Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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.

  • 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 £...