• January 29, 2010 29 Jan'10

    Juniper sales up on network spending rebound

    Juniper Networks has reported strong results for the fourth quarter of its fiscal 2009, giving more weight to talk that enterprise customers in the US are now ramping up their network spend. Although Q4 GAAP net profit dipped just over 1% ...  Continue Reading

  • January 29, 2010 29 Jan'10

    Phoenix IT Group to acquire KCOM network break fix arm

    Phoenix IT Group has been hotly tipped to acquire KCOM Group's network maintenance services business by early next week. Hull-based KCOM embarked on a major cost-cutting programme after notching up significant losses in 2008. It restructured the ...  Continue Reading

  • January 29, 2010 29 Jan'10

    Veeam unites European management into single role

    Virtualisation specialist Veeam has shuffled its management pack uniting the control of Europe under a single head. Previously the vendor had used a system of Southern and Northern European management but with the departure of Northern European ...  Continue Reading

  • January 29, 2010 29 Jan'10

    Northamber sales and marketing director Chatterton exits

    Northamber is on the hunt for a new sales and marketing director following the departure of previous incumbent Mark Chatterton after six months in the role. The former boss at Equanet and long serving director at DSGi joined Surrey-based ...  Continue Reading

  • January 29, 2010 29 Jan'10

    KCOM performance improving in second half

    Managed comms outfit KCOM Group continues to power through the second half of its fiscal 2010, according to an interim management statement released today. The group's performance to the end of December 2009 was roughly in line with previous ...  Continue Reading

  • January 28, 2010 28 Jan'10

    Microsoft profits up 60% as Windows 7 demand soars

    Microsoft has seen its profits jump 60% on the back of strong consumer demand for Windows 7, masking business customers continued reluctance to spend. In a dramatic turnaround on fiscal Q2 last year when profits sunk 11% and a redundancy programme...  Continue Reading

  • January 28, 2010 28 Jan'10

    Avnet fiscal Q2 sales boosted by economic uplift

    A healthier global economy helped Avnet grow fiscal Q2 sales above the seasonal norm but favourable currency translations also lent a hand Revenues for the three months ended 2 January went up 13.2% to $4.83bn or 10% when for-ex conversions were ...  Continue Reading

  • January 28, 2010 28 Jan'10

    CA unveils fresh CEO and on track Q3 numbers

    CA is looking forward to its recent investments in cloud computing to start feeding through to the remaining three months of its fiscal year after it announced reasonably stable numbers for Q3. The software vendor also took the opportunity to ...  Continue Reading

  • January 28, 2010 28 Jan'10

    BroadSoft and Polycom add new VAR channel programme

    VoIP application software developer BroadSoft and video specialist Polycom have joined forces to set up a new VAR and SI-facing channel programme to sell a new integrated voice and video proposition, launched today. The two firms have paired off to...  Continue Reading

  • January 28, 2010 28 Jan'10

    Graydon names Norton as head of intelligence

    Graydon UK is about to welcome Alan Norton back on board as head of the IT intelligence unit. As revealed last month, the previous incumbent Mark Ancell left the credit reference agency to join Computer 2000 as general manager for risk and ...  Continue Reading