CentralNic buys rest of Melbourne IT’s reseller business for AUD $24 million

CentralNic bulks up in Australia by acquiring carveout of what used to be Melbourne IT. Domain name company CentralNic (London AIM: CNIC) is acquiring TPP Wholesale from ARQ Group Limited (ASX: ARQ), formerly known as Melbourne IT. The company will pay total consideration of AUD $24 million (USD $16.6 million). CentralNic will pay AUD $21.3 million up front and the transaction is expected to close by the end of next month pending financing. ARQ Group…

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Ooredoo Qatar Selects Nokia to Build Its 5G Cloud Native Core Network

“Our 5G network will open the flood-gates for machine learning, automation and micro-services use-cases for consumer and business customers in the country,” said Yousuf Abdulla Al Kubaisi, Chief Operating Officer, Ooredoo Qatar. Qatar’s leading communications company, Ooredoo Qatar, a provider of mobile, fixed, broadband internet and corporate managed services, has selected Nokia to build its 5G cloud native core network to support delivery of enhanced mobile broadband services. Ooredoo Qatar has already tested a number of…

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Compass Datacenters Commences Construction of 75MW Data Center Campus in Northern Virginia

Compass Datacenters has commenced construction of its first data center in Loudoun County, Virginia. The 6MW building will be located on Compass’ announced Loudoun campus, which is planned for 500,000 square feet and 75MW of critical IT capacity. Compass Datacenters’ campus strategy would be a “natural evolution” of its traditional business model, which was focused on wholesale core data centers, “optimized for cost, quality and fast delivery.” “Our Northern Virginia data center campus is part…

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