Jeanine van der Vlist has joined the Executive board of Eurofiber. She will be taking on the new role of Chief Commercial Officer in the Executive board. Paul Naastepad will be succeeding Jeanine van der Vlist as managing director of Eurofiber Netherlands. The new appointment is a result of Eurofiber’s ambitions for continued growth.
Eurofiber has started construction on a new fiber-optic connection to the Eemshaven Dataport. Supplementing the existing route via Delfzijl, the route between the city of Groningen and Eemshaven will be Eurofiber’s second connection to the Dataport. The new connection will be commissioned in the fourth quarter of 2018.
This year the annual ECTA conference will take place in Brussels on 28th and 29th November. Eurofiber is an active member and sponsor of this conference. Eurofiber’s Gijs Phoelich has been chairman of the ECTA board since 2016. He will open the conference on Tuesday 28th November.
On 30th March, Eurofiber launched a direct connection to Amazon Web Services (AWS), expanding the scope of the company’s existing Secure Cloud Connect services. Secure Cloud Connect provides organisations with a direct and redundant link to leading cloud platforms via a fiber-optic connection that is separated from the public internet.
Eurofiber is taking part in the European Round Table on Connected and Automated Driving today at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. Chaired by Andrus Ansip, Vice President of the European Commission, the Round Table marks a further milestone on the road towards self-driving cars.
Eurofiber announces the launch of Secure Cloud Connect. This new service offers organizations a direct, redundant connection with leading cloud platforms, such as Microsoft Azure and Office 365, and IBM SoftLayer over a fiber connection that is kept separate from the public Internet.
Eurofiber Group has reached an agreement with the shareholders of Dataplace to acquire 100% of the Dataplace shares. The agreement came into effect on 22 August. This acquisition adds a second datacenter to Eurofiber, strengthening the concern’s position in the regional datacenter market. The owner of Dataplace, Gerben van der Veen, will be taking over leadership of the Eurofiber Group’s datacenter activities from today.
Maarssen – Philipp Humm (56) has been appointed Non-Executive Board Member and Chairman of the Eurofiber Group from May 17.