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Stage

Acquired | Acquired

Total Raised

$22.97M

About AboveNet Communications

AboveNet, Inc. provides fiber connectivity solutions for businesses and carriers. Its private optical network delivers key network and IP services in and between 14 top U.S. metro markets and London. AboveNet's network is widely used in demanding markets such as financial services, media, health care, retail and government.

AboveNet Communications Headquarter Location

50 W San Fernando Street Suite # 1010

San Jose, California, 95113,

United States

408-367-6666

Latest AboveNet Communications News

Colt Names Rajiv Datta As CTO

Dec 22, 2015

News Wire Feed Tweet London -- Colt is delighted to announce the appointment of Rajiv Datta as Chief Technology Officer. Rajiv joins Colt on 1 January and will be a member of Colt’s Executive Leadership team under Carl Grivner who takes over as CEO on 1 January. In this role Rajiv will be responsible for the development of Colt's network technology strategy, the creation of its next generation of products and services, including the evolution of its SDN-based network capability, and the delivery of its digital customer experience. Rajiv has held a number of very senior strategic positions in the telecoms and communications infrastructure industry, most notably at AboveNet Communications Inc. where he was most recently, Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Rajiv was responsible for the day-to-day management of the company including sales, marketing, service delivery, network management, IT, engineering, and infrastructure. Rajiv played a very significant part in recasting AboveNet from a carrier-centric fibre infrastructure company into an enterprise-focused provider of high-bandwidth data services with industry-leading financial performance. During his time as CTO and COO at the company AboveNet grew annualised revenue from $190 million to $500 million, achieved 45%+ EBITDA margins and increased enterprise value from $280 million to $2.2 billion. Commenting on the appointment Carl Grivner said “We are delighted that Rajiv has decided to join us at such an important point in Colt’s ongoing journey. His track record of transforming business performance speaks for itself and, as we look to Colt’s future, this will be invaluable in creating the levels of focus, speed and innovation that we need.”

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