Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • February 10, 2011 10 Feb'11

    Alcatel-Lucent profits on the way up at last

    Troubled networking vendor Alcatel-Lucent posted its first ever sequential rise in net profits during its fourth quarter, banking €340m (£288m) in the last three months of the year, after booking some substantial pre-tax gains.

  • February 10, 2011 10 Feb'11

    Cisco numbers spook the market once again

    Network bellwether Cisco has again frightened off analysts after CEO John Chambers said it had posted weaker margins and talked of slower public sector and consumer spending during the vendor's second quarter, which closed on 29 January.

  • February 10, 2011 10 Feb'11

    Sourcefire plans to extend services through resellers

    Web security specialist Sourcefire has indicated it is aiming to ramp up the services and support revenues for its reseller base.

  • February 09, 2011 09 Feb'11

    Netgear posts quarterly sales record

    SMB networking kit specialist Net gear has jumped to record sales for both the fourth quarter and full year after strong sales through service providers and a higher than expected contribution from a glut of 26 new product lines released during the ...

  • February 09, 2011 09 Feb'11

    Nokia a 'burning platform' says CEO Elop

    In a frank memo circulated among staff at Finnish mobility giant Nokia, CEO Stephen Elop has issued a brutal assessment of the company's current situation to staff, saying that they are "standing on a burning platform".

  • February 09, 2011 09 Feb'11

    TalkTalk cuts 580 jobs as sales remain flat

    TalkTalk is to cut 580 jobs in a "major reorganisation" of its business operations as the integration of Tiscali continues. The cuts will come as part of a restructure that should see the business save £25m per annum.

  • February 08, 2011 08 Feb'11

    Smart phone security threats on the rise

    Smart phone security threats are becoming an increasing problem as hackers target the growing number of users using their handheld devices to store sensitive information.

  • February 08, 2011 08 Feb'11

    Antenna picks up mobile internet specialist

    Mobility software outfit Antenna Software has forked out an undisclosed sum to acquire mobile internet software company Volant's systems as part of an attempt to position itself as an end-to-end mobile solutions provider for the carrier market.

  • February 03, 2011 03 Feb'11

    BT makes progress but revenues dip again

    BT has posted a slight dip in revenues for the second quarter in succession as its Global Services and Retail operations saw turnover drop.

  • February 03, 2011 03 Feb'11

    Virgin Media Business sets sights on data centres

    Virgin Media Business is extending its network into data centres to widen its potential market and is looking to the channel to help it carve out a stake in the emerging cloud infrastructure space.

  • February 02, 2011 02 Feb'11

    New UK CEO for Alcatel-Lucent

    Alcatel-Lucent has appointed former BT managing director of group and Open reach service operations Lucy Dimes as its new UK and Ireland CEO, replacing Lakh Jemmett, who is to take up the post of EMEA vice president of transformation in April.

  • February 02, 2011 02 Feb'11

    Juniper adds new EMEA partner head

    Juniper Networks has named its vice president of Strategic Alliances, David Helfer, to the post of EMEA partner vice president.

  • February 01, 2011 01 Feb'11

    Extreme makes redundancies as growth slows

    Second quarter profits and sales at Extreme Networks have scraped in at the low-end of previously issued guidance.

  • February 01, 2011 01 Feb'11

    Ofcom told to look at practicalities of web site blocking

    Ofcom has been handed the task of discovering if the parts of the Digital Economy Act intended to block sites providing illegal content can be blocked. One of the main anti-piracy weapons in the Act is the ability to use the courts to block ...

  • February 01, 2011 01 Feb'11

    Network could grow productivity 5% annually, says Cisco CEO

    Speaking this morning at the Cisco Live event in London, Cisco CEO John Chambers has called for European businesses to use their networks to improve productivity in the economic recovery, and warned that there is "no such thing" as a truly secure ...