Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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.

  • 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 ...