News of Note—AT&T, 8x8, Lumos and more

> AT&T has named Xavier Williams as president of public sector and wholesale solutions, supporting AT&T's government and education customers across federal, state, local and international markets. Release

> 8x8 strengthened its global marketing organization with the recent appointments of three senior executives: Milan Martin as VP of global brand and marketing communications, Lynn Porterfield as VP of U.S. midmarket demand generation, and Anders Unosson as VP of marketing optimization. Release

> Lumos Networks entered into a multiyear agreement with Memorial Health System to provide advanced fiber connectivity, SIP trunks and Cloud Express services to seven Memorial Health Systems locations in and around Marietta, Ohio. Release

> The Brazos Valley Council of Governments has deployed a new private network with Ciena and CenturyLink that is now live and providing services. Release

> Facebook will invest $750 million to construct a 970,000-square-foot data center in Henrico County, Virginia. CNBC article