Ricky Hudson

Ricky Hudson joined Star as Chief Executive Officer in October 2008 from MLL Telecom where he successfully expanded the business through strategic relationships with BT and Virgin Media, as well as acquiring two national spectrum licenses in the 2007 Ofcom auctions. Ricky has been a high flier since his TMT career began with Digital Equipment, where he became the youngest ever District Manager at the age of 29. Joining C&W in 1996, he built up its European ISP business in 1999 through a series of acquisitions before moving into a VP role focused on global M&A activity. Other notable roles include, CEO of Telecity, the leader in pan-European data centres, where he engineered a successful turnaround and take-private with 3i which culminated in the eventual merger with Redbus.

5 Key Lessons Of IT Consumerisation

Consumerization of IT is happening with or without the support of the IT department and this is creating more complexity for businesses. In fact, as more employees bring their own gadgets/devices (BYOD) into the workplace and use social media to communicate and collaborate with their networks and customers, so the consumerization gap is starting to widen – as IT struggles to keep apace of the user...

Why cloud computing location matters

Glocal, like many transatlantic buzzwords, is both annoying and compelling. Like cloud computing, another concept brought to us during the internet revolution, it holds some truth, in that many businesses like to buy global brands, with all of their associations of quality and consistency, delivered to their doorstep. But, like the idea of businesses relying on public clouds, this has become a fla...