• March 10, 2011 10 Mar'11

    Computacenter files solid 2010 financials

    Computacenter (CC) released a solid set of 2010 financials this morning that were underpinned by corporate customers replacing ageing infrastructure kit and a steady growth in services. The services-based reseller group made an operating profit of &...  Continue Reading

  • March 10, 2011 10 Mar'11

    Generation Gmail

    A recentsurveycommissioned by email management company, Mimecast, has found that corporate email accounts are being shunned by those aged under 25 in favour of personal email accounts when it comes to the sending of business email. Why? Users hate ...  Continue Reading

  • March 09, 2011 09 Mar'11

    Who's been mis-selling domestic broadband connections?

    Up to 70% of SMEs in the UK are still relying on domestic rather than business grade broadband connections, and collectively could be wasting up to £357m a month. These claims were made by a team of researchers working on behalf of ...  Continue Reading

  • March 09, 2011 09 Mar'11

    Jail for conman in latest Cisco parts fraud

    How easy is it to scam Cisco?A walk in the park, apparently. Long-time readers of Network Noise may remember the case of an Arizona restaurateur, who was jailed last October after bilking Cisco out of $20m worth of fraudulent orders by submitting ...  Continue Reading

  • March 09, 2011 09 Mar'11

    Firms not ready to open network to staff-owned devices

    The consumerisation of IT is an issue users are aware of but many remain in denial over the extent to which employees are connecting to the corporate network with mobile devices. The growth of the bring your own computer movement has emerged as one...  Continue Reading

  • March 09, 2011 09 Mar'11

    Cost of Nortel integration dogs Ciena

    Optical networking vendor Cienasaw its sequential loss narrow slightly duringthe first quarter of its fiscal 2011, but the ongoing costs associated with the acquisition and subsequent integration of Nortel's Metro Ethernet Network (MEN) business ...  Continue Reading

  • March 09, 2011 09 Mar'11

    Retirement comes closer

    Further to a posting on BusinessMan on 29 November, the Government has now published the draft form of the Employment Equality (Repeal of Retirement Age Provisions) Regulations 2011. The legislation, if passed, will apply from 6 April 2011 and ...  Continue Reading

  • March 09, 2011 09 Mar'11

    Why the Cloud is smoking Part 1

    As part of an investigation into Cloud Computing, your correspondent found himself in a prison, composed entirely of fags. It's National No-Smoking Day, apparently. People like your columnist are being targeted in a government funded clamp down...  Continue Reading

  • March 08, 2011 08 Mar'11

    Resellers, get into voice coaching, says Plantronics

    On Tuesday Network Noise sat down at UC Expo for an interesting chat with Plantronics EMEA vice president and managing director Philip Vanhoutte. As I'm sure you don't need telling, Plantronics made its name developing peripheral headset, microphone...  Continue Reading

  • March 08, 2011 08 Mar'11

    Midwich seals Dell distribution deal

    UPDATED: Midwich has confirmed that it is gearing up to sell Dell printers with a launch date set for later this month. As revealed by MicroScope's Reseller Radar bloglast month, the Texan tech titan was negotiating Ts&Cs with Diss-based print...  Continue Reading

  • March 08, 2011 08 Mar'11

    March of Androids fails to knock Nokia

    The explosive growth of the Android smartphone operating system in the western European market put a dent in Nokia's sales in the last quarter of 2010, but has not yet knocked the old guard from its perch at the top of the tree. Total mobile phone ...  Continue Reading

  • March 08, 2011 08 Mar'11

    Proximity adds sales director to boost Avaya team

    Nortel-Avaya partner has named ex-Datapulse man Stuart Legg to the role of sales and marketing director replacing Jane Emerson, who has left for Avaya and ShoreTel partner Nuage. Proximity has sold Nortel kit for well over a decade and was one of ...  Continue Reading

  • March 08, 2011 08 Mar'11

    Samsung restarts search for mobile PC GM

    Samsung is on the lookout for a general manager to run its mobile PC unit after handing current incumbent Darren Matthews a newly created role to manage B2B resellers in the division. At the same time, the Korean giant is preparing to welcome on ...  Continue Reading

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