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Telstra’s recent buy Pacnet suffers IT security breach

Pacnet's IT network was hacked earlier this year

Telstra’s recently acquired datacentre and cloud specialist Pacnet suffered a security breach earlier this year whereby a third-party managed to get access to its IT network, the telco revealed this week.

Telstra, Pacnet finalise acquisition deal

Telstra is buying Pacnet to bolster its presence in the Asia Pacific cloud and managed services market

Telstra’s acquisition of Pacnet has now come to fruition, with the Australian telco today announcing it has completed the purchase of the cloud, managed services and datacentre provider. As reported by Telecoms.com in December, the valuation of the deal came in at $697m.

Pacnet virtualizes optical layer, adds bandwidth self-service

Pacnet is adding SDN into its optical network

Pan-Asian operator Pacnet has announced its work with optical infrastructure vendor Infinera to bring network virtualization technologies into the optical layer, utilising software defined networking capabilities, reports telecoms.com. The introduction of SDN into Layer 1 is intended to afford customers requiring high-capacity to access high bandwidth availability on a self-service basis. The operator announced the […]

Telstra confirms discussions to acquire datacentre and networking specialist Pacnet

Telstra is in talks to acquire Pacnet

Australia’s former state-owned telco, Telstra, has confirmed discussions are underway over a potential acquisition of datacentre and undersea cable operator Pacnet. At this stage, the cost of any possible transaction has not been announced.

LeaseWeb announces Hong Kong datacentre in latest expansion effort

LeaseWeb is partnering with Pacnet in Hong Kong to provide cloud and colocation services to the local market

Hosting, cloud and colocation provider LeaseWeb has opened a datacentre in Hong Kong to drive adoption of the company’s services in the region. The move comes just one month after the company announced a US expansion and partnership with Equinix.

LeaseWeb heads to Asia with Singapore cloud datacentre

LeaseWeb has expanded into Pacnet's Singapore's facility

Cloud and colocation provider LeaseWeb announced that it has expanded its reach into Asia with the launch of a new cloud datacentre in Singapore. The company said Singapore, with its proximity to large multinationals and a robust financial services sector, is a strategic location that will become an increasingly important market for cloud providers.

Pacnet and China Telecom partner on datacentres, cloud

China Telecom and Pacnet are working together to expand cloud services in the city of Chongqing

Hong Kong-based Pacnet, which operates a large datacentre network in Asia Pacific, the US and Europe announced a strategic partnership with China Telecom Thursday that will see both companies jointly expand and develop datacentres for cloud solutions in the city of Chongqing, a rapidly growing municipality in the southwest of China.

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