Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • March 22, 2011 22 Mar'11

    Ofcom sets 4G auction date for 2012

    Telecoms regulator Ofcom will auction off two spectrum bands for 4G mobile services early next year in a move that will ease provision of mobile internet services to both business and consumer users.

  • March 21, 2011 21 Mar'11

    Dimension Data UK boss van Horssen to step down

    Dimension Data UK boss Ton van Horssen is to step down by mutual consent at the end of the month - the closure of its fiscal first half 2011 - amid some suggestions that sales are below expectations.

  • March 21, 2011 21 Mar'11

    Polycom adds new UK sales VP

    Unified comms and video specialist Polycom has appointed former NCR managing director Elton Birden as area sales vice president for the UK and Ireland.

  • March 21, 2011 21 Mar'11

    Cisco delays March security patch after Japan disaster

    Following the 11 March earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear crisis in Japan, Cisco has taken the step of abandoning scheduled plans to publish its IOS Security Advisories, scheduled for 23 March.

  • March 17, 2011 17 Mar'11

    Hosted comms market lacks coherent distribution model

    The revenue share of hosted communications services will soon be nipping at the heels of the on-premise model when it comes to enterprise comms deployments, according to new research from analysts at Frost and Sullivan, but lacks a coherent channel ...

  • March 16, 2011 16 Mar'11

    Gamma hails comms channel resurgence

    B2B comms provider Gamma Telecom has pointed to growing levels of channel confidence after posting record financial results for 2010. Underlying revenues at the Newbury-based firm were up 5.6% year-on-year to £126.2m, excluding the impact of ...

  • March 16, 2011 16 Mar'11

    BT names new Openreach head

    BT has named its group director of strategy and regulatory affairs, Olivia Garfield, to chief executive at its critical ‘last mile' Open reach division. Garfield replaces Steve Robertson, who has held the post since Open reach's launch six years ago...

  • March 15, 2011 15 Mar'11

    Ingram Micro gets slice of ZyXEL distribution pie

    SME broadband networking vendor ZyXEL has signed an agreement with Ingram Micro to offer its full range of products, including UTM firewalls, switching and routing, wireless LAN and storage kit.

  • March 15, 2011 15 Mar'11

    SME optimism high ahead of Olympics, says Cisco

    Cisco has published research suggesting that the SME sector will be the driver of economic recovery in the UK, and talked up the importance of the 2012 Olympics in "kick-starting" the UK economy.

  • March 11, 2011 11 Mar'11

    Blackberry wilts as Apple blooms for enterprise users

    The popularity of Research in Motion's Blackberry smartphones declined in the fourth quarter of 2010 as enterprise employees chose Apple products as their preferred devices, according to a survey by iPass, writes Jenny Williams. The enterprise ...

  • March 11, 2011 11 Mar'11

    Maintel sales up on Redstone customer acquisition

    Comms services outfit Maintel has reported a 13% increase in its 2010 group sales to £22m following the acquisition of £2m worth of business from Redstone Converged Solutions and the signing of a three-year contract to service Westcon's ...

  • March 10, 2011 10 Mar'11

    Super-fast broadband critical to recovery, says CIF

    The Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) has added its voice to calls for the government to take a more proactive line over super-fast broadband roll-out in the UK, saying that the economic recovery will be impeded if things do not move quicker.

  • March 09, 2011 09 Mar'11

    Comstor adds partner security development initiative

    Cisco distribution house Comstor has launched a new programme built around network security development called FirstLook.

  • March 09, 2011 09 Mar'11

    Azlan confirms departure of boss Ian French

    Azlan has confirmed that boss Ian French is stepping down to concentrate on his consultancy business Siceo and the Gap aid charity he chairs but will continue to provide advisory services to the Basingstoke-based distributor.

  • March 09, 2011 09 Mar'11

    Firms not ready to open network to staff-owned devices

    The consumerisation of IT is an issue users are aware of but many remain in denial over the extent to which employees are connecting to the corporate network with mobile devices.