Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • November 04, 2011 04 Nov'11

    Avaya to drive under-performing VARs out of channel

    Over 500 under-performing EMEA partners, including an unspecified number in the UK, will be cut in the coming weeks as networking and comms vendor Avaya gets tough with its channel.

  • November 04, 2011 04 Nov'11

    Avaya blows lid off grey market

    Avaya worldwide channel vice president Jeremy Butt vowed to crack the grey market wide open today, as the vendor showed its teeth on a number of fronts.

  • November 03, 2011 03 Nov'11

    Avaya tweaks VAR programme at Berlin partner conference

    Avaya has kicked off its EMEA partner conference in Berlin with a series of tweaks to its partner programme to line itself up for further success in 2012.

  • November 03, 2011 03 Nov'11

    Flat services performance hits BT revenues

    A decline in the wholesale business and a flat performance in the global services business hit BT in the second quarter. The telco giant saw its Global Services division increase revenues by just 1% for the three months ended 30 September to £...

  • November 02, 2011 02 Nov'11

    BE Wholesale pollinates Daisy channel

    Daisy Wholesale has announced a new partnership with BE wholesale to offer O2 broadband services to its channel partners, extending its existing mobile-centric relationship with O2.

  • October 31, 2011 31 Oct'11

    Channel all dressed up for Halloween

    The channel has come out in force for Halloween, with the offices of Manchester-based networking and comms distie Nimans (pictured above) among those resembling scenes from a very busy horror movie as staff dressed up to raise money for the National...

  • October 31, 2011 31 Oct'11

    BT launches broadband recruitment drive

    BT is to recruit 520 new engineers in the UK as it brings forward £300m of investment in its commercial fibre broadband venture, with the bulk being hired from ex-armed forces personnel.

  • October 28, 2011 28 Oct'11

    Smartphone sales boost Samsung Q3

    The success of Samsung's Galaxy smartphone fuelled a 37% increase in its telecom business in Q3 and helped to offset declining sales at its semiconductor and display panel operations.

  • October 28, 2011 28 Oct'11

    Motorola split pays off for strengthening Solutions biz

    Motorola Solutions, the enterprise and public-sector facing networking vendor that split from Motorola Mobility in a velvet divorce at the start of 2011, has turned in a decent performance during the third quarter, with sales rising 10% and net ...

  • October 28, 2011 28 Oct'11

    ShoreTel Q1 revenues up but UK and EMEA may struggle to hit 20% growth target

    Shoretel added more than 1,000 customers and increased its global market share in the Pure IP telephony market as Q1 revenues rose 22%.

  • October 27, 2011 27 Oct'11

    Entanet resellers get access to BE Wholesale services

    Wholesale voice and data comms provider Entanet has signed an agreement to provide BE Wholesale's ADSL2+ broadband connections alongside its BT-based portfolio.

  • October 27, 2011 27 Oct'11

    Retail data booms for Virgin Media, but sales still fall flat

    Double digit growth in retail data sales were not enough to offset declines in retail voice and wholesale voice and data at Virgin Media Business (VMB).

  • October 27, 2011 27 Oct'11

    Sony takes control of smartphone destiny

    Sony has taken full control of its smartphone destiny and sketched out its ambitions for the market after buying Ericsson's stake in the Sony Ericsson joint venture for just over $1bn.

  • October 26, 2011 26 Oct'11

    Loss-making LG smartphone business under pressure

    The challenge facing LG to compete with Apple and Samsung in the smartphone market has been laid bare in its third quarter results which showed a continuing decline in shipments and revenue from its handset operation.

  • October 25, 2011 25 Oct'11

    ZTE makes its move on UK video channel

    Audio-visual and web collaboration VAD Touchline has pledged to shake-up the video-conferencing market after signing an agreement to distribute telepresence, HD video-conferencing, surveillance, digital home and IPTV kit from Chinese network vendor ...