Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • November 30, 2011 30 Nov'11

    Eclipse aims to put ISP rivals in the shade

    KCOM Group-owned business ISP Eclipse Internet has set out plans to turn broadband services into a product that the channel actively wants to sell, and is betting that a series of changes to its pricing model will allow it to gain an edge over its ...

  • November 29, 2011 29 Nov'11

    Redstone on road to recovery as net losses halve

    Networking services provider Redstone has cut its operating losses by over 50% to £458,000 during the six months to the end of September.

  • November 23, 2011 23 Nov'11

    Cisco boss Phil Smith gets government nod

    Phil Smith, UK and Ireland CEO at Cisco, has been formally named as the new chair of the government's Technology Strategy Board, having been nominated earlier this year to replace IBM's Graham Spittle.

  • November 23, 2011 23 Nov'11

    KCOM profits heading in right direction

    Half-yearly profits at comms and networking provider KCOM Group are heading upwards on the back of a number of key public and private sector sales, including the awarding of preferred bidder status on a new Public Sector Network (PSN) contract in ...

  • November 22, 2011 22 Nov'11

    Brocade slides to $4m net loss in fourth quarter

    Storage and networking vendor Brocade has slipped to a $4m (£2.6m) GAAP net loss in the fourth quarter of its fiscal 2011, down from $22m year-on-year and $2m in the third quarter, after booking flat year-on-year sales of $550m.

  • November 22, 2011 22 Nov'11

    Ex-Avaya boss Shorten crosses into reseller territory

    Former Avaya UK managing director Lee Shorten is moving deeper into the channel to take up a consultancy role at Avaya partner Excell Communications. Shorten will be charged with reviewing the firm's go-to-market strategy and developing new business...

  • November 21, 2011 21 Nov'11

    Azlan cuddles up to vendors after restructure

    Enterprise networking distie Azlan has announced an imminent restructure to bring itself more closely into line with its European business, as well as bring it closer to its key vendor partners.

  • November 18, 2011 18 Nov'11

    Aruba CEO hails "boring" quarter, buys security firm Avenda

    Wireless networking specialist Aruba Networks has announced its Q1 2012 results, posting narrow GAAP net losses of $500,000 (£316,000), on sales of $119.4m, up 44% year-on-year.

  • November 16, 2011 16 Nov'11

    Green IT key to achieving network efficiencies

    Resellers seeking to optimise their end-user networks for cost efficiencies would do well to talk up green solutions as an element of the pitch, according to a new study into enterprise IT networks from infrastructure specialist CommScope.

  • November 16, 2011 16 Nov'11

    TalkTalk Business integrates new channel services into NGN

    TalkTalk Business has revealed it is to launch a portfolio of channel-centric hosted UC solutions, integrated into its NGN, from early next year.

  • November 15, 2011 15 Nov'11

    Picky consumers dent smartphone market in Q3

    Smartphone sales hit a fallow patch during Q3 in advanced markets as buyers held off replacing their kit, the latest market data from Gartner reveal.

  • November 15, 2011 15 Nov'11

    Accumuli sales up after integration hiccup

    Despite encountering a small accounting anomaly on the balance sheet of its most recent acquisition, Boxing Orange, buy-and-build managed security services firm Accumuli has been reflecting on "period of considerable progress" after unveiling ...

  • November 15, 2011 15 Nov'11

    Huawei buys Symantec out of security JV

    Upwardly-mobile networking vendor Huawei has bought out Symantec's 49% share in the Huawei Symantec joint venture for$530m (£334m).

  • November 14, 2011 14 Nov'11

    Six Degrees plans buy-and-build strategy

    Six Degrees, the mid-market data service provider formed by former SpiriTel front man Alastair Mills over the summer, has hired former Vodafone board director Peter Bamford as non-executive chairman with an eye to embarking on a buy-and-build M&A ...

  • November 14, 2011 14 Nov'11

    Top Daisy partners admitted to new Orange programme

    Mobile airtime distie Daisy Distribution has invited 11 top-performing partners to form part of a new Orange business partner programme called Fusion, which is to be formally launched on 6 December.