Virtual1 appoints Head of Network Architecture to lead network developments

Virtual1 has announced the appointment of Rich Adam as Head of Network Architecture. He will take responsibility for defining the Virtual1 core backbone architecture, supporting the interconnection of additional carriers and the launch of new products.

Adam will report directly to Chief Technical Officer James Hickman, who commented, “I am delighted that Rich will be joining the Virtual1 team. I have worked alongside him for several years, and his knowledge and understanding of networks is second to none.”

Adam joins the team from Telstra International and has more than 15 years’ experience in the industry. One of his first projects will be masterminding the roll-out of a new switching layer, designed to increase the resilience and capacity of the Virtual1 network.

Managing Director Tom O’Hagan said ‘At Virtual1 we are committed to delivering the best possible network capabilities. The appointment of Rich Adam as Head of Network Architecture will ensure we continue to operate a network which exceeds the needs of our Partners and their customers.”