Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • August 22, 2011 22 Aug'11

    Cisco software buy to ease service provider sales process

    Cisco has handed over $31m (£18.8m) to acquire the AXIOSS service fulfilment software assets and related employees of Finnish comms software firm Comptel's UK subsidiary.

  • August 22, 2011 22 Aug'11

    Sabio appoints UC business boss

    Former DiData UC practice solutions architect Dan Harding has joined comms integrator and Avaya partnerSabio to head up its unified comms operation.

  • August 22, 2011 22 Aug'11

    Frontier's Mann takes up marketing role at Aastra

    Business comms specialist Aastra has announced the appointment of Colin Mann as its new UK and Ireland marketing manager.

  • August 22, 2011 22 Aug'11

    Alcatel-Lucent relaunches nought per cent finance plan

    Alcatel Lucent's financial services arm has announced it is re-running last year's naught per cent financing scheme built around the firm's enterprise solutions for voice, data and unified comms.

  • August 17, 2011 17 Aug'11

    Jones the Dragon flogs wireless business for £38m

    Dragon's Den star Peter Jones has sold off his machine-to-machine comms specialist Wireless Logic to private equity house ECI Partners for £38m.

  • August 16, 2011 16 Aug'11

    F5 buys IP of defunct Crescendo

    F5 Networks has acquired the intellectual property assets and some key development staff from defunct Israeli application delivery networks (ADN) specialist Crescendo Networks, which has gone into administration.

  • August 15, 2011 15 Aug'11

    Huawei looks to cloud and tablets to grow business

    Comms specialist Huawei has talked up its ambitions to deliver products well beyond its traditional networking expertise highlighting cloud as one of the areas it plans to expand into along with tablets and other devices.

  • August 15, 2011 15 Aug'11

    Google boosts smart phone position with Motorola Mobility buy

    Google might be facing a tough competitor in Apple, which is defending its smart phone patents aggressively, but has bolstered its access to intellectual property with the $12bn (£7.65bn) acquisition of Motorola Mobility Holdings.

  • August 11, 2011 11 Aug'11

    Chambers vows to keep pressure on to change Cisco

    Cisco boss John Chambers has promised that it will not take the foot off the pedal as it reviews its business in the hunt for cuts and areas where it can simplify the operating structure.

  • August 11, 2011 11 Aug'11

    Ipanema targets VAR market with new partner programme

    WAN governance and app-centric VPN services specialist Ipanema Technologies is branching out from its traditional routes-to-market and launching a partner programme to address a "green field" market among system integrators and VARs.

  • August 11, 2011 11 Aug'11

    Cisco results show positive impact of cost cutting

    Cisco managed to surprise the markets in a pleasant way delivering results that were better than expected indicating that the demand for IT is holding up but the vendor has weighed in with plenty of cost cutting to try and get itself back on track.