Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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.

  • March 09, 2011 09 Mar'11

    Cost of Nortel integration dogs Ciena

    Optical networking vendor Ciena saw its sequential loss narrow slightly during the first quarter of its fiscal 2011, but the ongoing costs associated with the acquisition and subsequent integration of Nortel's Metro Ethernet Network (MEN) business ...

  • March 08, 2011 08 Mar'11

    March of Androids fails to knock Nokia

    The explosive growth of the Android smartphone operating system in the western European market put a dent in Nokia's sales in the last quarter of 2010, but has not yet knocked the old guard from its perch at the top of the tree.

  • March 08, 2011 08 Mar'11

    Proximity adds sales director to boost Avaya team

    Nortel-Avaya partner has named ex-Datapulse man Stuart Legg to the role of sales and marketing director replacing Jane Emerson, who has left for Avaya and ShoreTel partner Nuage.

  • March 07, 2011 07 Mar'11

    Emulex pushes partners towards 10 gig Ethernet market

    Emulex has become the latest storage vendor to move down the networking path with the launch of a new partner scheme designed to foster a transition to 10Gb/s Ethernet (GbE) and network convergence.

  • March 07, 2011 07 Mar'11

    Nortel loses $2.3bn in fourth quarter

    One-time networking powerhouse Nortel Networks has sunk to yet another multi-billion dollar loss, after being hit with a $2.2bn (£1.34bn) accounting charge in the fourth quarter of its fiscal 2010.

  • March 07, 2011 07 Mar'11

    TalkTalk Business targets large network deals following rebrand

    Management at business connectivity specialist TalkTalk Business has moved to reassure the channel that taking on the name of its ISP parent - that is frequently under fire from consumer groups - will not harm their businesses, and could help them ...

  • March 04, 2011 04 Mar'11

    Onyx warns of London net dependence

    Business continuity and disaster recovery outfit Onyx Group has warned of the dependence of the UK's internet traffic on a small number of routes through London as it opens a new Teesside data centre.