James Pearce about the acquisitionhttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3778397/The-softwarisation-of-PCCW-Global.htmlThu, 04 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMTGCX tackles Indian telecoms carnage with bold investment planA cable from China to Europe and new investments in Mumbai are among GCX’s plans to set it apart from the troubled Indian mobile business. Alan Burkitt-Gray interviews GCX CEO Bill Barneyhttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3778342/GCX-tackles-Indian-telecoms-carnage-with-bold-investment-plan.htmlWed, 03 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMTCenturyLink announces two new leadership appointmentsCenturyLink has continued to overhaul its management team by appointing two new senior executives, with both set to report to chief operating officer Jeff Storey.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3778084/CenturyLink-announces-two-new-leadership-appointments.htmlTue, 02 Jan 2018 13:00:00 GMTInge Smidts is appointed to CEO of Cable and WirelessCable and Wireless Communications (C&W) has named Inge Smidts, the former chief marketing officer of Liberty Global, as its new CEO.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3777076/Inge-Smidts-is-appointed-to-CEO-of-Cable-and-Wireless.htmlThu, 21 Dec 2017 12:00:00 GMTIntelsat names Samer Halawi as its new CCOIntelsat has appointed former satellite industry executive Samer Halawi as chief commercial officer (CCO), effective as of 9 January 2018.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3776996/Intelsat-names-Samer-Halawi-as-its-new-CCO.htmlWed, 20 Dec 2017 17:30:00 GMTVodafone appoints new IoT directorStefano Gastaut, Vodafone’s current chief executive of Vodafone Egypt, has been named as the company’s new internet of things global director, effective as of 1 January 2018.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3776379/Vodafone-appoints-new-IoT-director.htmlTue, 19 Dec 2017 10:15:00 GMTWe don’t just run data centres, we build ecosystemsSachin Sony, senior manager of field development & vertical marketing at Equinix, talks about the company’s strategic cloud road-map, its partnership with Oracle and the future of the industry.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3775758/We-dont-just-run-data-centres-we-build-ecosystems.htmlFri, 15 Dec 2017 10:45:00 GMTQ&A with Cato Networks co-founder and CEO Shlomo KramerCapacity speaks to Cato Networks about the benefits of SD-WANhttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3774589/Q-A-with-Cato-Networks-co-founder-and-CEO-Shlomo-Kramer.htmlThu, 14 Dec 2017 09:00:00 GMTTake back control through SD-WAN, claims RiverbedSteve Foster, senior solutions engineering manager at Riverbed Technology, talks WAN optimisation, SD-WAN and the opportunities they present for enterpriseshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3773250/Take-back-control-through-SD-WAN-claims-Riverbed.htmlWed, 13 Dec 2017 17:00:00 GMTAccedian on "wires-only" SD-WANAs service providers look to capture more of the enterprise market, Accedian CEO Partick Ostiguy discusses "wires-only" SD-WAN - a different solution to the flexibility problemhttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3774757/Accedian-on-wires-only-SD-WAN.htmlWed, 13 Dec 2017 15:15:00 GMTSpectrum Enterprise unveils its plans for a "trendy" new SD-WAN productSpectrum Enterprise, part of Charter Communications, is the latest service provider to unveil plans to launch an SD-WAN offering. Capacity sits down with VP of data product management Bob Schroeder to discuss its new producthttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3774393/Spectrum-Enterprise-unveils-its-plans-for-a-trendy-new-SD-WAN-product.htmlWed, 13 Dec 2017 15:00:00 GMTReid quits C&W as Liberty Global splits off separately quoted Latin American unitCEO John Reid is to leave Liberty Global’s Cable & Wireless Communications (C&W) in early 2018, shortly after shares in Liberty Latin America begin trading.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3775086/Reid-quits-C-W-as-Liberty-Global-splits-off-separately-quoted-Latin-American-unit.htmlWed, 13 Dec 2017 12:45:00 GMTColt names Louisa Gregory as chief of staffColt Technology Services has named corporate director for Asia Louisa Gregory as chief of staff for the entire company, reporting directly to CEO Carl Grivner.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3774071/Colt-names-Louisa-Gregory-as-chief-of-staff.htmlMon, 11 Dec 2017 10:00:00 GMTGerman count takes over as group CEO at Denis O’Brien’s DigicelDigicel has hired Veon’s group chief performance officer from an 800-year-old German aristocratic family to be its new CEO.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3774063/German-count-takes-over-as-group-CEO-at-Denis-OBriens-Digicel.htmlMon, 11 Dec 2017 09:45:00 GMTBharti Airtel’s Ajay Chitkara: Why companies should invest in India & SAARCAhead of the inaugural Capacity India & SAARC event in New Delhi (7 & 8 February 2018), Capacity spoke to Ajay Chitkara, director and CEO of global voice and data business at Bharti Airtel, to find out how the carrier is helping to make India an IP hub and why companies should invest in the region.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3773597/Bharti-Airtels-Ajay-Chitkara-Why-companies-should-invest-in-India-and-SAARC.htmlThu, 07 Dec 2017 17:00:00 GMTInterview with PCCW Global CEO Marc HalbfingerMarc Halbfinger sits down with Capacity to explain the reasons behind PCCW Global's recent acquisition of parts of Console Connecthttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3773161/Interview-with-PCCW-Global-CEO-Marc-Halbfinger.htmlWed, 06 Dec 2017 17:00:00 GMTFiberLight names MacNeil as CEODon MacNeil has been promoted from chief operating officer (COO) to chief executive officer (CEO).http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3773054/FiberLight-names-MacNeil-as-CEO.htmlWed, 06 Dec 2017 11:15:00 GMT