Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • December 06, 2010 06 Dec'10

    Hunt outlines coalition broadband plans

    The culture secretary Jeremy Hunt is today setting out the coalition government's broadband strategy, setting a tentative date of 2015 to bring super-fast fiber broadband to between 85% and 90% of the UK, with the private sector shouldering the bulk...

  • December 03, 2010 03 Dec'10

    Channel warned over voice security neglect

    The rush towards convergence among voice and data resellers means that the security of voice and VoIP installations is being neglected with potentially damaging consequences.

  • December 03, 2010 03 Dec'10

    Nortel auctions wind down with GDNT China sale

    Nearly two full years after it first went into administration, Nortel has sold its final substantial asset, China-based Guandgong Nortel Telecommunication Equipment (GDNT), to Ericsson China for $50m in cash.

  • December 02, 2010 02 Dec'10

    Mitel sales hold steady in Q2

    Unified comms software vendor Mitel has made total sales of $161.1m (£103m) - down 0.8% - in the second quarter of its fiscal 2011. In unaudited figures for the three months to the end of October, the firm made GAAP net income of $80.9m, ...

  • December 02, 2010 02 Dec'10

    Daisy buys into healthcare services with NEG

    Acquisitive Daisy Group continues to cut a swathe through the business comms space after dipping into its war chest to acquire NEG MBO Two Ltd for an initial cash consideration of £23.5m.

  • December 02, 2010 02 Dec'10

    Brocade names ex-HP man as EMEA channel head

    Brocade has named former HP Networking man Alain Valluy as its new EMEA channel director, replacing Amanda Giddins, who left the company in October.

  • December 01, 2010 01 Dec'10

    Motorola to split in January

    After a process that has taken over two years, Motorola has finally set 4 January 2011 as the date on which it will split into two firms, Motorola Solutions and Motorola Mobility.

  • November 29, 2010 29 Nov'10

    Computerlinks plans satellite net services

    Computerlinks has announced plans to provide parts of its Alvea channel managed services portfolio through newly-launched broadband satellite, HYLAS 1.

  • November 29, 2010 29 Nov'10

    Government urged to push broadband investment

    Broadband speeds across the EU are much faster than they were 12 months ago, say new statistics released by the European Commission, but member governments must do more to ensure their digital economies remain competitive, according to Brussels.

  • November 29, 2010 29 Nov'10

    Astaro looks to expand channel with key appointment

    Unified Threat Management (UTM) specialist Astaro has recruited a sales director from its rival to drive UK channel growth. Vinod Chamdal, takes up the post of UK sales director at Astaro with a brief to expand its channel numbers and increase ...

  • November 26, 2010 26 Nov'10

    Networks First latest Cisco partner to trial apps

    Networking support services provider Networks First has become the latest industry player to unveil an iPhone app pitched at the channel.

  • November 26, 2010 26 Nov'10

    B2Net acquires Cisco partner Essant

    Services-based storage reseller B2net has acquired small London-based Cisco Gold partner Essant for an undisclosed sum.

  • November 25, 2010 25 Nov'10

    Virgin Media signs on to government network plan

    Virgin Media Business has signed up to supply its fibre-optic network as part of the government's Public Sector Network (PSN) plan and created new public sector business network.

  • November 25, 2010 25 Nov'10

    Nortel pension hearing begins

    Lawyers for Nortel will take the stand at the Royal Courts of Justice today for the second day of the hearing over the firm's handling of its pension scheme.

  • November 24, 2010 24 Nov'10

    Magirus pledges to drive down Cisco UCS lead times

    Cisco distributor Magirus has claimed it can now bring lead times on Cisco's B-Series Unified Compute blades down to just five days after being certified as the first Cisco UCS B-Series Authorised Configurator in Europe.