FairPoint's CIO speak at CTO Telecom Summit; GSA to centralize IT services

Wireline news from across the web:

@FierceTelecom RT via @Telexplainer: Why and how companies are merging their voice, video and data networks to a single common standard. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> UNSi has expanded its Dallas, Denver and St. Louis PoPs into full border gateway interconnects, meaning each facility can now support a mix of MPLS, VPLS, DIA and Carrier Ethernet services. Article

> Rose Hauser, FairPoint's executive vice president and chief information officer, will speak at the CTO Telecom Summit, Sept. 16-18, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Release

> The General Services Administration, according to a FierceGovernmentIT article, plans to restructure information technology oversight and responsibilities to be centralized under its headquarters chief information officer. Article

> Vodafone New Zealand has to pay almost NZD1.5 million (USD1.2 million) in fines for making 21 breaches of the Fair Trading Act. Article

And finally … GoDaddy said that the outage it suffered this week was not because of a DDoS attack. Article

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