News of Note—CenturyLink, Graybar, IEEE and more

august 8 2017

> CenturyLink announced its ongoing support of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) as a champion-level sponsor. Release

> Graybar has opened a new service center in Ft. Lauderdale that is dedicated to the tri-county area in southeast Florida. Release

> Vantage Data Centers is going to enter the northern Virginia data center market with plans to build out a 5-building campus. Telecom Ramblings article

> IEEE named Stephen Welby as its executive director and COO, effective on Jan. 2, 2018. Release

> Windstream has been selected by a worldwide, hyperscale cloud services provider to install 21 100G optical Waves, supporting the cloud operator’s efforts to strengthen and expand its U.S. network. Release

> Advocacy groups told federal judges last week that the FCC failed to justify its claim that a market can be competitive even when it has only one internet provider. Arstechnica article