Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • November 11, 2010 11 Nov'10

    Global Services star performer for BT in Q2

    BT has posted a slight decline in sales for its second quarter to the end of September, although both EBITDA and pre-tax profit showed improvement, up 3% and 13% respectively after a strong performance from problem child, BT Global Services.

  • November 11, 2010 11 Nov'10

    Cisco questions strength of recovery as Q1 profits fall short

    The stock markets have punished Cisco after the networking market leader missed forecast earnings targets by a country mile in the first quarter of its fiscal 2011.

  • November 10, 2010 10 Nov'10

    Avaya acknowledges Nortel dealer discontent

    Avaya has acknowledged the complaints of some of the Nortel enterprise partners absorbed into its channel during the course of 2010, and pledged to begin to monetise the Nortel lines in the coming months.

  • November 10, 2010 10 Nov'10

    White box builders, smartphones behind mobile boom

    The worldwide market for mobile phone sales has enjoyed another record quarter on the back of continuing adoption of smartphones sales of which soared 96%, and the growth of a new white box mobile sector in the developing world.

  • November 10, 2010 10 Nov'10

    Accumuli acquires Tuscany Networks for £4m

    Buy and build vehicle Accumuli has bid £4m for AIM listed Tuscany Networks in a reverse takeover and plans to raise cash through a share placement to fund two further acquisitions early next year.

  • November 10, 2010 10 Nov'10

    Daisy snaps up acquisitive SpiriTel

    Just as it promised its shareholders last month, acquisitive business communications provider Daisy Group has bought up rival SpiriTel for £27.5m, the largest acquisition it has made since embarking on a buy-and-build frenzy in 2009.

  • November 08, 2010 08 Nov'10

    Avaya ramps up Connect partner programme

    Avaya has rolled out a series of enhancements to its one year-old Connect partner programme at its annual conference, which this year is being held in Barcelona.

  • November 08, 2010 08 Nov'10

    Avaya to chase down grey traders

    Avaya has vowed to get more aggressive with grey marketing of its kit after a high-profile case that resulted in one UK trader being busted to the tune of $250,000.

  • November 08, 2010 08 Nov'10

    Redstone acquires Fujin Systems

    Redstone has acquired Ethernet and data centre services provider Fujin Systems for £400,000 but the price tag could rise to £2.9m depending on future earnings.

  • November 05, 2010 05 Nov'10

    Nimans puts eggs in leasing basket

    Nimans is to launch a series of training sessions for resellers designed to promote the concept of leasing arrangements to its dealer community.

  • November 04, 2010 04 Nov'10

    Alcatel-Lucent sales, profits up on growing demand

    Alcatel-Lucent has posted an unexpected net profit of €25m (£21.8m) for the third quarter ended 30 September after booking one-off gain related to its pension scheme.

  • November 04, 2010 04 Nov'10

    Azlan launches Avaya channel lifeboat

    Enterprise and networking distributor Azlan has launched a lifeboat programme for resellers affected by the expulsion of Nimans from Avaya's distribution line-up.

  • November 03, 2010 03 Nov'10

    Redstone sells Irish reselling business to PFH

    Redstone has offloaded its Irish reselling operation to PFH Technology group for £2.25m as it continues to re-shape the operation into a managed services provider.

  • November 03, 2010 03 Nov'10

    Nimans cut from Avaya distribution team

    Avaya has announced that it is ending its distribution agreement with Manchester-based comms and networking distie Nimans. The move to rationalise its distributor portfolio has been a long time coming, with senior UK sources within Avaya admitting ...

  • November 03, 2010 03 Nov'10

    Gem gets D-Link consumer lines

    D-Link has signed DCC's consumer distribution unit Gem to manage its growing consumer portfolio and drive more sales through retail channels.