News of Note—G4S, CenturyLink, C&W Business and more

news of note

> G4S has relaunched the Adesta brand as a subsidiary of G4S Secure Integration and will focus on end-to-end life cycle telecommunication projects. Release

> Former Telecom Italia chief Guido Rossi has died at 86. Telecompaper article

> The state of New Jersey has approved CenturyLink’s pending acquisition of Level 3 Communications. Release

Blitz Week

Register for FierceTelecom Blitz Week - June 15-18

As the telecom industry moves forward in the age of new technology, FierceTelecom Blitz week addresses the questions of how platforms, providers, and more will modernize to keep up with these fast-paced changes and their current status of implementing these changes. Join us June 15-18 to dive deep into the world of telecom transformation.

> C&W Business, the corporate unit of U.K.-based Cable & Wireless Communications, has achieved compliance with the international ISO 27001 certification for information security. Release

> Verizon shuts off 84-year-old woman’s phone service on her birthday. Boston Globe article

Suggested Articles

France and Germany are teaming up to jointly create a cloud-computing ecosystem that would challenge AWS, Microsoft and Google, according to Reuters.

Calix has teamed up with Spirent for a single lab that speeds up testing cycles while lowering powering and capex.

VMware announced on Thursday that it has struck a deal to buy network security vendor Lastline for an undisclosed sum.