Equinix Datacentres Selected For ASC

By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet September 7, 2017 Equinix has announced that its International Business Exchange (IBX) datacentres will be used for Vocus Communications' Australian-Singapore Cable (ASC) submarine cable system in Melbourne and Sydney. The ASC will join other cable providers already present within Equinix's IBX datacentres in Sydney, and will be the first with a [...]

2017-09-07T09:39:45-04:00September 7th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

ASC To Go Live Mid-2018 As Vocus Announces AU$1.5b Net Loss

By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet August 23, 2017 Initially planned to launch in September next year, Vocus said that despite adding a spur to Christmas Island, the subsea cable will be ready to go live in less than a year, ahead of competitor cable systems Indigo and Trident. "We've been able to achieve the earlier date through condensing the [...]

2017-08-25T13:19:37-04:00August 25th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

Vocus To Turn Down $3bn Bid, Push Ahead On Singapore Cable

By Computer Daily News June 16, 2017 Australia’s troubled No 4 telco Vocus will reject the $3.3 billion bid for the company by the US-based Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Vocus CEO Geoff Horth has revealed. The bid has been described as “opportunistic”, coming at a time when Vocus had been hit by internal problems and its [...]

2017-06-16T14:56:19-04:00June 16th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |