Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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 £...

  • 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.