Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • August 30, 2011 30 Aug'11

    Collaboration buy helps Cisco VARs target MS Office market

    Cisco has paid out an undisclosed sum to acquire privately-held business collaboration start-up Versly, a California based firm that specialises in enabling more effective content collaboration within Microsoft's Office suite, a potential 600 ...

  • August 26, 2011 26 Aug'11

    Azlan's Sheppard replaces Shorten at Avaya

    Former Azlan lynchpin Andrew Sheppard is heading to Avaya as the firm's new UK and Ireland managing director after Lee Shorten stepped down from the role to pursue other opportunities.

  • August 25, 2011 25 Aug'11

    Avaya cops to three years of losses ahead of IPO

    Ahead of its imminent billion dollar IPO, Avaya has divulged crucial details regarding its financial health and revealed three straight years of net losses.

  • August 25, 2011 25 Aug'11

    BT Engage IT signals that growth ambitions continue

    BT Engage IT has completed the first stage of its recruitment drive after hiring in 40 heads but has vowed to keep expanding in order to gain growth.

  • August 24, 2011 24 Aug'11

    IT departments marginalised as UK workers take control

    Nearly 70% of British workers are now using at least one of their own devices, whether it be a notebook, smartphone or tablet, in their day-to-day work, according to Mitel, with many end-users expressing a lack of confidence in their IT departments ...

  • August 23, 2011 23 Aug'11

    Ex-Riverbed boss to oversee EMEA launch for Tintri

    Former Riverbed EMEA vice president Marcus Chambers has popped up at US VM storage specialist Tintri to oversee its expansion into Europe.

  • 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.