Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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 ...

  • October 12, 2010 12 Oct'10

    Slow net speeds a growing concern for SMEs

    SME advocacy group, the Forum of Private Business (FPB), has released figures suggesting that just under a quarter of British SMEs are deriding their Internet connection speeds as inadequate.

  • October 12, 2010 12 Oct'10

    Vendor squabbles hamstring mobile video market

    Lack of interoperability between devices and a growing number of lawsuits between mobile vendors will hold back more widespread use of mobile video technology in the next five years, says a study out today from Juniper Research.

  • October 11, 2010 11 Oct'10

    Everything Everywhere turns on joint network

    Both consumer and business customers of Everything every where's Orange and T-Mobile brands are now able to sign up to access the firm's two mobile networks. The move is the first outwardly tangible result of the Everything Everywhere joint venture,...

  • October 08, 2010 08 Oct'10

    Perceived benefits of video technology evolving

    Worldwide end-user perceptions of the benefits of video-conferencing technology are beginning to evolve beyond the mere cost savings and travel reduction, according to new research.

  • October 07, 2010 07 Oct'10

    Azlan recruits sales director from BT Engage IT

    Azlan has handed newly appointed sales director Joe Breen the remit of building a base of corporate reseller customers.

  • October 07, 2010 07 Oct'10

    Daisy buy-and-build strategy to continue despite losses

    Acquisitive UC services outfit Daisy Group has said it will continue to "target further synergistic opportunities" to grow the business through acquisitions, despite posting a hefty £14m post-tax loss in its most recent set of figures.

  • October 07, 2010 07 Oct'10

    Datatec takes 100% Westcon stake

    Datatec has snapped upVC outfit Routine Capital's stake in Westcon, taking its share in the networking and convergence distributor to 100%. Prior to the transaction Westcon's equity was owned 97.4% by Datatec and 2.6% by Routine Capital Corporation.

  • October 06, 2010 06 Oct'10

    New Azzurri boss restructures management roles

    Mark Quarter Maine, incoming CEO at networking and comms integrator Azzurri, has shuffled senior management and made a series of new appointments, with some personnel, prominent among them sales director Jason Stander wick, leaving the firm.

  • October 05, 2010 05 Oct'10

    Viatel sells channel business to networking venture

    Viatel has sold its UK retail business VTL to a new venture called MDNX for an undisclosed sum. The two units had already been separated, and operated as independent units for the past 12 months said Viatel.

  • October 04, 2010 04 Oct'10

    MurphX director handed keys to Daisy Wholesale

    Daisy Wholesale, the channel-facing arm of business UC provider Daisy Group, has made former MurphX commercial director Carl Churchill managing director.

  • October 04, 2010 04 Oct'10

    Brocade splits with EMEA channel boss and UK head

    Brocade has put up the help wanted sign after splitting with long-serving UK country manager Paul Phillips and relative newcomer EMEA channel director Amanda Giddins. A spokesman at Brocade confirmed the departures but was unable to offer any other ...

  • October 04, 2010 04 Oct'10

    Alternative Networks makes Scalable play

    Networking integrator, IP specialist and Mitel partner Scalable Communications has been bought by comms services provider Alternative Networks in a £7.5m cash deal, plus a deferred £2.5m consideration based on future growth.

  • October 01, 2010 01 Oct'10

    Everything Everywhere cans 1,200 jobs after profit slump

    Everything everywhere, the recently formed mobile network joint venture between Orange and T-Mobile, is axing 1,200 jobs, approximately 7.5% of its 16,000 total staff, it has emerged.

  • September 30, 2010 30 Sep'10

    FalconStor chief quits over 'improper' payments

    FalconStor Software president, CEO and chairman of the board has resigned amid allegations of "improper" payments made in connection to one customer's contract.