Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • October 21, 2011 21 Oct'11

    Colt sales flat in third quarter

    Network services provider Colt has reported flat sales and earnings for the third quarter, with revenues up just 0.6% to €396m. EBITDA was also up 0.6% to €83.4m, buoyed by stabilising voice sales and growth in datacentre services.

  • October 21, 2011 21 Oct'11

    Expand Networks reassures partners it's business as usual

    Expand Networks has moved swiftly to assure channel partners and customers that recent reports of receivers being appointed do not spell the end for the WAN optimisation specialist.

  • October 19, 2011 19 Oct'11

    Juniper profits squeezed in uncertain economy

    The sense of growing unease in global markets has begun to impact the quarterly results of some of the key vendors, with Juniper Networks the latest to report a slight sequential fall in revenues.

  • October 19, 2011 19 Oct'11

    Colt courts cloud disties for white-label service

    Infrastructure provider Colt is on the hunt for distribution partners or cloud aggregators to carry its recently launched Enterprise Cloud, a VMware vCloud datacentre service launched over the summer.

  • October 18, 2011 18 Oct'11

    Former Azzurri boss takes mentoring role at Intrinsic

    Former Azzurri CEO Gordon Matthew, who stepped down from the role in 2010, has popped up at UC and cloud services provider Intrinsic Technology as non-executive chairman.

  • October 18, 2011 18 Oct'11

    ShoreTel recruits telco veteran to run EMEA

    ShoreTel has recruited a former Vodafone executive and telco veteran to run its EMEA operations with a brief of driving growth and the wider adoption of integrated IP comms.

  • October 14, 2011 14 Oct'11

    Nortel pension deficit appeal rejected

    An appeal against last December's landmark ruling that Nortel was to be held liable for a £2.1bn hole in its UK pension scheme has today been thrown out in an apparent victory for The Pensions Regulator and many thousands of ex-Nortel workers ...

  • October 13, 2011 13 Oct'11

    Alcatel-Lucent on verge of Genesys sale

    Alcatel-Lucent is understoodon the verge of selling its Genesys contact centre software unit to private equity investors Permira, according to the Financial Times. The unit sits within Alcatel-Lucent's Enterprise division, a sale of which was ...

  • October 12, 2011 12 Oct'11

    Avaya UK boss to take channel back to basics

    Avaya's new UK and Ireland managing director Andrew Sheppard, who was named as Lee Shorten's replacement during the summer.

  • October 12, 2011 12 Oct'11

    Lack of confidence in small players benefits Westcon, Logicalis

    Datatec, the parent of networking and convergence distie Westcon, services house Logicalis and support specialist Intact, has suggested that a lack of business confidence in smaller channel outfits has played into its hands in recent months.

  • October 07, 2011 07 Oct'11

    Meru Networks boss steps down as sales rise 20%

    Meru Networks president and CEO Ihab Abu-Hakima is to step down from the wireless infrastructure vendor, with new management to be phased in by April 2012.

  • October 07, 2011 07 Oct'11

    Avisen reverses into data management outfit 1Spatial

    Avisen has kicked off its rebooted buy-and-build drive with the announcement that it is to perform a reverse takeover of Cambridge-based location data management specialist 1Spatial, with the Avisen name to disappear post-merger.

  • October 05, 2011 05 Oct'11

    Leaked Cisco memo predicts bleak HP channel future

    In an internal memo leaked to US channel press, Cisco has slammed its rival HP, saying that the possible removal of its PC business from the equation will hobble its rival's ability to compete effectively in the channel.

  • October 05, 2011 05 Oct'11

    TalkTalk Business buys comms reseller Greystone

    TalkTalk Business has picked up Cheshire-based business comms reseller and partner Greystone Telecom for an undisclosed sum.

  • October 05, 2011 05 Oct'11

    HP insider to run Networking business

    A little over four months since Marius Haas moved on to pastures new, HP has named Bethany Mayer to the post of senior vice president and general manager of HP Networking.