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HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC), a leading Hong Kong and international fixed-line telecom operator and ICT solution provider, headquarter in Hong Kong, operating 22 overseas offices with business across 5 continents, announced the acquisition of Macroview Telecom Limited, a leading digital technology solution and managed services provider in Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland China.
Marcatel operates a large fiber optic network that interconnects Mexico with Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Chile, China, Spain, Peru, Venezuela and the United States. Their network is comprised of over 5,000 km of fiber covering 150 cities and their portfolio includes traditional voice and VoIP services, high capacity Ethernet, Wavelength, IP-VPN, and International Private Line connectivity, along with VoIP, Data Center and Managed Service offerings
The biggest risk to a European company's cybersecurity is not, as often believed, external hackers and overseas-based virus attacks, but an organisation's own employees. A key finding from the Telstra Cyber Security Report 2019 is that 88 per cent of surveyed European organizations were impacted by unintentional human error in the past year resulting in at least one incident of compromised security, integrity or availability of service. The study surveyed close to 1,300 professionals across 13 countries.
Western European bandwidth infrastructure provider euNetworks recently acquired Onstage Online GmbH , a fiber company headquartered in Vienna, Austria. Onstage owns duct and metro fiber within Vienna that connects up some 16 data centers and more than 200 on-net buildings. Each backbone node is connected to at least two others, enabling true route diversity. The company also has some regional fiber in the surrounding state of Lower Austria .
Diane Miller has been appointed Advantage’s first Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Miller is a recognized industry executive with 30 years’ experience leading technology expense and service management operations teams at a variety of growing technology companies, including Tangoe and Advotus Corporation. In this new position Ms. Miller will be responsible for overall project management, service delivery, customer experience and ongoing lifecycle support for Advantage’s base of 800+ global customers.