Network Infrastructure Solutions and Services

  • 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.

  • September 30, 2010 30 Sep'10

    Networks First launches network maturity service

    Infrastructure services support specialist Networks First has launched a network maturity assessment tool designed to enable its reseller and integrator partners to identify new opportunities to up sell into their sales targets.

  • September 30, 2010 30 Sep'10

    Cornwall to get disputed £132m fibre broadband network

    Plans to give businesses and homes in one of the UK's poorest counties high-speed internet access through fibre to the premises were unveiled today despite a complaint to the European courts about alleged unfair competition for the £132m ...

  • September 30, 2010 30 Sep'10

    Redstone closes door on annus horribilis

    The extent of Redstone's troubles have been laid bare by financial results that reflect the tough economic climate and its unclear strategy in fiscal 2010.

  • September 30, 2010 30 Sep'10

    Nortel to fight UK pension claims

    Nortel has joined forces with representatives of bankrupt financial house Lehman Brothers to fight demands that they cover deficits in their UK pension schemes. The UK Pensions Regulator is seeking to recover £2.1bn from Nortel and ...

  • September 29, 2010 29 Sep'10

    Redstone restructure begins with closure of BSF division

    Redstone is closing its loss-making ie4 (RIE) subsidiary that operates in the ill-fated Building Schools for the Future program.

  • September 29, 2010 29 Sep'10

    Cisco data centre demos a new LEAP for Comstor

    Cisco distributor Comstor has lifted the wraps on a data centre proof-of-concept demo and training centre in Brussels based around Cisco's Unified Compute (UCS) architecture.

  • September 29, 2010 29 Sep'10

    Cable & Wireless to build Cisco UCS clouds

    Cable & Wireless Worldwide is to build WAN-based enterprise cloud computing solutions based on Cisco's UCS data centre platform.

  • September 28, 2010 28 Sep'10

    Orange Business Services signs up to cloud alliance

    Hosted network services provider Orange Business Services has signed up to a new alliance with Cisco, EMC and VMware to target enterprises with cloud-based infrastructure and software-as-a-service solutions.

  • September 27, 2010 27 Sep'10

    Apple concessions end planned EC probe

    The European Commission has abandoned its planned antitrust probe of Apple after the vendor made a series of concessions surrounding cross-border repair policies and developer restrictions.

  • September 27, 2010 27 Sep'10

    Ericsson nabs Nortel switching unit

    Ericsson has acquired Nortel's multi-service switching (MSS) unit for $65m (£41m) after successfully outbidding a consortium made up of private equity money and a little-known comms firm called Samnite Technologies.

  • September 23, 2010 23 Sep'10

    Blue Coat inks video pact with Alcatel-Lucent

    Application delivery specialist Blue Coat has signed a resale agreement with Alcatel-Lucent to bundle its web caching and content delivery portfolio alongside the networking vendor's video delivery platform, Velocix.

  • September 22, 2010 22 Sep'10

    Cisco streamlines rebate scheme

    Cisco has taken an axe to its Partner Development Fund (PDF) scheme, reducing the number of tracks from eight to four in an attempt to simplify the programme for its VAR community.

  • September 21, 2010 21 Sep'10

    Polycom adds new EMEA head, business units

    Unified comms and video specialist Polycom has bulked up its worldwide business with a series of new hires at the top and the launch of three new lines of business.

  • September 21, 2010 21 Sep'10

    Vodafone programme to speed UC services transition

    Vodafone has rolled out a new UK reseller programme designed to help dealers move from traditional communications kit sales to an all-encompassing unified comms model.