Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • October 29, 2010 29 Oct'10

    ShoreTel loss widens on stock compensation costs

    Net losses at UC specialist ShoreTel widened year-on-year to $3.6m in the firm's fiscal Q1, after it incurred stock-based compensation expenses of $2.8m.

  • October 28, 2010 28 Oct'10

    Internet worth £100bn to UK economy

    The UK's online economy is generating £100bn a year, pulling in over 7% of the nation's GDP, dwarfing industries such as construction, transport and utilities, according to research conducted by the US-based Boston Consulting Group on behalf ...

  • October 28, 2010 28 Oct'10

    Riverbed names channel sales VP

    Network performance specialist Riverbed has promoted its service provider sales boss to vice president of worldwide channel sales as it seeks to up partner revenue opportunities.

  • October 27, 2010 27 Oct'10

    F5 forecasts strong start to new fiscal year

    Network equipment maker F5 Networks is the latest vendor to weigh in with quarterly numbers as the latest results season gets into full swing.

  • October 27, 2010 27 Oct'10

    SMB sales shine for Netgear

    A worldwide recovery in demand for networking kit among SMBs benefited Netgear during its fiscal Q3, which closed on 3 October, according to chairman and CEO Patrick Lo.

  • October 27, 2010 27 Oct'10

    Brocade ditches reseller sales targets

    Brocade is removing revenue requirements from its Alliance Partner Network (APN) programme in an attempt to refocus its resellers on "quality and skills", according to worldwide channel vice president Barbara Spicek.

  • October 26, 2010 26 Oct'10

    Everything Everywhere appoints new sales head

    Mobility JV Everything Everywhere is ramping up its business offering with the addition of Andy Summerfield as corporate sales director for its Orange Business wing.

  • October 25, 2010 25 Oct'10

    Component shortages leave Ericsson flat

    Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg has once again blamed a lacklustre quarter on continuing supply chain bottlenecks and shortages of critical components after the Swedish networking giant saw a slim 2% year-on-year rise in sales.

  • October 25, 2010 25 Oct'10

    Extreme hires ex-3Com channel team for platinum push

    Extreme Networks has hired two former 3Com channel specialists to drive its own UK partner programme. Steve Johnson, who joins as UK channel director, was formerly business development manager at 3Com/H3C, and also served as UK channel head between ...

  • October 25, 2010 25 Oct'10

    Computerlinks named as new D-Link distie

    Security and network distributor Computerlinks is to take on IP surveillance and storage kit from SMB networking vendor D-Link.

  • October 22, 2010 22 Oct'10

    Video demand benefits Polycom

    The ongoing spike in demand for video solutions in the business world has seen Polycom book record revenues for the third quarter of fiscal 2010, which closed at the end of September. The firm made sales of $308m (£196.2m) up 27% year-on-year,...

  • October 22, 2010 22 Oct'10

    Riverbed acquires as Q3 sales hit new record

    Network optimisation vendor Riverbed has stormed to another record quarter and splashed out on wireless packet capture and analysis expert CACE Technologies to boost the traffic recording, analysis and inspection capabilities of its Cascade solution.

  • October 21, 2010 21 Oct'10

    ShoreTel buys Agito to beef up mobile support

    Unified comms vendor ShoreTel is buying platform-agnostic enterprise mobility specialist Agito for $11.4m to bulk up its mobile support capabilities.

  • October 21, 2010 21 Oct'10

    Elop wields axe at troubled Nokia

    Nokia's new CEO Stephen Elop has announced plans to cut 1,800 jobs, approximately 3% of its total staff, in an attempt to streamline the troubled vendor's smartphone operation.

  • October 21, 2010 21 Oct'10

    Colt to restructure as voice sales slow

    Business comms and managed services provider Colt Group is to embark on a restructuring programme to simplify its business and increase its operating efficiency.