Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • October 19, 2010 19 Oct'10

    Avnet to close Chessington office, staff on redundancy notice

    Avnet Technology Solutions has initiated a redundancy programme at its offices in Chessington, formerly the European headquarters of Bell Microproducts, after internally announcing plans to exit the building.

  • October 18, 2010 18 Oct'10

    UK broadband quality improving steadily

    The quality of broadband connections across the UK has shown steady improvement during the past 12 months as BT and the government continue to press home the advantages of fibre technology, according to Cisco's annual Broadband Quality Study.

  • October 18, 2010 18 Oct'10

    Redstone offloads assets of legacy telco business

    Redstone has sold parts of its legacy PBX business to Maintel Europe for £1.75m in cash.

  • October 15, 2010 15 Oct'10

    Exponential tablet growth threat to netbook market

    The netbook market is under increasing threat of cannibalisation as the average selling price of a media tablet drops below the $300 (£186) mark, according to Gartner.

  • October 15, 2010 15 Oct'10

    LANDesk appoints former Trend Micro UK boss

    Nigel Seddon, former UK managing director at Trend Micro, has not had to wait long before reappearing in the channel after being handed a role as Northern European sales director at LANDesk.

  • October 14, 2010 14 Oct'10

    Ofcom merges with postal body in quango shake-up

    The government is to merge independent communications regulator Ofcom with its postal service counterpart Postcomm as part of the quango cull announced today.

  • October 14, 2010 14 Oct'10

    HP bounds up Ethernet charts

    The acquisition of 3Com has sent Hewlett-Packard's share of the worldwide Ethernet port market skyrocketing during the second calendar quarter of 2010, according to In-Stat figures. HP now accounts for 20% of Ethernet port shipments and has bumped ...

  • October 13, 2010 13 Oct'10

    Brick steps down as HP Networking head

    HP Networking UK country sales director Darryl Brick has stepped down from his post with immediate effect, it has emerged. His replacement, Barry Bonnett, is joining HP from little-known comms consultancy outfit Stejac.

  • October 13, 2010 13 Oct'10

    Datatec sees challenging first half in UK

    Westcon and Logicalis parent Datatec has said that business in the UK remained "challenging" during the first half of its fiscal 2011, which closed at the end of August.

  • October 13, 2010 13 Oct'10

    Spy boss warns of growing network threat

    The head of the government's communications intelligence agency, GCHQ, has warned of a growing threat to the UK's network infrastructure and called for a "holistic" response to the potential danger posed by both criminals and hostile foreign ...

  • October 12, 2010 12 Oct'10

    DiData acquisition enters final stages

    The £2.1bn acquisition of Dimension Data by NTT is moving ahead after the deal conditions were formally satisfied yesterday. As of midday on Monday Japanese comms outfit NTT had "received valid acceptances" in respect of approximately 93% of ...