Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • September 14, 2011 14 Sep'11

    Cisco halves sales forecast as CEO eyes Huawei market share

    Networking giant Cisco has halved its sales forecast as it struggles with reduced demand and increased competition. Cisco's annual revenues will grow up to 7% over the next three years, down from a previous target of up to 17%. But profits are ...

  • September 13, 2011 13 Sep'11

    Imago turnover bolstered by strong VC demand

    Strong demand for video conferencing has helped bolster turnover for audio visual distributor Imago Group, writes Linda Endersby.

  • September 09, 2011 09 Sep'11

    Redstone cuts deliver bottom line savings

    The cost reduction programme at Redstone is having a positive impact with the firm making a sizable reduction in its pre-tax losses and operating expenses. The networking solutions specialist's report for its last financial year, ended 31 March, ...

  • September 08, 2011 08 Sep'11

    Meru buys Brit security outfit Identity Networks

    Wireless LAN vendor Meru Networks has acquired Manchester-based security specialist Identity Networks for an undisclosed sum.

  • September 07, 2011 07 Sep'11

    Wireless kit sales boosted by corporate mobility growth

    Booming sales of mobile devices have led to year-on-year growth of 35% in enterprise wireless LAN (WLAN) sales, as Wi-Fi coverage in both public and private spaces becomes a must-have service, according to analysts at Canalys.

  • September 06, 2011 06 Sep'11

    BT to merge Engage IT and dabs, Balaam steps down

    BT is to form a £400m IT services business that will see the integration of three standalone units, reseller Engage IT, BT Business Direct and e-tail arm, with Engage IT head Martin Balaam to step down as a result.

  • September 06, 2011 06 Sep'11

    Siemens Enterprise Comms names new channel boss

    Siemens Enterprise Communications (SEC) has named distribution manager Tony Smith as its new UK indirect channel sales director, replacing Leon Mangan, who is leaving to take up a new post elsewhere in the industry.

  • September 06, 2011 06 Sep'11

    ANS doubles turnover in busy fiscal 2011

    Manchester-based services provider ANS has more than doubled its turnover to £29.4m during an eventful fiscal 2011. In the 12 months to 31 March, the firm turned in gross profit of £6.6m, up 68%, and operating profit of £1.5m, up ...

  • September 06, 2011 06 Sep'11

    Ingram Micro to launch new Cisco VAR programme

    Ingram Micro will launch a programme designed to attract new Cisco resellers later on this month, the distributor has said.

  • September 05, 2011 05 Sep'11

    Huawei enterprise VP to chat up UK disties

    Huawei's new vice president of enterprise for the UK and Ireland, Simon Culmer, will be tasked with setting up a local distribution channel, the firm has said.

  • September 02, 2011 02 Sep'11

    Servassure hires comms vet Annette Reynolds to run channels

    Daisy Group's white label channel services provider, Servassure, has hired former Sphinx convergence head Annette Reynolds as its new channels partner manager. Reynolds spent four years with Sphinx, prior to which she was instrumental in ...

  • September 02, 2011 02 Sep'11

    Mitel losses narrow as impact of restructuring becomes clear

    Quarterly net losses at unified comms and collaboration vendor Mitel have narrowed on the back of a major restructuring programme intended to improve operating performance.

  • September 01, 2011 01 Sep'11

    Comstor to support Cisco TelePresence 'distie-as-agent' track

    Westcon's dedicated Cisco distribution unit, Comstor, has unveiled support for the Global Partner Network (GPN) for Cisco's TelePresence Distributor-as-Agent track.

  • August 31, 2011 31 Aug'11

    Brocade to launch pay-as-you-go network

    Brocade is to launch a subscription-based network proposition designed to entice new customers by aligning network capacity with fluctuating business demands in cloud-based IT environments.

  • August 31, 2011 31 Aug'11

    Migrating towards the new Internet, lessons from IPv6 Day

    As the industry gears up for the inevitable transition from IPv4 to IPv6, 8 June 2011 was designated as World IPv6 Day, with organisations across the globe offering content over IPv6 to test out the new protocol.