Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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.

  • November 10, 2011 10 Nov'11

    Cisco to competitors: no more Mr Nice Guy

    Cisco CEO John Chambers has told investors that the firm's turnaround plan is hitting its stride, and warned of more aggressive transformation to come, laying into his competitors and suggesting he had gone easy on them up to now. "We're just ...

  • November 09, 2011 09 Nov'11

    Exinda looks for ten to take it to the next level

    WAN optimisation specialist Exinda has rejigged its channel model introducing a platinum level with increased support for around ten UK resellers.

  • November 09, 2011 09 Nov'11

    TalkTalk Business boss Lawton heads for the exit

    TalkTalk Business managing director Paul Lawton has relinquished the hot seat to IBM UK Commercial head Charles Bligh, who will take up the role in mid-November, reporting directly to TalkTalk Group CEO Dido Harding.

  • November 04, 2011 04 Nov'11

    More aggressive cost cutting planned at Alcatel-Lucent

    Alcatel-Lucent has cut its profitability goals and vowed to cut further operational costs as it tries to keep its transformational plans on track.