Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • May 25, 2011 25 May'11

    Ethernet switch market takes a breather in Q1

    The Ethernet switching market has got off to a sluggish start in 2011, according to the latest Enterprise Networks Tracker report from market-watchers at IDC, with sales down 9.1 per cent year-on-year and 12.5 per cent over Q4 2010, to just above ...

  • May 24, 2011 24 May'11

    Cloud concerns moving beyond security, says Colt report

    Network services provider Colt has published the results of its annual CIO survey, revealing that concerns around cloud implementations are shifting beyond security to more generalised worries about risk and management.

  • May 24, 2011 24 May'11

    Nimans to offer partners O2 white-label options

    Comms distributor Nimans claims to have taken the "next logical step" in the development of its converged communications portfolio after signing a new contract with mobile network operator O2.

  • May 23, 2011 23 May'11

    Warburton takes wraps off CloudPresence

    Keith Warburton has returned to the channel, just weeks after parting company with the Technology Channels Association, at the helm of an industry group designed to give those selling video conferencing a greater voice.

  • May 23, 2011 23 May'11

    Avnet launches Avaya switch training scheme

    Avnet Technology Solutions is to launch a new programme to provide practical hands-on training on Avaya's Ethernet switching lines.

  • May 23, 2011 23 May'11

    M&A whizzkid Haas leaves HP Networking

    Marius Haas, senior vice president and worldwide general manager of HP Networking and the driving force behind Hewlett-Packard's acquisitions of EDS and 3Com is among a swathe of executives on the way out as CEO Leo Apotheker shakes up the firm.

  • May 19, 2011 19 May'11

    TalkTalk making progress on restructuring programme

    In its first set of annual results since it demerged from the Carphone Warehouse, TalkTalk has posted revenues of £1.76bn, up 4.6 per cent on fiscal 2010, and statutory pre-tax profit of £57m, over four times higher than last year.

  • May 19, 2011 19 May'11

    Virgin Media Business launches co-location datacentre service

    Virgin Media Business has launched a co-location service in partnership with datacentre operator ICM to offer regional datacentres around the UK. The datacentres will be in Glasgow, Leeds, Birmingham, Farnborough, London, Manchester, Rumford and ...

  • May 18, 2011 18 May'11

    Avaya talks up Nortel features of latest IP Office release

    Avaya has made interoperability with heritage Nortel equipment, and the integration of its enterprise channel partners, a key element of the latest version 7.0 of its SMB IP Office suite, which was released yesterday.

  • May 17, 2011 17 May'11

    Daisy dealers to confront mobility dragons

    O2, Orange and Vodafone distributor Daisy Distribution is planning to thrust its partners into the limelight ate Dragons' Den style deal clinic later this month.

  • May 16, 2011 16 May'11

    D-Link targets specialist video channels with Norbain distie deal

    IP video and CCTV distributor Norbain has signed an agreement to sell D-Link's IP camera and security line-up as well as its wireless networking, routing and switching portfolio.

  • May 16, 2011 16 May'11

    intY pushes partners towards midmarket Lync deals

    Cloud and SaaS specialist and Microsoft technology partner intY has launched a cloud-based unified comms service built around Microsoft Lync, with the intention of highlighting potential midmarket deals to its VAR community.

  • May 12, 2011 12 May'11

    BT ups dividends as profits spike 97%

    BT has increased its full-year dividend by 7% and reported market-beating fourth-quarter results, saying it expects to continue to grow profit and free cash flow, writes Warwick Ashford Profit for the quarter was up 97% to £495m compared with ...

  • May 12, 2011 12 May'11

    Intrinsic hires following Dataplex buy, plans further acquisitions

    Unified comms and cloud reseller Intrinsic Technology has revealed plans to hire up to 30 new heads by the end of the year to support its growth targets and back the recent acquisition of VMware partner Dataplex.

  • May 12, 2011 12 May'11

    Azlan adds AdvaTel Avaya booster package

    Azlan has signed a distribution agreement with Avaya DevConnect partner AdvaTel to supply its InTouch UC add-on for Avaya IP Office.